Rudi Koertzen      

Full name Rudolf Eric Koertzen

Born March 26, 1949, Knysna, Cape Province

Current age 65 years 269 days

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Rudolf Eric Koertzen
Umpiring statistics
Test debut South Africa v India at Port Elizabeth, Dec 26-29, 1992 scorecard
Last Test Australia v Pakistan at Leeds, Jul 21-24, 2010 scorecard
Test matches 108
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v India at Port Elizabeth, Dec 9, 1992 scorecard
Last ODI Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Jun 9, 2010 scorecard
ODI matches 209
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg, Feb 2, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I West Indies v Australia at Gros Islet, May 11, 2010 scorecard
T20I matches 14
T20I statistics
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Rudi Koerzten is a modern umpire in the traditional mould, with an image that is a curious blend of old and new - his flat white cap is offset by a pair of wraparound shades that rarely leave his face except in the poorest of conditions, while his trademark is a dalek-like, super slow (and getting slower) raise of the fatal finger to exterminate a batsman's innings.

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May 4, 2011

Botswana captain Akrum Chand tosses, while German captain Asif Khan and umpire Rudi Koertzen look on, Botswana v Germany, World Cricket League Division 7, Gaborone, May 4, 2011

The Botswana and German captains at the toss, with umpire Rudi Koertzen

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Jul 24, 2010

Rudi Koertzen was presented with a bronze statue to mark his 108th and final Test, Pakistan v Australia, 2nd Test, Headingley, 4th day, July 24 2010

Rudi Koertzen was presented with a bronze statue to mark his 108th and final Test

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Jul 24, 2010

Rudi Koertzen walks through the guard of honour given to him by the players for his final morning as a Test umpire, Pakistan v Australia, 2nd Test, Headingley, 4th day, July 24 2010

Rudi Koertzen walks through the guard of honour given to him by the players for his final morning as a Test umpire

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: South Africa v West Indies at Centurion - Dec 17-20
South Africa won by an innings and 220 runs
Dolphins v Warriors at Pietermaritzburg - Dec 18-21
Warriors 353 & 75/2 Dolphins 370
Cape Cobras v Lions at Cape Town - Dec 18-21
Lions 413 & 166/7 Cape Cobras 306
Pool B: Gauteng v KZN-Inland at Johannesburg - Dec 18-20
Gauteng won by 99 runs
Cross Pool: Griq West v Boland at Kimberley - Dec 18-20
Boland won by 7 wickets
Knights v Titans at Bloemfontein - Dec 18-21
Titans 366 & 367/7d Knights 185 & 180/3
Namibia U19 v KZN In U19 at Pretoria - Dec 20
KZN In U19 won by 8 wickets (with 231 balls remaining)
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