Dewald Pretorius      

Full name Dewald Pretorius

Born December 6, 1977, Pretoria, Transvaal

Current age 36 years 220 days

Major teams South Africa, Durham, Free State, Warwickshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Dewald Pretorius
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 4 1 22 9 7.33 41 53.65 0 0 4 0 0 0
First-class 68 72 19 509 43 9.60 0 0 18 0
List A 55 21 6 38 7* 2.53 0 0 8 0
Twenty20 11 7 3 59 22 14.75 29 203.44 0 0 7 3 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 8 570 430 6 4/115 4/135 71.66 4.52 95.0 1 0 0
First-class 68 11569 6413 232 6/49 27.64 3.32 49.8 7 0
List A 55 2664 2033 93 5/32 5/32 21.86 4.57 28.6 3 1 0
Twenty20 11 9 140 196 8 2/22 2/22 24.50 8.40 17.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Mar 8-12, 2002 scorecard
Last Test England v South Africa at Leeds, Aug 21-25, 2003 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut 1997/98
Last First-class Griqualand West v North West at Kimberley, Feb 9-11, 2006 scorecard
List A debut 1998/99
Last List A Kent v Warwickshire at Canterbury, Jul 27, 2005 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham, Jul 2, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Surrey v Warwickshire at The Oval, Jul 18, 2005 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1, 1/83 Griq West v North West Kimberley 9 Feb 2006 FC
Profile

Wisden overview
Dewald Pretorius was brought up in an orphanage and has a hunger to succeed. He bowls with a high rhythmic action from close to the stumps, and in March 2002 he was called into the South African squad for the second Test against Australia. The circumstances could not have been more testing. South Africa had just been trounced by an innings and 360 runs at Johannesburg - the second-largest margin of defeat in Test history - and Pretorius himself was stepping into the vast shoes of Allan Donald, who had announced his retirement after limping off the field in tears. In 2003, his second coming was more auspicious, however. After a spell with Durham in the County Championship, Pretorius joined South Africa's Test squad for the series against England, and picked up four wickets at Edgbaston to hasten the resignation of England's captain, Nasser Hussain.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle
Jul 16-20, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT)
NPS v Sth Africa A at Palmerston
Jul 20, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
India A v Sth Africa A at Darwin
Jul 22, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
Australia A v Sth Africa A at Palmerston
Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
2nd Test: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC)
Jul 24-28, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT)
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