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Theunis de Bruyn
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Personal information
Full name Theunis Booysen de Bruyn
Born 8 October 1992 (1992-10-08) (age 27)
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium fast
Role Batsman
International information
National side South Africa
Test debut (cap 330) 25 March 2017 v New Zealand
Last Test 1 March 2018 v Australia
T20I debut (cap 65) 20 January 2017 v Sri Lanka
Last T20I 22 January 2017 v Sri Lanka
Domestic team information
Years Team
2014–2016 Northerns
2014–2016 Titans
2016–present Knights
Career statistics
Competition Test T20I FC LA
Matches 4 2 37 32
Runs scored 114 26 2,874 1,112
Batting average 11.14 13.00 47.90 42.76
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 7/15 3/5
Top score 48 19 202* 152*
Balls bowled 30 372 150
Wickets 0 4 3
Bowling average 45.75 38.66
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 2/35 2/37
Catches/stumpings 1/– 2/– 33/– 14/–
Source: CricInfo, 4 March 2018

Theunis Booysen de Bruyn (born 8 October 1992) is a South African cricketer who represents Knights. He is a right-handed batsman who also bowls right arm medium fast.

On 19 January 2015, de Bruyn became the third quickest South African batsman to reach 1,000 first-class runs, doing so in 20 innings. He was included in the Northerns cricket team squad for the 2015 Africa T20 Cup.

In December 2016 he was added to South Africa's Test squad for their series against Sri Lanka. He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for South Africa against Sri Lanka on 20 January 2017. He made his Test debut for South Africa against New Zealand on 25 March 2017.

De Bruyn was included in South Africa's squad for their Test match series in England which began in July 2017. He played the first match of the series, scoring 49 runs in the match with a top score of 48 in the first innings as South Africa lost the match by 211 runs. He was dropped for the following Test. He was recalled to replace Vernon Philander, who suffered back spasm in the buildup to the final Test.

In August 2017, he was named in Bloem City Blazers' squad for the first season of the T20 Global League. However, in October 2017, Cricket South Africa postponed the tournament until November 2018.

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