Jacques du Toit (cricketer)

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Jacques Du Toit
Personal information
Full name Jacques Du Toit
Born (1980-01-02) 2 January 1980 (age 38)
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Nickname Dutch
Batting Right Handed
Bowling Right Arm Medium Fast
Role Middle Order Batsman
Domestic team information
Years Team
1998-2005 Easterns
2008-2012 Leicestershire (squad no. 8)
2011 Colombo
Career statistics
Competition FC OD T20
Matches 41 52 55
Runs scored 1,944 1,243 646
Batting average 31.35 26.44 15.02
100s/50s 4/10 2/4 0/1
Top score 154 144 69
Balls bowled 624 66 32
Wickets 6 2 2
Bowling average 72.66 33.00 33.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 - -
Best bowling 3/31 2/30 2/30
Catches/stumpings 32/- 19/- 28/-
Source: Cricinfo, 1 April 2013

Jacques Du Toit (born 2 January 1980, Port Elizabeth, South Africa) is a cricketer who played for Leicestershire. He is a middle order right handed batsman who can also bowl medium fast.

Cricket career

Originally from South Africa, English qualified Du Toit has been plying his trade at Leicestershire since 2008. Playing alongside South Africans HD Ackerman, Boeta Dippenaar and Claude Henderson, Du Toit has often been mistaken for a Kolpak player. In 2008 he made his maiden first class century against Northamptonshire[1] and his highest one day score came when he smashed 144 from 119 balls in the NatWest Pro40 game with Glamorgan, although it was not enough to prevent a four-wicket defeat.

The 2010 was successful, with Du Toit scoring 899 County Championship runs, culminating im him signing a new two-year contract. His performances in all forms of the county game earned him the honour of winning Leicestershire's Supporter's Player of the Year.

Career best performances

as of 12 October 2011

Batting Bowling
Score Fixture Venue Season Score Fixture Venue Season
FC 154 Leicestershire v Cambridge MCCU Cambridge 2010 3–31 Leicestershire v Gloucestershire Leicester 2008
LA 144 Leicestershire v Glamorgan Colwyn Bay 2008 2–30 Easterns v KwaZulu-Natal Benoni 2004
T20 69 Leicestershire v Lancashire Leicester 2010 2–15 Leicestershire v Derbyshire Leicester 2008

References

  1. ^ Du Toit helps to lift Leicestershire to rare heights The Times

External links

  • Cricinfo Profile
  • Cricket Archive Stats
  • Leicestershire Profile
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