Johan Botha      

Full name Johan Botha

Born May 2, 1982, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Current age 32 years 359 days

Major teams South Africa, Adelaide Strikers, Africa XI, Border, Delhi Daredevils, Eastern Province, Kolkata Knight Riders, Northamptonshire, Rajasthan Royals, South Australia, 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 5 6 2 83 25 20.75 238 34.87 0 0 9 0 3 0
ODIs 78 50 18 609 46 19.03 710 85.77 0 0 56 3 36 0
T20Is 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
Twenty20 160 117 40 1559 67* 20.24 1374 113.46 0 2 117 34 64 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 10 1017 573 17 4/56 7/102 33.70 3.38 59.8 1 0 0
ODIs 78 75 3823 2916 72 4/19 4/19 40.50 4.57 53.0 1 0 0
T20Is 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
Twenty20 160 155 3354 3514 135 4/16 4/16 26.02 6.28 24.8 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
Twenty20 debut Eastern Cape v Western Province Boland at Port Elizabeth, Apr 13, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kolkata Knight Riders at Visakhapatnam, Apr 22, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/26 KKR v Sunrisers Visakhapatnam 22 Apr 2015 T20
0/25, 10 Strikers v Syd Sixers Adelaide 24 Jan 2015 T20
32, 1/24 Strikers v Melb Reneg Melbourne (Docklands) 19 Jan 2015 T20
41*, 2/27 Strikers v Syd Sixers Sydney 14 Jan 2015 T20
12* Strikers v Syd Thunder Adelaide 12 Jan 2015 T20
0/13, 10 Strikers v Scorchers Adelaide 6 Jan 2015 T20
1/25, 8* Strikers v Heat Brisbane 4 Jan 2015 T20
1/33 Strikers v Hurricanes Adelaide 31 Dec 2014 T20
1/25, 4 Strikers v Scorchers Perth 22 Dec 2014 T20
1/11 Strikers v Melb Stars Adelaide 18 Dec 2014 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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Apr 22, 2015

Johan Botha takes the catch to dismiss Ravi Bopara, Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2015, Vizag, April 22, 2015

Johan Botha takes the catch to dismiss Ravi Bopara

© BCCI

Jan 14, 2015

Johan Botha cracked 41 off 19 balls, Sydney Sixers v Adelaide Strikers, Big Bash League 2014-15, Sydney, January 14, 2015

Johan Botha cracked 41 off 19 balls

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Oct 31, 2013

Johan Botha high-fives his teammates, South Australia v Queensland, Sheffield Shield, Adelaide, 2nd day, October 31, 2013

Johan Botha high-fives his teammates

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2008

Tournament Results
Super Kings v RCB at Chennai - May 28, 2011
Super Kings won by 58 runs
RCB v Mum Indians at Chennai - May 27, 2011
RCB won by 43 runs
KKR v Mum Indians at Mumbai - May 25, 2011
Mum Indians won by 4 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
RCB v Super Kings at Mumbai - May 24, 2011
Super Kings won by 6 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
KKR v Mum Indians at Kolkata - May 22, 2011
Mum Indians won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
RCB v Super Kings at Bangalore - May 22, 2011
RCB won by 8 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
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