Meyrick Botha -

Right-hand batsman, Right-arm spin bowler


Manager: adam walker

Earnings: $ 76,136,049


International

Matches Played: 159
Innings: 135
Highest Score: 144
100's: 9
50's: 48
Runs Scored: 6242
Batting Average: 46.24
Strike-Rate: 103.88
Best Bowling: 5/26
Wickets: 150
Bowling Average: 41.37
Economy Rate: 6.11
5-Wicket: 1

First Class

Matches Played: 326
Innings: 307
Highest Score: 128
100's: 7
50's: 94
Runs Scored: 12043
Batting Average: 44.28
Strike-Rate: 110.96
Best Bowling: 5/22
Wickets: 326
Bowling Average: 29.84
Economy Rate: 4.84
5-Wicket: 1

 


History

2036 - Botha (37) retires from international one-day cricket.

2035 - Botha wins the Cricket World Cup with South Africa

2035 - Botha selected to play for South Africa in the Cricket World Cup.

2035 - Botha purchased a house boat in Johannesburg, South Africa for $3,821,697 (Week: 2)

2034 - Botha purchased a villa in Port Elizabeth, South Africa for $3,803,023 (Week: 20)

2034 - Botha purchased a medium sized house in Galle, Sri Lanka for $1,060,075 (Week: 20)

2034 - Botha purchased a small house in Sydney, Australia for $411,716 (Week: 20)

2034 - Botha signs new contract with Lions (Week: 4) (International)

2033 - Botha purchased a apartment in Brisbane, Australia for $891,648 (Week: 14)

2032 - Scores a total of 5,000 runs. (Week: 28) (International)

2032 - Botha paid $611,083 to play for Punjab in Twenty20 League.

2032 - Botha purchased a large unit in Brisbane, Australia for $4,665,022 (Week: 18)

2032 - Botha purchased a waterfront property in Port Elizabeth, South Africa for $6,867,011 (Week: 18)

2031 - Botha wins 'All-rounder of the year' award. (International)

2031 - Botha paid $554,617 to play for Rajasthan in Twenty20 League.

2031 - Botha selected to play for South Africa in the Cricket World Cup.

2031 - Botha purchased a warehouse in Kolkata, India for $1,535,627 (Week: 5)

2030 - Botha signs new contract with Lions (Week: 10) (International)

2029 - Botha paid $553,394 to play for Delhi in Twenty20 League.

2029 - Takes a total of 100 wickets. (Week: 20) (International)

2029 - Botha purchased a small unit in Kanpur, India for $732,727 (Week: 15)

2029 - Botha purchased a rural property in Brisbane, Australia for $3,746,936 (Week: 15)

2028 - Botha purchased a small unit in Leeds, England for $1,155,971 (Week: 26)

2028 - Botha purchased a small unit in Kolkata, India for $432,993 (Week: 26)

2028 - Botha paid $717,186 to play for Delhi in Twenty20 League.

2028 - Botha purchased a villa in Melbourne, Australia for $1,831,264 (Week: 8)

2028 - Botha signs major sponsorship deal worth $1,655,807 with a cricket bat manufacturer. (Week: 7)

2028 - Botha purchased a medium sized house in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe for $1,773,341 (Week: 4)

2027 - Botha wins 'Team best & fairest' award. (International)

2027 - Botha paid $814,067 to play for Rajasthan in Twenty20 League.

2027 - Botha purchased a small unit in Motijheel, Bangladesh for $874,253 (Week: 21)

2027 - Scores a total of 5 hundreds. (Week: 18) (International)

2027 - Botha selected to play for South Africa in the Cricket World Cup.

2027 - Botha signs major sponsorship deal worth $1,398,021 with a popular clothing company. (Week: 9)

2027 - Botha signs new contract with Cape Cobras (Week: 8) (International)

2027 - Botha launches cricket academy (Week: 7)

2026 - Botha wins 'Batsman of the year' award. (International)

2026 - Botha paid $782,912 to play for Hyderabad in Twenty20 League.

2026 - Botha wins 'Player of the Series' award. (International)

2026 - Botha purchased a small unit in Port Elizabeth, South Africa for $888,887 (Week: 16)

2026 - Botha purchased a small unit in Motijheel, Bangladesh for $904,976 (Week: 3)

2025 - Botha wins 'All-rounder of the year' award. (International)

2025 - Botha wins 'Team best & fairest' award. (International)

2025 - Botha purchased a large unit in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago for $3,471,308 (Week: 26)

2025 - Botha paid $730,756 to play for Hyderabad in Twenty20 League.

2025 - Botha wins 'Player of the Series' award. (International)

2025 - Scores a total of 2,000 runs. (Week: 20) (International)

2025 - Botha purchased a medium sized house in Manchester, England for $1,103,077 (Week: 19)

2025 - Takes a total of 50 wickets. (Week: 16) (International)

2025 - Botha signs major sponsorship deal worth $1,148,460 with a breakfast cereal company. (Week: 11)

2025 - Botha purchased a warehouse in Bridgetown, Barbados for $3,537,188 (Week: 0)

2024 - Botha paid $832,779 to play for Kolkata in Twenty20 League.

2024 - Scores a total of 10 fifties. (Week: 18) (International)

2024 - Botha signs new contract with Cape Cobras (Week: 5) (International)

2024 - Botha signs major sponsorship deal worth $2,010,598 with a sport shoes manufacturer. (Week: 4)

2023 - Botha selected in the World XI team.

2023 - Botha wins 'Team best & fairest' award. (International)

2023 - Botha paid $1,107,014 to play for Punjab in Twenty20 League.

2023 - Botha wins 'Player of the Tournament' at the Cricket World Cup

2023 - Scores a total of 1,000 runs. (Week: 13) (International)

2023 - Botha selected to play for South Africa in the Cricket World Cup.

2021 - Botha wins 'Top emerging player' award. (International)

2021 - Botha wins 'All-rounder of the year' award. (International)

2021 - Botha makes international debut against New Zealand.

2021 - Bowling Average: 26.64 - Wickets Taken: 102 - Best Bowling: 4/25 (First Class)

2021 - Batting Average: 41.43 - Runs Scored: 3149 - HS: 86 (First Class)

2021 - Botha selected to play for South Africa.

2020 - Takes a total of 100 wickets. (Week: 8) (First Class)

2020 - Botha signs new contract with Cape Cobras (Week: 0) (First Class)

2020 - Botha wins 'All-rounder of the year' award. (First Class)

2019 - Botha signs contract with Rangpur (Week: 9)

2019 - Scores a total of 2,000 runs. (Week: 6) (First Class)

2019 - Takes a total of 50 wickets. (Week: 16) (First Class)

2019 - Botha signs new contract with Cape Cobras (Week: 10) (First Class)

2019 - Scores a total of 10 fifties. (Week: 7) (First Class)

2019 - Scores a total of 1,000 runs. (Week: 4) (First Class)

2018 - Botha wins 'All-rounder of the year' award. (First Class)

2018 - Botha signs new contract with Rangpur (Week: 1) (First Class)

2018 - Bowling Average: 10.54 - Wickets Taken: 104 - Best Bowling: 5/14 (1st Grade)

2018 - Batting Average: 40.88 - Runs Scored: 2003 - HS: 122 (1st Grade)

2018 - Botha selected to play for Cape Cobras.

2017 - Botha wins 'u19's Player of the Series' award. (1st Grade)

2017 - Scores a total of 2,000 runs. (Week: 8) (1st Grade)

2017 - Takes a total of 100 wickets. (Week: 7) (1st Grade)

2017 - Botha represents South Africa u19's in an international tour of New Zealand.

2017 - Botha wins 'Cricketer of the year' award. (1st Grade)

2017 - Botha wins 'Team best & fairest' award. (1st Grade)

2017 - Takes a total of 50 wickets. (Week: 3) (1st Grade)

2017 - Scores a total of 10 fifties. (Week: 3) (1st Grade)

2017 - Botha receives $2,024 from the Cricket Board (Week: 3)

2016 - Botha wins 'u19's Player of the Tournament' award at the u19's Cricket World Cup.

2016 - Botha wins the u19's Cricket World Cup with South Africa

2016 - Scores a total of 1,000 runs. (Week: 9) (1st Grade)

2016 - Botha represents South Africa u19's at the World Cup.

2016 - Botha receives $3,701 from the Cricket Board (Week: 17)

2016 - Botha receives $3,154 from the Cricket Board (Week: 2)

2016 - Bowling Average: 22.23 - Wickets Taken: 60 - Best Bowling: 4/62 (2nd Grade)

2016 - Batting Average: 41.74 - Runs Scored: 1753 - HS: 118 (2nd Grade)

2016 - Botha selected in the 1st grade team.

2015 - Takes a total of 50 wickets. (Week: 3) (2nd Grade)

2015 - Botha represents South Africa u19's in an international tour of Australia.

2015 - Botha wins 'Top emerging player' award. (2nd Grade)

2015 - Botha wins 'Team best & fairest' award. (2nd Grade)

2015 - Scores a total of 10 fifties. (Week: 20) (2nd Grade)

2015 - Botha receives $2,493 from the Cricket Board (Week: 16)

2015 - Scores a total of 1,000 runs. (Week: 7) (2nd Grade)

2015 - Botha receives $1,665 from the Cricket Board (Week: 1)

2014 - Botha represents Cape Cobras u19's in a domestic tour.

2014 - Meyrick Botha (14) from Cape Cobras signs with cricket player manager.


Awards Won

2031 - All-rounder of the year (International)

2027 - Team best & fairest (International)

2026 - Batsman of the year (International)

2026 - Player of the Series - International Tour (International)

2025 - All-rounder of the year (International)

2025 - Team best & fairest (International)

2025 - Player of the Series - International Tour (International)

2023 - Team best & fairest (International)

2023 - Player of the Tournament - Cricket World Cup (International)

2021 - Top emerging player (International)

2021 - All-rounder of the year (International)

2020 - All-rounder of the year (First Class)

2018 - All-rounder of the year (First Class)

2017 - u19's Player of the Series (1st Grade)

2017 - Cricketer of the year (1st Grade)

2017 - Team best & fairest (1st Grade)

2016 - u19's Player of the Series - Cricket World Cup (1st Grade)

2015 - Top emerging player (2nd Grade)

2015 - Team best & fairest (2nd Grade)


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