Wayne Parnell

Wayne Parnell
Full Name: Wayne Dillon Parnell
Birth date: July 30, 1989
Age: 33 years
Hometown: Port Elizabeth
City: Port Elizabeth
Birth Country: South Africa
Batting Style: Right Hand
Bowling Style: Left Arm Medium Fast Bowler
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Role : WicketKeeper

Wayne Dillon Parnell is a regular member of the South African cricket team. He was born on July 30, 1989 in Port Elizabeth at Cape Province. He is a left-handed batsman and left-arm medium pacer. He plays for the national team in all the three formats of the game. He is also known as Pigeon or Parny among his teammates. At the Indian Premium League, he has made a mark with his performances for teams like Delhi Daredevils and Pune Warriors.

He started his career at the age of 12 with the Under-13 team of Eastern Province. He has also played for South Africa Under-19, Kent, Sussex and presently plays for Warriors. He belongs to the ethnic group of Cape Coloured. He is a gifted all-rounder on and off the field. Apart from playing cricket, he was a student of Human Resource Management at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

Career Highlights
On October 26, 2006, he made his first class debut at the Eastern Province versus South Western Districts match. After a few months later in 2007, he got the chance to play in his first List A match. Since, then he has improved with time and made a name in the world of international cricket.

  • He made his Test debut against England in 2010.
  • He made ODI debut against Australia in 2009.
  • His International T20 debut came in 2009 against Australia.
  • He made his T20 debut against Zimbabwe when he played for Warriors in 2008.

Career Achievements

  • He was selected as the skipper of the South African Under-19 World cup team for 2008 and he finished as the highest wicket taker of the tournament.
  • He became the youngest player to be given the national contract by CSA or Cricket South Africa.
  • He won the golden ball at the ICC Champions Trophy 2009 for taking the highest number of wickets.


Recent matches

WktsOppMatch DateScore
1/31 New York Strikers2022-11-30 DT20
2/24 The Chennai Braves2022-11-28 DT20
1/17 Bangla Tigers2022-11-27 DT20
0/35 Deccan Gladiators2022-11-25 DT20
1/24 Delhi Bulls2022-11-24 DT20
0/32 Netherlands2022-11-06 IT20
1/31 Pakistan2022-11-03 IT20
3/15 India2022-10-30 IT20
0/18 Bangladesh2022-10-27 IT20
1/6 Zimbabwe2022-10-24 IT20

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

TEST 6440672316.7518037.2200011030
ODI 553219134105621.5853376.9200130590
IT20 53218131682921.0017297.6700013470
100 21011414-10140.000001000

Bowling Statistics

TEST 61092.4114141527.604.9037.011004/516/89
ODI 5453483.31823207929.375.1036.7983205/485/48
IT20 5352172.5414025724.608.6518.2441105/305/30
100 22402141410.251.0260.001004/164/16


Last Series Played

T10 League 2022
T20 World Cup 2022
India vs South Africa ODI Series 2022
India vs South Africa T20 Series 2022
The Hundred 2022
Team Squad
Kagiso Rabada Temba Bavuma
Lungi Ngidi Anrich Nortje
Wayne Parnell Tabraiz Shamsi
Keshav Maharaj Heinrich Klaasen
Dwaine Pretorius Rilee Rossouw

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