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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 145 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 52 84 13 2507 205* 35.30 3664 68.42 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 144 105 24 1545 89* 19.07 1229 125.71 0 7 138 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 52 86 6390 3340 82 4/59 7/143 40.73 3.13 77.9 2 0 0
List A 131 123 5793 4569 174 5/26 5/26 26.25 4.73 33.2 9 4 0
Twenty20 144 138 2724 3207 137 3/18 3/18 23.40 7.06 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 Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton, May 1-4, 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 Kent v Somerset at Canterbury, May 20, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
9, 1/35 Somerset v Kent Canterbury 20 May 2016 T20
9, 1/31 Smrst 2nd XI v Glouc 2nd XI Bristol 18 May 2016 Other T20
20, 2/6 Smrst 2nd XI v Glouc 2nd XI Bristol 18 May 2016 Other T20
19, 1/21 Smrst 2nd XI v Essex 2nd XI Taunton 13 May 2016 Other T20
1/27 Smrst 2nd XI v Essex 2nd XI Taunton 13 May 2016 Other T20
32*, 4/12 Smrst 2nd XI v Sussx 2nd XI Taunton 5 May 2016 Other T20
0 Smrst 2nd XI v Sussx 2nd XI Taunton 5 May 2016 Other T20
3/87, 0 Somerset v Lancashire Taunton 1 May 2016 FC
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
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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May 2, 2016

Roelof van der Merwe removed Steven Croft for 94, Somerset v Lancashire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 2nd day, May 2, 2016

Roelof van der Merwe removed Steven Croft for 94

© Getty Images

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

Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2009

Tour Results
South Africa v Zimbabwe at Centurion - Nov 10, 2009
South Africa won by 212 runs
South Africa v Zimbabwe at Benoni - Nov 8, 2009
South Africa won by 45 runs
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