Full name Gerrie Snyman
Born April 30, 1981, Windhoek
Current age 35 years 266 days
Major teams Namibia
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
|ODI debut||Zimbabwe v Namibia at Harare, Feb 10, 2003 scorecard|
|Last ODI||Namibia v Netherlands at Bloemfontein, Mar 3, 2003 scorecard|
|First-class debut||Namibia v Uganda at Windhoek, Apr 23-25, 2004 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Free State v Namibia at Bloemfontein, Dec 8-9, 2016 scorecard|
|List A debut||2001/02|
|Last List A||Gauteng v Namibia at Johannesburg, Dec 18, 2016 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Namibia v Scotland at Windhoek, Oct 1, 2011 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||Afghanistan v Namibia at Dubai (DSC), Jan 19, 2017 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|0/28, 26||Namibia||v Afghanistan||Dubai (DSC)||19 Jan 2017||T20|
|21, 1/21||Namibia||v Ireland||Abu Dhabi||17 Jan 2017||T20|
|2, 0/34||Namibia||v U.A.E.||Abu Dhabi||15 Jan 2017||T20|
|2/32||Namibia||v Gauteng||Johannesburg||18 Dec 2016||LA|
|13, 0/34||Namibia||v Free State||Bloemfontein||10 Dec 2016||LA|
|1/68, 1, 35||Namibia||v Free State||Bloemfontein||8 Dec 2016||FC|
|20, 1/50||Namibia||v KZN-Inland||Walvis Bay||27 Nov 2016||LA|
|20, 0/41, 1||Namibia||v KZN-Inland||Walvis Bay||24 Nov 2016||FC|
|48*, 2/30||Namibia||v North West||Windhoek||20 Nov 2016||LA|
|16, 0/22||Namibia||v P.N.G.||Port Moresby||23 Oct 2016||LA|
The 2003 World Cup in South Africa proved a valuable learning experience for allrounder Gerrie Snyman. He played in all-but-one of Namibia's matches, opening the bowling and batting between six and ten. His batting was nothing short of a disaster as he registered three golden ducks in four innings, but he did collect six wickets, including those of Andrew Flintoff and Paul Collingwood.
A year on he hit 75 from 88 balls against an England XI who were touring South Africa, and although he is yet to hit a first-class century, he has two in South Africa's 45-over Provincial Cup, including 116 not out from 91 balls, which included eight sixes, against Easterns in January 2007.
He continues to open the bowling and, although not destructive, he picks up
useful wickets at a good economy rate. He played for Walsall in the
Birmingham League during 2006, starring with both bat and ball, and signed
for Staffordshire for 2007.
Alan Curr July 2007
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