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Bjorn Fortuin

Bjorn Fortuin

South Africa

BOWLER
  • 27 yrs.
  • Right Handed

Bjorn Fortuin is a Paarl born spin-bowling all-rounder. He owns the ability to bowl wicket-taking spells and can also contribute few runs with the bat down the order. With more than 100 wickets and 1500 runs to his name in First-class cricket, Fortuin has kept himself under the selector's radar.

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Personal Information
Born October 21, 1994
Birth Place Paarl
Current age 27
Role Bowler
Batting style Right Handed
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
ICC Rankings ODI Test T20I
Batting -
Bowling - 43
All Rounder -
Profile

Bjorn Fortuin is a Paarl born spin-bowling all-rounder. He owns the ability to bowl wicket-taking spells and can also contribute few runs with the bat down the order. With more than 100 wickets and 1500 runs to his name in First-class cricket, Fortuin has kept himself under the selector's radar. He played for the Highveld Lions team for the 2017-18 season.


Bjorn was promising in Mzansi Super League T20 tournament representing Paarl Rocks but the turning point of his life came in the 2018–19 CSA T20 Challenge tournament where he ended as the leading wicket-taker of the tournament with 15 scalps from 10 matches. A terrific tournament with the ball bagged him the CSA T20 Challenge Player of the Season award. Finally, in August 2019, his extraordinary performance was acknowledged by the selectors and he was named in South Africa's T20I squad for the series against India. 

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 New Zealand 2764 126
2 India 2987 119
3 Australia 1844 108
4 England 3753 107
5 Pakistan 2481 92
FULL Ranking
RankTeamPointsRating
1 New Zealand 2054 121
2 England 3793 119
3 Australia 3244 116
4 India 3624 113
5 South Africa 2267 103
FULL Ranking
RankTeamPointsRating
1 England 7786 278
2 India 7093 273
3 New Zealand 6048 263
4 Pakistan 8883 261
5 South Africa 6640 246
FULL Ranking

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