Shaun von Berg

Country: South Africa
Born: September 16, 1986, Pretoria, Transvaal
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Legbreak
Playing role: Bowling Allrounder

Shaun von Berg Bio

Shaun von Berg is a South African cricketer known for his impressive leg-spin bowling skills and powerful batting prowess. Born on May 6, 1987, von Berg hails from South Africa and has made a name for himself in the world of cricket with his sound temperament and ability to perform under pressure.

Von Berg’s cricketing journey began at the domestic level, where he represented Northerns. Despite the strong competition from other talented spinners like Tabraiz Shamsi, von Berg worked hard and patiently waited for his chance to shine. Over the years, he played a remarkable 96 first-class matches, displaying his commitment and dedication to the game.

His breakthrough eventually came when he was called up to the national squad. Von Berg’s performances at the domestic level were exemplary, and he had proven himself as a valuable asset to his team, the Titans. In the 2016-17 season, he played a crucial role in the Titans’ victory in the first-class competition. Despite participating in only half of the matches, von Berg emerged as the fifth-highest wicket-taker in the tournament, claiming an impressive 32 wickets at an average of 18.93. This remarkable performance caught the attention of selectors and earned him a spot in South Africa’s spin-bowling camps to India in 2018.

Von Berg’s skills and performances did not go unnoticed, and he subsequently earned a place in the South African A side. His consistent performances in the first-class competition continued, and he finished as the third-highest wicket-taker in the 2017-18 season. These impressive statistics led to his inclusion in South Africa’s Test squad for their tour of Sri Lanka in July 2018, marking a significant milestone in his career.

Known for his burly build and powerful lower-order batting, von Berg adds depth to the team’s batting lineup. His ability to contribute valuable runs down the order has made him a valuable asset to his team. Moreover, his sound temperament allows him to perform under pressure situations, making him a reliable player in crunch situations.

Off the field, von Berg is known for his professionalism and dedication to the game. He is highly regarded by his teammates and coaches for his work ethic and commitment towards improving his skills. His strong will and determination to succeed have propelled him towards greater heights, and he continues to strive towards achieving excellence in both bowling and batting.

With a promising career lying ahead of him, Shaun von Berg is well on his way to becoming a key figure in South African cricket. His leg-spin bowling skills, combined with his powerful batting, make him a formidable force on the field. As he continues to grow and develop as a player, cricket enthusiasts eagerly anticipate witnessing his future achievements in the sport.

Shaun von Berg Career Stats

Shaun von Berg Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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FC 135 202 32 5014 110* 29.49 9444 53.09 5 26 604 71 95 0
List A 89 62 10 875 58* 16.82 1097 79.76 0 1 77 12 26 0
T20s 58 27 14 187 30 14.38 173 108.09 0 0 19 2 10 0

Shaun von Berg Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
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FC 135 231 26297 14247 477 7/66 11/64 29.86 3.25 55.1 21 27 5
List A 89 84 4120 3208 115 5/33 5/33 27.89 4.67 35.8 7 1 0
T20s 58 55 1146 1334 68 4/15 4/15 19.61 6.98 16.8 2 0 0

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