Dwaine Pretorius

Name
Dwaine Pretorius
Nationality
rsaSouth Africa
Position
Allrounder
Current Team
South Africa
Leagues
ICC Cricket World Cup
Born
March 29, 1989
Age
34

Dwaine Pretorius Stats – Bowling Allrounder | South Africa | Cricketer Profile

South Africa – Bowling Allrounder | INTL 2016-2023

Dwaine Pretorius Profile

Dwaine Pretorius, born in Randfontein, has emerged as one of South Africa’s dependable all-rounders in recent years. Making his international debut in 2016, Pretorius quickly showcased his prowess both with the bat and ball. Known for his aggressive middle-order batting, he has the ability to change the course of a game within a few overs. As a medium-fast bowler, Pretorius consistently hits the right areas, making it challenging for batsmen to score freely. His performances in domestic cricket, especially for the Highveld Lions, caught the attention of national selectors. Over the years, he has been a part of several memorable victories for South Africa, proving his mettle in crucial situations. With a blend of experience and talent, Pretorius is undoubtedly a vital asset to the South African cricket team, with a promising future ahead.

Dwaine Pretorius Stats

Dwaine Pretorius Batting Career Summary

Format Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Test 3 6 0 83 37 13.83 163 50.92 0 0 13 1 2 0
ODI 27 13 1 192 50 16 224 85.71 0 1 14 5 11 0
T20I 30 17 5 261 77* 21.75 159 164.15 0 1 22 15 6 0
FC 61 87 8 2805 177 35.5 4215 66.54 5 16 359 59 18 0
List A 102 69 13 1638 115 29.25 1751 93.54 1 11 122 51 26 0
T20 202 156 34 2459 77* 20.15 1770 138.92 0 5 163 136 44 0

Dwaine Pretorius Bowling Career Summary

Format Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Test 3 6 480 252 7 2/26 3/82 36 3.15 68.5 0 0 0
ODI 27 26 1144 947 35 4/36 4/36 27.05 4.96 32.6 1 0 0
T20I 30 27 504 696 35 5/17 5/17 19.88 8.28 14.4 0 1 0
FC 61 108 9351 4263 173 6/38 10/75 24.64 2.73 54 5 6 1
List A 102 100 4546 3637 119 4/35 4/35 30.56 4.8 38.2 4 0 0
T20 202 175 2995 4220 158 5/17 5/17 26.7 8.45 18.9 1 1 0

Dwaine Pretorius Recent Matches

MATCH Bat Bowl Date Ground Format
Amazon vs Trinbago 0/48 05-Sep-2023 Port of Spain T20
Amazon vs Patriots 27 3/17 02-Sep-2023 Bridgetown T20
Amazon vs Tallawahs 8 2/35 27-Aug-2023 Basseterre T20
Amazon vs Patriots 10 1/12 24-Aug-2023 Basseterre T20
Amazon vs Kings 19-Aug-2023 Gros Islet T20

Debut of Dwaine Pretorius

Format Match Details Date Ground
TEST South Africa vs England December 26 – 29, 2019 Centurion
ODI South Africa vs Ireland September 25, 2016 Benoni
T20I England vs South Africa June 21, 2017 Southampton
FC KZN-Inland vs North West March 24 – 26, 2011 Potchefstroom
LIST A Free State vs North West March 20, 2011 Potchefstroom
T20 Vipers vs Rocks February 13, 2010 Harare

World Cup Performances – Early Days

Dwaine Pretorius was a part of the South African squad for the 2019 World Cup. He played in the final two round-robin matches and was awarded the Man of the Match against Sri Lanka for his three-wicket haul. However, with the bat, he couldn’t make a significant impact, failing to cross single digits in the two innings he played.

Notable Achievements

Pretorius holds the record for the best bowling figures for South Africa in T20Is, with a remarkable 5 for 17 against Pakistan. He was also named the South African Cricketers’ Association’s MVP in 2015.

Style of Play

A tall and strong cricketer, Pretorius initially emerged as a T20 power-hitter but soon established himself as a bowling all-rounder. His right-arm fast-medium bowling has been a crucial asset for South Africa.

International Career

Pretorius made his ODI debut against Ireland in 2016 and was later called into the Test squad in Australia the same year, although he didn’t play. He has represented South Africa across all formats but decided to retire from international cricket in 2023.

Domestic Cricket Performances

Before his international debut, Pretorius played at the domestic level for teams like Lions and South Africa A. He received his first full contract with Lions in the 2014-15 season.

Future Prospects

After his international retirement in 2023, Pretorius became a sought-after player in various T20 leagues worldwide. He has played in the IPL for Chennai Super Kings, the Hundred for Welsh Fire, the CPL, and the SA20 for Durban Super Giants, among others.

Trivia

Dwaine Pretorius had to overcome challenges early in his career. He missed the 2008 U-19 World Cup due to a knee injury and even contemplated other career paths, eventually earning an accounting degree. However, his passion for cricket prevailed, and he returned to the sport, making a mark at both domestic and international levels.

FAQs of Dwaine Pretorius

Q1. When did Dwaine Pretorius make his debut for South Africa?

A: Dwaine Pretorius made his ODI debut for South Africa against Ireland on September 25, 2016.

Q2. What is Dwaine Pretorius’s most notable achievement in T20Is?

A: Dwaine Pretorius holds the record for the best bowling figures for South Africa in T20Is, with an outstanding 5 for 17 against Pakistan.

Q3. Which teams has Dwaine Pretorius played for in domestic and international T20 leagues?

A: In addition to representing South Africa, Dwaine Pretorius has played for the Lions in South Africa’s domestic circuit, the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL, Welsh Fire in the Hundred, and Durban SuperGiants in the SA20 league.

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