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Aiden Markram
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Aiden Markram

South Africa|Opening batter
Aiden Markram

INTL CAREER: 2017 - 2021

Full Name

Aiden Kyle Markram

Born

October 04, 1994, Centurion

Age

27y 17d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm offbreak

Playing Role

Opening batter

TEAMS

The first South African captain to win a World Cup, albeit at age-group level, Aiden Markram announced himself as champion material early. He led South Africa's Under-19s to World Cup glory in 2014 and was also their leading run-scorer and third overall. Despite that success, Markram had to bide his time before earning a professional contract. He returned home to play for the University of Pretoria and Northerns, and in the 2016-17 season was part of the Titans squad.

A batsman of class and composure, strong on the offside and aggressive in nature, Markram was seen as someone who could change a sometimes conservative South African approach to batting.

Under Mark Boucher's guidance, Markram excelled and averaged over 50 in both the first-class and fifty-over competitions. He was named in South Africa's A side to tour the UK in June 2016, and as their captain in the longer formats. Though the team struggled, Markram scored a century against Hampshire and 71 against the Lions, which was enough to see him included in South Africa's Test squad to face England in July-August 2017.
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Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test26471182415239.65306759.475925810240
ODI343118439628.1096986.99039219170
T20I151314267035.50289147.40043619130
FC7913585824204*45.85985959.07172782247790
List A79752314518343.08321697.7910833170400
T206559815708230.781232127.4301214747300
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test26112001030---3.09-000
ODI341030027072/182/1838.575.4042.80000
T20I155668653/213/2117.207.8113.20000
FC793480837141/11/192.752.75202.00000
List A79361057919334/454/4527.845.2132.00100
T206525333373123/213/2131.086.7227.70000
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Aiden Markram opened the bowling for Punjab Kings
Aiden Markram had a repair job to do
Aiden Markram prepares to punch one away
Aiden Markram is distraught after not being able to see his team through
Aiden Markram in action on his IPL debut
Aiden Markram has continued to grow as a bowler