Stiaan van Zyl
|Full name||Stiaan van Zyl|
19 September 1987 |
Cape Town, Cape Province,
|Test debut (cap 319)||17 December 2014 v West Indies|
|Last Test||27 August 2016 v New Zealand|
|Domestic team information|
|2007–present||Cape Cobras (squad no. 74)|
|2017–present||Sussex (squad no. 74)|
Source: Cricinfo, 14 May 2018
Stiaan van Zyl (born 19 September 1987) is a South African cricketer who plays for Sussex County Cricket Club as a left-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium pace. He made his debut for Boland in the SAA Provincial Challenge against Kei. He usually opened in limited overs games when Graeme Smith or Robin Peterson were absent.
He made his Test match debut for South Africa against the West Indies on 17 December 2014 at SuperSport Park in Centurion, scoring a century. He became the 100th batsman to score a century on debut in Test cricket.
- "Player Profile: Stiaan van Zyl". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 6 March 2014.
- "Pool B Kei v Boland at Stellenbosch, 26-28 October 2006". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 6 March 2014.
- "West Indies tour of South Africa, 1st Test: South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, Dec 17-21, 2014". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
- "Records / Test matches / Batting records / Hundred on debut". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 December 2014.