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Roelof van der Merwe

Team flagDUT39 yrs
batting styleAll Rounder
#66 All Rounder in T20I
Career & Stats

Roelof van der Merwe Recent Form


SOM vs GLCS, T20-Blast1 (1) *
SOM vs GLM, T20-Blast21 (15) *
SOM vs SUR, T20-Blast1 (2)
NED vs NEP, T20I2 (2) *
NED vs NEP, T20I23 (14) *
NED vs NAM, ODI3 (7)
DC vs ADKR, 19 (23) *
DC vs SW, 21 (14)
DC vs GG, 2 (2) *
DC vs SW, 2 (1) *


SOM vs GLCS, T20-Blast1-29
SOM vs GLCS, T20-Blast1-19
SOM vs GLM, T20-Blast2-0
SOM vs HAM, T20-Blast0-33
SOM vs KT, T20-Blast0-37
SOM vs SUR, T20-Blast1-33
SOM vs ESS, T20-Blast1-20
NED vs NEP, T20I0-13
NED vs NAM, T20I1-17
NED vs NEP, T20I0-16

Roelof van der Merwe Carrer Stats


ABU DHABI6416006145.458.0030----
WC ODI8868002980.008.5043----


ABU DHABI65212.2943.001/160021.00----
WC ODI8865.5551.832-340056.00----

Carrer Debut Information

ODI Debut Australia vs South Africa at Centurion - April 05, 2009
T20I Debut South Africa vs Australia at Centurion - March 29, 2009
IPL Debut vs Kolkata Knight Riders at Kingsmead, Apr 29, 2009
CPL Debut St Kitts & Nevis Patriots v Barbados Royals Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts, 27-8-2023
ABU DHABI Debut Team Abu Dhabi v Northern Warriors Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, 30-11-2023
100B Debut
Birmingham Phoenix v London Spirit Edgbaston, Birmingham, 23-7-2021
T20-Blast Debut
Somerset v Sussex The Cooper Associates County Ground Taunton, 1-6-2022

Teams played for

South Africa Royal Challengers Bangalore South Africa U19 Titans Delhi Capitals Somerset Brisbane Heat South Africa A St Lucia Zouks Netherlands Joburg Giants Hung Hom JD Jaguars Maratha Arabians Amsterdam Knights Tshwane Spartans

About Roelof van der Merwe

NameRoelof van der Merwe
Birth31 Dec 1984
Birth PlaceJohannesburg, Transvaal
Height5 ft 8 in

An aggressive middle-order batsman, Roelof Erasmus van der Merwe is a South African-born dutch cricketer who represented South Africa in the 2004 U19 World Cup before making his first-class debut in 2006 for Northerns. ... continue reading

Player Bio

An aggressive middle-order batsman, Roelof Erasmus van der Merwe is a South African-born dutch cricketer who represented South Africa in the 2004 U19 World Cup before making his first-class debut in 2006 for Northerns. 

Also known as “Roela”, he made his domestic debut with Northerns in 2006 but found success when he moved to franchise cricket with the Titans in the 2007-08 season. He went on to play for the South African national team in 13 ODIs and as many T20Is. However, lack of regular playing opportunities made him turn his attention to the Netherlands instead. He also bagged an IPL contract from the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in 2009 and in 2011, he was signed by the Delhi Daredevils.

Roelof made his official Dutch debut in 2015, in a T20I fixture against Nepal. By doing so, he became only the 5th man in history to represent two countries in T20I cricket. Since getting his dutch passport, Van der Merwe has been able to play county cricket as a local and started his domestic career with Somerset in 2016. 

A successful season for Roelof ended in 2017, particularly in white-ball cricket where he hit a memorable 165* against Surrey in the Royal London One Day Cup. He played a major part in helping Somerset to the quarter-final stages of both formats. His hard work finally got paid off and in September 2018, Roelof was awarded his County Cap by Somerset legend Roy Kerslake. In 2021, he was drafted into the London Spirit squad for the inaugural edition of the Hundred. A seasoned campaigner like van der Merwe can be a utility player for the franchise to clinch the maiden title. 

(As of May 2021)