Albert van der Merwe      

Full name Albert van der Merwe

Born June 1, 1979, Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa

Current age 35 years 40 days

Major teams Ireland

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Albert van der Merwe
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 9 6 2 15 8 3.75 25 60.00 0 0 0 1 1 0
First-class 7 7 3 42 20 10.50 114 36.84 0 0 3 0 5 0
List A 14 9 3 31 8 5.16 56 55.35 0 0 1 2 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 9 9 432 323 11 5/49 5/49 29.36 4.48 39.2 0 1 0
First-class 7 11 837 430 28 6/27 11/68 15.35 3.08 29.8 0 3 1
List A 14 14 605 474 12 5/49 5/49 39.50 4.70 50.4 0 1 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Netherlands v Ireland at Amstelveen, Jul 9, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v Canada at Dublin, Sep 20, 2011 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Ireland v Netherlands at Dublin, Aug 11-13, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class Ireland XI v South Africa A at Coleraine, Aug 13-16, 2012 scorecard
List A debut Ireland v West Indies A at Belfast, Jun 23, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Ireland XI v South Africa A at Belfast, Aug 23, 2012 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/42 Ireland XI v Sth Africa A Belfast 23 Aug 2012 LA
0*, 0/14 Ireland XI v Sth Africa A Belfast 21 Aug 2012 LA
0/25 Ireland XI v Sth Africa A Strabane 19 Aug 2012 LA
6*, 0/44 Ireland XI v Sth Africa A Coleraine 13 Aug 2012 FC
1/43, 20 Ireland XI v Sth Africa A Wicklow 6 Aug 2012 FC
0/25 Ireland XI v Bangladeshis Comber 16 Jul 2012 Other T20
1/24 Ireland v Afghanistan Dublin 9 Jul 2012 FC
0*, 5/41, 0, 6/27 Ireland v Kenya Mombasa 12 Feb 2012 FC
0/37 Ireland v Canada Dublin 20 Sep 2011 ODI # 3197
5*, 5/70, 3/61 Ireland v Canada Dublin 13 Sep 2011 FC
Profile

Bespectacled, tall and lanky, Albert van der Merwe is an offspinning allrounder whose outstanding performances for The Hills club in the Leinster Senior League led to an Ireland debut against West Indies A in June 2010 and inclusion in the World Cricket League Division One tournament in Netherlands the following month. Born in Cape Town, van der Merwe captained Potchefstroom University to their first SA University title before emigrating to Ireland in 2004. Van der Merwe made his start in Irish club cricket with Derriaghy in 2007 before joining The Hills the following season. Opening the batting and contributing regularly with the ball, he played a pivotal role in the club's victorious Leinster Senior League campaign that year, and in 2009 he won the Samuels Cup as the leading allrounder in Leinster. In 16 matches in the season, van der Merwe scored 570 runs at an average of 40.71 including a top score of 123 not out off just 125 balls. He also took 26 wickets at an average of 20.45 including best figures of 5 for 7.

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Sep 14, 2011

Albert Van Der Merwe finished with eight wickets in the game, Ireland v Canada, Intercontinental Cup, 2nd day, Dublin, September 14, 2011

Albert Van Der Merwe finished with eight wickets in the game

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Sep 14, 2011

Albert Van Der Merwe celebrates a wicket, Ireland v Canada, Intercontinental Cup, 2nd day, Dublin, September 14, 2011

Albert Van Der Merwe celebrates a wicket

© ICC/Rob O’Connor

Feb 28, 2011

Albert van der Merwe at training, Bangalore, February 28, 2011

Albert van der Merwe at training

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