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Ian van Zyl      

Full name Matheus Christiaan van Zyl

Born April 6, 1980, Grootfontein

Current age 34 years 256 days

Major teams Namibia

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Matheus Christiaan van Zyl
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 Ct St
First-class 16 26 10 326 50 20.37 732 44.53 0 1 11 1
List A 24 16 6 231 48 23.10 0 0 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 16 1727 1123 32 8/34 35.09 3.90 53.9 0 1 0
List A 24 825 776 23 4/17 4/17 33.73 5.64 35.8 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Uganda v Namibia at Kampala, May 13-15, 2005 scorecard
Last First-class KwaZulu-Natal Inland v Namibia at Pietermaritzburg, Mar 5-7, 2009 scorecard
List A debut Namibia v Scotland at Limavady, Jul 5, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Namibia v United Arab Emirates at Krugersdorp, Apr 19, 2009 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
26, 0/28 Namibia v U.A.E. Krugersdorp 19 Apr 2009 ICCT # 511
4, 2/34 Namibia v Netherlands Benoni 13 Apr 2009 ICCT # 497
32*, 0/42 Namibia v U.A.E. Pretoria 11 Apr 2009 ICCT # 492
31, 0/13 Namibia v Ireland Johannesburg 8 Apr 2009 ICCT # 489
14, 0/9 Namibia v Oman Krugersdorp 6 Apr 2009 ICCT # 483
4/53, 48 Namibia v Canada Pretoria 4 Apr 2009 ICCT # 475
0/18, 6 Namibia v Scotland Pretoria 2 Apr 2009 ICCT # 472
1/28, 10 Namibia v Uganda Krugersdorp 1 Apr 2009 ICCT # 466
2/14 Namibia v Bermuda Benoni (B) 28 Mar 2009 Other OD
1/19, 10 Namibia v KZN-Inland Pietermaritzburg 8 Mar 2009 LA
Profile

Career-best figures of 8 for 34 against Ireland in Dublin during an Intercontinental Cup match really served to make a name for Ian Van Zyl among Namibian cricket watchers, but he has struggled to reach such heights since.

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Apr 4, 2009

Ian van Zyl, player portrait, April 4, 2009

Ian van Zyl, player portrait

© International Cricket Council

May 20, 2006

Ian van Zyl steams in during his 8 for 34 on the third day at Clontarf, Ireland v Namibia, ICC Intercontinental Cup, Clontarf, May 19, 2006

Ian van Zyl steams in during his 8 for 34

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Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Kenya at Sharjah - Oct 4, 2013
Afghanistan won by 7 wickets (with 175 balls remaining)
Afghanistan v Kenya at Sharjah - Oct 2, 2013
Afghanistan won by 8 wickets (with 193 balls remaining)
U.A.E. v Namibia at Sharjah - Sep 29, 2013
U.A.E. won by 135 runs
U.A.E. v Namibia at Sharjah - Sep 27, 2013
U.A.E. won by 158 runs
Ireland v Scotland at Belfast - Sep 8, 2013
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 102 balls remaining)
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