Deon Kruis      

Full name Gideon Jacobus Kruis

Born May 9, 1974, Pretoria, Transvaal

Current age 40 years 224 days

Major teams Eagles, Griqualand West, Marylebone Cricket Club, Northern Transvaal, Yorkshire

Nickname Kruisie

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Height 6 ft 3 in

Education St Alban's College, Pretoria

Relation Brother-in-law - PJ Koortzen

Gideon Jacobus Kruis
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 130 180 58 1849 59 15.15 0 3 46 0
List A 131 58 20 430 31* 11.31 0 0 29 0
Twenty20 24 5 3 41 22 20.50 34 120.58 0 0 3 1 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 130 25664 12804 406 7/58 31.53 2.99 63.2 19 1
List A 131 6062 4654 161 4/17 4/17 28.90 4.60 37.6 4 0 0
Twenty20 24 24 526 558 23 2/15 2/15 24.26 6.36 22.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 1993/94
Last First-class Yorkshire v Hampshire at Leeds, Sep 23-26, 2009 scorecard
List A debut 1997/98
Last List A Yorkshire v Sussex at Scarborough, Aug 30, 2009 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Eastern Cape v Eagles at East London, Apr 18, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Yorkshire v Derbyshire at Leeds, Jun 28, 2009 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3/51, 20, 1/50 Yorkshire v Hampshire Leeds 23 Sep 2009 FC
1, 1/73 Yorkshire v Notts Nottingham 3 Sep 2009 FC
1/40 Yorkshire v Sussex Scarborough 30 Aug 2009 LA
3/68, 30, 0/24 Yorkshire v Warwickshire Scarborough 26 Aug 2009 FC
2/51, 26, 0/39 Yorkshire v Hampshire Basingstoke 11 Aug 2009 FC
1, 2/38 Yorkshire v Somerset Taunton 9 Aug 2009 LA
0/60 Yorkshire v Hampshire Southampton 5 Aug 2009 LA
2/79, 37 Yorkshire v Notts Scarborough 21 Jul 2009 FC
1/28, 3 Yorkshire v Worcs Worcester 15 Jul 2009 LA
1/28, 22 Yorkshire v Derbyshire Leeds 28 Jun 2009 T20
Profile

Deon Kruis was born in Transvaal and joined Yorkshire under the Kolpak ruling in 2005. In his first season with the county he was the top wicket-taker in the second division of the County Championship with 64 wickets, and was voted Yorkshire's Player-of-the-Year. In 2006 he was again Yorkshire's top wicket-taker. He is a handy lower-order batsman and previously represented Northern Transvaal, Griqualand West and Goodyear Eagles in South Africa between 1993 and 2005. There was a hint of controversy and confusion in 2008 when he left Yorkshire, who were irritated by his delay in signing a new contract. But the two parties resolved their differences a week later, and all was again well at Headingley.
Sam Collins October 2008

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May 24, 2008

Deon Kruis celebrates removing Scott Newman, Surrey v Yorkshire, County Championship, The Oval, May 24, 2008

Deon Kruis celebrates removing Scott Newman

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Aug 10, 2006

Deon Kruis removes Oliver Newby and finished with a five-wicket haul, Lancashire v Yorkshire, Old Trafford, August 10, 2006

Deon Kruis removes Oliver Newby

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Jul 24, 2006

Deon Kruis celebrates the wicket of Ronnie Irani , Essex v Yorkshire, Twenty20 quarter-final, Chelmsford, July 24, 2006

Deon Kruis celebrates the wicket of Ronnie Irani

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: South Africa v West Indies at Centurion - Dec 17-21
South Africa 552/5d West Indies 88/2
Dolphins v Warriors at Pietermaritzburg - Dec 18-21
Warriors 353 Dolphins 34/1
Cape Cobras v Lions at Cape Town - Dec 18-21
Lions 390/8
Pool B: Gauteng v KZN-Inland at Johannesburg - Dec 18-20
Gauteng 224 KZN-Inland 55/2
Cross Pool: Griq West v Boland at Kimberley - Dec 18-20
Griq West 296 Boland 221/5
Knights v Titans at Bloemfontein - Dec 18-21
Titans 366 Knights 81/5
Pool A: North West v Northerns at Potchefstroom - Dec 18-20
North West 243 Northerns 216/7
Namibia U19 v SWD U19 at Pretoria - Dec 19
SWD U19 141/9 (39.5/50 ov)
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