Tony de Zorzi

Tony de Zorzi (born 28 August 1997) is a South African cricketer.[1][2] He was included in the Northerns squad for the 2016 Africa T20 Cup.[3] He made his Twenty20 (T20) debut for Northerns against Kenya on 16 September 2016.[4] Prior to his T20 debut, he was named as captain of South Africa's squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[5]

Tony de Zorzi
Personal information
Born (1997-08-28) 28 August 1997 (age 23)
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 16 September 2016

CareerEdit

He made his first-class debut for Northerns in the 2016–17 Sunfoil 3-Day Cup on 28 October 2016.[6] He made his List A debut for Northerns in the 2016–17 CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge on 31 October 2016.[7]

In August 2017, he was named in Pretoria Mavericks' squad for the first season of the T20 Global League.[8] However, in October 2017, Cricket South Africa initially postponed the tournament until November 2018, with it being cancelled soon after.[9]

In January 2018, he scored his first century in List A cricket, batting for Titans against Knights in the 2017–18 Momentum One Day Cup.[10] In June 2018, he was named in the squad for the Titans team for the 2018–19 season.[11] The following month, he was named as the captain of the Cricket South Africa Emerging Squad.[12]

In September 2018, he was named in the Titans' squad for the 2018 Abu Dhabi T20 Trophy.[13] In October 2018, he was named in Tshwane Spartans' squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament.[14][15] In September 2019, he was named in the squad for the Tshwane Spartans team for the 2019 Mzansi Super League tournament.[16]

In January 2020, in the 2019–20 CSA 4-Day Franchise Series, he scored his maiden double century in first-class cricket, with an unbeaten 213 runs against Cape Cobras.[17]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tony de Zorzi". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  2. ^ "De Zorzi leads Titans resistance". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Northerns Squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Africa T20 Cup, Pool B: Kenya v Northerns at Oudtshoorn, Sep 16, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Tony de Zorzi to lead South Africa at U-19 World Cup". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 21 December 2015.
  6. ^ "Sunfoil 3-Day Cup, Pool A: Northerns v KwaZulu-Natal at Centurion, Oct 28-30, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 28 October 2016.
  7. ^ "CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge, Pool A: Northerns v KwaZulu-Natal at Centurion, Oct 31, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  8. ^ "T20 Global League announces final team squads". T20 Global League. Archived from the original on 5 September 2017. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  9. ^ "Cricket South Africa postpones Global T20 league". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  10. ^ "Maiden De Zorzi ton helps Titans stretch lead". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  11. ^ "Multiply Titans Announce Contracts 2018-19". Multiply Titans. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  12. ^ "De Zorzi to lead SA Emerging Squad in Sri Lanka". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  13. ^ "Titans name strong squad for Abu Dhabi T20 league". Sport24. Retrieved 27 September 2018.
  14. ^ "Mzansi Super League - full squad lists". Sport24. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  15. ^ "Mzansi Super League Player Draft: The story so far". Independent Online. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  16. ^ "MSL 2.0 announces its T20 squads". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  17. ^ "De Zorzi double ton helps Titans secure a draw". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 16 January 2020.

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