Roelof van der Merwe      

Full name Roelof Erasmus van der Merwe

Born December 31, 1984, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Current age 32 years 348 days

Major teams Netherlands, South Africa, Brisbane Heat, Delhi Daredevils, Northerns, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Somerset, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s, St Lucia Zouks, Titans

Also known as Roela

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Education Waterkloof

Roelof Erasmus van der Merwe
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs Insights on odi 13 7 3 39 12 9.75 41 95.12 0 0 3 2 3 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 24 15 6 174 48 19.33 132 131.81 0 0 12 7 12 0
First-class 62 101 14 3053 205* 35.09 4354 70.11 6 18 355 36 46 0
List A 159 129 40 2359 165* 26.50 2324 101.50 1 8 193 69 60 0
T20s Insights on t20 172 129 35 1954 89* 20.78 1503 130.00 0 8 172 77 68 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 13 13 705 561 17 3/27 3/27 33.00 4.77 41.4 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 24 23 480 546 29 2/3 2/3 18.82 6.82 16.5 0 0 0
First-class 62 104 8432 4199 118 4/22 8/104 35.58 2.98 71.4 5 0 0
List A 159 150 7035 5653 214 5/26 5/26 26.41 4.82 32.8 9 4 0
T20s Insights on t20 172 166 3324 3926 160 3/13 3/13 24.53 7.08 20.7 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Australia at Centurion, Apr 5, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v South Africa at Port of Spain, Jun 3, 2010 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Australia at Centurion, Mar 29, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I Hong Kong v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC), Jan 18, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Limpopo v Northerns at Duiwelskloof, Dec 7-9, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Namibia v Netherlands at ICCA Dubai, Nov 29-Dec 2, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Northerns v North West at Pretoria, Oct 15, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Namibia v Netherlands at ICCA 2 Dubai, Dec 8, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Titans v Warriors at Benoni, Mar 28, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Nottinghamshire v Somerset at Nottingham, Aug 24, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/56, 17* Netherlands v Namibia ICCA 2 Dubai 8 Dec 2017 LA
3/54 Netherlands v Namibia ICCA 2 Dubai 6 Dec 2017 LA
175, 3/50, 12, 2/56 Netherlands v Namibia ICCA Dubai 29 Nov 2017 FC
9, 2/35 Netherlands v Kenya East London 8 Oct 2017 LA
0/35, 6 Netherlands v Kenya East London 6 Oct 2017 LA
0, 1/18, 24, 4/22 Somerset v Middlesex Taunton 25 Sep 2017 FC
27*, 0/22 Somerset v Notts Nottingham 24 Aug 2017 T20
3/13 Somerset v Hampshire Southampton 18 Aug 2017 T20
0/45, 10* Somerset v Glamorgan Taunton 13 Aug 2017 T20
2, 1/28 Somerset v Kent Taunton 12 Aug 2017 T20
Profile

With just a clutch of domestic and Under-19 matches to his credit, Roelof van der Merwe marked his Twenty20 international debut for South Africa with a quickfire 48 and 1 for 30. He was duly named Man of the Match. It marked a quick rise for a tidy left-arm spinner who can hit the ball hard.

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Dec 6, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe roars after an appeal for lbw is upheld, Namibia v Netherlands, 2015-17 WCL Championship, Dubai, December 6, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe roars after an appeal for lbw is upheld

© Peter Della Penna

Dec 6, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe traps Zane Green to break a 74-run stand, Namibia v Netherlands, 2015-17 WCL Championship, Dubai, December 6, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe traps Zane Green lbw to break a 74-run stand

© Peter Della Penna

Aug 12, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe's rolling scoop shot didn't quite come off, Somerset v Kent, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Taunton, August 12, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe's rolling scoop shot didn't quite come off

© Getty Images

Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2009

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