Jackie du Preez

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Jackie du Preez
Personal information
Full nameJohn Harcourt du Preez
Born (1942-11-14) 14 November 1942 (age 76)
Salisbury, Rhodesia
(now Harare, Zimbabwe)
BattingRight-hand bat
BowlingLegbreak googly
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition Tests FC List A
Matches 2 120 20
Runs scored 0 4063 160
Batting average 0.00 23.76 17.77
100s/50s 0/0 1/19 0/0
Top score 0 112 27
Balls bowled 144 18104 658
Wickets 3 296 16
Bowling average 17.00 31.13 23.62
5 wickets in innings 0 11 1
10 wickets in match 0 1 n/a
Best bowling 2/22 8/92 5/42
Catches/stumpings 2/- 80/- 11/-

John Harcourt "Jackie" du Preez (born 14 November 1942 in Salisbury, Rhodesia) was a Rhodesian cricketer who played in two Tests for South Africa against Australia in 1967.[1]

A leg-spinner and useful lower-order batsman, he was educated at Prince Edward School and first played for Rhodesia aged 18 against New Zealand in Bulawayo in October, 1961.[2] He represented Rhodesia a record 112 times before retiring in 1979.[3]

Later he served as a national selector for Zimbabwe.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jackie Du Preez". www.cricketarchive.com. Retrieved 2010-02-07.
  2. ^ Glen Byrom, ed. (1980), Rhodesian Sports Profiles 1907- 1979, Bulawayo: Books of Zimbabwe, pp. 95–101.
  3. ^ Jonty Winch (1983), Cricket's Rich Heritage: A History of Rhodesian and Zimbabwean Cricket 1890-1982, Bulawayo: Books of Zimbabwe, p. 220

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