Rory Kleinveldt

  • 2nd ODI: South Africa set sights on encore over Pakistan March 14, 2013

    Centurion: South Africa entered the series with a focus on finding the right combinations to lift them from a worrisome period in limited-overs cricket and produced a comprehensive performance in Bloemfontein to crush Pakistan by 125 runs. They will not look to emulate that performance and further test the durability...
  • McLaren among four to get new CSA contracts March 12, 2013

    Cape Town: South Africa have given national contracts to four new players - Dean Elgar, Rory Kleinveldt, Marchant de Lange and Aaron Phagiso - in a bid to improve the national side's performance, Cricket South Africa announced on Tuesday. Ryan McLaren was re-awarded a contract after missing out over the last...
  • 1st ODI: South Africa thrash Pakistan by 125 runs March 10, 2013

    Bloemfontein: Colin Ingram smashed an unbeaten century and seamer Rory Kleinveldt had a career best figures of 4 for 22 as South Africa defeated Pakistan by 125 runs in the 1st ODI of the five-match series on Sunday. Ingram's 105 off 104 balls was studded with 10 fours and...
  • Kleinveldt to replace Morkel for final Test against Pakistan February 19, 2013

    Johannesburg: Rory Kleinveldt will replace fellow fast bowler Morne Morkel in the South African team for the third and final Test against Pakistan starting at Centurion on Friday. Selection convener Andrew Hudson confirmed on Tuesday that Morkel would not play because of a hamstring injury which twice forced him off the...
  • Uncapped paceman Kyle Abbott added to SA squad February 19, 2013

    Johannesburg: South Africa have added uncapped swing bowler Kyle Abbott to their squad for the third and final Test against Pakistan at Centurion starting on Friday. A hamstring injury has ruled Morne Morkel out of the match and he will be replaced by Rory Kleinveldt, who has played three Tests...
  • Injured Philander out of second Test against NZ January 8, 2013

    Port Elizabeth: South African fast bowler Vernon Philander has been ruled out of the second Test against New Zealand starting here on Friday due to recurrence of a hamstring injury. He will be replaced by Rory Kleinveldt, who made his Test debut in Australia recently but was dropped for the...
  • SA call uncapped Kleinveldt for Australia tour October 26, 2012

    Johannesburg: Uncapped allrounder Rory Kleinveldt has been called up to the South Africa squad for the threeTest series in Australia, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Wednesday. The 29yearold Kleinveldt has played two Twenty20 internationals but has yet to make a Test appearance for South Africa. Kleinveldt, who has taken 208...
  • Ex-SA pacer admits to doping charges March 17, 2012

    Johannesburg: Former South Africa Twenty20 seamer Rory Kleinveldt admitted Friday that he took the banned drug cannabis last month. The Western Cape Cobras star has been provisionally suspended and will plead guilty to doping charges, the South African Cricketers' Association said. "I admit to having acted irresponsibly," Kleinveldt said in a statement....
  • SA allrounder Kleinveldt fails drug test March 15, 2012

    Johannesburg: A South African anti-doping organization says Proteas allrounder Rory Kleinveldt has failed a doping test. The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport said on Thursday that Kleinveldt returned a positive sample for a banned substance, but declined to give further details. The South African Cricketers' Association had earlier said Kleinveldt, who...
  • Boucher axed as South Africa make ODI changes December 31, 2011

    Johannesburg: Wicketkeeper Mark Boucher was one of three players dropped on Friday when South Africa named their squad for next month's one-day internationals against Sri Lanka. Boucher, 35, who holds the world record for most Test dismissals (540), batsman David Miller and leg-spinner Imran Tahir have paid the price for...