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Johan Botha      

Full name Johan Botha

Born May 2, 1982, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Current age 35 years 259 days

Major teams South Africa, Adelaide Strikers, Africa XI, Border, Delhi Daredevils, Eastern Province, Kolkata Knight Riders, Northamptonshire, Rajasthan Royals, South Australia, Sydney Sixers, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel, Warriors

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Johan Botha
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 5 6 2 83 25 20.75 238 34.87 0 0 9 0 3 0
ODIs Insights on odi 78 50 18 609 46 19.03 710 85.77 0 0 56 3 36 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 40 20 9 201 34 18.27 165 121.81 0 0 15 9 17 0
First-class 90 149 22 4015 109 31.61 1 27 63 0
List A 184 136 39 2333 61 24.05 2820 82.73 0 9 70 0
T20s Insights on t20 202 146 47 1946 67* 19.65 1721 113.07 0 2 148 40 87 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 5 10 1017 573 17 4/56 7/102 33.70 3.38 59.8 1 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 78 75 3823 2916 72 4/19 4/19 40.50 4.57 53.0 1 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 40 39 774 823 37 3/16 3/16 22.24 6.37 20.9 0 0 0
First-class 90 14656 7103 220 6/34 32.28 2.90 66.6 7 1
List A 184 8782 6455 171 4/19 4/19 37.74 4.41 51.3 3 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 202 194 4019 4356 154 4/16 4/16 28.28 6.50 26.0 2 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v South Africa at Sydney, Jan 2-6, 2006 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v South Africa at Abu Dhabi, Nov 20-24, 2010 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v South Africa at Hyderabad (Deccan), Nov 16, 2005 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland, Mar 3, 2012 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v South Africa at Brisbane, Jan 9, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I India v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Oct 2, 2012 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2000/01
Last First-class Tasmania v South Australia at Hobart, Dec 9-12, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2000/01
Last List A Tasmania v South Australia at Sydney, Oct 22, 2014 scorecard
T20s debut Eastern Cape v Western Province Boland at Port Elizabeth, Apr 13, 2004 scorecard
Last T20s Melbourne Stars v Sydney Sixers at Melbourne, Jan 16, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/20 Syd Sixers v Melb Stars Melbourne 16 Jan 2018 T20
0/22 Syd Sixers v Syd Thunder Sydney 13 Jan 2018 T20
0/29 Syd Sixers v Hurricanes Hobart 8 Jan 2018 T20
32*, 0/7 Syd Sixers v Melb Reneg Geelong 3 Jan 2018 T20
0/9 Syd Sixers v Scorchers Perth 1 Jan 2018 T20
1/30, 25 Syd Sixers v Strikers Sydney 28 Dec 2017 T20
4, 0/18 Syd Sixers v Scorchers Sydney 23 Dec 2017 T20
0, 1/32 Syd Sixers v Syd Thunder Sydney 19 Dec 2017 T20
3*, 1/30 HH Jaguars v City Kaitak Mong Kok 11 Mar 2017 Other T20
65, 1/17 HH Jaguars v Kow Cantons Mong Kok 10 Mar 2017 Other T20
Profile

Johan Botha is the quintessential limited-overs player, who does several things well, adding value as a thrifty offspinner, a useful lower-order batsman and a fine fielder. During the late 2000s, he was a regular in South Africa's ODI and T20I squads, though his brand of economical offspin bowling was considered too limited to make him a regular in the longer format - he has played only five Tests for South Africa.

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Jan 3, 2018

Johan Botha gave Sydney Sixers a late boost, Melbourne Renegades v Sydney Sixers, Big Bash League 2017-18, Victoria, January 3, 2018

Johan Botha gave Sydney Sixers a late boost

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Jan 28, 2017

Johan Botha struck some lusty blows, Perth Scorchers v Sydney Sixers, BBL 2016-17, Final, Perth, January 28, 2017

Johan Botha struck some lusty blows

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Dec 27, 2016

Johan Botha punches the air after hitting the winning shot, Sydney Sixers v Perth Scorchers, Big Bash League, Sydney, December 27, 2016

Johan Botha punches the air after hitting the winning shot

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South Africa Player of the Year 2008

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