Paul Kirsten      

Full name Paul Kirsten

Born October 30, 1969, Cape Town, Cape Province

Current age 46 years 303 days

Major teams Border, Griqualand West, Western Province

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Father - N Kirsten, Brother - G Kirsten, Half-brother - PN Kirsten, Half-brother - AM Kirsten

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 55 81 9 1519 91* 21.09 0 7 170 12
List A 63 45 19 663 67 25.50 0 1 76 6
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 55 - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 63 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1992/93 - 1999/00
List A span 1990/91 - 1998/99
Profile

Western Province's first choice wicketkeeper since Richie Ryall retired a couple of seasons back. An athletic wicketkeeper with a flair for the spectacular, although it doesn't always come off. A useful right-handed batsman, especially in the limited-overs competition, he hits the ball hard and straight and has played a few invaluble innings for Province already. At the moment, Kirsten is a wicketkeeper who can bat, but with a few big scores in the 1997/8 season we could see another Kirsten seriously challenging for a berth in the South African team, especially so if his good understanding with incumbent test spinner Paul Adams is taken into account.

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Notes

Western Province debut 1995/96

Griqualand West 1992/93-1993/94

Western Province B 1994/95

Education: Rondebosch BHS, Diocesan College

Junior Representative Cricket: WP Nuff 1987-88

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Test: South Africa v New Zealand at Centurion - Aug 27-31
South Africa 342/5 (110.6 ov)
Australia A v Sth Africa A at Mackay - Aug 28
Australia A won by 8 wickets (with 187 balls remaining)
NPS v Sth Africa A at Mackay
Aug 31, 2016 (09:30 local | 23:30 GMT -1d | 19:30 EDT -1d | 18:30 CDT -1d | 16:30 PDT -1d)
W Province v Namibia at Pietermaritzburg
Sep 2, 2016 (09:45 local | 07:45 GMT | 03:45 EDT | 02:45 CDT | 00:45 PDT)
KZN-Inland v North West at Pietermaritzburg
Sep 2, 2016 (13:15 local | 11:15 GMT | 07:15 EDT | 06:15 CDT | 04:15 PDT)
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