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Jacques Rudolph      

Full name Jacobus Andries Rudolph

Born May 4, 1981, Springs, Transvaal

Current age 33 years 86 days

Major teams South Africa, Africa XI, Eagles, Jamaica Tallawahs, Northerns, South Africa A, Surrey, Titans, Yorkshire

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Relation Brother - GJ Rudolph

Jacobus Andries Rudolph
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 48 83 9 2622 222* 35.43 5984 43.81 6 11 362 7 29 0
ODIs 45 39 6 1174 81 35.57 1725 68.05 0 7 109 5 11 0
T20Is 1 1 1 6 6* - 7 85.71 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 246 421 26 17387 228* 44.01 48 82 216 0
List A 226 214 31 8832 134* 48.26 13 62 83 0
Twenty20 116 104 16 2835 83* 32.21 2457 115.38 0 19 288 43 34 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 48 19 664 432 4 1/1 1/1 108.00 3.90 166.0 0 0 0
ODIs 45 1 24 26 0 - - - 6.50 - 0 0 0
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 246 4610 2626 59 5/80 44.50 3.41 78.1 3 0
List A 226 448 422 13 4/41 4/41 32.46 5.65 34.4 1 0 0
Twenty20 116 18 229 312 11 3/16 3/16 28.36 8.17 20.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Bangladesh v South Africa at Chittagong, Apr 24-27, 2003 scorecard
Last Test Australia v South Africa at Adelaide, Nov 22-26, 2012 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v South Africa at Dhaka, Apr 13, 2003 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v South Africa at Sydney, Feb 5, 2006 scorecard
ODI statistics
Only T20I Australia v South Africa at Brisbane, Jan 9, 2006 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1997/98
Last First-class Derbyshire v Glamorgan at Derby, Jul 20-22, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2000/01
Last List A Surrey v Glamorgan at Guildford, Jul 27, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Titans v Lions at Centurion, Apr 8, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Glamorgan v Gloucestershire at Cardiff, Jul 25, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/32, 10 Glamorgan v Surrey Guildford 27 Jul 2014 LA
61 Glamorgan v Middlesex Cardiff 26 Jul 2014 LA
0/13, 44* Glamorgan v Gloucs Cardiff 25 Jul 2014 T20
1, 11 Glamorgan v Derbyshire Derby 20 Jul 2014 FC
60* Glamorgan v Essex Cardiff 18 Jul 2014 T20
62, 0/24 Glamorgan v Sussex Hove 15 Jul 2014 T20
75*, 0/12 Glamorgan v Surrey The Oval 11 Jul 2014 T20
5, 0/11, 73 Glamorgan v Surrey Colwyn Bay 6 Jul 2014 FC
- Glamorgan v Somerset Cardiff 4 Jul 2014 T20
1/13, 42 Glamorgan v Middlesex Richmond 3 Jul 2014 T20
Profile

With an unbeaten 222 in his debut Test innings, Jacques Rudolph vindicated those who believed that he had been a victim of reverse discrimination in South African cricket. His record-breaking, unconquered 429-run stand for the third wicket with Boeta Dippenaar in Chittagong was a delivery of promise long after he had forced his way into the South African squad in November 2001 by sheer weight of runs in domestic cricket. A left-handed batsman who stands tall at the point of delivery with an upraised bat, Rudolph has pleasing footwork, balance and favours the cover drive. His Test debut was balm to the wounds Rudolph suffered leading up to his first entry to international cricket. Twice he was in line for his Test debut, and twice politics intervened. His first international experience came during the unofficial match at Centurion against India in 2001-02, in the aftermath of the Mike Denness affair. And two months later he was named in the side to face Australia at Sydney, but the UCB Board president Percy Sonn vetoed his selection on the grounds of racial discrimination, and Justin Ontong made his debut instead. He fought back strongly, if undemonstrably - an unbeaten 102 saved South Africa from defeat in a classic at Perth at the end of 2005, but 125 runs from six further innings, against the same opposition in a 3-0 whitewash at home, did little to boost his claims.

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Jul 25, 2014

Jacques Rudolph made a calm unbeaten 44, Glamorgan v Gloucestershire, NatWest T20, Cardiff, July 25, 2014

Jacques Rudolph made a calm unbeaten 44

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Jul 25, 2014

Jacques Rudolph saw Glamorgan home easily, Glamorgan v Gloucestershire, NatWest T20, Cardiff, July 25, 2014

Jacques Rudolph saw Glamorgan home easily

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Jun 22, 2014

Jacques Rudolph flicks to leg, Lord's, 2012

Jacques Rudolph flicks to leg

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