Wayne Parnell – Age, Career Info, News, Stats, Records & Videos

Wayne Parnell Profile

Wayne Parnell is a South African cricketer who plays as an all-rounder for the Cape Cobras in domestic cricket and the Worcestershire Rapids in English county cricket. He was born on July 30, 1989, in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He is known for his left-arm fast-medium bowling and aggressive batting style.

Personal Information

Information Details
Full Name Wayne Dillon Parnell
Age 33 years (as of 2022)
Date of Birth July 30, 1989
Place of Birth Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Batting Style Left-handed
Bowling Style Left-arm fast-medium
Role All-rounder

Career Information

Wayne Parnell made his international debut for South Africa in January 2009, in a One Day International (ODI) against Australia. He has since played in all three formats of the game for South Africa, including Tests, ODIs, and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). He has also played in various domestic T20 leagues around the world, including the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), and the Big Bash League (BBL).

Major Achievements

Wayne Parnell has been a key member of the South African cricket team, known for his ability to swing the ball both ways and his useful contributions with the bat. He has also played a crucial role in the success of his domestic teams, helping the Cape Cobras win multiple trophies. He holds the record for the best figures by a South African bowler in a T20I, having taken 4 wickets for just 13 runs against the West Indies in 2010.

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Career Statistics

Format Matches Runs Average Highest 100s 50s Wickets Average Best
Tests 5 103 17.16 56 0 1 7 55.57 3/89
ODIs 69 745 16.63 69 0 3 99 29.91 5/48
T20Is 45 197 14.07 29* 0 0 51 25.96 4/13
IPL 46 323 18.05 44 0 0 44 33.86 3/20

Note: All stats are as of April 24, 2023.


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