Full name Pieter Coenraad Strydom
Born June 10, 1969, Somerset East, Cape Province
Current age 47 years 226 days
Major teams South Africa, Border, Eastern Province
Also known as Striker
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Education Grey HS (PE); UPE
|Test debut||South Africa v England at Centurion, Jan 14-18, 2000 scorecard|
|Last Test||India v South Africa at Mumbai, Feb 24-26, 2000 scorecard|
|ODI debut||South Africa v Zimbabwe at Johannesburg, Jan 21, 2000 scorecard|
|Last ODI||Pakistan v South Africa at Sharjah, Mar 28, 2000 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Western Province Boland v Warriors at Cape Town, Nov 4-7, 2004 scorecard|
|List A debut||1989/90|
|Last List A||Warriors v Titans at East London, Dec 10, 2004 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Dolphins v Eastern Cape at Durban, Apr 21, 2004 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||Titans v Warriors at Centurion, Apr 27, 2005 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|-||SA Masters||v Eng Masters||Bridgetown||5 Dec 2009||Other T20|
|-||SA Masters||v Eng Masters||Bridgetown||4 Dec 2009||Other T20|
|0/16, 2||SA Masters||v SL Masters||Bridgetown||28 Nov 2009||Other T20|
|0, 0/4||Ntini XI||v West Indians||East London||14 Dec 2007||Other|
Pieter Strydom made his Test debut in the controversial forfeited-innings Test played against England at Centurion in 2000. Selected as an allrounder he only bowled six overs and scored 30 in trying conditions. In his following, and final, Test against India in Mumbai he did not bowl and failed with the bat. He also played 10 one-day internationals. During the Hansie Cronje betting scandal - uncovered on that tour to India - Strydom pleaded not guilty to a charge of attempting to place a bet on the outcome of the Centurion Park Test match and was acquitted of all charges. He came to the fore in 1987 when he was selected to play for the SA Schools side, going on to gain Border Provincial colours in 1992-93 season. A useful left-arm spinner and middle-order batsman, he never reached his true potential as an international player.
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