Björn Kotzé

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Björn Kotzé
Personal information
Full nameBjorn Leo Kotze
Born (1978-12-11) 11 December 1978 (age 40)
Windhoek, South West Africa
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm fast-medium
RoleAll-rounder
RelationsDB Kotzé (brother)
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 5)10 February 2003 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI27 February 2003 v Australia
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC LA
Matches 5 24 67
Runs scored 27 748 584
Batting average 9.00 22.00 14.60
100s/50s 0/0 1/2 0/1
Top score 24* 163* 54*
Balls bowled 258 1,917 1,895
Wickets 3 46 58
Bowling average 92.00 20.71 29.34
5 wickets in innings 0 1 0
10 wickets in match n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 2/51 5/41 4/40
Catches/stumpings 1/– 18/– 17/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 22 June 2017

Björn Leo Kotzé (born 11 December 1978 in Windhoek) is a Namibian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler.[1][2]

He has appeared in the ICC Trophy since 1997 and made five One Day International appearances in the World Cup in 2003.[3]

In 2007, Kotzé hit 163 not out against Canada in the ICC Trophy, beating his previous best innings in any fixture for the Namibian team by over 100 runs.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ History - Cricket Namibia Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine "The first match was scheduled for Windhoek, against the Zimbabwe B team. The Namibian team for this historic match was Ian Stevenson (captain), Deon Kotzé, Danie Keulder, Gavin Murgatroyd, Morné Karg, Melt van Schoor, Mark Barnard, Wayne Ackerman, Ian van Schoor, Björn Kotzé and Jackie Thirion (to be replaced by David Coetzee for the one-day match) with Francois Erasmus as manager. "
  2. ^ The Sun Namibia D-Day for Nam cricketers Björn Kotzé
  3. ^ ESPN Cricket Namibia fight back after Al Sahariar hits 177 2003 "Fast bowler Björn Kotzé took the wickets of five of the top seven Bangladesh batsmen to finish with 5/38 off 10 overs."
  4. ^ Republikein.com.na "Tien goue jare vir Björn Kotzé" 2007

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