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Roelof van der Merwe      

Full name Roelof Erasmus van der Merwe

Born December 31, 1984, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Current age 31 years 121 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 13 7 3 39 12 9.75 41 95.12 0 0 3 2 3 0
T20Is 21 12 5 125 48 17.85 102 122.54 0 0 5 7 11 0
First-class 51 83 13 2507 205* 35.81 3663 68.44 3 18 310 24 41 0
List A 131 105 34 1732 93 24.39 1749 99.02 0 6 137 53 40 0
Twenty20 143 104 24 1536 89* 19.20 1224 125.49 0 7 136 60 54 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 13 13 705 561 17 3/27 3/27 33.00 4.77 41.4 0 0 0
T20Is 21 20 408 466 26 2/3 2/3 17.92 6.85 15.6 0 0 0
First-class 51 85 6252 3253 79 4/59 7/143 41.17 3.12 79.1 2 0 0
List A 131 123 5793 4569 174 5/26 5/26 26.25 4.73 33.2 9 4 0
Twenty20 143 137 2706 3172 136 3/18 3/18 23.32 7.03 19.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Australia at Centurion, Apr 5, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v South Africa at Port of Spain, Jun 3, 2010 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Australia at Centurion, Mar 29, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I Ireland v Netherlands at Dharamsala, Mar 13, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Limpopo v Northerns at Duiwelskloof, Dec 7-9, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Surrey v Somerset at The Oval, Apr 24-27, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Northerns v North West at Pretoria, Oct 15, 2006 scorecard
Last List A United Arab Emirates v Netherlands at Abu Dhabi, Jan 29, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Titans v Warriors at Benoni, Mar 28, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Ireland v Netherlands at Dharamsala, Mar 13, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/70, 4, 0/26, 2 Somerset v Surrey The Oval 24 Apr 2016 FC
37, 2/8, 36, 0/16 Somerset v Cardiff MCCU Taunton 17 Apr 2016 Other
1/32, 3, 1/36 Somerset v Durham Chester-le-Street 10 Apr 2016 FC
2, 2/3 Netherlands v Ireland Dharamsala 13 Mar 2016 T20I # 533
- Netherlands v Oman Dharamsala 11 Mar 2016 T20I # 529
1/28, 1 Netherlands v Bangladesh Dharamsala 9 Mar 2016 T20I # 524
- Netherlands v Scotland Mohali 6 Mar 2016 Other T20
0/7, 15* Netherlands v Afghanistan Mohali 4 Mar 2016 Other T20
31, 1/35 Netherlands v U.A.E. Abu Dhabi 29 Jan 2016 LA
0/12 Netherlands v U.A.E. Abu Dhabi 27 Jan 2016 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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Mar 13, 2016

Roelof van der Merwe dives to stop the ball, Ireland v Netherlands, World T20 qualifiers, Group A, Dharamsala, March 13, 2016

Roelof van der Merwe dives to stop the ball

© AFP

Sep 15, 2015

Roelof van der Merwe sets off for a single as rain comes down during his 62 not out, Netherlands v Scotland, WCL Championship, Amstelveen, September 15, 2015

Roelof van der Merwe sets off for a single as rain comes down during his 62 not out

© Peter Della Penna

Sep 15, 2015

Roelof van der Merwe (l) and Pieter Seelaar (r) put on a 126-run stand for the sixth wicket, Netherlands v Scotland, WCL Championship, Amstelveen, September 15, 2015

Roelof van der Merwe (l) and Pieter Seelaar (r) put on a 126-run stand for the sixth wicket

© Peter Della Penna

Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2009

Country Fixtures Country Results
Division 3: Northants Wm v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
May 1, 2016 (11:00 GMT | 01:26 EDT | 00:26 CDT | 22:26 PDT -1d)
Division 3: Cheshire Women v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
May 2, 2016 (10:00 GMT | 01:26 EDT | 00:26 CDT | 22:26 PDT -1d)
Division 3: Durham Women v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
May 15, 2016
Division 3: Norfolk Wmn v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
May 29, 2016
Division 3: Derbyshire Women v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
May 30, 2016
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