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Jacques Rudolph      

Full name Jacobus Andries Rudolph

Born May 4, 1981, Springs, Transvaal

Current age 33 years 82 days

Major teams South Africa, Africa XI, Eagles, Jamaica Tallawahs, Northerns, South Africa A, Surrey, Titans, Yorkshire

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Relation Brother - GJ Rudolph

Jacobus Andries Rudolph
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 48 83 9 2622 222* 35.43 5984 43.81 6 11 362 7 29 0
ODIs 45 39 6 1174 81 35.57 1725 68.05 0 7 109 5 11 0
T20Is 1 1 1 6 6* - 7 85.71 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 246 421 26 17387 228* 44.01 48 82 216 0
List A 224 212 31 8761 134* 48.40 13 61 83 0
Twenty20 115 103 15 2791 83* 31.71 2417 115.47 0 19 283 43 34 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 48 19 664 432 4 1/1 1/1 108.00 3.90 166.0 0 0 0
ODIs 45 1 24 26 0 - - - 6.50 - 0 0 0
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 246 4610 2626 59 5/80 44.50 3.41 78.1 3 0
List A 224 418 390 12 4/41 4/41 32.50 5.59 34.8 1 0 0
Twenty20 115 17 217 299 11 3/16 3/16 27.18 8.26 19.7 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Bangladesh v South Africa at Chittagong, Apr 24-27, 2003 scorecard
Last Test Australia v South Africa at Adelaide, Nov 22-26, 2012 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v South Africa at Dhaka, Apr 13, 2003 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v South Africa at Sydney, Feb 5, 2006 scorecard
ODI statistics
Only T20I Australia v South Africa at Brisbane, Jan 9, 2006 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1997/98
Last First-class Derbyshire v Glamorgan at Derby, Jul 20-22, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2000/01
Last List A Titans v Knights at Benoni, Oct 23, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Titans v Lions at Centurion, Apr 8, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff, Jul 18, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1, 11 Glamorgan v Derbyshire Derby 20 Jul 2014 FC
60* Glamorgan v Essex Cardiff 18 Jul 2014 T20
62, 0/24 Glamorgan v Sussex Hove 15 Jul 2014 T20
75*, 0/12 Glamorgan v Surrey The Oval 11 Jul 2014 T20
5, 0/11, 73 Glamorgan v Surrey Colwyn Bay 6 Jul 2014 FC
- Glamorgan v Somerset Cardiff 4 Jul 2014 T20
1/13, 42 Glamorgan v Middlesex Richmond 3 Jul 2014 T20
0/5, 88, 11 Glamorgan v Worcs Worcester 29 Jun 2014 FC
5 Glamorgan v Hampshire Cardiff 25 Jun 2014 T20
139, 1/25 Glamorgan v Gloucs Bristol 21 Jun 2014 FC
Profile

With an unbeaten 222 in his debut Test innings, Jacques Rudolph vindicated those who believed that he had been a victim of reverse discrimination in South African cricket. His record-breaking, unconquered 429-run stand for the third wicket with Boeta Dippenaar in Chittagong was a delivery of promise long after he had forced his way into the South African squad in November 2001 by sheer weight of runs in domestic cricket. A left-handed batsman who stands tall at the point of delivery with an upraised bat, Rudolph has pleasing footwork, balance and favours the cover drive. His Test debut was balm to the wounds Rudolph suffered leading up to his first entry to international cricket. Twice he was in line for his Test debut, and twice politics intervened. His first international experience came during the unofficial match at Centurion against India in 2001-02, in the aftermath of the Mike Denness affair. And two months later he was named in the side to face Australia at Sydney, but the UCB Board president Percy Sonn vetoed his selection on the grounds of racial discrimination, and Justin Ontong made his debut instead. He fought back strongly, if undemonstrably - an unbeaten 102 saved South Africa from defeat in a classic at Perth at the end of 2005, but 125 runs from six further innings, against the same opposition in a 3-0 whitewash at home, did little to boost his claims.

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Jun 22, 2014

Jacques Rudolph flicks to leg, Lord's, 2012

Jacques Rudolph flicks to leg

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Sep 30, 2013

Jacques Rudolph plays a pull, Titans v Trinidad & Tobago, Group B, Champions League 2013, Ahmedabad, Sep 30, 2013

Jacques Rudolph plays a pull

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Sep 28, 2013

Jacques Rudolph made 49 off 42 balls, Titans v Sunrisers Hyderabad, Champions League 2013, Group B, Ranchi, September 28, 2013

Jacques Rudolph made 49 off 42 balls

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Tour Results
South Africa v Pakistan at Benoni - Mar 24, 2013
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Durban - Mar 21, 2013
Pakistan won by 3 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Mar 17, 2013
South Africa won by 34 runs
South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion - Mar 15, 2013
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining) (D/L method)
South Africa v Pakistan at Bloemfontein - Mar 10, 2013
South Africa won by 125 runs
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