Roelof van der Merwe      

Full name Roelof Erasmus van der Merwe

Born December 31, 1984, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Current age 32 years 142 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 24 15 6 174 48 19.33 132 131.81 0 0 12 7 12 0
First-class 60 97 14 2842 205* 34.24 4128 68.84 5 18 340 31 44 0
List A 151 122 39 2229 165* 26.85 2169 102.76 1 8 183 66 57 0
Twenty20 158 117 30 1775 89* 20.40 1376 128.99 0 8 157 70 61 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 24 23 480 546 29 2/3 2/3 18.82 6.82 16.5 0 0 0
First-class 60 100 8006 4053 108 4/45 8/104 37.52 3.03 74.1 4 0 0
List A 151 142 6692 5357 204 5/26 5/26 26.25 4.80 32.8 9 4 0
Twenty20 158 152 3006 3534 145 3/16 3/16 24.37 7.05 20.7 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 Hong Kong v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC), Jan 18, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Limpopo v Northerns at Duiwelskloof, Dec 7-9, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Warwickshire at Taunton, May 19-22, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Northerns v North West at Pretoria, Oct 15, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Somerset v Essex at Taunton, May 14, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Titans v Warriors at Benoni, Mar 28, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Hong Kong v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC), Jan 18, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3/78, 0 Somerset v Warwickshire Taunton 19 May 2017 FC
2/67, 8 Somerset v Essex Taunton 14 May 2017 LA
15, 2/33 Somerset v Gloucs Bristol 12 May 2017 LA
19, 0/61 Somerset v Hampshire Taunton 10 May 2017 LA
3/21 Somerset v Glamorgan Cardiff 5 May 2017 LA
1/66, 15* Somerset v Kent Taunton 2 May 2017 LA
15*, 2/20 Somerset v Sussex Hove 30 Apr 2017 LA
0/49, 165* Somerset v Surrey Taunton 28 Apr 2017 LA
7, 3/26, 2, 0/45 Somerset v Essex Taunton 14 Apr 2017 FC
209 Somerset v Oxford MCCU Taunton 7 Apr 2017 Other
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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Apr 28, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe finished unbeaten on 165, Somerset v Surrey, Royal London Cup, South Group, Taunton, April 28, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe finished unbeaten on 165

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Apr 28, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe and Dean Elgar added 213 to rescue Somerset from 22 for 5, Somerset v Surrey, Royal London Cup, South Group, Taunton, April 28, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe and Dean Elgar added 213 to rescue Somerset from 22 for 5

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Apr 28, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe produced an astonishing hundred to rescue Somerset from 22 for 5, Somerset v Surrey, Royal London Cup, South Group, Taunton, April 28, 2017

Roelof van der Merwe produced an astonishing hundred to rescue Somerset from 22 for 5

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2009

Tournament Fixtures Tournament Results
1st Quarter-Final: Somerset v Notts in England (venue TBA)
Jun 13, 2017 (13:00 GMT | 18:38 EDT | 17:38 CDT | 15:38 PDT)
2nd Quarter-Final: Yorkshire v Surrey in England (venue TBA)
Jun 13, 2017 (13:00 GMT | 18:38 EDT | 17:38 CDT | 15:38 PDT)
1st Semi-Final: Essex v TBA in England (venue TBA)
Jun 16, 2017 (13:00 GMT | 18:38 EDT | 17:38 CDT | 15:38 PDT)
2nd Semi-Final: Worcs v TBA in England (venue TBA)
Jun 17, 2017 (10:00 GMT | 18:38 EDT | 17:38 CDT | 15:38 PDT)
Final: TBA v TBA at Lord's
Jul 1, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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