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Johan van der Wath

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Full Name: Johannes Jacobus van der Wath
Born: January 10 1978 , Natal
County: Northamptonshire
Other teams: South Africa, Eagles, Free State, Easterns, Sussex
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium


South African fast bowler Johan van der Wath has been the leader of Northamptonshire's attack for two seasons.A brisk outswing bowler and uncompromising batsman, he was chosen for the Proteas' full international side when an injury ruled Jacques Kallis out of the 2005/06 VB Series and impressed with 10 wickets in the tournament and 37 off just 16 balls against Australia.But he reneged his South Africa status to sign a contract with Northamptonshire for the 2007 season, during which he claimed 29 LV= County championshp wickets at 27.06 with a best of 6-49.He was initially unable to return to...

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