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Roelof van der Merwe      

Full name Roelof Erasmus van der Merwe

Born December 31, 1984, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Current age 32 years 121 days

Major teams Netherlands, South Africa, Brisbane Heat, Delhi Daredevils, Northerns, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Somerset, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s, St Lucia Zouks, Titans

Also known as Roela

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Education Waterkloof

Roelof Erasmus van der Merwe
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 13 7 3 39 12 9.75 41 95.12 0 0 3 2 3 0
T20Is 24 15 6 174 48 19.33 132 131.81 0 0 12 7 12 0
First-class 59 96 14 2842 205* 34.65 4127 68.86 5 18 340 31 43 0
List A 146 118 38 2172 165* 27.15 2121 102.40 1 8 178 64 52 0
Twenty20 158 117 30 1775 89* 20.40 1376 128.99 0 8 157 70 61 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 13 13 705 561 17 3/27 3/27 33.00 4.77 41.4 0 0 0
T20Is 24 23 480 546 29 2/3 2/3 18.82 6.82 16.5 0 0 0
First-class 59 99 7900 3975 105 4/45 8/104 37.85 3.01 75.2 4 0 0
List A 146 137 6440 5109 196 5/26 5/26 26.06 4.75 32.8 9 4 0
Twenty20 158 152 3006 3534 145 3/16 3/16 24.37 7.05 20.7 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Australia at Centurion, Apr 5, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v South Africa at Port of Spain, Jun 3, 2010 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Australia at Centurion, Mar 29, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I Hong Kong v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC), Jan 18, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Limpopo v Northerns at Duiwelskloof, Dec 7-9, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Essex at Taunton, Apr 14-16, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Northerns v North West at Pretoria, Oct 15, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Sussex v Somerset at Hove, Apr 30, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Titans v Warriors at Benoni, Mar 28, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Hong Kong v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC), Jan 18, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
15*, 2/20 Somerset v Sussex Hove 30 Apr 2017 LA
0/49, 165* Somerset v Surrey Taunton 28 Apr 2017 LA
7, 3/26, 2, 0/45 Somerset v Essex Taunton 14 Apr 2017 FC
209 Somerset v Oxford MCCU Taunton 7 Apr 2017 Other
28, 2/36 Netherlands v Hong Kong Mong Kok 18 Feb 2017 LA
62, 1/60 Netherlands v Hong Kong Mong Kok 16 Feb 2017 LA
2/103, 135, 0/35, 2 Netherlands v Hong Kong Mong Kok 10 Feb 2017 FC
0/29, 8 Netherlands v Hong Kong Dubai (DSC) 18 Jan 2017 T20I # 584
2/26, 6 Netherlands v Scotland Abu Dhabi 17 Jan 2017 T20I # 582
1/25, 35* Netherlands v Oman Abu Dhabi 15 Jan 2017 T20I # 579
Profile

With just a clutch of domestic and Under-19 matches to his credit, Roelof van der Merwe marked his Twenty20 international debut for South Africa with a quickfire 48 and 1 for 30. He was duly named Man of the Match. It marked a quick rise for a tidy left-arm spinner who can hit the ball hard.

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Apr 28, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe finished unbeaten on 165, Somerset v Surrey, Royal London Cup, South Group, Taunton, April 28, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe finished unbeaten on 165

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Apr 28, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe and Dean Elgar added 213 to rescue Somerset from 22 for 5, Somerset v Surrey, Royal London Cup, South Group, Taunton, April 28, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe and Dean Elgar added 213 to rescue Somerset from 22 for 5

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Apr 28, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe produced an astonishing hundred to rescue Somerset from 22 for 5, Somerset v Surrey, Royal London Cup, South Group, Taunton, April 28, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe produced an astonishing hundred to rescue Somerset from 22 for 5

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2009

County Results
Derbyshire v Glamorgan at Derby - Sep 27, 2009
Glamorgan won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Kent v Northants at Canterbury - Sep 27, 2009
Northants won by 99 runs
Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester - Sep 27, 2009
Warwickshire won by 3 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Leics v Surrey at Leicester - Sep 27, 2009
Surrey won by 4 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - Sep 27, 2009
Gloucs won by 9 wickets (with 195 balls remaining)
Somerset v Durham at Taunton - Sep 27, 2009
Durham won by 2 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 27, 2009
Worcs won by 49 runs
Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds - Sep 27, 2009
Essex won by 7 wickets (with 39 balls remaining)
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