Deon Kruis

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Deon Kruis
Personal information
Full nameGideon Jacobus Kruis
Born (1974-05-09) 9 May 1974 (age 45)
Pretoria, South Africa
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
BattingRight-hand
BowlingRight-arm fast-medium
RoleBowler
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2005–2009Yorkshire (squad no. 5)
2004–2005Eagles
2000–2001MCC
1998–2004Griqualand West
1994–1997Transvaal
First-class debut24 November 1993 Transvaal B v Free State B
Last First-class23 September 2009 Yorkshire v Hampshire
List A debut31 October 1997 Griqualand West v Natal
Last List A30 August 2009 Yorkshire v Sussex
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 130 131 24
Runs scored 1,849 430 41
Batting average 15.15 11.31 20.50
100s/50s –/3 –/– –/–
Top score 59 31* 22
Balls bowled 25,664 6,062 526
Wickets 406 161 23
Bowling average 31.53 28.90 24.26
5 wickets in innings 19
10 wickets in match 1 n/a n/a
Best bowling 7/58 4/17 2/15
Catches/stumpings 45/– 29/– 7/–
Source: CricketArchive, 13 October 2009

Gideon Jacobus Kruis (born 9 May 1974, Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa), popularly known as Deon Kruis, is a South African first-class cricketer who played in England with Yorkshire County Cricket Club for five seasons from 2004 to 2009.[1] His South African cricket has been for Northern Transvaal, Griqualand West and Eagles.[2]

He is a right-handed batsman, and bowls right-arm fast-medium. At the end of the 2006 season he was one of Yorkshire's more successful bowlers helping them stay in Division 1 of the County Championship.

Kruis retired at the end of the 2009 season.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Warner, David (2011). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook (113th ed.). Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books. p. 372. ISBN 978-1-905080-85-4.
  2. ^ "Deon Kruis". www.cricketarchive.com. Retrieved 9 March 2010.