Full Name Roelof Erasmus van der Merwe
Born December 31, 1984
Johannesburg, Transvaal
Age 32 Years, 6 Months, 26 Days
National Side South Africa
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Slow left-arm orthodox
Batting Rank T20I - NA
Bowling Rank T20I - 69
Teams Played South Africa, Netherlands, Northerns, South Africa A, South African Invitation XI, Titans, Bangalore, Delhi, South Africa, Somerset, Brisbane Heat, St Lucia Stars
Man of the Match ODI - 0, T20I - 3, IPL - 0, CL - 1,
Career Span [ODI, 2009 - 2010], [T20I, 2009 - 2017], [IPL, 2009 - 2013], [CL, 2009 - 2013],

A slow left-arm spinner, Roelof van der Merwe is a South African cricketer who plays domestic cricket for Titans and Northerns, and has represented South Africa in ODIs. He also played in the 2004 Under-19 World Cup.

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Roelof van der Merwe Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

  M I N/O R HS 100s 50s 4s 6s Avg S/R Ct St
ODI 13 7 3 39 12 v IND 0 0 3 2 9.75 95.12 3 0
T20I 24 15 6 174 48 v AUS 0 0 12 7 19.33 131.81 12 0
IPL 21 15 4 159 35 v KXIP 0 0 11 8 14.45 112.76 8 0
CL 18 12 3 143 73 v KOL 0 1 17 4 15.88 140.19 5 0

Bowling Performance

  I O M R W Best 3w 5w Avg E/R S/R
ODI 13 117.3 2 561 17 3/27 v ZIM 3 0 33.00 4.77 41.47
T20I 23 80 0 546 29 2/3 v IRE 0 0 18.82 6.82 16.55
IPL 21 73.5 1 498 21 3/20 v KOC 1 0 23.71 6.74 21.09
CL 15 55 0 349 15 2/18 v KOL 0 0 23.26 6.34 22.00

Roelof van der Merwe Profile

A slow left-arm spinner, Roelof van der Merwe is a South African cricketer who plays domestic cricket for Titans and Northerns, and has represented South Africa in ODIs. He also played in the 2004 Under-19 World Cup.

Also known as “Roela”, he made his domestic debut with Northerns in 2006, but found success when he moved to franchise cricket with the Titans in the 2007-08 season. He was the leading wicket-taker in the MTN Domestic Championship and third in the Standard Bank Pro20 series, where the Titans won both titles and van der Merwe was named Player of the Year along with Newcomer of the Year at the SA Cricket awards.

A hard-hitter of the ball, van der Merwe was then selected for the South African T20 side and made his T20I debut in 2009. He also bagged an IPL contract from the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the same year. In 2011, he was signed by the Delhi Daredevils.

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