Roelof van der Merwe      

Full name Roelof Erasmus van der Merwe

Born December 31, 1984, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Current age 34 years 176 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 15 8 3 96 57 19.20 95 101.05 0 1 8 3 4 0
T20Is 29 18 7 286 75* 26.00 198 144.44 0 1 23 11 14 0
First-class 63 102 14 3053 205* 34.69 4357 70.07 6 18 355 36 46 0
List A 186 151 43 2854 165* 26.42 2853 100.03 1 11 230 79 79 0
T20s 193 142 44 2184 89* 22.28 1637 133.41 0 9 196 85 80 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 15 15 789 658 18 3/27 3/27 36.55 5.00 43.8 0 0 0
T20Is 29 28 600 662 34 2/3 2/3 19.47 6.62 17.6 0 0 0
First-class 63 106 8738 4342 123 4/22 8/104 35.30 2.98 71.0 6 0 0
List A 186 174 8149 6630 248 5/26 5/26 26.73 4.88 32.8 12 4 0
T20s 193 187 3795 4544 177 3/13 3/13 25.67 7.18 21.4 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Australia at Centurion, Apr 5, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI Netherlands v Zimbabwe at Deventer, Jun 21, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Australia at Centurion, Mar 29, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I Netherlands v Zimbabwe at Rotterdam, Jun 23, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Limpopo v Northerns at Duiwelskloof, Dec 7-9, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Nottinghamshire at Taunton, Jun 9-12, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Northerns v North West at Pretoria, Oct 15, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Netherlands v Zimbabwe at Deventer, Jun 21, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Titans v Warriors at Benoni, Mar 28, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Netherlands v Zimbabwe at Rotterdam, Jun 23, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
75*, 1/21 Netherlands v Zimbabwe Rotterdam 23 Jun 2019 T20I # 808
0/40, 57 Netherlands v Zimbabwe Deventer 21 Jun 2019 ODI # 4167
1/57 Netherlands v Zimbabwe Deventer 19 Jun 2019 ODI # 4164
0/52 Somerset v Hampshire Lord's 25 May 2019 LA
11, 3/29 Somerset v Notts Nottingham 12 May 2019 LA
13, 1/26 Somerset v Worcs Worcester 10 May 2019 LA
1/45 Somerset v Surrey Taunton 7 May 2019 LA
38, 1/57 Somerset v Hampshire Taunton 5 May 2019 LA
1/58, 38 Somerset v Middlesex Radlett 1 May 2019 LA
15, 0/57 Somerset v Gloucs Bristol 28 Apr 2019 LA
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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Jun 11, 2018

Roelof van der Merwe celebrates a breakthrough, Somerset v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, June 11, 2018

Roelof van der Merwe celebrates a breakthrough

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May 27, 2018

Roelof van der Merwe drives, Somerset v Middlesex, Royal London Cup, Taunton, May 27, 2018

Roelof van der Merwe drives

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Mar 12, 2018

Roelof van der Merwe took a stunning catch to dismiss Chris Gayle, West Indies v Netherlands, World Cup Qualifier, Harare, March 12, 2018

Roelof van der Merwe took a stunning catch to dismiss Chris Gayle

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2009