Who is Donovan Ferreira?

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cricket sa20 donovan ferreira

Donovan Ferreira, remember the name! South Africa's brand-new T20 league, SA20, is underway, and already the countries' youngsters are producing.

There are six teams in the competition, and Donovan Ferreira is representing the Joburg Super Kings in the tournament's inaugural edition.

You may not have heard of Ferreira, but after watching his opening match, you certainly know who he is now.

Who is Donovan Ferreira?

Donovan Ferreira is a South African cricketer who plays for the Titans in South African domestic cricket, and Joburg Super Kings in the SA20.

He is an aggressive right-hand batter and can also play as a wicket-keeper, making him a useful all-rounder.

Ferreira is in the early stages of his career at just 24 years old, but already has a blistering first-class century to his name in just his second match.

His 125 came off just 138 balls, putting his name on the lips of selectors for the SA20 competition.

On debut in the SA20, Ferreira whacked Durban's Super Giants for 82 not out off just 40 balls, against international bowlers Keshav Maharaj, Jason Holder, and Dwaine Pretorius.

Donovan Ferreira Stats

Ferreira currently averages 74.33 in first-class cricket, although his two-match sample size is rather small.

He has made 15 List A appearances, scoring 308 runs at an average of 28.00, with a strike rate of 123.69.

T20 cricket appears to be his strong suit, as his average of 41.46 with a strike rate of 153.56 shows.

Ferreira has also taken seven wickets in T20 cricket, with a reasonable economy rate of just 7.34.

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