(South African Cricketer)
Jean Paul Duminy is regarded as one of the best left-handed batsman in the world. Along with having captained the team, he is also an excellent all-rounder. Be it chasing a target or defending it, Duminy always has a hand in helping his team out of the difficult situation. This characteristic makes him one of the most valued assets for the tema.
|Weight (approx.):||66 kg|
|Date of Birth:||14 April 1984|
|Age (as on 2018):||34|
|Birth Place:||Strandfortein, Cape Town, South Africa|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Aries|
|Test:||vs Australia at Chittagong, December 17, 2005|
|ODI:||vs Sri Lanka at Colombo, August 20, 2004|
|T20:||vs Bangladesh at Cape Town, September 15, 2005|
|Jersey Number:||#21 South Africa, Mumbai Indians|
|Domestic/State Team:||Mumbai Indians, Cape Copras|
|Nature on field:||Calm|
|Likes to play against:||Australia|
|Favourite Shot:||Cover Drive|
|Career Turning Point|
- The tour of Australia in 2008 was the turning point of JP Duminy’s career. He had been inconsistent till then, but he clutched out an important second innings in one of the test matches and showed his mettle to the entire cricketing world.
|Favourite Batsmen:||Brian Lara|
|Favourite Bowlers:||Shaun Pollock|
|Favourite Football Team:||NA|
|Favourite sports personalities:||Brian Lara|
|Favourite Food:||Butter Chicken|
|Favourite TV Shows:||NA|
|Cars Collection:||Volkswagen GTI, Audi A4, Audi Q5, BMW X5|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|Children:||Isabella Duminy (2015)|
|IPL earnings:||94.7 lakh INR ($137,830)|
|Awards and recognitions|
- JP Duminy’s 206 runs innings is his highest score in the first class cricket.
- In the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, he became the first South African to take a hattrick in this tournament
|Lesser Known Facts|
- The South African selectors weren’t impressed with him initially when he was taken in the team.
- He was part of South Africa’s third highest overall partnership with Dean Elgar.