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Kruger van Wyk      

Full name Cornelius Francoius Kruger van Wyk

Born February 7, 1980, Wolmaransstad, North-West

Current age 35 years 24 days

Major teams New Zealand, Canterbury, New Zealand XI, Northerns, Titans

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Cornelius Francoius Kruger van Wyk
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 9 17 1 341 71 21.31 694 49.13 0 1 41 0 23 1
First-class 132 207 44 6382 178* 39.15 7 36 395 20
List A 141 114 46 2634 114* 38.73 1 14 158 20
Twenty20 74 53 17 795 59* 22.08 702 113.24 0 1 50 14 39 14
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 132 24 16 1 1/7 1/7 16.00 4.00 24.0 0 0 0
List A 141 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v South Africa at Dunedin, Mar 7-11, 2012 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS), Nov 25-29, 2012 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut 2000/01
Last First-class Northern Districts v Central Districts at Whangarei, Feb 27-Mar 2, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 2000/01
Last List A Auckland v Central Districts at Auckland, Feb 1, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Warriors v Titans at Port Elizabeth, Apr 1, 2005 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Central Districts v Canterbury at Napier, Nov 30, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
4c/1s, 7, 1c/0s, 62 Central D v Northern D Whangarei 27 Feb 2015 FC
0c/0s, 24, 25* Central D v Northern D New Plymouth 15 Feb 2015 FC
53, 1c/0s Central D v Auckland Auckland 1 Feb 2015 LA
36, 3c/0s Central D v Otago New Plymouth 28 Jan 2015 LA
2c/0s, 10 Central D v Auckland New Plymouth 24 Jan 2015 LA
0c/0s, 60 Central D v Wellington Wellington 21 Jan 2015 LA
1c/0s, 114* Central D v Otago Dunedin 18 Jan 2015 LA
1c/0s Central D v Northern D Gisborne 13 Jan 2015 LA
1c/0s, 38 Central D v Auckland Palmerston North 8 Jan 2015 LA
1c/1s, 8* Central D v Wellington Nelson 5 Jan 2015 LA
Profile

A feisty, efficient wicketkeeper-batsman, Kruger van Wyk learnt his cricket at Northerns in South Africa. There, he emerged as one of the likeliest candidates to succeed Mark Boucher behind the stumps. But Boucher showed few signs of relinquishing his position and when van Wyk's coach, Dave Nosworthy offered him the opportunity to move to Canterbury, New Zealand, he took it. By his second season, van Wyk was named captain and lead the Wizards to their first State Championship title. He was stripped of the captaincy midway through the 2009-10 season and left at the start of the next summer to play for Central Districts. van Wyk's batting has developed since that move and he featured among the top five ranked batsmen at his state since joining. He was named in the New Zealand squad to play the touring Zimbabweans in January 2012 as a specialist opening batsman.
Firdose Moonda

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Nov 29, 2012

Todd Astle erupts after taking his first Test wicket, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Colombo, 5th day, November 29, 2012

Todd Astle erupts after taking his first Test wicket

© Associated Press

Nov 26, 2012

Kruger van Wyk was bowled by Tillakaratne Dilshan, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day, November 26, 2012

Kruger van Wyk was bowled by Tillakaratne Dilshan

© Associated Press

Nov 17, 2012

Kruger van Wyk shapes up to sweep, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 1st day, November 17, 2012

Kruger van Wyk shapes up to sweep

© Associated Press

Tour Results
West Indies v Australia at Roseau - Apr 23-27, 2012
Australia won by 75 runs
West Indies v Australia at Port of Spain - Apr 15-19, 2012
Match drawn
West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown - Apr 7-11, 2012
Australia won by 3 wickets
WICB Pres XI v Australians at Cave Hill - Apr 2-4, 2012
Australians won by 8 wickets
West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown - Mar 30, 2012
West Indies won by 14 runs
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