Rassie van der Dussen

Country: South Africa
Born: February 07, 1989, Pretoria, Transvaal (now Gauteng)
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Legbreak
Playing role: Top order Batter

Rassie van der Dussen Bio

Hendrik Erasmus van der Dussen, popularly known as Rassie van der Dussen, is a renowned South African cricketer who has made a name for himself through his exceptional batting skills. Born on February 7, 1989, in Pretoria, South Africa, van der Dussen has become a vital asset to his national team with his adaptability and dynamic playstyle.

Van der Dussen’s journey to international cricket was not an easy one, but his determination led him to pursue various opportunities in different cricketing nations. The talented batsman showcased his skills not only in his home country but also in England, Ireland, Netherlands, Canada, and the Caribbean. It was during his travels that van der Dussen caught the attention of the South African selectors, which ultimately led to his T20I debut against Zimbabwe in October 2018.

Before his international debut, van der Dussen had already made strides in his cricketing career. He represented South Africa A during their tour to India in 2018, gaining valuable experience and knowledge in varying conditions. This exposure played a significant role in shaping van der Dussen’s style, making him a force to be reckoned with at the top of the order or in the middle.

Known for his attacking approach, van der Dussen possesses the ability to adapt his game to different formats. His success in shorter formats, specifically in T20 cricket, made his talent impossible to ignore. In 2017-18, he emerged as the top scorer in South Africa’s first-class domestic competition and served as the vice-captain for Lions, his team. These accomplishments further solidified his position as an exceptional player in the cricketing world.

Van der Dussen’s talent and skills in the shortest formats of the game did not go unnoticed on the international stage. He played a pivotal role in the Vancouver Knights’ victory in the 2018 Global T20 Canada tournament. Following this triumph, he was recruited by the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots in the Caribbean Premier League. Van der Dussen then capped off an outstanding year by finishing as the leading run-scorer with 469 runs at an impressive strike rate of 138.75, helping Jozi Stars secure the inaugural Mzansi Super League title.

With his seamless transition into international cricket, van der Dussen proved that he was more than capable of thriving at the highest level. He announced his arrival by scoring a half-century on his T20I debut against Zimbabwe, making an immediate impact. In his first ODI against Pakistan, van der Dussen stunned everyone with an outstanding knock of 93 runs. His performances affirmed his place in the national team, establishing him as a reliable and accomplished batsman.

As van der Dussen continues to shine on the cricketing stage, his fans eagerly await each of his appearances on the field. With his skill, adaptability, and dynamic playing style, he has undoubtedly become an invaluable asset for South African cricket. The future looks bright for van der Dussen, and cricket enthusiasts from around the world will be eagerly watching as he continues to make his mark in the sport.

Rassie van der Dussen Career Stats

Rassie van der Dussen Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 18 32 2 905 98 30.16 2221 40.74 0 6 101 4 23 0
T20Is 43 39 8 1071 94* 34.54 829 129.19 0 7 68 48 15 0
ODIs 62 56 11 2360 134 52.44 2706 87.21 6 14 184 41 25 0
FC 138 234 26 8546 175 41.08 18119 47.16 17 47 1066 45 93 0
List A 154 145 23 5862 134* 48.04 7363 79.61 14 34 482 88 53 0
T20s 178 169 28 5008 112* 35.51 3849 130.11 4 31 358 216 55 0

Rassie van der Dussen Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 18 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 43 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 62 1 6 3 1 1/3 1/3 3 3 6 0 0 0
FC 138 18 391 257 5 2/39 2/39 51.4 3.94 78.2 0 0 0
List A 154 5 138 85 5 2/25 2/25 17 3.69 27.6 0 0 0
T20s 178 6 54 55 3 2/15 2/15 18.33 6.11 18 0 0 0

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