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Justin Ontong      

Full name Justin Lee Ontong

Born January 4, 1980, Paarl, Cape Province

Current age 34 years 110 days

Major teams South Africa, Africa XI, Boland, Cape Cobras, Lions, South Africa A

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Justin Lee Ontong
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 1 57 32 19.00 155 36.77 0 0 8 0 1 0
ODIs 28 16 2 184 32 13.14 267 68.91 0 0 18 1 15 0
T20Is 12 9 0 139 48 15.44 97 143.29 0 0 4 10 6 0
First-class 163 262 21 9749 166 40.45 22 56 114 0
List A 218 184 26 4529 122* 28.66 1 31 85 0
Twenty20 99 85 16 1469 59* 21.28 1217 120.70 0 3 93 50 40 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 3 185 133 1 1/79 1/123 133.00 4.31 185.0 0 0 0
ODIs 28 16 538 396 9 3/30 3/30 44.00 4.41 59.7 0 0 0
T20Is 12 3 30 66 1 1/25 1/25 66.00 13.20 30.0 0 0 0
First-class 163 10160 5324 125 5/62 42.59 3.14 81.2 1 0
List A 218 3780 2979 69 3/29 3/29 43.17 4.72 54.7 0 0 0
Twenty20 99 50 582 818 27 3/27 3/27 30.29 8.43 21.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v South Africa at Sydney, Jan 2-5, 2002 scorecard
Last Test India v South Africa at Kolkata, Nov 28-Dec 2, 2004 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut West Indies v South Africa at Kingston, Apr 28, 2001 scorecard
Last ODI England v South Africa at Nottingham, Sep 5, 2012 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v West Indies at Johannesburg, Jan 18, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion, Mar 3, 2013 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1997/98
Last First-class Lions v Cape Cobras at Johannesburg, Apr 3-6, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 1998/99
Last List A Cape Cobras v Titans at Cape Town, Nov 15, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Titans v Lions at Centurion, Apr 8, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Cape Cobras v Dolphins at Cape Town, Feb 9, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
119, 0/0, 0/1 Cape Cobras v Lions Johannesburg 3 Apr 2014 FC
7, 54, 0/4 Cape Cobras v Warriors Cape Town 27 Mar 2014 FC
142*, 3* Cape Cobras v Knights Kimberley 13 Mar 2014 FC
21, 10*, 0/5 Cape Cobras v Titans Paarl 6 Mar 2014 FC
150, 0/8, 5 Cape Cobras v Dolphins Paarl 20 Feb 2014 FC
88, 8, 0/5 Cape Cobras v Lions Cape Town 13 Feb 2014 FC
1/10, 0 Cape Cobras v Dolphins Cape Town 9 Feb 2014 T20
13 Cape Cobras v Warriors Cape Town 2 Feb 2014 T20
13* Cape Cobras v Lions Johannesburg 31 Jan 2014 T20
2/9, 3 Cape Cobras v Dolphins Paarl 24 Jan 2014 T20
Profile

Justin Ontong started off as a batsman, but then also added offbreaks, quicker balls and wrong'uns to make himself a more useful cricketer. Adept in any position in the batting order, Ontong is a fighting cricketer who can play pace and spin, a committed fielder and a handy spin bowler.

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Aug 9, 2013

Justin Ontong in his delivery stride, South Africa A v India A, tri-series, Pretoria, August 9, 2013

Justin Ontong in his delivery stride

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Mar 3, 2013

Ahmed Shehzad is run out by Justin Ontong, South Africa v Pakistan, 2nd T20I, Centurion, March 3, 2013

Ahmed Shehzad is run out by Justin Ontong

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Dec 26, 2012

Justin Ontong drives one through cover, South Africa v New Zealand, 3rd T20, Port Elizabeth, December 26, 2012

Justin Ontong drives one through cover

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Tour Results
South Africa v New Zealand at Potchefstroom - Jan 25, 2013
South Africa won by 1 wicket (with 0 balls remaining)
South Africa v New Zealand at Kimberley - Jan 22, 2013
New Zealand won by 27 runs
South Africa v New Zealand at Paarl - Jan 19, 2013
New Zealand won by 1 wicket (with 26 balls remaining)
South Africa v New Zealand at Port Elizabeth - Jan 11-14, 2013
South Africa won by an innings and 193 runs
South Africa v New Zealand at Cape Town - Jan 2-4, 2013
South Africa won by an innings and 27 runs
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