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Jacques Rudolph

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Full Name: Jacobus Andries Rudolph
Born: May 4 1981 , Springs, Transvaal
Country: South Africa
County: Glamorgan
Other teams: Yorkshire, Surrey, Eagles, Northerns, Titans
Test debut: Bangladesh v South Africa, Chittagong, April 24-27 2003
ODI debut: India v South Africa, Dhaka, April 13 2003
T20 debut: Australia v South Africa, Brisbane, Jan 9 2006
Batting Style: Left-hand batsman
Bowling Style: Leg-spin


A stylish top-order batsman, South African Rudolph has shown his class in both Tests and the English domestic game. During his first taste of Test cricket he shared an unbroken stand of 429 with Boeta Dippenaar for the third wicket in Chittagong in November 2001, eventually ending with an unbeaten 222. Rudolph batted for over seven hours on the final day of the 2005 Perth Test with Australia - for an unbeaten 102 - which ensured a draw. Having missed out on representing Derbyshire in 2006 due to a serious shoulder injury, Rudolph signed for Yorkshire on a Kolpak deal the following...

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