Dwaine Pretorius Biography, Age, Height, Cricket Carrer, IPL 2023, Bowling Speed, Records, T20 Ranking, Wife, Family, Father, and More

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.

Dwaine Pretorius ipl 2023

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.

International career

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.

Dwaine Pretorius career

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.

Batting Career Summary
M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 3 6 0 83 37 13.83 163 50.92 0 0 0 13 1
ODI 27 13 1 192 50 16.0 224 85.71 0 0 1 14 5
T20I 30 17 5 261 77 21.75 159 164.15 0 0 1 22 15
IPL 6 5 1 44 22 11.0 28 157.14 0 0 0 3 3
Bowling Career Summary
M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 3 6 480 252 7 2/26 3/82 3.15 36.0 68.57 0 0
ODI 27 26 1144 947 35 4/36 4/36 4.97 27.06 32.69 0 0
T20I 30 27 504 696 35 5/17 5/17 8.29 19.89 14.4 1 0
IPL 6 6 126 210 6 2/30 2/30 10.0 35.0 21.0 0 0


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 with his wife

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 bowling speed

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
Nickname Dwaine
Profession Cricketer

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 Status Married
Marital Date Not Known
Girlfriend/ Affairs Zilma Pretorius
Wife/Spouse Zilma Pretorius
Nationality South African
Zodiac Sign Aries
Religion Christianity
Hobbies Travelling

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
  • South Africa
  • South Africa A
  • Lions
  • Jozi Stars
  • Northamptonshire
  • Edinburgh Rocks
  • Paarl Rocks
  • Peshawar Zalmi
  • North West
  • Cape Town Knight Riders
  • Chennai Super Kings
Jersey Number #29
Coach Name Allan Donald
Batting Style Right Handed Bat
Bowling Style Right-arm fast-medium
Role Bowling Allrounder
Famous Shots Pull Shot, Straight Drive, Cut Shot
Awards Name

Dwaine Pretorius Physical Appearance

Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown
Body Colour Fair
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

Educational Qualification Graduate
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

Son- 1

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 Destination Dubai
Favourite Actor
Favourite Actress
Favourite Film
Favourite Food
Favourite Animal Not Known
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