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Wayne Parnell


ABOUT

Full NameWayne Dillon Parnell

BornJuly 30, 1989

Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)

NationalitySouth Africa

RoleLeft-handed Batsman, Left-arm fast Bowler, All-rounder

Relation(s)Aisha Baker (Spouse)

BATTING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
ODIs 65 38 508 648 14 21.16 78.39 0 1 56 39 8 12 0
TESTs 6 4 67 180 0 16.75 37.22 0 0 23 11 0 3 0
T20Is 40 13 114 96 9 28.50 118.75 0 0 29* 10 3 5 0
T20s 206 120 1460 1178 46 19.72 123.93 0 4 99 121 51 36 0
LISTAs 165 115 2087 2379 32 25.14 87.72 2 6 129 171 39 31 0
FIRSTCLASS 75 101 2502 4749 11 27.80 52.68 2 15 111* 331 18 23 0
BOWLING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 65 61 485.1 2738 94 29.12 5.64 5/48 2 0
TESTs 6 10 92.4 414 15 27.60 4.46 6/89 0 0
T20Is 40 39 124.5 1038 41 25.31 8.31 4/13 0 0
T20s 206 200 675.4 5282 209 25.27 7.81 4/13 0 0
LISTAs 165 160 1238.3 6750 233 28.96 5.45 6/51 5 0
FIRSTCLASS 75 129 1905.1 6542 220 29.73 3.43 12/105 7 1
ABOUT

Wayne Parnell Biography


Wayne Parnell is a South African cricketer who was born on 30 July 1989. He performs as a left-handed batsman and a left-handed medium-fast bowler. Parnell primarily plays the role of a pacer in the team and is famed as one of the best fielders of South Africa.


Background


Parnell was born in Port Elizabeth in the Cape Province. He was active as an athlete throughout his school days which continued into his youth. He pursued Human Resource Management at university.


Parnell played for many teams in his career. Some of them include South Africa, Barbados Tridents, Cape Cobras, Delhi Daredevils, Eastern Province, Kent, Pune Warriors, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s, Sussex, Warriors and Western Province.


Debut


Parnell’s Test debut was against England national team at The Wanderers Stadium on January 14, 2010 and his ODI debut was against Australia at W.A.C.A. Ground on January 30, 2009.


He played fairly well in both matches and maintained a decent strategy for the following matches as well, often resulting in a great performance.


Rise to Glory


Representing the Eastern province, Parnell performed extraordinarily well as a teenage lad. In the year 2008, Parnell was named the CSA U-19 Cricketer of the Year and Coca-Cola Khaya Majola U-19 Player of the Tournament.


Low Points


In 2012, while Parnell was playing for Sussex County Cricket Club, he performed badly because of “struggle with fitness and form”.


Parnell suffered a groin injury in 2015 that had stopped him from playing in several club matches.


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Club Career


Parnell played for Delhi Daredevils in 2010 Indian Premier League. However, he was benched for the entire season.


He was later bought by Pune Warriors from 2011-2013 before returning to Delhi Daredevils in 2014.


In England, he played for Kent County Cricket Club and Sussex County Cricket Club.


Captaincy


Parnell was the captain of the South Africa team for the 2008 U-19 Cricket World Cup and the team for the 2006 ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup.


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