Cornelius de Villiers      

Full name Cornelius Johannes Du Preez de Villiers

Born March 16, 1986, Kroonstad, Orange Free State

Current age 28 years 198 days

Major teams Eagles, Free State, Northerns, South Africa A, Titans

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Cornelius Johannes Du Preez de Villiers
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 76 112 20 1546 84 16.80 3426 45.12 0 8 173 20 28 0
List A 54 30 10 269 36 13.45 324 83.02 0 0 16 5 11 0
Twenty20 33 14 8 107 29* 17.83 94 113.82 0 0 6 5 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 76 137 12142 6653 221 5/30 7/67 30.10 3.28 54.9 12 4 0
List A 54 54 2177 2129 63 5/39 5/39 33.79 5.86 34.5 0 1 0
Twenty20 33 32 617 742 40 5/12 5/12 18.55 7.21 15.4 2 1 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Free State v Namibia at Bloemfontein, Oct 26-28, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Lions v Titans at Johannesburg, Feb 20-22, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Free State v Northerns at Bloemfontein, Nov 5, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Northerns v KwaZulu-Natal Inland at Centurion, Dec 16, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Eagles v Dolphins at Bloemfontein, Jan 23, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Northerns v Easterns at Centurion, Feb 2, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
12*, 2/60, 2, 1/19 Titans v Lions Johannesburg 20 Feb 2014 FC
0/46, 57, 0/28, 52* Titans v Knights Kimberley 13 Feb 2014 FC
2/18 Northerns v Easterns Centurion 2 Feb 2014 T20
2, 2/18, 3/34 Northerns v Easterns Centurion 30 Jan 2014 FC
0, 3/45 Northerns v KZN-Inland Centurion 16 Dec 2013 LA
1, 2/50, 6, 3/22 Northerns v KZN-Inland Centurion 12 Dec 2013 FC
1/79 Titans v Cape Cobras Benoni 28 Nov 2013 FC
2/73, 12*, 1/46, 5 Titans v Lions Centurion 21 Nov 2013 FC
0/1 Titans v Cape Cobras Cape Town 15 Nov 2013 LA
3/40 Titans v Dolphins Durban 12 Nov 2013 LA
Profile

Cornelius "CJ" de Villiers is a quick bowler who can also bat a bit. He made his debut for Free State in 2006, and quickly established himself as one of the brightest young fast-bowling prospects in South Africa by grabbing 40 first-class wickets in 2007-08. His performances have helped him climb most of the rungs which lead to the national team, already being selected for the Academy side, the A side, and for two years in the Emerging Players side. A pivotal member in Eagles' charge to a place in the inaugural Champions League Twenty20, he took nine wickets in the best-of-three Pro20 semi-finals against the Warriors.
Siddarth Ravindran October 2009

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Oct 26, 2012

Pat Cummins and CJ de Villiers collide, Titans v Sydney Sixers, 2nd semi-final, Champions League T20, Centurion, October 26, 2012

Pat Cummins and CJ de Villiers collide

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Nov 10, 2009

CJ de Villiers took two early wickets to undermine England, South Africa A v England XI, Bloemfontein, November 10, 2009

CJ de Villiers took two early wickets to undermine England

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Oct 16, 2009

Arul Suppiah falls for a duck to CJ de Villiers, Eagles v Somerset, Champions League Twenty20, League A, Hyderabad, October 16, 2009

Arul Suppiah falls for a duck to CJ de Villiers

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Results
Lions v Titans at Johannesburg - Apr 7, 2013
Lions won by 30 runs
Boland v Gauteng at Paarl - Apr 7, 2013
Gauteng won by 6 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
Border v North West at East London - Apr 7, 2013
Border won by 44 runs
Easterns v KZN-Inland at Benoni - Apr 7, 2013
Easterns won by 6 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
Griq West v S West D at Kimberley - Apr 7, 2013
S West D won by 8 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
Namibia v W Province at Windhoek - Apr 7, 2013
W Province won by 34 runs
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