Stiaan van Zyl      

Full name Stiaan van Zyl

Born September 19, 1987, Cape Town

Current age 27 years 166 days

Major teams South Africa, Boland, Cape Cobras, South Africa A, Western Province

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Stiaan van Zyl
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 3 1 163 101* 81.50 242 67.35 1 0 23 0 2 0
First-class 103 170 27 6481 172 45.32 12528 51.73 16 30 825 16 63 0
List A 95 86 10 2690 114* 35.39 3596 74.80 5 14 252 18 27 0
Twenty20 47 42 4 896 86* 23.57 799 112.14 0 5 82 23 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 3 120 41 1 1/13 1/19 41.00 2.05 120.0 0 0 0
First-class 103 71 3118 1374 41 5/32 7/82 33.51 2.64 76.0 2 1 0
List A 95 33 769 671 18 4/24 4/24 37.27 5.23 42.7 1 0 0
Twenty20 47 9 66 82 3 1/5 1/5 27.33 7.45 22.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, Dec 17-20, 2014 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v West Indies at Cape Town, Jan 2-6, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Kei v Boland at Stellenbosch, Oct 26-28, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Cape Cobras v Titans at Paarl, Feb 26-Mar 1, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Kei v Boland at Stellenbosch, Oct 29, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Cape Cobras v Titans at Cape Town, Feb 13, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Cape Cobras v Dolphins at Cape Town, Mar 26, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Cape Cobras v Kings XI Punjab at Mohali, Sep 28, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
14, 1/6, 27, 2/28 Cape Cobras v Titans Paarl 26 Feb 2015 FC
34, 1/24, 52, 0/8 Cape Cobras v Knights Kimberley 19 Feb 2015 FC
9, 0/30 Cape Cobras v Titans Cape Town 13 Feb 2015 LA
0/20, 0 Cape Cobras v Dolphins Cape Town 6 Feb 2015 LA
21 Sth Africa A v Eng Lions Benoni 5 Feb 2015 LA
28 Sth Africa A v Eng Lions Pretoria 2 Feb 2015 LA
65 Cape Cobras v Titans Cape Town 30 Jan 2015 LA
18 Sth Africa A v Eng Lions Bloemfontein 25 Jan 2015 LA
1/12, 1, 0/28 Sth Africa A v Eng Lions Bloemfontein 18 Jan 2015 FC
65, 0/35, 39 Sth Africa A v Eng Lions Paarl 11 Jan 2015 FC
Profile

A left-hander with a classic cover drive, Stiaan van Zyl was not always an elegant top-order batsman. At primary school, he fancied himself as a quick bowler but later chose batting over a bucolic life in the Boland, where he was educated at the rugby-mad agricultural high school, Boland Landbou. He made his first-class debut at 19.

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Jan 4, 2015

Stiaan van Zyl was trapped lbw by Marlon Samuels, South Africa v West Indies, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 3rd day, January 4, 2015

Stiaan van Zyl was trapped lbw by Marlon Samuels

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Jan 2, 2015

Stiaan van Zyl collected his maiden Test wicket, South Africa v West Indies, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 1st day, January 2, 2015

Stiaan van Zyl collected his maiden Test wicket

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Dec 18, 2014

Stiaan van Zyl pulls off his hip, South Africa v West Indies, 1st Test, Centurion, 2nd day, December 18, 2014

Stiaan van Zyl pulls off his hip

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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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