Cliffe Deacon      

Full name Wycliffe Andrew Deacon

Born June 23, 1980, Kroonstad, Orange Free State

Current age 34 years 122 days

Major teams Eagles, Free State, Lions, North West

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm fast-medium

Wycliffe Andrew Deacon
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 87 127 26 3079 113* 30.48 6199 49.66 1 19 45 0
List A 107 81 22 1508 112 25.55 1630 92.51 1 10 31 0
Twenty20 44 30 8 240 27 10.90 251 95.61 0 0 14 5 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 87 13851 7432 257 6/45 28.91 3.21 53.8 9 6 0
List A 107 4654 3909 122 5/15 5/15 32.04 5.03 38.1 1 5 0
Twenty20 44 44 964 965 51 4/15 4/15 18.92 6.00 18.9 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Free State v Eastern Province at Bloemfontein, Oct 31-Nov 3, 2003 scorecard
Last First-class North West v Gauteng at Potchefstroom, Oct 16-18, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2000/01
Last List A Boland v North West at Paarl, Dec 1, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Dolphins v Eagles at Durban, Apr 11, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 North West v Gauteng at Potchefstroom, Oct 19, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/30, 20* North West v Gauteng Potchefstroom 19 Oct 2014 T20
10, 2/60 North West v Gauteng Potchefstroom 16 Oct 2014 FC
1/86, 11, 24* Lions v Cape Cobras Johannesburg 3 Apr 2014 FC
3/48, 3/48, 5 Lions v Dolphins Durban 27 Mar 2014 FC
3, 2/6 North West v Namibia Potchefstroom 22 Mar 2014 T20
4/25, 12, 1/21 North West v Namibia Potchefstroom 20 Mar 2014 FC
4/46, 1, 0/55, 96* Lions v Warriors Port Elizabeth 13 Mar 2014 FC
2/65, 0 Lions v Knights Johannesburg 6 Mar 2014 FC
3/41, 6, 3/30 Lions v Titans Johannesburg 20 Feb 2014 FC
1/20, 8* North West v Griq West Potchefstroom 16 Feb 2014 T20
Profile

This allrounder did not kill the opposition softly but slayed them in quite the opposite fashion when he started his career in the Free State. Born Wycliffe Andrew Deacon, the left-arm fast bowler was the top wicket-taker in the Standard Bank Pro20 in its first three seasons. In 2003-04, Deacon took nine wickets in six matches at an average of 7.70, in the 2004-05 season he scalped 11 wickets in six matches at an average of 11.45 and in the 2005-06 season he claimed 12 wickets in seven matches at an average of 11.33. When his prowess waned the following season, he moved to the Lions, where he has established himself as their premier death bowler and can administer some bludgeoning blows with the bat as well.
Firdose Moonda

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Sep 21, 2010

Cliffie Deacon exults after dismissing Ross Taylor, Lions v Bangalore, CLT20 2010, Johannesburg

Cliffie Deacon exults after dismissing Ross Taylor

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Dec 21, 2005

Cliffe Deacon celebrates Imraan Khan's wicket, Dolphins v Eagles, Durban, December 21, 2005

Cliffe Deacon celebrates Imraan Khan's wicket

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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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