Björn Kotzé

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Björn Kotzé
Personal information
Full name Björn Leo Kotzé
Born 11 December 1978 (1978-12-11) (age 38)
Windhoek, South-West Africa
Batting style Right hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
International information
National side
ODI debut 10 Feb 2003 v  
Last ODI 27 Feb 2003 v  
Career statistics
Competition ODIs First-class
Matches 5 10
Runs scored 27 251
Batting average 9.00 17.92
100s/50s 0/0 0/1
Top score 24* 57
Balls bowled 258 1155
Wickets 3 28
Bowling average 92.00 19.71
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - -
Best bowling - 4/27
Catches/stumpings 1/0 6/0
Source: Cricinfo[1]

Björn Leo Kotzé (born 11 December 1978 in Windhoek) is a Namibian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler.[2][3]

He has appeared in the ICC Trophy since 1997 and made five One Day International appearances in the World Cup in 2003.[4]

In 2007, Kotze hit 163 not out against Canada in the ICC Trophy, beating his previous best innings in any fixture for the Namibian team by over 100 runs.[5]


  1. ^ Cricinfo profile
  2. ^ History - Cricket Namibia "The first match was scheduled for Windhoek, against the Zimbabwe B team. The Namibian team for this historic match was Ian Stevenson (captain), Deon Kotzé, Danie Keulder, Gavin Murgatroyd, Morné Karg, Melt van Schoor, Mark Barnard, Wayne Ackerman, Ian van Schoor, Björn Kotzé and Jackie Thirion (to be replaced by David Coetzee for the one-day match) with Francois Erasmus as manager. "
  3. ^ The Sun Namibia D-Day for Nam cricketers Björn Kotzé
  4. ^ ESPN Cricket Namibia fight back after Al Sahariar hits 177 2003 "Fast bowler Björn Kotzé took the wickets of five of the top seven Bangladesh batsmen to finish with 5/38 off 10 overs."
  5. ^ "Tien goue jare vir Björn Kotzé" 2007

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