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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)

MOST RECENT MATCHES

MATCH RUNS BF 4s 6s SR OVERS MO RC WKTS ECO EX
MICT vs PC 2 3 0 0 66.67 2.1 0 3 1 1.38 0
ENG vs SA 34 29 3 1 117.24 9 0 53 0 5.89 0
ENG vs SA 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 54 1 5.40 2
SA vs ENG 2 4 0 0 50.00 8 0 42 0 5.25 1
PC vs MICT 1 2 0 0 50.00 3.1 0 14 3 4.42 0
PC vs PR 5 2 1 0 250.00 3 0 24 0 8.00 0
DSG vs PC 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 12 2 4.00 1
BATTING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
ODIs 69 40 534 686 14 20.53 77.84 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 53 21 168 172 13 21.00 97.67 0 0 29 13 4 7 0
T20s 252 150 1846 1488 55 19.43 124.05 0 5 99 152 66 51 0
LISTAs 183 127 2226 2572 33 23.68 86.54 2 6 129 181 39 33 0
FIRSTCLASS 84 113 2728 5214 14 27.55 52.32 2 17 111 352 25 25 0
BOWLING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 69 65 505 2831 97 29.18 5.60 5/48 2 0
TESTs 6 10 92.4 414 15 27.60 4.46 6/89 0 0
T20Is 53 52 172.5 1402 57 24.59 8.11 5/30 1 0
T20s 252 246 839.5 6577 256 25.69 7.83 5/30 1 0
LISTAs 183 177 1350.2 7317 246 29.74 5.41 6/51 5 0
FIRSTCLASS 84 145 2105.5 7240 242 29.91 3.43 12/105 9 2
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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.


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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