Dwaine Pretorius Biography and Career
Dwaine Pretorius is a South African professional cricketer who currently plays for Highveld Lions. He was born on 29 March 1989 at Randfontein, Transvaal Province, South Africa. He has represented South Africa at international level. In this article we are going to talk about the biography, career, notable works, films and family of Dwaine Pretorius so read the article till the end.
Dwaine Pretorius is an international cricketer and he played so many games for country, state and clubs this biography article is incomplete without talking about his career. So here you will gain info about his achievements and life story.
In July 2019, he was selected to play for the Edinburgh Rocks in the inaugural edition of the Euro T20 Slam cricket tournament. However, the following month the tournament was cancelled. In September 2019, he was named in the squad for the Paarl Rocks team for the 2019 Mzansi Super League tournament. In December 2019, he was drafted by the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise team Peshawar Zalmi as their silver Category pick at the 2020 PSL draft.
In April 2021, he was named in North West’s squad, ahead of the 2021–22 cricket season in South Africa. In February 2022, he was bought by the Chennai Super Kings in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament. In July 2022, he was signed by the Colombo Stars for the third edition of the Lanka Premier League.
Dwaine Pretorius made his international debut for South Africa against Ireland in a One Day International on 25 September 2016; taking one for 19 with the ball and was not required to bat in South Africa’s 206 run win.
In September 2016 Pretorius was added to South Africa’s One Day International squad for their series against Australia after Chris Morris suffered a knee injury.
Short biography of Dwaine Pretorius
Dwaine Pretorius was selected in the North West cricket team squad for the 2015 Africa T20 Cup. In August 2017, he was named in Cape Town Knight Riders’ squad for the first season of the T20 Global League. However, in October 2017, Cricket South Africa initially postponed the tournament until November 2018, with it being cancelled soon after.
In October 2018, he was named in Jozi Stars’ squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament. In April 2019, Pretorius was signed by Northamptonshire to play in the 2019 t20 Blast tournament in England.
Random biography facts about Dwaine Pretorius
Dwaine Pretorius made his second international appearance in the 3rd ODI against Australia. He took 0–42 off six overs and hit 15 off 20 balls as the team chased down 371 to beat Australia.
Pretorius was also selected to play in the 4th ODI against Australia and claimed the wicket of George Bailey; returning figures of 1–33 from 7 overs. He was not required to bat in South Africa’s innings and was not selected to play in the 5th ODI as South Africa white-washed Australia 5–0.
On 13 February 2021, during the series against Pakistan, Pretorius took his first five-wicket haul in T20Is, with 5/17. These were also the best figures by a bowler for South Africa in a T20I match. In September 2021, Pretorius was named in South Africa’s squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
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