Ryan McLaren      

Full name Ryan McLaren

Born February 9, 1983, Kimberley, Cape Province

Current age 31 years 323 days

Major teams South Africa, Eagles, Free State, Kent, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Middlesex, Middlesex 2nd XI, Mumbai Indians, South Africa Under-19s

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Relation Father - P McLaren, Uncle - K McLaren, Cousin - AP McLaren

Ryan McLaren
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 3 1 47 33* 23.50 108 43.51 0 0 6 0 0 0
ODIs 54 41 15 485 71* 18.65 680 71.32 0 1 42 6 13 0
T20Is 12 4 3 9 6* 9.00 13 69.23 0 0 0 0 3 0
First-class 105 157 29 4002 140 31.26 4 20 50 0
List A 175 132 51 2561 88 31.61 3034 84.41 0 11 51 0
Twenty20 146 101 43 1119 51* 19.29 1045 107.08 0 2 88 16 56 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 4 264 162 3 2/72 2/119 54.00 3.68 88.0 0 0 0
ODIs 54 51 2403 2102 77 4/19 4/19 27.29 5.24 31.2 5 0 0
T20Is 12 12 263 332 17 5/19 5/19 19.52 7.57 15.4 0 1 0
First-class 105 17102 8639 333 8/38 25.94 3.03 51.3 15 13 1
List A 175 7102 6046 222 5/38 5/38 27.23 5.10 31.9 11 2 0
Twenty20 146 144 2867 3771 128 5/19 5/19 29.46 7.89 22.3 2 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Jan 14-17, 2010 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Australia at Centurion, Feb 12-15, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Zimbabwe at Benoni, Nov 8, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v South Africa at Sydney, Nov 23, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Nov 13, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v South Africa at Melbourne, Nov 7, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Easterns v Free State at Benoni, Oct 17-20, 2003 scorecard
Last First-class Dolphins v Warriors at Pietermaritzburg, Dec 18-21, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Free State v Easterns at Bloemfontein, Nov 21, 2003 scorecard
Last List A Australia v South Africa at Sydney, Nov 23, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Eagles v Dolphins at Bloemfontein, Mar 30, 2005 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Dolphins v Lions at Bloemfontein, Nov 30, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/78, 121*, 1/62, 7* Dolphins v Warriors Pietermaritzburg 18 Dec 2014 FC
2*, 1/6 South Africa v Springboks Johannesburg 5 Dec 2014 Other T20
1/25, 2* Dolphins v Lions Bloemfontein 30 Nov 2014 T20
1*, 0/41 South Africa v Australia Sydney 23 Nov 2014 ODI # 3551
13, 1/62 South Africa v Australia Melbourne 21 Nov 2014 ODI # 3549
0/63, 0 South Africa v Australia Perth 14 Nov 2014 ODI # 3545
1, 0/16 South Africa v Australia Melbourne 7 Nov 2014 T20I # 408
1/27 South Africa v Australia Adelaide 5 Nov 2014 T20I # 407
1/27, 26 Sth Africans v CA XI Sydney 2 Nov 2014 T20
- South Africa v New Zealand Hamilton 27 Oct 2014 ODI # 3538
Profile

A hard-hitting allrounder who made an impressive start to his career for the Eagles in South Africa with his aggressive seam bowling and middle-order runs. An international call-up didn't come early though, as South Africa were blessed with an abundance of fast-bowling allrounders such as Shaun Pollock and Jacques Kallis (besides the likes of Andrew Hall and Johan van der Wath). As with so many young South Africans McLaren opted for the Kolpak route and signed for Kent in 2007, taking a a hat-trick in the 2007 Twenty20 final to help Kent win the trophy. Despite remaining under contract with Kent, McLaren was called up for South Africa's ODI squad to face Kenya and Bangladesh in October 2008 but the county refused to release him. It appeared an international career wouldn't happen, but he was released from his county contract at the end of the 2009 season, making him eligible for selection to the South African team. That came soon after, as South Africa named him in their limited-overs squad to face Zimbabwe and England. His rising stock as a Twenty20 player lead to a contract with the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League, but he struggled to make an impact in the 2010 edition of the tournament. He remains something of a fringe player in the South African set-up, but although his batting has not quite fired at international level, McLaren made headlines in May 2010 when he picked up 5 for 19 in the first Twenty20 of South Africa's tour of the Caribbean - the second best figures in the format's history.
Andrew McGlashan May 2010

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Nov 21, 2014

Ryan McLaren dives to catch Matthew Wade, Australia v South Africa, 4th ODI, Melbourne, November 21, 2014

Ryan McLaren dives to catch Matthew Wade

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Nov 21, 2014

Ryan McLaren had Shane Watson caught behind, Australia v South Africa, 4th ODI, Melbourne, November 21, 2014

Ryan McLaren had Shane Watson caught behind

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Nov 21, 2014

Ryan McLaren was caught behind off a slower short ball, Australia v South Africa, 4th ODI, Melbourne, November 21, 2014

Ryan McLaren was caught behind off a slower short ball

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Tournament Results
KKR v Super Kings at Chennai - May 27, 2012
KKR won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Daredevils v Super Kings at Chennai - May 25, 2012
Super Kings won by 86 runs
Super Kings v Mum Indians at Bangalore - May 23, 2012
Super Kings won by 38 runs
Daredevils v KKR at Pune - May 22, 2012
KKR won by 18 runs
Royals v Mum Indians at Jaipur - May 20, 2012
Mum Indians won by 10 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
Chargers v RCB at Hyderabad (Deccan) - May 20, 2012
Chargers won by 9 runs
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