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Hardus Viljoen      

Full name GC Viljoen

Born March 6, 1989, Witbank

Current age 28 years 52 days

Major teams Easterns, Lions, South Africa A, South African Invitation XI, Titans

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

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 94 127 16 1642 72 14.79 2856 57.49 0 6 207 30 29 0
List A 71 41 12 459 54* 15.82 592 77.53 0 2 33 9 17 0
Twenty20 54 30 15 262 41* 17.46 218 120.18 0 0 12 14 15 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 94 163 16388 9817 370 8/105 10/114 26.53 3.59 44.2 10 22 4
List A 71 69 3177 3114 103 6/19 6/19 30.23 5.88 30.8 5 1 0
Twenty20 54 52 1175 1456 64 5/16 5/16 22.75 7.43 18.3 0 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 Benoni, Jan 12-15, 2017 scorecard
List A debut KwaZulu-Natal v Easterns at Durban, Jan 25, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Cape Cobras v Lions at Cape Town, Feb 28, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Easterns v North West at Benoni, Oct 1, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Warriors v Lions at Port Elizabeth, Dec 13, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
8, 0/67 Lions v Titans Benoni 12 Jan 2017 FC
9, 2/85, 46, 1/66 Lions v Cape Cobras Oudtshoorn 5 Jan 2017 FC
1, 1/25 Lions v Warriors Port Elizabeth 13 Dec 2016 T20
0, 2/23 Lions v Cape Cobras Paarl 11 Dec 2016 T20
1, 1/25 Lions v Knights Potchefstroom 9 Dec 2016 T20
1/47, 28* Lions v Titans Centurion 7 Dec 2016 T20
6, 3/16 Lions v Warriors Durban 4 Dec 2016 T20
11*, 1/24 Lions v Knights Kimberley 2 Dec 2016 T20
14*, 3/37 Lions v Dolphins Johannesburg 27 Nov 2016 T20
1*, 2/30 Lions v Warriors Port Elizabeth 25 Nov 2016 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 22, 2016

Hardus Viljoen picked up three more wickets, Kent v Essex, County Championship, Division Two, Canterbury, 3rd day, September 22, 2016

Hardus Viljoen picked up three more wickets

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Jan 15, 2016

Hardus Viljoen removed Alastair Cook with his first ball in Test cricket, South Africa v England, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 2nd day, January 15, 2016

Hardus Viljoen removed Alastair Cook with his first ball in Test cricket

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Jan 13, 2016

Hardus Viljoen could make his Test debut, South Africa v England, Johannesburg, January 13, 2016

Hardus Viljoen could make his Test debut

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