A 24-year-old top-order batsman and skipper of the knights’ franchise, Theunis de Bruyn scored runs in the SunFoil Series, South Africa’s domestic First-class competition to grab selector’s attention.
Name: Theunis de Bruyn
Role: Middle-order batsman
Test: vs. New Zealand at Hamilton on March 25-29, 2017
T20I: vs. Sri Lanka at Centurion on January 20, 2017
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Major Teams: South Africa, Knights, Northerns, Northerns Under-19s, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s, Titans
In December 2016, he was named in South Africa’s Test squad for their series against Sri Lanka to make International debut.
He made his debut in Test series in July 2017, where he scored 49 runs. He was dropped from all the matches and again called as a replacement for Vernon Philander who suffered back spasm in the final test.
He scored his first century with 101 as the highest 4th innings score by a South African in Asia against Sri Lanka.
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Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Brown
Date of Birth: 08th October 1992
Age (as of May 2019): 26 Year
Birth Place: Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: NA
Marital Status: NA
Address: Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
De Bruyn was the third quickest South African batsman to reach 1,000 first-class runs on 19th January 2015 in 20 innings.
Hip injuries stop his career for two years.
He gave his terrific performance in the starting for Titans by scoring 349 runs in just first five matches.
In 32 first-class tournaments, he scored 2534 runs at an average of 48.73 with the best of 202*, which includes six hundred and 14 half-centuries.
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