On a day when the ball dominated the bat most of the time on the international stage, the Proteas’ Duanne Olivier picked up 6-37 against Pakistan to earn him SACricketmag.com’s mantle of Boxing Day’s Turbo Bowler.
Duanne Olivier of the Knights speaks to SA Cricket about the importance of staying calm under pressure.
Duanne Olivier was announced last night as the VKB Knights’ most valuable player.
Duanne Olivier took five quick wickets in an early morning spell to give South Africa a fighting chance in the second unofficial Test against India A in Bengaluru.
The Saffa fireforce continued blazing away in the County Championship, with Duanne Olivier sending a reminder to the Proteas selectors by taking 10 wickets for Derbyshire.
Hashim Amla played a key role, along with erstwhile Saffa Gareth Berg, as Hampshire squeezed past Sussex by two wickets with four balls remaining in the One-Day Cup.
Derbyshire’s investment in Saffas paid immediate dividends when they won their first match at home for almost four years.
Duanne Olivier is determined to do himself and his country proud whenever he gets the opportunity.
Chris Morris and Duanne Olivier have been included in the Proteas squad for the remaining two Tests against Australia.
Duanne Olivier took four wickets as Australia accepted the challenge of the chase, beating South Africa A by five wickets in Benoni.
Duanne Olivier has been snapped up by Derbyshire for the first half of the English county season.
Chris Morris has been added to the Proteas squad for the first Test against India starting at Newlands on 5 January.
AB de Villiers has confirmed that he is fully fit for the Zimbabwe Test, while Chris Morris is yet to recover from a groin strain he picked up in the Ram Slam T20 final.
Kagiso Rabada has climbed two spots in the ICC Test rankings for bowlers to reach a career-best third place.
Faf du Plessis said that Duanne Olivier was the Proteas’ best bowler on day three, which saw them seal the series against Bangladesh 2-0 with an innings and a 254-run win in Bloemfontein.