Richard Snell (cricketer)

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Richard Snell
Cricket information
Batting Right-hand bat
Bowling Right-arm fast-medium
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI
Matches 5 42
Runs scored 95 322
Batting average 13.57 16.10
100s/50s 0/0 0/2
Top score 48 63
Balls bowled 1025 2095
Wickets 19 44
Bowling average 28.31 35.77
5 wickets in innings 0 1
10 wickets in match 0 n/a
Best bowling 4/74 5/40
Catches/stumpings 1/- 7/-
Source: Cricinfo, 25 January 2006

Richard Peter Snell (born 12 September 1968 in Durban) is a former cricketer who played five Tests and 42 One Day Internationals for South Africa.

He played for Transvaal in the early 90's forming a formidable opening pair with Steven Jack.

International career[edit]

He took South Africa's first Test wicket after they were re-admitted to international cricket. His 5/40 against Australia at MCG in the Benson & Hedges World Series in 1993-1994 being the best. His 7.1-2-12-4 against Sri Lanka during the Hero Cup in 1993 was highly impressive. His highest score in ODIs was 63 which came as an opener against England at Chevrolet Park, Bloemfontein in 1996. [1]

After cricket[edit]

Since retiring from first class cricket in 1998,[2] Richard Snell, worked as a trained physiotherapist before joining his family's industrial cleaning service and supply business, Reno Industrial Africa.[3]

International record[edit]

ODI 5 Wicket hauls[edit]

# Figures Match Opponent Venue City Country Year
1 5/40 30  Australia Melbourne Cricket Ground Melbourne Australia 1994

International awards[edit]

One Day International Cricket[edit]

Man of the Match awards[edit]

S No Opponent Venue Date Match Performance Result
1 Sri Lanka Nehru Stadium, Guwahati 19 November 1993 20 (11 balls: 1x4, 1x6) ; 7.1-2-12-4  South Africa won by 78 runs.[4]