Dwaine Pretorius was born 29 March 1989 is a South African professional cricketer who currently plays for Highveld Lions. He has represented South Africa at international level.
Domestic and T20 career
He was a member of the North West cricket team’s squad for the 2015 Africa T20 Cup. In August 2017, he was named to the Cape Town Knight Riders’ squad for the first season of the T20 Global League. However, in October 2017, Cricket South Africa initially postponed the tournament until November 2018, with it being cancelled soon after.
In October 2018, he was named in Jozi Stars’ squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament. In April 2019, Pretorius was signed by Northamptonshire to play in the 2019 t20 Blast tournament in England.
In July 2019, he was selected to play for the Edinburgh Rocks in the inaugural edition of the Euro T20 Slam cricket tournament. However, the following month the tournament was cancelled. In September 2019, he was named in the squad for the Paarl Rocks team for the 2019 Mzansi Super League tournament. In December 2019, he was drafted by the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise team Peshawar Zalmi as their silver Category pick at the 2020 PSL draft.
In April 2021, he was named in North West’s squad, ahead of the 2021–22 cricket season in South Africa. In February 2022, he was bought by the Chennai Super Kings in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament. In July 2022, he was signed by the Colombo Stars for the third edition of the Lanka Premier League.
On 25 September 2016, Pretorius made his international debut for South Africa against Ireland, taking one for 19 with the ball and not having to bat.
After Chris Morris suffered a knee injury in September 2016, Pretorius was added to South Africa’s One-Day International squad for their series against Australia.
On 13 February 2021, during the series against Pakistan, Pretorius took his first five-wicket haul in T20Is, with 5/17. These were also the best figures by a bowler for South Africa in a T20I match. In September 2021, Pretorius was named in South Africa’s squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
Dwaine Pretorius’ family Apart from his wife and son, Migael Pretorius, the famous South African cricketer, is the star’s family. Migael is Dwaine Pretorius’ brother. Migael is a famous right-handed batsman and medium bowler. He was part of the South African national team that tackled Pakistan in T20I in March 2021.
Dwaine Pretorius Records
Dwaine Pretorius’ records, Dwaine Pretorius signed his first contract in 2014 when he joined Lions. His consistent and exemplary performance earned him a spot in the national team. His most significant international break was when he was chosen to be part of the South African squad to tour Ireland. He made his debut in the only ODI in 2016 and played for the two teams. Two months later, he landed a spot in the Test squad in Australia after Dale Steyn got injured.
Dwaine Pretorius Net Worth
Dwaine Pretorius’ salary According to his contract details, he makes a $75,000 retainer fee, a $4,500 test fee, a $1,200 ODI fee and an $800 T20 fee. Dwaine Pretorius’ net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $4 million.
Dwaine Pretorius Biography / Wiki
|Full Name||Dwaine Pretorius|
Dwaine Pretorius Personal Life
|Date of birth||29 March 1989|
|Age (as of 2022)||33 years|
|Place of birth||Randfontein, Transvaal Province, South Africa|
|Marital Date||Not Known|
|Girlfriend/ Affairs||Zilma Pretorius|
Dwaine Pretorius Cricket Life
|International Debut||Test – 26 December 2019 v England
ODI – 25 September 2016 v Ireland
T20I – 21 June 2017 v England
|Domestic/ State Team||
|Coach Name||Allan Donald|
|Batting Style||Right Handed Bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm fast-medium|
|Famous Shots||Pull Shot, Straight Drive, Cut Shot|
Dwaine Pretorius Physical Appearance
|Height (approx.)||in Feet Inches – 6’1” | in Meters- 1.86 M|
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 78 Kg | in Pounds- 171 lbs|
Dwaine Pretorius Education
|School Name||Not Known|
|College / University Name||Hoerskool Rustenburg|
Dwaine Pretorius Family Details
|Father Name||Not Known|
|Mother Name||Not Known|
|Brother Name||Not Known|
|Sister Name||Not Known|
|Children||Daughter- Not Known
Dwaine Pretorius Income
|Net Worth (Approx.)||$2 million|
|IPL Fee 2022||₹50.00 Lac|
|Dwaine Pretorius Favourite Things|
|Favourite Cricketer||Batsman- Jacques Kallis, Sachin Tendulkar
Bowler- Glenn McGrath, Shane Bond, Dale Steyn
|Favourite Ground||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|Favourite Animal||Not Known|