Keshav Maharaj      

Full name Keshav Athmanand Maharaj

Born February 7, 1990, Durban, Natal

Current age 26 years 347 days

Major teams Dolphins, KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu-Natal Under-19s, South Africa A, South Africa Academy

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Keshav Athmanand Maharaj
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 6 3 110 41* 36.66 115 95.65 0 0 8 5 0 0
First-class 81 109 22 2035 114* 23.39 2990 68.06 2 7 255 60 29 0
List A 72 42 11 408 43* 13.16 468 87.17 0 0 30 15 24 0
Twenty20 60 33 15 349 45* 19.38 279 125.08 0 0 32 12 15 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 8 798 374 11 3/56 4/116 34.00 2.81 72.5 0 0 0
First-class 81 133 15257 7694 286 7/89 13/157 26.90 3.02 53.3 12 13 2
List A 72 71 3331 2665 90 5/34 5/34 29.61 4.80 37.0 2 1 0
Twenty20 60 57 1248 1447 50 3/7 3/7 28.94 6.95 24.9 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v South Africa at Perth, Nov 3-7, 2016 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, Jan 2-5, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut KwaZulu-Natal v Kei at Durban, Nov 2-4, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, Jan 2-5, 2017 scorecard
List A debut KwaZulu-Natal v Kei at Durban, Nov 5, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Dolphins v Titans at Durban, Feb 13, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Dolphins v Warriors at Durban, Feb 7, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Dolphins v Knights at Durban, Dec 11, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
32*, 2/32, 20*, 1/64 South Africa v Sri Lanka Cape Town 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
0, 1/30, 3/86 South Africa v Sri Lanka Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 2016 Test # 2243
1 Dolphins v Knights Durban 11 Dec 2016 T20
7*, 0/39 Dolphins v Warriors East London 7 Dec 2016 T20
0/27 Dolphins v Cape Cobras Durban 4 Dec 2016 T20
1/40 Sth Africans v Victoria XI Melbourne 19 Nov 2016 Other OD
0/2, 1, 0/10 South Africa v Australia Hobart 12 Nov 2016 Test # 2233
16, 3/56, 41*, 1/94 South Africa v Australia Perth 3 Nov 2016 Test # 2230
24, 3/59 Sth Africans v SOA XI Adelaide 27 Oct 2016 Other
12* Sth Africans v CA XI Adelaide 22 Oct 2016 Other
Profile

A left-arm spinner from Northwood Boys High, the alma mater of Shaun Pollock, Keshav Maharaj emerged at a time when South Africa began to take spin seriously. For several seasons in the mid 2010s, spinners were among the leading wicket-takers in South Africa's first-class competition. Maharaj was among them in the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons and was rewarded with an international call-up the following summer.

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Jan 3, 2017

Keshav Maharaj struck moments before tea, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day, January 3, 2017

Keshav Maharaj struck moments before tea

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Dec 30, 2016

Keshav Maharaj exults after grabbing the last wicket of the Test match, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Port Elizabeth, 5th day, December 30, 2016

Keshav Maharaj exults after grabbing the last wicket of the Test match

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Dec 27, 2016

Keshav Maharaj in his delivery stride, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Port Elizabeth, 2nd day, December 27, 2016

Keshav Maharaj in his delivery stride

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Results
Knights v Dolphins at Bloemfontein - Apr 3-6, 2014
Match drawn
LIONS v Cape Cobras at Johannesburg - Apr 3-6, 2014
Cape Cobras won by an innings and 165 runs
Titans v Warriors at Centurion - Apr 3-6, 2014
Titans won by 87 runs
Gauteng v KZN-Inland at Johannesburg - Apr 5, 2014
KZN-Inland won by 8 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
Border v KZ-Natal at East London - Mar 30, 2014
Border won by 6 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
E. Province v W Province at Port Elizabeth - Mar 30, 2014
W Province won by 7 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Free State v Easterns at Bloemfontein - Mar 30, 2014
Free State won by 3 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Namibia v Gauteng at Windhoek - Mar 30, 2014
Gauteng won by 4 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
North West v Northerns at Potchefstroom - Mar 30, 2014
North West won by 7 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Cape Cobras v Warriors at Cape Town - Mar 27-30, 2014
Cape Cobras won by 184 runs
Titans v Knights at Centurion - Mar 27-30, 2014
Titans won by 32 runs
Dolphins v LIONS at Durban - Mar 27-30, 2014
Dolphins won by 238 runs
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