Eddo Brandes      

Full name Eddo André Brandes

Born March 5, 1963, Port Shepstone, Natal, South Africa

Current age 51 years 145 days

Major teams Zimbabwe, Mashonaland, Mashonaland Country Districts

Nickname Chicken George

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Other Coach

Education Prince Edward School

Eddo André Brandes
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 10 15 3 121 39 10.08 335 36.11 0 0 11 3 4 0
ODIs 59 41 10 404 55 13.03 448 90.17 0 2 27 14 11 0
First-class 60 83 14 1151 165* 16.68 1 2 28 0
List A 126 93 22 1173 55 16.52 0 4 23 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 18 1996 951 26 3/45 6/153 36.57 2.85 76.7 0 0 0
ODIs 59 59 2828 2266 70 5/28 5/28 32.37 4.80 40.4 1 2 0
First-class 60 9437 5121 179 7/38 28.60 3.25 52.7 10 1
List A 126 6200 4624 164 5/28 5/28 28.19 4.47 37.8 1 4 0
Career statistics
Test debut Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Oct 18-22, 1992 scorecard
Last Test Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Dec 4-8, 1999 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Hyderabad (Deccan), Oct 10, 1987 scorecard
Last ODI Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Dec 18, 1999 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1985-2001
List A span 1985-2001
Profile

A bull of a man, barrel-chested with a twinkle in his eye and a penchant for a drink, Eddo Brandes achieved world fame in 1996-97 as the chicken farmer who took a hat-trick and twice bowled Zimbabwe to one-day wins over England. But he was more than just a one-series wonder, and his pacy outswingers could also have won Test matches had his fitness record not been so poor. Brandes was also a powerful late-order hitter with a good technique and an even better eye who once scored a first-class hundred in South Africa. He is also remembered for masterminding Zimbabwe's shock World Cup victory over England at Albury in 1992. A gifted allround sportsman, he could hit a golf ball harder than most although he also suffered from more than his fair share of injuries. He briefly coached at the national academy, but fed up with the deteriorating political situation which affected his farm, in 2003 he emigrated to Queensland where he carried on coaching.
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Jun 19, 1999

Eddo Brandes leads the parade... - The Zimbabwe World Cup team is welcomed home  with a parade in Harare - 19 June 1999

Eddo Brandes leads the parade...

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Jun 19, 1999

The Zimbabwe World Cup team before their welcome home parade in Harare The players present were:  Eddo Brandes, Alistair Campbell, Grant Flower, Murray Goodwin, Adam Huckle,  Mpumelelo Mbangwa, Henry Olonga, Heath Streak, Dirk Viljoen and Guy Whittall, as well as coach, Dave Houghton, and Malcolm Jarvis.

The Zimbabwe World Cup team before their welcome home parade in Harare

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