South African cricketers to watch in ICC World CUP 2011
South Africa is one of the top contenders of this year ICC World Cup trophy. This team has so many top class players in both batting and bowling department. In fielding, this team also very impressive. In one day international matches it is said that runs saved is equivalent to runs scored. South African fielders normally save 30-40 runs of opponent teams by their excellent fielding on the ground. Any team in this ICC World Cup 2011 would be in pressure while playing against South Africa.
Graeme Smith is one of the best cricket captains in recent years. His captaincy and performance will be a big asset for South African team in ICC World Cup 2011.
Status: Caption of the team, left handed batsman and right arm bowler.
Age: 30 years
One day international matches played: 165
Runs scored: 6097
Half Century: 43
Highest scored: 141
Wickets taken: 18
Bowling average: 52.83
Best Bowling: 3 for 30 runs
Catches taken: 89
Hashim is one day cricket specialist batsman with encouraging performance in limited over matches. This young player will strengthened the South African batting line up in ICC World Cup 2011.
Status: Right handed batsman.
Age: 27 years
One day international matches played: 42
Runs scored: 2156
Batting average: 59.88
Half Century: 12
Highest scored: 140
Catches taken: 16
The great one day international player Jack Collis is the trump card of South African team in ICC World Cup 2011. He can smash any bowling line up in this World Cup. The perfect all rounder Jack is the main player of South Africa in this World Cup.
Status: Right handed batsman and right arm medium fast bowler.
Age: 35 years
One day international matches played: 307
Runs scored: 11002
Batting average: 45.84
Half Century: 80
Highest scored: 139
Wickets taken: 259
Bowling average: 31.90
Four wickets in an innings: 2 times
Five wickets in an innings: 2 times
Best Bowling: 5 for 30 runs
Catches taken: 85
Status: Right arm fast bowler.
Age: 27 years
One day international matches played: 48
Wickets taken: 69
Bowling average: 29.65
Four wickets in an innings: 3 times
Best Bowling: 4 for 16 runs
Catches taken: 10
Status: Left arm fast bowler and right hand batsman.
Age: 26 years
One day international matches played: 38
Wickets taken: 65
Bowling average: 24.06
Four wickets in an innings: 4 times
Best Bowling: 4 for 21 runs