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Charl Langeveldt

Charl Langeveldt
Personal information
Full name
Charl Kenneth Langeveldt
Born (1974-12-17) 17 December 1974 (age 49)
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm fast-medium
RoleBowler
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 298)2 January 2005 v England
Last Test2 January 2006 v Australia
ODI debut (cap 67)14 October 2001 v Kenya
Last ODI31 October 2010 v Pakistan
ODI shirt no.67
T20I debut (cap 6)21 October 2005 v New Zealand
Last T20I19 May 2010 v West Indies
T20I shirt no.67
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1997/98–2013/14Boland
2003/04Border
2004/05–2006/07Highveld Lions
2005Somerset
2007Leicestershire
2007/08–2011/12Cape Cobras
2008Derbyshire
2009–2010Kolkata Knight Riders
2011Royal Challengers Bangalore
2011Kent
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 6 72 104 233
Runs scored 16 73 1,219 444
Batting average 8.00 6.63 14.34 8.70
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/1 0/0
Top score 10 12 56 33*
Balls bowled 999 3,489 19,533 11,043
Wickets 16 100 334 359
Bowling average 37.06 29.62 28.87 23.83
5 wickets in innings 1 2 9 8
10 wickets in match 0 0 1 0
Best bowling 5/46 5/39 6/48 5/7
Catches/stumpings 2/– 11/– 31/– 38/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 12 December 2016

Charl Kenneth Langeveldt (born 17 December 1974) is a South African cricket coach and former cricketer who is currently a bowling coach with the South Africa national cricket team.

As a cricket player, he played all formats of the game. A right-arm fast-medium bowler, he played for South Africa between 2001 and 2010, primarily in One Day Internationals. Langeveldt was the first South African to take a hat-trick in the ODI format. He was the bowling coach for the national side.

Domestic career

Langeveldt was born at Stellenbosch in Cape Province[1] and worked as a warder at the Drakenstein Correctional Centre before pursuing his career in cricket.[2] In 2005, Langeveldt was Morecambe Cricket Club's professional player;[3] he later returned to the Northern Premier League for the 2007 season with Netherfield Cricket Club.[4]

In 2008, Langeveldt joined Derbyshire as a Kolpak player,[5] before playing for Kent as an overseas player in the 2011 Friends Life t20. Langeveldt also played for the Bangalore Royal Challengers in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

International career

He made his Test debut in January 2005 against England at his home ground of Cape Town and took 5 for 46 in the first innings.[6] His ODI debut came much earlier, in October 2001 against Kenya at Kimberley, where he took two wickets. He was rewarded with 4 for 21 in the following game at Newlands. Included in South Africa's 2003 World Cup squad, he played in only one game which was in the pool stage against Kenya.

In 2005, in the 3rd ODI against the West Indies at Barbados, he took a hat-trick in the last over as South Africa won the match by 1 run. He bowled Ian Bradshaw and Daren Powell before getting Corey Collymore LBW to seal the victory. It was the first ever ODI hat-trick by a South African.[7]

In 2007 he played in his second Cricket World Cup and after taking 5/39 in their win against Sri Lanka he became just the third South African to take a World Cup 5 wicket haul,[8] which was also the first 5 wicket haul of the 2007 World Cup.[9]

In early 2008, Langeveldt was controversially selected in the Test team for South Africa's tour of India at the expense of the white paceman André Nel. This was widely believed to be due to an order from Cricket South Africa to select more non-white players in the team as part of its transformation policy, rather than performance. Citing the controversy, Langeveldt declined to join the team.[10]

Coaching career

Langeveldt has had two spells as South Africa's bowling coach. The first ran from June 2015[11] to October 2017, when Ottis Gibson took over the role.[12] Langeveldt was appointed as the bowling coach of Bangladesh national cricket team in July 2019,[13] but moved back to a coaching role with South Africa in December 2019.[14]

See also

References

  1. ^ Charl Langeveldt, ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 2018-10-23.
  2. ^ "Prison guard job made me tough". Gulf News. 21 May 2009. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2009.
  3. ^ "Morecambe CC". Archived from the original on 16 February 2007. Retrieved 23 April 2007.
  4. ^ "Netherfield CC Club Officials". Northern Cricket League. Retrieved 23 April 2007.
  5. ^ "Langeveldt signs for Derbyshire". BBC. 26 April 2008. Retrieved 4 May 2008.
  6. ^ "3rd Test: South Africa v England at Cape Town, Jan 2-6, 2005". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 18 December 2011.
  7. ^ "One Day Internationals – Hat Tricks". ESPNcricinfo. Archived from the original on 26 January 2007. Retrieved 23 April 2007.
  8. ^ "World Cup 5 wickets in an innings". ESPNcricinfo. Archived from the original on 27 July 2004. Retrieved 23 April 2007.
  9. ^ "South Africa survive Malinga's menacing spell". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 23 April 2007.
  10. ^ I did not interfere in team selection for India – Arendse, ESPNcricinfo, 31 May 2008. Retrieved 2018-10-23.
  11. ^ "Langeveldt appointed SA bowling coach". ESPNcricinfo. 2 June 2015. Retrieved 6 August 2020.
  12. ^ "Gibson to take over SA bowling coach role from Langeveldt". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  13. ^ "BCB appoints Langeveldt as bowling coach". The Daily Star. 27 July 2019. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  14. ^ "Charl Langeveldt quits as Bangladesh bowling coach, accepts South Africa role". ESPNcricinfo. 17 December 2019. Retrieved 5 August 2020.
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