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Roelof van der Merwe      

Full name Roelof Erasmus van der Merwe

Born December 31, 1984, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Current age 30 years 28 days

Major teams South Africa, Brisbane Heat, Delhi Daredevils, Northerns, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Somerset, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s, St Lucia Zouks, Titans

Also known as Roela

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Education Waterkloof

Roelof Erasmus van der Merwe
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 13 7 3 39 12 9.75 41 95.12 0 0 3 2 3 0
T20Is 13 6 3 57 48 19.00 50 114.00 0 0 2 4 6 0
First-class 42 69 11 2113 205* 36.43 3022 69.92 2 16 265 21 33 0
List A 127 103 33 1639 93 23.41 1612 101.67 0 5 132 52 39 0
Twenty20 131 94 21 1433 89* 19.63 1147 124.93 0 7 131 55 46 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 13 13 705 561 17 3/27 3/27 33.00 4.77 41.4 0 0 0
T20Is 13 13 264 305 14 2/14 2/14 21.78 6.93 18.8 0 0 0
First-class 42 69 5124 2642 61 4/59 7/143 43.31 3.09 84.0 2 0 0
List A 127 120 5655 4483 173 5/26 5/26 25.91 4.75 32.6 9 4 0
Twenty20 131 126 2472 2923 120 3/18 3/18 24.35 7.09 20.6 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Australia at Centurion, Apr 5, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v South Africa at Port of Spain, Jun 3, 2010 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Australia at Centurion, Mar 29, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I West Indies v South Africa at North Sound, May 19, 2010 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Limpopo v Northerns at Duiwelskloof, Dec 7-9, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Titans v Lions at Benoni, Jan 15-18, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Northerns v North West at Pretoria, Oct 15, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Knights v Titans at Kimberley, Jan 23, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Titans v Warriors at Benoni, Mar 28, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Titans v Lions at Benoni, Nov 21, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/44 Titans v Knights Kimberley 23 Jan 2015 LA
1/65, 66 Titans v Lions Benoni 15 Jan 2015 FC
0/17, 11, 43 Titans v Dolphins Durban 27 Dec 2014 FC
51, 121, 0/7 Titans v Knights Bloemfontein 18 Dec 2014 FC
1*, 1/24 Titans v Lions Benoni 21 Nov 2014 T20
0/19, 0* Titans v Cape Cobras Durban 16 Nov 2014 T20
0/9 Titans v Knights Bloemfontein 14 Nov 2014 T20
0/30, 10 Titans v Dolphins Durban 9 Nov 2014 T20
1/38, 1 Titans v Knights Centurion 7 Nov 2014 T20
0/14, 10* Titans v Cape Cobras Johannesburg 2 Nov 2014 T20
Profile

With just a clutch of domestic and Under-19 matches to his credit, Roelof van der Merwe marked his Twenty20 international debut for South Africa with a quickfire 48 and 1 for 30. He was duly named Man of the Match. It marked a quick rise for a tidy left-arm spinner who can hit the ball hard.

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Sep 22, 2013

Roelof van der Merwe exults after dismissing M Vijay, Chennai Super Kings v Titans, Champions League 2013, Group B, Ranchi, September 22, 2013

Roelof van der Merwe exults after dismissing M Vijay

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Aug 6, 2013

Roelof van der Merwe exults after taking a wicket, South Africa A v Australia A, tri-series, Pretoria, August 6, 2013

Roelof van der Merwe exults after taking a wicket

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Apr 21, 2013

Roelof van der Merwe bowls in his first game of the season, Delhi Daredevils v Mumbai Indians, IPL, Delhi, April 21, 2013

Roelof van der Merwe bowls in his first game of the season

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2009

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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