Johan van der Wath is a powerful hitting middle order batsman as well as a lively pace bowler. In this way, he has developed into a multi-talented allrounder. In the ICL, he is a member of Mumbai Champs.

In 2005, he was briefly involved with Sussex. Then, he became a member of South Africa A side and toured Sri Lanka as well as played against New Zealand A. In 2006, he played for Eagles in domestic cricket and had an impressive performance. In the Standard Bank Cup final, he was the Man of the Match. In the 2005-06 VB series, when Jacques Kallis was sent home, Johan received his first international call. In this tournament, he claimed 10 wickets. Although, he scored a debut duck, he compensated this in the final match by scoring an unbeaten 37 inclusive of 4 sixers. He was called in the South Africa squad for the Twenty20 World Championship.

Career Highlights

Team Free State cricket team Free State cricket team
Role All Rounder
Born 10 Jan 1978
Nationality South Africa South Africa
Team History
Easterns cricket team Easterns 1995 - present
Free State cricket team Free State 1997 - present
Eagles cricket team 2004 - present
Northamptonshire CCC 2007 - present
Knights cricket team 2008 - present
1090 royal challengers bangalore Royal Challengers 2011
Sussex CCC 2005

Johan van der Wath has participated in 81 first class matches and in these has amassed 2376 runs at a batting average of 24.24. His highest score was 113 not out. He has struck 2 centuries and 14 fifties and has taken 25 catches. In the 13585 balls that he has bowled, 6700 runs have been scored and 260 wickets have been taken.

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