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Louis van der Westhuizen      

Full name Louis Petrus van der Westhuizen

Born March 31, 1988, Windhoek

Current age 29 years 257 days

Major teams Namibia, Namibia Under-19s

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Louis Petrus van der Westhuizen
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 38 68 4 1545 85* 24.14 2129 72.56 0 10 194 36 13 0
List A 83 78 8 1315 97 18.78 1298 101.30 0 7 119 48 36 0
T20s Insights on t20 45 44 1 917 145 21.32 637 143.95 2 4 81 53 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 38 40 2578 1372 36 5/90 5/90 38.11 3.19 71.6 2 1 0
List A 83 59 2174 1787 65 4/14 4/14 27.49 4.93 33.4 3 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 45 41 791 887 47 3/11 3/11 18.87 6.72 16.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Scotland v Namibia at Aberdeen, May 11-13, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Namibia v Netherlands at ICCA Dubai, Nov 29-Dec 2, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Griqualand West v Namibia at Kimberley, Nov 25, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Namibia v Netherlands at ICCA 2 Dubai, Dec 6, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Namibia v Uganda at Windhoek, Sep 26, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Afghanistan v Namibia at Dubai (DSC), Jan 19, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
54 Namibia v Netherlands ICCA 2 Dubai 6 Dec 2017 LA
1, 52 Namibia v Netherlands ICCA Dubai 29 Nov 2017 FC
12 Namibia v Gauteng Windhoek 12 Nov 2017 LA
11, 14 Namibia v Gauteng Windhoek 9 Nov 2017 FC
24 Namibia v U.A.E. Windhoek 23 Sep 2017 LA
41 Namibia v U.A.E. Windhoek 21 Sep 2017 LA
33 Namibia v Scotland Edinburgh 11 Jun 2017 LA
43 Namibia v Scotland Ayr 6 Jun 2017 FC
9 Namibia v Zimbabwe A Windhoek 4 May 2017 Other OD
4 Namibia v Zimbabwe A Windhoek 30 Apr 2017 Other OD
Profile

Louis van der Westhuizen is another of the young breed of Namibian players who returned from the 2006 Under-19 World Cup in Sri Lanka with his reputation enhanced. He is a slow left-arm spinner who topped the team's bowling averages in the competition, taking six wickets at 25.16, including a haul of 3 for 34 against the hosts. He also opened the batting throughout the tournament. He was one of the outstanding players in the qualifiers for that competition: his 113 against Papua New Guinea ensured qualification, while he also collected nine wickets in the five matches. He has played only a handful of matches so far but is expected to push for a regular place in the coming years.
Alan Curr February 2008

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Dec 6, 2017

Louis van der Westhuizen raises another half-century, Namibia v Netherlands, 2015-17 WCL Championship, Dubai, December 6, 2017

Louis van der Westhuizen raises another half-century

© Peter Della Penna

Dec 6, 2017

Louis van der Westhuizen strikes a pose after driving a six over mid-off, Namibia v Netherlands, 2015-17 WCL Championship, Dubai, December 6, 2017

Louis van der Westhuizen strikes a pose after driving a six over mid-off

© Peter Della Penna

Dec 6, 2017

Louis van der Westhuizen drives down the ground for a boundary, Namibia v Netherlands, 2015-17 WCL Championship, Dubai, December 6, 2017

Louis van der Westhuizen drives down the ground for a boundary

© Peter Della Penna