Rusty Theron

Country: U.S.A.
Born: July 24, 1985, Potchefstroom
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium fast
Playing role: Bowler

Rusty Theron Bio

Juan Theron, the talented cricket player hailing from the United States, has captured the attention of fans and selectors alike with his explosive bowling skills. Known for his ability to deliver precise yorkers in the death overs, Theron has earned a reputation as a last-over specialist, capable of turning the game in his team’s favor.

Born and raised in the Eastern Cape, Theron’s cricketing journey began at a young age. His natural talent was recognized early on, and he was soon awarded a bursary to attend Grey High School in Port Elizabeth, a renowned cricketing institution that has produced several great players over the years. Inspired by the likes of Graeme Pollock, Peter Pollock, Johan Botha, and Wayne Parnell, Theron honed his skills and emerged as a force to be reckoned with.

Theron made his first-class debut in November 2005 and made an instant impact. In his first 15 matches, he took an impressive 60 wickets at an average of 18.26. This outstanding performance catapulted him to the top of the first-class and List A bowling rankings for the Warriors, his domestic team, in almost every season since then. He also showcased his exceptional skills in the limited-overs format of the game, earning recognition as the MTN Domestic Championship Cricketer of the Year in 2008.

Despite his early success, Theron faced challenges along the way. In October 2009, he was reported for a suspect bowling action during a first-class game against the Lions. However, he was cleared of any wrongdoing just eight days later, proving his commitment and determination to overcome obstacles.

Theron’s breakthrough season came in 2009-10, when he became a vital cog in the Warriors lineup. His heroics in the last over of crucial matches, winning at least two out of eight matches single-handedly, caught the attention of Cricket South Africa. In February 2010, he was awarded a contract by his national team, despite never having played for them before. This was followed by an IPL contract with the Kings XI Punjab, where he made an immediate impact by winning the Man-of-the-Match award on his debut in a thrilling Super Over encounter.

As Theron’s star continues to rise, he has set his sights on representing his country at the highest level. In May, he was included in South Africa’s shortened 18-man squad for the ICC World Twenty20 in the West Indies, a testament to his hard work and dedication to the game.

With his ability to deliver accurate yorkers, mix up his variations, and thrive under pressure, Juan Theron has the potential to become a formidable force in international cricket. As he continues to showcase his talent on domestic and global stages, cricket fans eagerly await his next move and anticipate the impact he will make in the years to come.

Rusty Theron Career Stats

Rusty Theron Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 18 7 7 41 31* - 27 151.85 0 0 4 1 3 0
ODIs 18 12 2 50 12 5 102 49.01 0 0 5 0 7 0
FC 54 76 12 783 66 12.23 1712 45.73 0 2 82 11 16 0
List A 114 71 28 686 53 15.95 734 93.46 0 1 60 13 33 0
T20s 129 53 29 237 31* 9.87 218 108.71 0 0 14 8 35 0

Rusty Theron Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 18 18 374 477 24 4/27 4/27 19.87 7.65 15.5 1 0 0
ODIs 18 17 780 667 31 5/44 5/44 21.51 5.13 25.1 1 1 0
FC 54 95 9149 4567 169 7/46 9/59 27.02 2.99 54.1 6 7 0
List A 114 109 5074 4370 186 5/44 5/44 23.49 5.16 27.2 11 1 0
T20s 129 128 2765 3322 147 4/27 4/27 22.59 7.2 18.8 3 0 0

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