Rilee Rossouw | South African Professional Cricketer

Rilee Rossouw is a South African cricketer who has emerged as a powerful and exciting batter in recent years. Rossouw is a left-handed batsman known…

Rilee Rossouw

Rilee Rossouw is a South African cricketer who has emerged as a powerful and exciting batter in recent years. Rossouw is a left-handed batsman known for his clean hitting, powerful drives, and elegant strokeplay. He possesses a wide range of shots, capable of clearing the boundaries with ease while also playing with finesse through the ground.

StatDescription
Born1989-08-04
Age33
Batting StyleLeft-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm off break
Net Worth $4 million
GirlfriendMarike Jana

Early Life and Career:

  • Born in Bloemfontein, South Africa, in 1989, Rossouw’s talent was evident from a young age. He excelled in the 2008 Under-19 World Cup, showcasing his elegant strokeplay and ability to score big runs.
  • Soon after, he made his mark in domestic cricket, becoming the leading run-scorer in the South African first-class competition in 2009-10. He displayed consistent performance over the next few years, averaging over 40 in first-class cricket for several seasons.

International Debut and Hiatus:

  • Despite his domestic success, breaking into the strong South African national team proved challenging. However, Rossouw finally received his international call-up in 2014, making his debut in ODIs and T20Is.
  • He showcased his potential with some promising performances, including a century against Bangladesh in the 2016 T20 World Cup. However, a lack of consistent opportunities and competition for places saw him take a break from international cricket in 2016.

Domestic Career

FormatMatchesRunsHighest ScoreAverage100s50s
First-Class1016771259*45.141432
List A159680317045.35836
T202596470170*31.07434

International Career

FormatMatchesRunsHighest ScoreAverage100s50s
Tests51154823.0000
ODIs38107012835.6725
T20Is3080710930.2614

ICC Events

TournamentFormatMatchesRunsHighest ScoreAverage100s50s
2016 T20 World CupT20Is49710424.2510
2022 T20 World CupT20Is515710931.4011

Rilee Rossouw T20 league

LeagueTeam(s)YearsNotable Achievements
Standard Bank Pro20 Series (South Africa)Titans2008-2016Consistent performances, domestic dominance
Champions League T20Dolphins2012Winner of the tournament
Pakistan Super LeagueQuetta Gladiators, Multan Sultans2016-2023Leading run-scorer in 2022, fan favorite
Bangladesh Premier LeagueKhulna Tigers, Rangpur Rangers2018-2019Leading run-scorer in 2018-19
Caribbean Premier LeagueJamaica Tallawahs2020Solid performances, key contributor
Big Bash LeagueMelbourne Renegades2021Short stint, showcased talent
Mzansi Super League (South Africa)Pretoria Capitals2022Leading run-scorer for his team
South African National TeamT20 Internationals2014-2016, 2022-presentCentury in 2022 T20 World Cup, key member of the lineup

Teams

  • South Africa
  • Titans (South Africa)
  • Hampshire (England)
  • Somerset (England)
  • Peshawar Zalmi (Pakistan)
  • Dhaka Dynamites (Bangladesh)
  • Sylhet Royals (Bangladesh)
  • Karachi Kings (Pakistan)

Rilee Rossouw family

Family MemberRelationship to RileeKnown Information
Marike JanaWifeMarried to Rilee Rossouw, mother of their daughter.
DaughterChildName not publicly disclosed, age not publicly disclosed.
Eric RossouwFatherFormer footballer who played in lower leagues of Brazil, supportive and influential figure in Rilee’s life.
Denise GoesMotherDescribed as a strong and caring woman, Rilee’s biggest cheerleader.
Beatriz GoesSisterClose bond with Rilee, they enjoy spending time together and attending his matches.
Extended FamilyGrandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousinsInstilled important values like humility, hard work, and perseverance in Rilee. Family gatherings and celebrations are cherished moments.

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