Janneman Malan

Janneman Nieuwoudt Malan (born 18 April 1996) is a South African cricketer. He made his international debut for the South Africa in February 2019.[1]

Janneman Malan
Personal information
Full nameJanneman Nieuwoudt Malan
Born (1996-04-18) 18 April 1996 (age 25)
Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
BowlingRight-arm leg break
RelationsAndre Malan (brother)
Pieter Malan (brother)
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 137)29 February 2020 v Australia
Last ODI7 September 2021 v Sri Lanka
T20I debut (cap 79)3 February 2019 v Pakistan
Last T20I22 July 2021 v Ireland
Domestic team information
2018–2021Cape Cobras
2018Cape Town Blitz
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 10 11 41 65
Runs scored 645 241 3,154 2,911
Batting average 92.14 21.90 47.48 51.07
100s/50s 3/2 0/1 11/10 7/17
Top score 177* 55 208* 177*
Catches/stumpings 7/– 3/– 44/– 36/–
Source: Cricinfo, 13 September 2021

Domestic and T20 careerEdit

Malan was included in the North West squad for the 2016 Africa T20 Cup.[2] In August 2017, he was named in Bloem City Blazers' squad for the first season of the T20 Global League.[3] However, in October 2017, Cricket South Africa initially postponed the tournament until November 2018, with it being cancelled soon after.[4]

Malan was the leading run-scorer in the 2017–18 CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge tournament, with 500 runs in ten matches.[5] He was also the leading run-scorer in the 2017–18 Sunfoil 3-Day Cup tournament, with 1,046 runs in ten matches.[6]

In June 2018, Malan was named in the squad for the Cape Cobras team for the 2018–19 season.[7] In September 2018, he was named in Western Province's squad for the 2018 Africa T20 Cup.[8] He was the leading run-scorer for Western Province in the tournament, with 178 runs in four matches.[9]

In October 2018, Malan was named in Cape Town Blitz's squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament.[10][11] In September 2019, he was named in the squad for the Cape Town Blitz team for the 2019 Mzansi Super League tournament.[12] In April 2021, he was named in Boland's squad, ahead of the 2021–22 cricket season in South Africa.[13]

In April 2021, Malan was signed by Islamabad United to play in the rescheduled matches in the 2021 Pakistan Super League.[14]

International careerEdit

In February 2019, Malan was added to South Africa's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for the series against Pakistan, after Quinton de Kock was ruled out of the fixtures due to an injury.[15] He made his T20I debut for South Africa against Pakistan on 3 February 2019.[16]

In January 2020, Malan was named in South Africa's One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against England.[17] The following month, he was also named in South Africa's ODI squad for their series against Australia.[18] He made his ODI debut for South Africa, against Australia, on 29 February 2020,[19] but was dismissed for a golden duck.[20] However, in his next match, Malan scored an unbeaten 129 runs, his maiden ODI century, as South Africa beat Australia by six wickets.[21]

On 16 July 2021, against Ireland in the third ODI, Malan scored an unbeaten 177, the fourth-highest individual score by a batsman for South Africa in ODI cricket. He also shared a partnership of 225 runs with Quinton de Kock.[22]


  1. ^ "Janneman Malan". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  2. ^ "North West Squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  3. ^ "T20 Global League announces final team squads". T20 Global League. Archived from the original on 5 September 2017. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Cricket South Africa postpones Global T20 league". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  5. ^ "CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge, 2017/18: Most runs". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Sunfoil 3-Day Cup, 2017/18: Most runs". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Prince announces 'exciting' World Sports Betting Cape Cobras Squad for 2018/2019". Cape Cobras. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  8. ^ "WP select two schoolboys in Africa T20 Cup team". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Africa T20 Cup, 2018/19 - Western Province: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  10. ^ "Mzansi Super League - full squad lists". Sport24. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  11. ^ "Mzansi Super League Player Draft: The story so far". Independent Online. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  12. ^ "MSL 2.0 announces its T20 squads". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  13. ^ "CSA reveals Division One squads for 2021/22". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 20 April 2021.
  14. ^ "Lahore Qalandars bag Shakib Al Hasan, Quetta Gladiators sign Andre Russell". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 28 April 2021.
  15. ^ "De Kock out of Pakistan T20Is with groin injury". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 1 February 2019.
  16. ^ "2nd T20I, Pakistan tour of South Africa at Johannesburg, Feb 3 2019". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 February 2019.
  17. ^ "Lungi Ngidi, Temba Bavuma named in South Africa ODI squad, Quinton de Kock to be captain". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 21 January 2020.
  18. ^ "Keshav Maharaj in, Faf du Plessis rested for South Africa's ODIs against Australia". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 26 February 2020.
  19. ^ "1st ODI (D/N), Australia tour of South Africa at Paarl, Feb 29 2020". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 February 2020.
  20. ^ "Klaasen's maiden century secures comfortable win for South Africa". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 4 March 2020.
  21. ^ "Malan bats SA to series win in Bloemfontein". SA Cricket Mag. Retrieved 4 March 2020.
  22. ^ "Janneman Malan, Quinton de Kock and all the records they broke". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 16 July 2021.

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