Roelof van der Merwe      

Full name Roelof Erasmus van der Merwe

Born December 31, 1984, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Current age 29 years 293 days

Major teams South Africa, Brisbane Heat, Delhi Daredevils, Northerns, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Somerset, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s, St Lucia Zouks, Titans

Also known as Roela

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Education Waterkloof

Roelof Erasmus van der Merwe
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 13 7 3 39 12 9.75 41 95.12 0 0 3 2 3 0
T20Is 13 6 3 57 48 19.00 50 114.00 0 0 2 4 6 0
First-class 39 64 11 1821 205* 34.35 2585 70.44 1 14 229 21 31 0
List A 124 103 33 1639 93 23.41 1612 101.67 0 5 132 52 39 0
Twenty20 125 89 18 1411 89* 19.87 1133 124.53 0 7 129 54 44 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 13 13 705 561 17 3/27 3/27 33.00 4.77 41.4 0 0 0
T20Is 13 13 264 305 14 2/14 2/14 21.78 6.93 18.8 0 0 0
First-class 39 66 4950 2553 60 4/59 7/143 42.55 3.09 82.5 2 0 0
List A 124 117 5547 4385 171 5/26 5/26 25.64 4.74 32.4 9 4 0
Twenty20 125 120 2376 2789 118 3/18 3/18 23.63 7.04 20.1 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Australia at Centurion, Apr 5, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v South Africa at Port of Spain, Jun 3, 2010 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Australia at Centurion, Mar 29, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I West Indies v South Africa at North Sound, May 19, 2010 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Limpopo v Northerns at Duiwelskloof, Dec 7-9, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Titans v Warriors at Benoni, Oct 2-5, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Northerns v North West at Pretoria, Oct 15, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Titans v Knights at Benoni, Oct 19, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Titans v Warriors at Benoni, Mar 28, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 St Lucia Zouks v Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel at Gros Islet, Aug 2, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Titans v Knights Benoni 19 Oct 2014 LA
1/40, 14 Titans v Lions Johannesburg 17 Oct 2014 LA
0*, 0/53 Titans v Dolphins Centurion 10 Oct 2014 LA
205*, 0/2, 14, 0/21 Titans v Warriors Benoni 2 Oct 2014 FC
1/52, 23, 1/0, 3 Titans v Lions Johannesburg 25 Sep 2014 FC
1/30, 8 Titans v Lions Dobsonville 22 Aug 2014 Other OD
1, 0/12 Zouks v Red Steel Gros Islet 2 Aug 2014 T20
0, 1/9 Zouks v Tridents Gros Islet 31 Jul 2014 T20
21 Zouks v Red Steel Port of Spain 27 Jul 2014 T20
0/18 Zouks v Tridents Bridgetown 23 Jul 2014 T20
Profile

With just a clutch of domestic and Under-19 matches to his credit, Roelof van der Merwe marked his Twenty20 international debut for South Africa with a quickfire 48 and 1 for 30. He was duly named Man of the Match. It marked a quick rise for a tidy left-arm spinner who can hit the ball hard.

  • Read More
Latest Articles
Latest Photos

Sep 22, 2013

Roelof van der Merwe exults after dismissing M Vijay, Chennai Super Kings v Titans, Champions League 2013, Group B, Ranchi, September 22, 2013

Roelof van der Merwe exults after dismissing M Vijay

© BCCI

Aug 6, 2013

Roelof van der Merwe exults after taking a wicket, South Africa A v Australia A, tri-series, Pretoria, August 6, 2013

Roelof van der Merwe exults after taking a wicket

© Getty Images

Apr 21, 2013

Roelof van der Merwe bowls in his first game of the season, Delhi Daredevils v Mumbai Indians, IPL, Delhi, April 21, 2013

Roelof van der Merwe bowls in his first game of the season

© BCCI

Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2009

Series Results
West Indies v South Africa at Bridgetown - Jun 26-29, 2010
South Africa won by 7 wickets
West Indies v South Africa at Basseterre - Jun 18-22, 2010
Match drawn
West Indies v South Africa at Port of Spain - Jun 10-13, 2010
South Africa won by 163 runs
More results »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days