Andile Lucky Phehlukwayo (born 3 March 1996) is a South African cricketer. He was part of South Africa's squad for the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He was included in the KwaZulu-Natal cricket team squad for the 2015 Africa T20 Cup. He made his international debut for the South Africa cricket team in September 2016.
|Full name||Andile Lucky Phehlukwayo|
|Born||3 March 1996|
Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
|Test debut (cap 333)||28 September 2017 v Bangladesh|
|Last Test||24 January 2018 v India|
|ODI debut (cap 118)||25 September 2016 v Ireland|
|Last ODI||7 March 2020 v Australia|
|T20I debut (cap 68)||20 January 2017 v Sri Lanka|
|Last T20I||21 February 2020 v Australia|
|Domestic team information|
|2018||Cape Town Blitz|
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 7 March 2020
Early and domestic careerEdit
Phehlukwayo won a bursary to Glenwood High School in Durban for field hockey. He was introduced to cricket by his guardian Rosemary Dismore, who employed his mother as a domestic worker. In August 2017, he was named in Jo'burg Giants' squad for the first season of the T20 Global League. However, in October 2017, Cricket South Africa initially postponed the tournament until November 2018, with it being cancelled soon after.
In October 2018, he was named in Cape Town Blitz's squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament. In September 2019, he was named in the squad for the Durban Heat team for the 2019 Mzansi Super League tournament.
In September 2016, he was named in South Africa's One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against Australia. He made his ODI debut for South Africa against Ireland on 25 September 2016. In January 2017 he was included in South Africa's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against Sri Lanka. He made his T20I debut for South Africa against Sri Lanka on 20 January 2017.
In June 2017, he was named in South Africa's Test squad for their series against England, but he did not play. In September 2017, he was named in South Africa's Test squad for their series against Bangladesh. He made his Test debut for South Africa against Bangladesh on 28 September 2017.
In April 2019, he was named in South Africa's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. On 23 June 2019, in the match against Pakistan, Phehlukwayo played in his 50th ODI. Following the World Cup, the International Cricket Council (ICC) named Phehlukwayo as the rising star of the squad.
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