Albert van der Merwe
|Full name||Albert van der Merwe|
1 June 1979 |
Bellville, Cape Province,
|Bowling style||Right-arm off break|
|ODI debut (cap 36)||9 July 2010 v Netherlands|
|Last ODI||20 September 2011 v Canada|
|Source: CricketArchive, 28 May 2013|
Albert van der Merwe (born 30 June 1981) is a South African-born Irish cricketer. Van der Merwe is right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm off break and who currently plays international cricket for Ireland and also club cricket with the skerries hills. He was born at Bellville, Cape Province. Van Der Merwe is currently coaching at a cricket school in Wallace, Lisburn where he hopes to take some top cricketers to the next level.
Van der Merwe was selected in Ireland's 15-man squad for the 2011 World Cup, but did not play in the tournament. In January 2012 Cricket Ireland increased the number of player contracts to 23 across three categories, and van der Merwe was given a category C contract.
- List A Matches played by Albert van der Merwe
- One-Day International Matches played by Albert van der Merwe
- ESPNcricinfo staff (19 January 2011), Ireland pick Ed Joyce for World Cup, Cricinfo, retrieved 2011-01-27
- Hopps, David (24 January 2012), Ireland map out path to Tests, Cricinfo, retrieved 2012-02-02
- Player profile: Albert van der Merwe from ESPNcricinfo
- Player profile: Albert van der Merwe from CricketArchive