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Vernon Philander      

Full name Vernon Darryl Philander

Born June 24, 1985, Bellville, South Africa

Current age 32 years 207 days

Major teams South Africa, Cape Cobras, Devon, Jamaica Tallawahs, Kent, Middlesex, Nottinghamshire, Somerset, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s, South Western Districts, Western Province, Western Province Boland, Western Province Under-19s

Also known as Pro

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Vernon Darryl Philander
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 48 64 15 1219 74 24.87 2591 47.04 0 7 144 10 14 0
ODIs Insights on odi 30 19 7 151 30* 12.58 213 70.89 0 0 14 0 6 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 7 4 0 14 6 3.50 28 50.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 149 200 38 4220 168 26.04 8805 47.92 2 16 38 0
List A 124 85 28 1343 79* 23.56 1772 75.79 0 5 11 0
T20s Insights on t20 101 69 34 862 56* 24.62 639 134.89 0 1 44 37 22 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 48 89 8733 3946 182 6/42 10/102 21.68 2.71 47.9 7 12 2
ODIs Insights on odi 30 28 1279 986 41 4/12 4/12 24.04 4.62 31.1 2 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 7 6 83 114 4 2/23 2/23 28.50 8.24 20.7 0 0 0
First-class 149 25929 11395 530 7/61 21.50 2.63 48.9 30 23 2
List A 124 5203 4059 126 4/12 4/12 32.21 4.68 41.2 3 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 101 93 1801 2370 79 5/17 5/17 30.00 7.89 22.7 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Nov 9-11, 2011 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v India at Cape Town, Jan 5-8, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v South Africa at Belfast, Jun 24, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v New Zealand at Potchefstroom, Aug 23, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v West Indies at Johannesburg, Sep 11, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth, Dec 16, 2007 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Western Province v KwaZulu-Natal at Cape Town, Mar 31-Apr 4, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class South Africa v India at Cape Town, Jan 5-8, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Devon v Leicestershire at Exmouth, May 5-6, 2004 scorecard
Last List A Warriors v Cape Cobras at East London, Feb 22, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Lions v Western Province Boland at Johannesburg, Apr 1, 2005 scorecard
Last T20s Warriors v Cape Cobras at East London, Dec 10, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
23, 3/33, 0, 6/42 South Africa v India Cape Town 5 Jan 2018 Test # 2292 Insights on
10, 1/21, 1/10 South Africa v Zimbabwe Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 2017 Test # 2290 Insights on
0/20, 22 Cape Cobras v Warriors East London 10 Dec 2017 T20
0/31, 22* Cape Cobras v Knights Cape Town 26 Nov 2017 T20
16, 0/21 Cape Cobras v Lions Paarl 24 Nov 2017 T20
1, 2/31 Cape Cobras v Titans Centurion 19 Nov 2017 T20
1/26 Cape Cobras v Lions Johannesburg 17 Nov 2017 T20
1/49 Cape Cobras v Dolphins Centurion 12 Nov 2017 T20
4/25, 80, 1/19 Cape Cobras v Dolphins Oudtshoorn 23 Oct 2017 FC
2/32, 10*, 0/54, 0 South Africa v England The Oval 27 Jul 2017 Test # 2266 Insights on
Profile

Vernon Philander is a powerful allrounder who has had stunning success in his first five months in Test cricket, reaching 50 wickets in only seven matches, the second-fastest ever in Test history. Philander hails from a country famous for producing high-quality fast bowlers, and he has done everything in his first few games to keep up that tradition. His strength isn't extreme pace, but he has everything else going for him: the ability to move the ball both ways at a sharp speed, and relentlessly attack the stumps over long spells.

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Jan 16, 2018

Vernon Philander complete a tight run, South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Centurion, 4th day, January 16, 2018

Vernon Philander complete a tight run

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Jan 8, 2018

Vernon Philander is pumped after wrapping up South Africa's win, South Africa v India, 1st Test, Cape Town, 4th day, January 8, 2018

Vernon Philander is pumped after wrapping up South Africa's win

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Jan 8, 2018

Vernon Philander took three wickets in four balls to seal South Africa's win, South Africa v India, 1st Test, Cape Town, 4th day, January 8, 2018

Vernon Philander took three wickets in four balls to seal South Africa's win

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