Matthew Kleinveldt      

Full name Matthew Caleb Kleinveldt

Born August 10, 1989, Southampton, Hampshire

Current age 28 years 347 days

Major teams Cape Cobras, Essex 2nd XI, Hampshire 2nd XI, Sussex 2nd XI, Western Province

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Father - J Kleinveldt, Brother - GR Kleinveldt, Cousin - RK Kleinveldt

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 88 149 8 4807 173 34.09 9778 49.16 7 28 689 24 42 0
List A 43 43 1 867 101* 20.64 1522 56.96 1 4 100 7 10 0
T20s Insights on t20 16 15 2 180 34 13.84 199 90.45 0 0 16 4 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 88 74 4254 2408 82 3/6 5/35 29.36 3.39 51.8 0 0 0
List A 43 29 1152 824 33 5/23 5/23 24.96 4.29 34.9 1 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 16 9 126 137 4 1/12 1/12 34.25 6.52 31.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Western Province v Eastern Province at Cape Town, Oct 21-23, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class Free State v Western Province at Bloemfontein, Mar 22-24, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Northerns v Western Province at Pretoria, Feb 6, 2011 scorecard
Last List A Western Province v South Western Districts at Cape Town, Mar 18, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Western Province v KwaZulu-Natal at Cape Town, Oct 2, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s Western Province v North West at Pietermaritzburg, Sep 4, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/38, 59 W Province v Free State Bloemfontein 22 Mar 2018 FC
16, 3/16 W Province v S West D Cape Town 18 Mar 2018 LA
5, 33 W Province v S West D Cape Town 15 Mar 2018 FC
2, 0/13 W Province v Gauteng Cape Town 11 Feb 2018 LA
2/21, 38, 1/29, 0 W Province v Gauteng Cape Town 8 Feb 2018 FC
1/41, 10 W Province v Northerns Cape Town 21 Jan 2018 LA
97, 0/0, 0 W Province v Northerns Cape Town 18 Jan 2018 FC
1/26, 31 W Province v Northern Cpe Kimberley 14 Jan 2018 LA
3/17, 8, 2/18, 26* W Province v Northern Cpe Kimberley 11 Jan 2018 FC
49, 0/5 W Province v E. Province Port Elizabeth 3 Dec 2017 LA
Profile

Matthew Kleinveldt is from a cricketing family, with a father, John, that took 44 wickets at 16.63 in first-class cricket but found his chances limited in the Apartheid-era. His cousin Rory went on to play for South Africa and uncle Gary good enough to play for Hampshire Second XI - which is where Matthew began his career, having been born in Southampton and schooled in England. He made several appearances for Hampshire, Essex and Sussex Second XIs and was offered a contract by Hampshire but was unable to take it up due to visa regulations.

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