Hardus Viljoen      

Full name GC Viljoen

Born March 6, 1989, Witbank

Current age 30 years 351 days

Major teams Derbyshire, Easterns, Kent, Kings XI Punjab, Lahore Qalandars, Lions, Multan Sultans, South Africa A, South African Invitation XI, St Lucia Zouks, Titans

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Relation Brother-in-law - F du Plessis

GC Viljoen
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 1 26 20* 26.00 31 83.87 0 0 4 0 0 0
First-class 115 162 19 2257 132 15.78 3717 60.72 1 7 274 54 33 0
List A 95 59 20 629 54* 16.12 753 83.53 0 3 40 17 24 0
T20s 125 71 30 590 41* 14.39 482 122.40 0 0 38 27 23 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 114 94 1 1/79 1/94 94.00 4.94 114.0 0 0 0
First-class 115 199 20199 12007 445 8/90 15/170 26.98 3.56 45.3 11 25 5
List A 95 93 4298 4241 131 6/19 6/19 32.37 5.92 32.8 5 1 0
T20s 125 121 2649 3579 140 5/16 5/16 25.56 8.10 18.9 1 1 0
Career statistics
Only Test South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Jan 14-16, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Easterns v Eastern Province at Benoni, Oct 23-25, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Titans v Lions at Centurion, Jan 20-22, 2020 scorecard
List A debut KwaZulu-Natal v Easterns at Durban, Jan 25, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Warriors v Titans at Port Elizabeth, Feb 9, 2020 scorecard
T20s debut Easterns v North West at Benoni, Oct 1, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s Paarl Rocks v Durban Heat at Paarl, Dec 4, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/44 Titans v Warriors Port Elizabeth 9 Feb 2020 LA
1/51 Titans v Dolphins Centurion 7 Feb 2020 LA
1/50, 0 Titans v Lions Centurion 31 Jan 2020 LA
3/51, 26, 2/59 Titans v Lions Centurion 20 Jan 2020 FC
132, 2/125, 0/19 Titans v Cape Cobras Cape Town 13 Jan 2020 FC
0/56 Paarl Rocks v Durban Heat Paarl 4 Dec 2019 T20
0/46 Paarl Rocks v Jozi Stars Johannesburg 1 Dec 2019 T20
0, 1/42 Paarl Rocks v Spartans Centurion 29 Nov 2019 T20
9*, 2/21 Paarl Rocks v Giants Port Elizabeth 27 Nov 2019 T20
7*, 1/43 Paarl Rocks v Blitz Cape Town 24 Nov 2019 T20
Profile

Built like a fast bowler - tall, broad-shouldered and strong - Hardus Viljoen became one of those that got away from a country with an embarrassment of resources in his department. In December 2016, Viljoen signed a three-year Kolpak deal with Derbyshire to put on hold a possible international career. At the time, Viljoen had played just one Test but had established himself as the leader of the Lions' pack and was a regular in South African A sides.

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Sep 24, 2019

Hardus Viljoen is thrilled after picking a wicket, St Lucia Zouks v St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, CPL 2019, Gros Islet, September 24, 2019

Hardus Viljoen is thrilled after picking a wicket

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Apr 20, 2019

Shikhar Dhawan raises his bat on reaching a half-century, Delhi Capitals v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2019, Delhi, April 20, 2019

Hardus Viljoen struck twice in consecutive overs

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Apr 10, 2019

Hardus Viljoen and Kieron Pollard tower over Sarfaraz Khan, Mumbai Indians v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2019, Mumbai, April 10, 2019

Hardus Viljoen and Kieron Pollard tower over Sarfaraz Khan

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