Matches (12)
T20 Challenge (1)
BAN v SL (1)
SL-W in PAK (1)
ENG v NZ (1)
Vitality Blast (4)
4-Day Championship (3)
IPL (1)

Full Name

Matthew Caleb Kleinveldt


August 10, 1989, Southampton, Hampshire


32y 289d

Batting Style

Left hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Offbreak


RK Kleinveldt


J Kleinveldt


GR Kleinveldt



Matthew Kleinveldt is from a cricketing family, with a father, John, that took 44 wickets at 16.63 in first-class cricket but found his chances limited in the Apartheid-era. His cousin Rory went on to play for South Africa and uncle Gary good enough to play for Hampshire Second XI - which is where Matthew began his career, having been born in Southampton and schooled in England. He made several appearances for Hampshire, Essex and Sussex Second XIs and was offered a contract by Hampshire but was unable to take it up due to visa regulations.

As a result, he joined his cousin in South Africa and won a deal with Western Province, for whom he made his debut against Eastern Province in October 2010. He played a full season scoring 584 runs at 38.93 but could only marginally improve his tally to 669 runs in 2011-12 and they came at just 27.87.
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Career Averages
Batting & Fielding
List A62611151913425.31239163.523616312160
List A624415511144435/235/2326.604.4236.0110
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