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George Linde

South Africa|Allrounder
George Linde
INTL CAREER: 2019 - 2021
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Full Name

George Fredrik Linde

Born

December 04, 1991, Cape Town

Age

30y 295d

Batting Style

Left hand Bat

Bowling Style

Slow Left arm Orthodox

Playing Role

Allrounder

A left-arm spinner from the northern suburbs of Cape Town, George Linde's started off a seam-bowling schoolboy cricketer before changing his mind as a teenager. After he was selected in the Western Province under-13 team, he switched to spin and never looked back. Still, batting took precedence through his school years but an interested coach coaxed him to focus more on spin as his game developed.

Linde spent a season playing club cricket in the UK after finishing school, before returning to South Africa, where he worked his way into the West Province amateur team and eventually into the Cobras franchise team. Competing against Dane Piedt meant Linde was often confined to the limited-overs teams, where he made his name.

He was sixth in the 2017-18 domestic one-day cup wicket charts with 15 scalps and his star continued to rise as a white-ball bowler. He was contracted to the Cape Town Blitz for the Mzansi Super League in the 2018-19 season and took five wickets in as many matches. A bigger break came when he was selected as part of the South African A team that toured India in August-September 2019 and was the joint second-highest wicket-taker in the unofficial ODI series.

Linde was called up as a replacement to South Africa's T20 squad to tour India in September 2019 when Jon-Jon Smuts was withdrawn from the squad for failing to meet fitness standards and was then added as a stand-in to the Test squad when Keshav Maharaj was ruled out of the last match of the series through injury.

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Career Averages
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test3601353722.5025552.940019200
ODI221271827.002993.10003030
T20I141111112911.1085130.58006660
FC6898102669148*30.32409765.1451230756360
List A726513137293*26.381361100.800109643290
T201199429119252*18.33865137.80026655320
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test3547325295/645/6828.003.1952.5110
ODI22907232/322/3224.004.8030.0000
T20I1414288340153/233/2322.667.0819.2000
FC681151248761692367/2911/13126.132.9652.99153
List A727032352859946/476/4730.415.3034.4220
T20119115235928861224/194/1923.657.3419.3300
George Fredrik Linde
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Recent Matches - Player
MatchBatBowlDateGroundFormat
Kent vs Hampshire30/4007-Aug-2022BeckenhamList A
Kent vs Glamorgan27*2/5904-Aug-2022CardiffList A
Kent vs WORCS--0/3302-Aug-2022WorcesterList A
Kent vs Northants4 & 01/49 & 3/4311-Jul-2022CanterburyFC
Kent vs Glamorgan210/2703-Jul-2022CanterburyT20
Photos
The ball evades a leaping George Linde
George Linde appeals
George Linde got his first wicket in the form of a return catch
George Linde celebrates after dismissing Shimron Hetmyer
George Linde put the brakes on in the middle overs
George Linde celebrates Mohammad Rizwan's wicket