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Cameron Delport

Cameron Scott Delport (born 12 May 1989) is a South African cricketer who plays for the Dolphins. He is a left-hand opening batsman and right-arm medium pace bowler. Delport also played for the Lahore Qalandars during the first edition of Pakistan Super League. He scored 227 runs at the average of 32.42 with the highest total of 78.[1] He was included in the KwaZulu-Natal cricket team squad for the 2015 Africa T20 Cup.[2] In January 2018, he was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2018 IPL auction.[3]

Cameron Delport
Personal information
Full nameCameron Scott Delport
Born (1989-05-12) 12 May 1989 (age 29)
Durban, Natal, South Africa
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
RoleBatsman
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2009–2017KwaZulu-Natal
2009–2017Dolphins
2014–2015Sydney Thunder
2015Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel
2016–presentLahore Qalandars
2016–2018Leicestershire
2017Boost Defenders
2017Dhaka Dynamites
2018Kolkata Knight Riders (squad no. 24)
2018Pokhara Rhinos (squad no. 12)
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 61 107 148
Runs scored 3,206 2,765 3,401
Batting average 32.06 30.38 25.96
100s/50s 3/19 3/15 3/17
Top score 163 169* 109*
Balls bowled 1,183 1,572 967
Wickets 14 38 48
Bowling average 51.64 42.00 26.10
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 2/10 4/42 4/17
Catches/stumpings 36/– 38/– 57/–
Source: Cricinfo, 24 August 2018

List A and T20 careerEdit

Cameron Delport along with Morné van Wyk set the record for the highest opening stand in List A matches with an unbeaten 367 in the South African Domestic League matches in 2014.[4][5]

In September 2018, he was named in Paktia's squad in the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League tournament.[6] The following month, he was named in Paarl Rocks' squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament.[7][8] He was also named in the squad for the Chittagong Vikings team, following the draft for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League.[9] He is set to represent Pokhara Rhinos in 2018 Everest Premier League

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cameron Delport". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 September 2014. (Subscription required (help)).
  2. ^ KwaZulu-Natal Squad / Players – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 31 August 2015.
  3. ^ "List of sold and unsold players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Knights v Dolphins at Bloemfontein, Oct 17, 2014 | Cricket Scorecard | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-03-16.
  5. ^ "Records | List A matches | Partnership records | Highest partnerships by wicket | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-03-16.
  6. ^ "Afghanistan Premier League 2018 – All you need to know from the player draft". CricTracker. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  7. ^ "Mzansi Super League - full squad lists". Sport24. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  8. ^ "Mzansi Super League Player Draft: The story so far". Independent Online. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Full players list of the teams following Players Draft of BPL T20 2018-19". Bangladesh Cricket Board. Retrieved 29 October 2018.

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