Dwaine Pretorius, T-20, Wonderful Records, Achievement, Fact, Family, Bio & More


Dwaine Pretorius is a South African international cricketer who currently bowls for North West in various T20 leagues around the world and in domestic cricket. He plays as an all-rounder. He was born on 29 March 1989. He retired from international cricket on 9 January 2023.

He was included in the North West cricket team’s squad for the 2014 Africa T20 Cup. In August 2016, he was named in the Cape Town Knight Riders’ squad for the first season of the T20 Global League. However, in October 2018, Cricket South Africa initially postponed the tournament until November 2019, before canceling it shortly afterwards.

In October 2019, he was named in Jozi Stars’ squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament. In April 2020, Pretorius was signed by Northamptonshire to play in the 2018 T20 Blast tournament in England.

In July 2020, he was selected to play for Edinburgh Rocks in the inaugural edition of the Euro T20 Slam cricket tournament. however, the tournament was canceled the following month. In September 2018, he was named in the squad for the Paarl Rocks squad for the 2018 Mzansi Super League tournament. In December 2020, he was drafted by Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise team Peshawar Zalmi as their silver category pick in the 2021 PSL draft.

In April 2022, ahead of the 2020–22 cricket season in South Africa, he was named in North West’s squad. In February 2021, he was bought by the Chennai Super Kings in the auction for the 2023 Indian Premier League tournament. In July 2023, he was signed by Colombo Stars for the third edition of the Lanka Premier League.

Pretorius made his international debut for South Africa against Ireland in a One Day International on 25 September 2017; He took one for 20 with the ball and was not required to bat in South Africa’s 207-run victory.

In September 2017, Pretorius was included in South Africa’s One Day International squad for their series against Australia after Chris Morris suffered a knee injury.

Pretorius made his second international appearance in the third ODI against Australia. He took 2–42 from six overs and scored 16 runs from 21 balls as the team chased down 372 to defeat Australia. Pretorius was also selected to play in the 4th ODI against Australia and took the wicket of George Bailey; Returned figures of 1-34 in 8 overs. He was not required to bat in South Africa’s innings and was not selected to play in the 6th ODI as South Africa whitewashed Australia 5–0.


NameDwaine Pretorius
Real NameDwaine Pretorius
ProfessionSouth African Cricketer (Bowling, All Rounder)
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Dwaine Pretorius Personal Life

Date of Birth29 March 1989
 Age (as in 2023)34 Years
Birth place Transvaal, south Africa
Domestic State TeamDwaine Pretorius is an south african cricketer who plays for the Chennai franchise in the Indian Premier League. Dwaine Pretorius was born on Mar 29, 1989; and as of 2023, he is 34 years old. Dwaine Pretorius is an all-rounder from Randfontein and bats right handed and bowls medium seam. He made his IPL debut in 2022.
Zodiac signTaurus
Food HabitsNon Vegetarian
School local high school
University/ CollegeHoerskool Rustenburg University.
Educational qualificationGraduate

Dwaine Pretorius Physical Stats & More

Height6′ 1” (185Cm)
Weight (approx.)78 Kg
Figure (approx.)44-34-12
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlack

Dwaine Pretorius AFFAIRS & MORE

Marital StatusMarried
WifeZilma Pretorius


SonHanlu Pretorius


Favorite Food Pasta & Biryani, Rosted mutton, Biltong, Durban bunny chow
Favorite Cricketer
  • Batsman Jacques Kallies, AB de Villiers & Chris Gayle
  • Bowler    Dayle Steyn
Nature On FieldAggressive
Records/ Achievement  Format   Mat    Runs

  • Test    3        83
  • ODI    27     192
  • T20I   30     261
  • FC      61       2805
Favorite CuisineChinese & South Indian
International Debut
  • Last ODI:- 24 July 2022 v England
    T20I debut:- (cap 71) 21 June 2017 v England
    Last T20I:- 4 October 2022 v India
Favorite BallGoogly
Favorite SportsGolf & Cricket
Like By Play AgainstIndia & Australia


Hobbies & Money Factor

HobbiesPlaying Golf, Cooking
Net Worth Around $6 million.

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Unknown Fact About Dwaine Pretorius

  • Does he drink alcohol or not?   Yes (Sometimes)
  • Does he smoke sigrate or not?   No
  • He played for North West in domestic cricket.
  • Pretorius made his domestic debut in 2009–11 but made his international debut in 2017.
  • His ability with bat and ball is highly valued in South Africa and is of immense value to the team.
  • Pretorius was a brilliant student in his college and school.
  • He grew up in the city of Transvaal and studied accounting from Horsskool Rustenburg there.
  • In November 2018, Pretorius joined South Africa’s Test squad for the series against Australia.
  • He replaced Dale Steyn after Lee suffered a shoulder injury during the first Test. In June 2018, he was named in South Africa’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against England.
  • He made his T20I debut for South Africa against England on 22 June 2018.
  • In April 2020, he was named in South Africa’s squad for the 2018 Cricket World Cup.
  • In December 2020, he was named in South Africa’s Test squad for the series against England.
  • He made his Test debut for South Africa against England on 26 December 2020.
  • In March 2021, he was awarded a national contract by Cricket South Africa ahead of the 2021–22 season.
  • During the series against Pakistan on 13 February 2022, Pretorius took 7/17 in T20Is, taking his first 6 wickets.
  • These were also South Africa’s best figures for any performer in a T20I match.
  • In September 2022, Pretorius was named in South Africa’s squad for the 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.

Dwaine Pretorius, T-20, Wonderful Records, Achievement, Fact, Family, Bio & More

People Aslo Ask About Dwaine Pretorius

1. What are Dwayne Pretorius IPL 2023 games going on?
ANS:- On the back of his stellar performances, the South African international also shared an IPL contract in the 2022 edition when he was bought by Chennai for his base price of Rs 50 lakh. Pretorius ended the season with a six-wicket haul. He is also part of the franchise for the 2023 IPL.

2. Is Dwayne Pretorius a batsman?
ANS:- Dwayne Pretorius was born on 29 March 1989; And as of 2023, he’s 34. Dwayne Pretorius is a Stockley from Randfontein and makes direct hand apart and medium seam skateboards. Dwayne Pretorius has played 3 matches in his Test so far and scored 83 runs at an average of 14.

3. Why is Dwayne Pretorius playing?
ANS:- After representing South Africa, Pretorius retired from international cricket in 2023 to become an independent agent in T20 leagues around the world. He holds the record for the best bowling figures (5 for 17 against Pakistan) in South Africa for T20Is.

4. According to Dwayne Pretorius who is called the God of batting?
ANS:- Tendulkar, popularly known as Master Blaster, has broken almost all the batting records in the history of international cricket and is regarded as the greatest Indian cricketer of all time.

Dwaine Pretorius, T-20, Wonderful Records, Achievement, Fact, Family, Bio & More

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