Tiaan Cloete

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Tiaan Cloete
Personal information
Full nameTiaan William Raymond Cloete
Born (1989-11-12) 12 November 1989 (age 28)
Paarl, South Africa
Batting Left-handed
Bowling Slow left-arm orthodox
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2009–present Boland
First-class debut29 October 2009 Boland v  Namibia
List A debut31 October 2009 Boland v Namibia
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches1922
Runs scored442322
Batting average 15.7824.76
100s/50s0/00/2
Top score4353
Balls bowled876461
Wickets 1511
Bowling average 28.3338.00
5 wickets in innings 00
10 wickets in match00
Best bowling4–232–29
Catches/stumpings 9/–8/–
Source: CricketArchive, 2 April 2012

Tiaan William Raymond Cloete (born 12 November 1989) is a South African cricketer. A left-handed batsman and left-arm orthodox spin bowler, he has played first-class and List A cricket for Boland since the 2009/10 season.

Cricket Team sport played with bats and balls

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a field at the centre of which is a 20-metre (22-yard) pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two bails balanced on three stumps. The batting side scores runs by striking the ball bowled at the wicket with the bat, while the bowling and fielding side tries to prevent this and dismiss each player. Means of dismissal include being bowled, when the ball hits the stumps and dislodges the bails, and by the fielding side catching the ball after it is hit by the bat, but before it hits the ground. When ten players have been dismissed, the innings ends and the teams swap roles. The game is adjudicated by two umpires, aided by a third umpire and match referee in international matches. They communicate with two off-field scorers who record the match's statistical information.

Left-arm orthodox spin cricket bowling style

Left-arm orthodox spin also known as Slow Left Arm Orthodox spin bowling is a type of Left Arm Finger Off spin bowling in the sport of cricket. Left-arm orthodox spin is bowled by a left-arm bowler using the fingers to spin the ball from right to left of the cricket pitch.

First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket. A first-class match is of three or more days' scheduled duration between two sides of eleven players each and is officially adjudged to be worthy of the status by virtue of the standard of the competing teams. Matches must allow for the teams to play two innings each although, in practice, a team might play only one innings or none at all.

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