Profile, Cricket Career of South African Cricketer Charl Langeveldt


Charl Langeveldt is one of the pace bowler from South Africa who is very talented and skillful, but doesn't have a long run in International cricket due to long list of good bowlers in the country. Langeveldt is now in late 30s and had already palyed in all three format of the game for country. Here is detailed information about this player.

Charl Langeveldt is a South African pace bowler who has played in all the three formats - Test, ODIs and T20Is for South Africa. A right-arm fast medium bowler and relies on swing rather than pace.

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Cricket Career of South African pace bowler Charl Langeveldt

Early Career
When Langeveldt started playing First Class cricket for Boland alongwith his job as a Prison Warder at Darkenstein Prison in 1997/98 season. He soon developed himself into a genuine swing bowler. This led to his inclusion in the South African ODI Team in 2001. He played his first ODI against Kenya taking two wickets. In his second match against the same opposition, he had an excellent bowling figures of 4/21. He then was the part of the 2003 World Cup team but played only one match. In 2005, he took a hat-trick against West Indies in the last over of the match. By this hat-trick he become the first South African cricketer to took a hat-trck in ODI cricket.
Test Debut
Langeveldt made his Test debut against England at Cape Town in 2005. He took a five-wicket haul in his first test. But he fails to perform the same way in rest of his Test career, which leds to a very short Test career for him. Now he is in late 30s, so the chances of his return to the South African Test side are very rare.
IPL
Langeveldt also played in IPL (Indian Premiere League) for Kolkata Knight Riders (in 2009 and 2010) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (in 2011). Inspite of playing in very few matches he did extremely well in those matches. He took 13 wickets in just 7 matches with an average of 14.38.
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Profile of South African Pace bowler Charl Langeveldt

  • Full Name : Charl Kenneth Langeveldt
  • Date of Birth : 17 December, 1974
  • Batting Style : Right Hand Batsman
  • Role in the Team : Bowler
  • Test Debut : On January 2, 2005 against England at Cape Town
  • ODI Debut : On October 14, 2001 against Kenya at Kimberley
  • T20Is Debut : On October 21, 2005 against New Zealand at Johannesburg
  • Teams : South Africa, Derbyshire, Kent, Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Somerset, Cape Cobras

Bowling Record of Charl Langeveldt in International Cricket

In Test Matches :
  • Matches - 6
  • Balls Bowled - 999
  • Runs Given - 593
  • Wickets taken - 16
  • Average - 37.06
  • 5 wickets in an inning - 1
  • 10 wickets in match - 0
  • Best Bowling figure - 5/46
In ODI Matches :
  • Matches - 72
  • Balls Bowled - 3489
  • Runs Given - 2962
  • Wickets taken - 100
  • Average - 29.62
  • Best Bowling figure - 5/39
In T20 Internationals :
  • Matches - 9
  • Balls Bowled - 198
  • Runs Given - 241
  • Wickets taken - 17
  • Average - 14.17
  • 4 wickets in an inning - 1
  • Best Bowling figure - 4/19

Bowling Record of Charl Langeveldt in First Class & List A Cricket

In First Class Cricket :
  • Matches - 99
  • Balls Bowled - 18802
  • Runs Given - 9295
  • Wickets taken - 321
  • Average - 28.95
  • 5 wickets in an inning - 9
  • 10 wickets in match - 1
  • Best Bowling figure - 6/48
In List A Matches :
  • Matches - 212
  • Balls Bowled - 10056
  • Runs Given - 7843
  • Wickets taken - 331
  • Average - 23.69
  • 5 wickets in an inning - 8
  • Best Bowling figure - 5/7

Bowling Record of Charl Langeveldt in Twenty-20 Cricket

  • Matches - 89
  • Balls Bowled - 1880
  • Runs Given - 2320
  • Wickets taken - 118
  • Average - 19.66
  • 4 wickets in an inning - 5
  • Best Bowling figure - 5/16


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