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JJ Smuts      

Full name Jon-Jon Trevor Smuts

Born August 21, 1988, Grahamstown, Cape Province

Current age 26 years 130 days

Major teams Eastern Province, South Africa Under-19s, Warriors

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Relation Brother - KR Smuts

Jon-Jon Trevor Smuts
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 68 128 7 4144 150* 34.24 6639 62.41 8 23 607 17 42 0
List A 73 70 3 2145 132 32.01 2885 74.35 3 17 225 11 20 0
Twenty20 59 59 3 1389 88 24.80 1214 114.41 0 7 146 31 12 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 68 86 4997 2971 83 6/80 10/165 35.79 3.56 60.2 4 1 1
List A 73 49 1581 1357 35 3/16 3/16 38.77 5.14 45.1 0 0 0
Twenty20 59 40 613 648 31 3/28 3/28 20.90 6.34 19.7 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Eastern Province v KwaZulu-Natal at Port Elizabeth, Feb 15-17, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Dolphins v Warriors at Pietermaritzburg, Dec 18-21, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Eastern Province v Border at Port Elizabeth, Nov 11, 2007 scorecard
Last List A Warriors v Titans at Port Elizabeth, Oct 26, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Warriors v Zimbabwe at Port Elizabeth, Mar 25, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Cape Cobras v Warriors at Paarl, Dec 3, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
11, 2/16, 13, 0/11 Warriors v Dolphins Pietermaritzburg 18 Dec 2014 FC
10, 0/25 Warriors v Cape Cobras Paarl 3 Dec 2014 T20
19, 1/20 Warriors v Titans Bloemfontein 30 Nov 2014 T20
0/32, 0 Warriors v Cape Cobras Port Elizabeth 28 Nov 2014 T20
0/6, 37 Warriors v Titans Centurion 23 Nov 2014 T20
1/21, 73* Warriors v Knights East London 21 Nov 2014 T20
8, 2/24 Warriors v Lions Durban 16 Nov 2014 T20
0/18, 54 Warriors v Dolphins Port Elizabeth 14 Nov 2014 T20
16, 0/3 Warriors v Lions East London 7 Nov 2014 T20
2/21, 4 Warriors v Dolphins Durban 5 Nov 2014 T20
Profile

So good they named him twice? Perhaps not yet, but Jon-Jon Smuts is still some way off the finished article. He has been a cricketer since he could see over the top of a pair of pads at the age of six, he is unusual in that he opens the batting in all three formats, and he is no mean left-arm spinner. Smuts was part of the South African squad that reached the semi-finals of the under-19 World Cup against Pakistan in Sri Lanka in 2007-08. In fact, it was Smuts' 58 - which earned him Man-of-the-Match honours - that put the South Africans in the final, which they lost to India. Smuts was also in the South African squad that won the 2010 Emerging Players Tournament in Australia.
Telford Vice

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Oct 1, 2011

JJ Smuts delivered an attacking start, Kolkata Knight Riders v Warriors, CLT20, Bangalore, October 1, 2011

JJ Smuts delivered an attacking start

© Associated Press

Sep 25, 2011

Mark Boucher and JJ Smuts added 80 runs together, South Australia v Warriors, Champions League T20, Hyderabad, September 25, 2011

Mark Boucher and JJ Smuts added 80 runs together

© AFP

Sep 25, 2011

JJ Smuts plays an attacking shot, South Australia v Warriors, Champions League T20, Hyderabad, September 25, 2011

JJ Smuts plays an attacking shot

© AFP

Tour Results
India v England at Dharamsala - Jan 27, 2013
England won by 7 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
India v England at Mohali - Jan 23, 2013
India won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
India v England at Ranchi - Jan 19, 2013
India won by 7 wickets (with 131 balls remaining)
India v England at Kochi - Jan 15, 2013
India won by 127 runs
India v England at Rajkot - Jan 11, 2013
England won by 9 runs
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