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Andile Phehlukwayo

Andile Phehlukwayo
Personal information
Full name
Andile Lucky Phehlukwayo
Born (1996-03-03) 3 March 1996 (age 28)
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Height180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
BowlingRight-arm medium-fast
RelationsOkuhle Cele (cousin)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 333)28 September 2017 v Bangladesh
Last Test24 January 2018 v India
ODI debut (cap 118)25 September 2016 v Ireland
Last ODI11 October 2022 v India
T20I debut (cap 68)20 January 2017 v Sri Lanka
Last T20I31 July 2022 v England
Domestic team information
2018Cape Town Blitz
2019/20Durban Heat
2021/22–presentKwaZulu-Natal Coastal
2023Paarl Royals
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 4 76 38 50
Runs scored 19 781 149 1,409
Batting average 9.50 24.40 9.93 23.88
100s/50s 0/0 0/2 0/0 1/7
Top score 9 69* 27* 107
Balls bowled 250 2,947 670 3,992
Wickets 11 89 45 63
Bowling average 13.36 31.88 21.57 37.96
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 1
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling 3/13 4/22 4/24 5/62
Catches/stumpings 2/– 17/– 7/– 21/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 17 September 2023

Andile Lucky Phehlukwayo (born 3 March 1996) is a South African professional cricketer.[1] He is a left handed lower order batsman who bowls right-arm fast-medium. He made his international debut for South Africa in September 2016.[2]

Early life

Phehlukwayo won a bursary to Glenwood High School in Durban for field hockey. He was introduced to cricket by his guardian Rosemary Dismore, who employed his mother as a domestic worker.[3]

Early and domestic career

In January 2014, Phehlukwayo was named in South Africa's 15 man squad for the 2014 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[4]

Phehlukwayo was included in the KwaZulu-Natal cricket team squad for the 2015 Africa T20 Cup.[5]

In August 2017, Phehlukwayo was named in Jo'burg Giants' squad for the first season of the T20 Global League.[6] However, in October 2017, Cricket South Africa initially postponed the tournament until November 2018, with it being cancelled soon after.[7]

In September 2018, Phehlukwayo was named in KwaZulu-Natal's squad for the 2018 Africa T20 Cup.[8] He was the leading wicket-taker for KwaZulu-Natal in the tournament, with ten dismissals in four matches.[9]

In October 2018, Phehlukwayo was named in Cape Town Blitz's squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament.[10][11] In September 2019, he was named in the squad for the Durban Heat team for the 2019 Mzansi Super League tournament.[12] In April 2021, he was named in KwaZulu-Natal's squad, ahead of the 2021–22 cricket season in South Africa.[13]

On 27 March 2022, in Division One of the 2021–22 CSA One-Day Cup, Phehlukwayo scored his first century in List A cricket, with 100 not out.[14]

International career

In September 2016, Phehlukwayo was named in South Africa's One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against Australia.[15] He made his ODI debut for South Africa against Ireland on 25 September 2016.[16] In January 2017, he was included in South Africa's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against Sri Lanka.[17] He made his T20I debut for South Africa against Sri Lanka on 20 January 2017.[18]

In June 2017, Phehlukwayo was named in South Africa's Test squad for their series against England, but he did not play.[19] In September 2017, he was named in South Africa's Test squad for their series against Bangladesh.[20] He made his Test debut for South Africa against Bangladesh on 28 September 2017.[21]

In April 2019, Phehlukwayo was named in South Africa's 15 man squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.[22][23] On 23 June 2019, in the match against Pakistan, Phehlukwayo played in his 50th ODI.[24] Following the World Cup, the International Cricket Council (ICC) named Phehlukwayo as the rising star of the squad.[25]

In September 2021, Phehlukwayo was named as one of three reserve players in South Africa's squad for the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup.[26] In September 2023, he was included in South Africa's squad for the 2023 Cricket World Cup.[27]


  1. ^ "Andile Phehlukwayo". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Andile Phehlukwayo profile and biography, stats, records, averages, photos and videos". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 26 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Go in with a game plan". Red Bulletin Magazine. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  4. ^ "All 16 squads for the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup UAE 2014 confirmed". Retrieved 26 July 2021.
  5. ^ KwaZulu-Natal Squad / Players – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 31 August 2015.
  6. ^ "T20 Global League announces final team squads". T20 Global League. Archived from the original on 5 September 2017. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Cricket South Africa postpones Global T20 league". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  8. ^ "KwaZulu-Natal Squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Africa T20 Cup, 2018/19 - KwaZulu-Natal: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  10. ^ "Mzansi Super League - full squad lists". Sport24. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  11. ^ "Mzansi Super League Player Draft: The story so far". Independent Online. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  12. ^ "MSL 2.0 announces its T20 squads". Cricket South Africa. Archived from the original on 4 September 2019. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  13. ^ "CSA reveals Division One squads for 2021/22". Cricket South Africa. Archived from the original on 20 April 2021. Retrieved 20 April 2021.
  14. ^ "Another century for Klaasen as Titans take the lead in One Day Cup". Citizen. Retrieved 30 March 2022.
  15. ^ "South Africa pick Phehlukwayo for Australia ODIs". ESPNcricinfo. ESPN Sports Media. 6 September 2016. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  16. ^ "Ireland tour of South Africa, Only ODI: South Africa v Ireland at Benoni, Sep 25, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
  17. ^ "Behardien to lead in T20 as SA ring changes". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  18. ^ "Sri Lanka tour of South Africa, 1st T20I: South Africa v Sri Lanka at Centurion, Jan 20, 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  19. ^ "Kuhn, Phehlukwayo in South Africa's Test squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  20. ^ "Markram set for Test debut against Bangladesh". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  21. ^ "1st Test, Bangladesh tour of South Africa at Potchefstroom, Sep 28-Oct 2 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  22. ^ "Hashim Amla in World Cup squad; Reeza Hendricks, Chris Morris miss out". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  23. ^ "Amla edges out Hendricks to make South Africa's World Cup squad". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  24. ^ "ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (Match 30): Pakistan vs South Africa – Stats Preview". Cricket Addictor. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  25. ^ "CWC19 report card: South Africa". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  26. ^ "T20 World Cup: South Africa leave out Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir and Chris Morris". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 September 2021.
  27. ^ "South Africa Squad - ICC Cricket World Cup, 2023 Squad". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 14 November 2023.
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