Vernon Philander      

Full name Vernon Darryl Philander

Born June 24, 1985, Bellville, South Africa

Current age 33 years 88 days

Major teams South Africa, Cape Cobras, Devon, Jamaica Tallawahs, Kent, Middlesex, Nottinghamshire, Somerset, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s, South Western Districts, Western Province, Western Province Boland, Western Province Under-19s

Also known as Pro

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Vernon Darryl Philander
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 55 77 18 1485 74 25.16 3185 46.62 0 8 168 15 16 0
ODIs Insights on odi 30 19 7 151 30* 12.58 213 70.89 0 0 14 0 6 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 7 4 0 14 6 3.50 28 50.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 156 213 41 4486 168 26.08 9399 47.72 2 17 40 0
List A 125 86 28 1359 79* 23.43 1803 75.37 0 5 11 0
T20s Insights on t20 101 69 34 862 56* 24.62 639 134.89 0 1 44 37 22 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 55 103 9970 4416 205 6/21 10/102 21.54 2.65 48.6 7 13 2
ODIs Insights on odi 30 28 1279 986 41 4/12 4/12 24.04 4.62 31.1 2 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 7 6 83 114 4 2/23 2/23 28.50 8.24 20.7 0 0 0
First-class 156 27166 11865 553 7/61 21.45 2.62 49.1 30 24 2
List A 125 5245 4081 126 4/12 4/12 32.38 4.66 41.6 3 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 101 93 1801 2370 79 5/17 5/17 30.00 7.89 22.7 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Nov 9-11, 2011 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, Jul 12-14, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v South Africa at Belfast, Jun 24, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v New Zealand at Potchefstroom, Aug 23, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v West Indies at Johannesburg, Sep 11, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth, Dec 16, 2007 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Western Province v KwaZulu-Natal at Cape Town, Mar 31-Apr 4, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, Jul 12-14, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Devon v Leicestershire at Exmouth, May 5-6, 2004 scorecard
Last List A Cape Cobras v Dolphins at Cape Town, Jan 31, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Lions v Western Province Boland at Johannesburg, Apr 1, 2005 scorecard
Last T20s Warriors v Cape Cobras at East London, Dec 10, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/28, 18, 0/10, 22* South Africa v Sri Lanka Galle 12 Jul 2018 Test # 2311 Insights on
0/25, 0 Sth Africans v SL Board XI Colombo (PSS) 7 Jul 2018 Other
12, 3/30, 33*, 6/21 South Africa v Australia Johannesburg 30 Mar 2018 Test # 2302 Insights on
8, 2/26, 52*, 0/17 South Africa v Australia Cape Town 22 Mar 2018 Test # 2300 Insights on
2/25, 36, 0/56 South Africa v Australia Port Elizabeth 9 Mar 2018 Test # 2298 Insights on
3/59, 8, 0/35, 6 South Africa v Australia Durban 1 Mar 2018 Test # 2297 Insights on
0/22, 16 Cape Cobras v Dolphins Cape Town 31 Jan 2018 LA
2/31, 35, 3/61, 10 South Africa v India Johannesburg 24 Jan 2018 Test # 2294 Insights on
0, 1/46, 26, 0/25 South Africa v India Centurion 13 Jan 2018 Test # 2293 Insights on
23, 3/33, 0, 6/42 South Africa v India Cape Town 5 Jan 2018 Test # 2292 Insights on
Profile

Vernon Philander is a powerful allrounder who has had stunning success in his first five months in Test cricket, reaching 50 wickets in only seven matches, the second-fastest ever in Test history. Philander hails from a country famous for producing high-quality fast bowlers, and he has done everything in his first few games to keep up that tradition. His strength isn't extreme pace, but he has everything else going for him: the ability to move the ball both ways at a sharp speed, and relentlessly attack the stumps over long spells.

  • Read More
Latest Articles
Latest Photos

Jul 14, 2018

Dale Steyn gets a congratulatory embrace from Vernon Philander upon becoming South Africa's joint leading wicket-taker, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day, July 14, 2018

Dale Steyn gets a congratulatory embrace from Vernon Philander upon becoming South Africa's joint leading wicket-taker

© AFP

Apr 3, 2018

Vernon Philander ran through Australia on the fifth day, South Africa v Australia, 4th Test, Johannesburg, April 3, 2018

Vernon Philander ran through Australia on the fifth day

© AFP

Apr 3, 2018

Vernon Philander celebrates another wicket, South Africa v Australia, 4th Test, Johannesburg, April 3, 2018

Vernon Philander celebrates another wicket

© AFP

INSIGHTS
FORMAT
ODIs
RECORD TYPE
TEAM