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Cameron Delport

Cameron Scott Delport (born 12 May 1989) is a British-South African cricketer who plays in Twenty20 league tournaments.

He was educated at Westville High School.[1] He is a left-hand opening batsman and right-arm medium pace bowler. Delport also played for the Lahore Qalandars during the first edition of Pakistan Super League. He scored 227 runs at the average of 32.42 with the highest total of 78.[2] He was included in the KwaZulu-Natal cricket team squad for the 2015 Africa T20 Cup.[3] In January 2018, he was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2018 IPL auction.[4]

Career

Cameron Delport along with Morné van Wyk set the record for the highest opening stand in List A matches with an unbeaten 367 in the South African Domestic League matches in 2014.[5][6]

In September 2018, he was named in Paktia's squad in the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League tournament.[7] The following month, he was named in Paarl Rocks' squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament.[8][9] He was also named in the squad for the Chittagong Vikings team, following the draft for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League.[10] He is set to represent Pokhara Rhinos in 2018 Everest Premier League.

Delport was picked by Islamabad United in 2019 Pakistan Super League Draft. He scored 117 not out in a match against Lahore Qalanders in Karachi.

Delport holds a British passport and uses it for playing in County Cricket.[11] In 2019, he signed with Essex for two seasons of T20 Blast.[12]

In September 2019, he was named in the squad for the Paarl Rocks team for the 2019 Mzansi Super League tournament.[13] In November 2019, he was selected to play for the Rangpur Rangers in the 2019–20 Bangladesh Premier League.[14]

References

  1. ^ "Cricket". Westville Boys' High School. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Cameron Delport". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 September 2014.
  3. ^ KwaZulu-Natal Squad / Players – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 31 August 2015.
  4. ^ "List of sold and unsold players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Knights v Dolphins at Bloemfontein, Oct 17, 2014 | Cricket Scorecard | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Records | List A matches | Partnership records | Highest partnerships by wicket | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Afghanistan Premier League 2018 – All you need to know from the player draft". CricTracker. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  8. ^ "Mzansi Super League - full squad lists". Sport24. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Mzansi Super League Player Draft: The story so far". Independent Online. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  10. ^ "Full players list of the teams following Players Draft of BPL T20 2018-19". Bangladesh Cricket Board. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  11. ^ "County Cricket signings 2018-19: Transfers, ins and outs, squad news". www.thecricketer.com.
  12. ^ "Cameron Delport: Essex sign batsman for 2019 and 2020 T20 Blast". 19 December 2018 – via www.bbc.com.
  13. ^ "MSL 2.0 announces its T20 squads". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  14. ^ "BPL draft: Tamim Iqbal to team up with coach Mohammad Salahuddin for Dhaka". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 November 2019.

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