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Rassie van der Dussen
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Rassie van der Dussen

South Africa|Top order batter
Rassie van der Dussen

INTL CAREER: 2018 - 2021

Full Name

Hendrik Erasmus van der Dussen

Born

February 07, 1989, Pretoria, Transvaal

Age

32y 135d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Legbreak

Playing Role

Top order batter

Education

Hoerskool, Menlopark

TEAMS

Seeking opportunities wherever they might arise, Rassie van der Dussen had played cricket in South Africa, England, Ireland, Netherlands, Canada and the Caribbean before he finally caught the national selectors' eye and made his T20I debut against Zimbabwe in October 2018. Van der Dussen had also been part of South Africa A's tour to India earlier that year, and the accumulated effect of his experience in such a wide variety of conditions has made him a dynamic, adaptable batsman at the top of the order or in the middle.
A naturally attacking batsman, van der Dussen has also been able to translate his talents into long-format cricket and was top-scorer in South Africa's first-class domestic competition in 2017-18, as well as being Lions' vice-captain. But it was his success in cricket's shortest formats that made van der Dussen impossible to ignore.
He was an integral part of the Vancouver Knights team that won the 2018 Global T20 Canada, after which he was recruited by St Kitts & Nevis Patriots in the Caribbean Premier League and capped the year by topping the batting charts with 469 runs at a strike rate of 138.75 in Jozi Stars' run to the inaugural Mzansi Super League title. Van der Dussen transitioned easily into international cricket, striking a fifty on T20I debut against Zimbabwe and following that up with 93 in his first ODI against Pakistan.
Liam Brickhill

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test101716109838.12141343.1706744150
ODI23187890123*80.90103585.99185722100
T20I2019462874*41.86453138.6304373040
FC12821525815717542.931712647.621747102345850
List A112104194183134*49.21544776.7992533967380
T20126120213824112*38.622912131.31326266171370
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test10------------
ODI23------------
T20I20------------
FC1281839125752/392/3951.403.9478.20000
List A11241328242/252/2520.503.7233.00000
T201266545532/152/1518.336.1118.00000
Hendrik Erasmus van der Dussen
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Rassie van der Dussen celebrates his half-century
Rassie van der Dussen gets down to sweep
Rassie van der Dussen shoulders arms only to be bowled
Rassie van der Dussen hits through the off side
Rassie van der Dussen takes a knee
Rassie van der Dussen plays a reverse sweep