Leus du Plooy

Country: England
Born: January 12, 1995
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left arm Orthodox
Playing role: Middle order Batter

Leus du Plooy Bio

Jacobus Leus du Plooy, commonly known as Leus du Plooy, is an accomplished cricket player hailing from England. Born on February 1, 1996, du Plooy has made a significant impact on the cricketing scene with his impressive performances and remarkable skills.

Before making his mark in English cricket, du Plooy had already carved a niche for himself in the South African domestic cricket circuit. With nine first-class centuries and a remarkable average of 48.08, he showcased his immense talent and potential early on. However, it was in 2019 when he joined Derbyshire County Cricket Club in England that he truly rose to prominence.

Thanks to possessing a Hungarian passport, du Plooy was able to register as a non-overseas player for Derbyshire. His arrival at the club was met with great excitement, and he quickly established himself as one of the team’s most reliable batters across various formats. His performances were instrumental in Derbyshire’s success, as he contributed significantly to their first-ever qualification for the Blast Finals Day.

In his debut season in England, du Plooy showcased his batting prowess, exhibiting an impressive average of 39.57 in the Championship. His ability to perform consistently across different formats made him a valuable asset for Derbyshire. Moreover, his skill set was recognized beyond domestic cricket, as he was drafted by the Welsh Fire in the Hundred, a tournament that allowed him to further enhance his reputation as a formidable player.

The year 2022 brought forth another milestone in du Plooy’s career when he was appointed as the captain of Derbyshire County Cricket Club, succeeding Billy Godleman. This appointment was a testament to his leadership qualities and the trust placed in him by the management and teammates alike. Furthermore, du Plooy’s proficiency in T20 cricket was underscored by his brilliant performances for the Joburg Super Kings in the SA20, where he led the team with exceptional performances and topped the batting averages.

Subsequently, du Plooy was rewarded for his exceptional talent and consistent performances with a lucrative contract worth £125,000 with the Southern Brave in the Hundred draft. This significant achievement not only solidified his standing as a top T20 player but also opened up new opportunities and challenges for him on the international stage.

Despite his young age, du Plooy has shown great maturity and composure while batting, making him a dependable asset for any team he represents. His ability to adapt to different formats and consistently deliver remarkable performances demonstrates the depth of his cricketing abilities.

Jacobus Leus du Plooy’s journey from South African domestic cricket to becoming a key player in English cricket is nothing short of extraordinary. With his exceptional skill set, leadership qualities, and a hunger for success, du Plooy has proven himself as a prominent cricket player, poised to make significant contributions to the sport in the years to come.

Leus du Plooy Career Stats

Leus du Plooy Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 102 164 24 6624 238* 47.31 12667 52.29 19 33 776 49 69 0
List A 50 47 10 2002 155 54.1 2295 87.23 5 11 151 32 24 0
T20s 136 125 30 2940 92 30.94 2171 135.42 0 16 237 98 58 0

Leus du Plooy Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 102 71 2189 1517 27 3/76 3/76 56.18 4.15 81 0 0 0
List A 50 22 417 420 11 3/19 3/19 38.18 6.04 37.9 0 0 0
T20s 136 18 205 288 14 4/15 4/15 20.57 8.42 14.6 1 0 0

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