Dayyaan Galiem

Abdu Dayyaan Galiem (born 2 January 1997) is a South African cricketer who plays for Western Province. Galiem was born in Cape Town, and educated at Rondebosch Boys High School. Playing as an all-rounder, he made his debut for Western Province in September 2015, playing against Easterns in the Africa T20 Cup.[1] In December 2015, Galiem was named in the South African under-19s squad for the 2016 Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh.[2] He was originally also named in the team for the 2014 World Cup, but was replaced by Bradley Dial prior to the tournament after suffering a knee injury.[3]

Dayyaan Galiem
Personal information
Full nameAbdu Dayyaan Galiem
Born (1997-01-02) 2 January 1997 (age 24)
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
BowlingRight-arm medium-fast
Domestic team information
2015Western Province
Source: CricketArchive, 27 January 2016

He made his first-class debut for Western Province in the 2016–17 Sunfoil 3-Day Cup on 6 October 2016.[4] He made his List A debut for Western Province in the 2016–17 CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge on 9 October 2016.[5]

In August 2017, he was named in Cape Town Knight Riders' squad for the first season of the T20 Global League.[6] However, in October 2017, Cricket South Africa initially postponed the tournament until November 2018, with it being cancelled soon after.[7]

He was the leading wicket-taker in the 2017–18 CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge tournament for Western Province, with ten dismissals in eight matches.[8]

In June 2018, he was named in the squad for the Cape Cobras team for the 2018–19 season.[9] In September 2018, he was named in Western Province's squad for the 2018 Africa T20 Cup.[10]


  1. ^ Twenty20 matches played by Dayyaan Galiem – CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Tony de Zorzi to lead South Africa at U-19 World Cup". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Injured SA seamer Dayyaan Galiem out of U-19 World Cup". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Sunfoil 3-Day Cup, Cross Pool: Namibia v Western Province at Walvis Bay, Oct 6-8, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  5. ^ "CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge, Cross Pool: Namibia v Western Province at Walvis Bay, Oct 9, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  6. ^ "T20 Global League announces final team squads". T20 Global League. Archived from the original on 5 September 2017. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Cricket South Africa postpones Global T20 league". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  8. ^ "CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge, 2017/18 Western Province: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  9. ^ "Prince announces 'exciting' World Sports Betting Cape Cobras Squad for 2018/2019". Cape Cobras. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  10. ^ "WP select two schoolboys in Africa T20 Cup team". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 10 September 2018.

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