Reeza Raphael Hendricks (born 14 August 1989) is a South African cricketer who plays for the Highveld Lions. He is a right-hand middle-order batsman who has played for the South Africa cricket team since 2017/18.
|Full name||Reeza Raphael Hendricks|
|Born||14 August 1989|
Kimberley, Cape Province, South Africa
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|ODI debut (cap 127)||5 August 2018 v Sri Lanka|
|Last ODI||9 February 2020 v England|
|T20I debut (cap 61)||5 November 2014 v Australia|
|Last T20I||14 February 2021 v Pakistan|
|Domestic team information|
|2007–2016||Knights (squad no. 17)|
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 14 February 2021
In November 2017, he scored his first century in a Twenty20 match, when he made 102 not out for Lions against Dolphins in the 2017–18 Ram Slam T20 Challenge. He was the leading run-scorer during the tournament, finishing with 361 runs in eight matches. In January 2018, he became the first player to score a century in all three franchise competitions in South Africa in the same season, after scoring a List A century in the final round of the 2017–18 Momentum One Day Cup.
In June 2018, he was named in the squad for the Highveld Lions team for the 2018–19 season. In October 2018, he was named in Jozi Stars' squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament. Reeza Hendricks scored 410 runs in MSL 2018, subsequently earning a place in the national side. In September 2019, he was named in the squad for the Jozi Stars team for the 2019 Mzansi Super League tournament. In April 2021, he was named in Gauteng's squad, ahead of the 2021–22 cricket season in South Africa.
He made his Twenty20 International debut for South Africa against Australia on 5 November 2014. He was included in the Griqualand West cricket team squad for the 2015 Africa T20 Cup. In August 2017, he was named in Pretoria Mavericks' 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 June 2018, he was named in South Africa's One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against Sri Lanka. He made his ODI debut for South Africa against Sri Lanka on 5 August 2018. He became the third batsman for South Africa, and fourteenth overall, to score a century on ODI debut. His 88-ball century was the fastest by a batsman on ODI debut and he was named the man of the match.
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