Zander de Bruyn bats right handedly and bowls right arm fast medium for South Africa cricket team. Worcestershire, Warriors, Transvaal, Titans, Surrey Cricket Board, Somerset, Marylebone Cricket Club and Gauteng are the teams for which he has played.
Bruyn debuted in Test cricket against India from 20th to 24th November 2004 at Kanpur. In the 1st innings, he batted at the No. 7 position and scored 83 runs in 206 balls. He bowled 11 overs, out of which 3 were maidens, gave away 29 runs and took 1 wicket. He did not get an opportunity to bat in the 2nd innings. The result of this match was a draw. The first Twenty20 match of Bruyn was on 1st April 2005 at Port Elizabeth between the Warriors and the Titans. This match was abandoned after the toss and thus there was no result.
Bruyn played in 3 Test matches and in these scored 155 runs with 83 as his highest score. His batting average was 38.75 and batting strike rate was 37.89. He hit 3 sixers, 12 fours and 1 half century. He took 3 wickets in the 216 balls he bowled and during these 92 runs were scored. His bowling strike rate was 72, bowling average was 30.66 and economy rate was 2.55.