Derek Crookes

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Derek Crookes
Cricket information
Batting style Right-handed batsman
Bowling style Right-arm Offbreak
Domestic team information
Years Team
1989-1997 Natal
1997-2000 Gauteng
2000-2003 Easterns
2003-2005 Lions
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches - 32
Runs scored - 296
Batting average - 14.80
100s/50s -/- -/1
Top score - 54
Balls bowled - 203.3
Wickets - 25
Bowling average n/a 40.43
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - n/a
Best bowling n/a 3/30
Catches/stumpings -/- 20/-
Source: Cricinfo, 7 March 2006

Derek Norman Crookes (born 5 March 1969) in Mariannhill, Natal is a former South African cricketer and played 32 One Day Internationals for South Africa from 1994 to 2000. In domestic cricket he played for Natal, Gauteng, Easterns and the Highveld Lions.

He was educated at Hilton College.

His father, Norman Crookes, was an off-spinning all-rounder who played for Natal in the 1960s and toured England with the South African team in 1965, but did not play a Test.[1]


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