Shaun von Berg      

Full name Shaun von Berg

Born September 16, 1986, Pretoria, Transvaal

Current age 34 years 132 days

Major teams Northerns, Northerns Invitation XI, Titans

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 116 174 28 4145 110* 28.39 7774 53.31 5 21 501 63 87 0
List A 74 51 5 582 47* 12.65 793 73.39 0 0 48 5 18 0
T20s 35 14 5 96 30 10.66 90 106.66 0 0 10 1 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 116 202 22227 12210 415 7/66 11/64 29.42 3.29 53.5 20 22 5
List A 74 71 3370 2624 100 5/33 5/33 26.24 4.67 33.7 7 1 0
T20s 35 33 678 809 40 4/15 4/15 20.22 7.15 16.9 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Border v Northerns at East London, Oct 8-10, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Knights v Lions at Bloemfontein, Dec 13-16, 2020 scorecard
List A debut KwaZulu-Natal v Northerns at Durban, Oct 25, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Dolphins v Knights at Potchefstroom, Jan 10, 2021 scorecard
T20s debut Eagles v Titans at Kimberley, Feb 14, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Nelson Mandela Bay Giants v Durban Heat at Port Elizabeth, Nov 23, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/42, 13 Knights v Dolphins Potchefstroom 10 Jan 2021 LA
21, 5/93, 4/68 Knights v Lions Bloemfontein 13 Dec 2020 FC
2, 1/31, 0, 3/12 Knights v Dolphins Durban 30 Nov 2020 FC
27, 1/37, 3, 1/68 Knights v Lions Johannesburg 23 Nov 2020 FC
25, 2/13, 2/53 Knights v Dolphins Bloemfontein 9 Nov 2020 FC
2*, 4/54, 5*, 1/51 Knights v Warriors Bloemfontein 2 Nov 2020 FC
5/33, 2 Knights v Titans Centurion 15 Mar 2020 LA
2/43 Knights v Lions Bloemfontein 10 Mar 2020 LA
3/23 Knights v Cape Cobras Oudtshoorn 7 Mar 2020 LA
1/61 Knights v Titans Kimberley 1 Mar 2020 LA
Profile

A burly legspinner and big-hitting lower-order batsman with a sound temperament, Shaun von Berg bided his time at Northerns and played 96 first-class matches before he earned a call-up to the national squad. At the domestic level, von Berg had to compete with the likes of left-arm wristspinner Tabraiz Shamsi for a place in the Titans XI and found himself between the provincial and franchise structures, but when he was given an opportunity, he usually took it.

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Jul 7, 2018

Shaun von Berg bowls at a practice match, Sri Lankan Board Presidents XI v South Africans, 1st day, Colombo, July 7, 2018

Shaun von Berg bowls at a practice match

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Jul 5, 2018

Shaun von Berg throws the ball during training, Colombo, July 5, 2018

Shaun von Berg throws the ball during training

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