Matches (20)
NZ v AUS (1)
WPL (2)
BPL 2024 (1)
AFG v IRE (1)
WCL 2 (1)
Nepal Tri-Nation (2)
Sheffield Shield (3)
Durham in ZIM (1)
CWC Play-off (3)
Ranji Trophy (2)
PSL 2024 (2)
Dang CL (1)

Full Name

Charl Myles Willoughby


December 03, 1974, Cape Town, Cape Province


49y 89d

Batting Style

Left hand Bat

Bowling Style

Left arm Fast medium


Wynberg Boy's High School; Stellenbosch University

At one stage Charl Willoughby looked like he could prove a valuable addition to a South African attack that sometimes struggles because of a lack of variety. Tall and athletic and blessed with a clean bowling action, he bowls pacy, swinging, left-arm deliveries which are an asset to any captain. Willoughby, who counts Berkshire among the teams he has represented, toiled unnoticed by the national selectors in provincial cricket for six seasons before he was named in the South African squad that went to Sharjah in 1999-2000. He played in just one of a possible five matches, a dead rubber against Pakistan, and performed credibly enough in taking 2 for 39. But Willoughby's international career went no further until the South Africa A tour of West Indies in 2000-01. He took his chance and claimed 10 wickets at 24.30 in three first-class matches. He made his Test debut against Bangladesh at Chittagong early in 2003, but soon faded from the Test arena. He played county cricket for Leicestershire in 2005 and joined Somerset for the 2006 season. He is not registered as an overseas player because of the Kolpak ruling and took an impressive 66 wickets for Somerset in 2006 before helping them to promotion in 2007. When you take into account some of the pitches he has to bowl on at Taunton, his statistics are even more impressive.
Neil Manthorp September 2009

Charl Willoughby Career Stats

Batting & Fielding

List A2106232147154.90--00--260


List A210-1018271082556/166/1627.874.1839.9350
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Charl Willoughby celebrates a wicket against India
Charl Willoughby celebrates the wicket of Yuvraj Singh
Charl Willoughby appeals - successfully - for lbw against Ed Smith
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