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Steve Palframan      

Full name Steven John Palframan

Born May 12, 1970, East London, Cape Province

Current age 45 years 56 days

Major teams South Africa, Boland, Border, Eastern Province

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 7 4 0 55 28 13.75 80 68.75 0 0 8 0 9 0
First-class 102 165 15 3683 147 24.55 3 16 313 28
List A 125 105 18 2118 90* 24.34 0 12 165 29
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 102 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 125 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, Jan 21, 1996 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v West Indies at Karachi, Mar 11, 1996 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1990/91 - 2002/03
List A span 1991/92 - 2002/03
Profile

Much was expected of Steve Palframan when he emerged as South Africa's No. 2 wicketkeeper behind Dave Richardson. Blessed with a keen eye, his batting was inconsistent, varying from excellent to what one critic described as "downright inept". His wicketkeeping was unspectacular but steady. His chances to impress came when Richardson fractured his left index finger on the eve of the 1996 World Cup and he was called into the squad. He played in all the games but when Richardson returned he was soon overtaken by Mark Boucher in the pecking order.

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  • (Dec 31, 1993)
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Mar 1996

Steve Palframan is caught and bowled by Roger Harper, South Africa v West Indies, World Cup quarter-final, Karachi March, 1996

Steve Palframan is caught and bowled by Roger Harper

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2nd T20I: Bangladesh v South Africa at Dhaka
Jul 7, 2015 (13:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 03:00 EDT | 02:00 CDT | 00:00 PDT)
2nd Youth ODI: S Africa U19 v B'desh U19 at Durban
Jul 7, 2015 (09:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 03:00 EDT | 02:00 CDT | 00:00 PDT)
1st ODI: Bangladesh v South Africa at Dhaka
Jul 10, 2015 (12:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 02:00 EDT | 01:00 CDT | 23:00 PDT -1d)
3rd Youth ODI: S Africa U19 v B'desh U19 at Pietermaritzburg
Jul 10, 2015 (09:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 03:00 EDT | 02:00 CDT | 00:00 PDT)
2nd ODI: Bangladesh v South Africa at Dhaka
Jul 12, 2015 (12:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 02:00 EDT | 01:00 CDT | 23:00 PDT -1d)
4th Youth ODI: S Africa U19 v B'desh U19 at Pietermaritzburg
Jul 12, 2015 (09:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 03:00 EDT | 02:00 CDT | 00:00 PDT)
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