CJ de Villiers

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CJ de Villiers
Personal information
Full name Cornelius Johannes du Preez de Villiers
Born (1986-03-16) 16 March 1986 (age 31)
Kroonstad, Orange Free State Province, South Africa
Nickname CJ
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm fast-medium
Role Bowler
Domestic team information
Years Team
2010- Titans (squad no. 10)
2007-2009 Eagles (squad no. 10)
2006-2009 Free State
First-class debut 26 October 2006 Free State v Namibia
Last First-class 9 February 2012 Titans v Dolphins
List-A debut 5 November 2006 Free State v Northerns
Last List-A 18 March 2012 Northerns v KwaZulu-Natal
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 59 41 25
Runs scored 1,295 243 74
Batting average 17.98 16.20 14.80
100s/50s –/6
Top score 84 36 18
Balls bowled 9,717 1,670 485
Wickets 176 49 31
Bowling average 29.85 32.65 19.00
5 wickets in innings 3 1 1
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 5/36 5/39 5/12
Catches/stumpings 20/– 10/– 5/–
Source: Cricinfo, 3 June 2012

Cornelius Johannes du Preez de Villiers, also known as CJ de Villiers (born 16 March 1986) is a South African cricketer. He is a tall (6'4") right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast-medium bowler, who plays for Free State and Titans cricket teams.

Career[edit]

de Villiers made his first-class debut in 2006, scoring a total of 49 runs and taking one wicket for Free State in a match against Namibia.[1] He followed 19 wickets in his debut season with a haul of forty in 2007–08, which left him as the sixth highest wicket-taker of the season.[2]

In 2008 de Villiers played in South Africa A's unofficial Test series against Sri Lanka A, taking 5 for 36 during Sri Lanka's first innings in the second match.[3]

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