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Dillon du Preez

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Full Name: Dillon du Preez
Born: November 8 1981 , Port Elizabeth, South Africa
County: Leicestershire
Other teams: Eagles, Free State
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium


Du Preez is a seam bowler who is more than capable of useful runs down the lower order. He has represented South Africa at Under-17 level but joined Leicestershire as a Kolpak player in 2008, the year he was named one of South Africa's five Cricketers of the Year after helping the Eagles to the first-class Supersport Series title. He took 32 wickets at 22 apiece in LV County Championship Division Two in his first season at Grace Road. He also hit an unbeaten 107 from 65 balls against Yorkshire in the NatWest Pro40, but could not prevent a one-run defeat. Du Preez signed for Bangalore R...

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