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Farhaan Behardien Biography, Age, Height, Battling style, Bowling style, Family

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Farhaan Behardien Biography

Farhaan Behardien Bio

Farhaan Behardien is a South African international cricketer born on 9th October 1983 in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province, South Africa. He plays ODIs and T20Is, he was appointed as the T20I captain for the Sri Lanka tour on 10th January 2017. In 2017 he was named as South Africa’s domestic Twenty20 player of the year.

Farhaan Behardien Age 34 years (as of 2017); he was born on 9th October 1983.
Farhaan Behardien Height  5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Farhaan Behardien Batting Style Right- handed
Farhaan Behardien Bowling Style Right-arm medium-fast.
Farhaan Behardien Current Teams
  • South Africa national cricket team (#24)
  • Titans (#24)
  • Western Province cricket team
Farhaan Behardien Birth place Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa
Farhaan Behardien Shirt number 28
Farhaan Behardien Religion Muslim
Farhaan Behardien Wife Camilla Baynham
Farhaan Behardien Family Details about his family tree are not very clear as he is said to be born to Pakistani parents but some say that his ethnicity may be Indian.

 

Farhaan Behardien has played for South Africa in ODIs and T20Is.He is an aggressive right-handed batsman and also bowls medium pace. He plays for Titans and made his First-Class as well as List A debut in the 2004-05 season.

In 2009 he was selected for the South African emerging squad for the tour of Australia.

He made numerous appearances for South Africa ‘A’, but couldn’t perform on a consistent basis. He averaged 45.66 in the domestic limited-overs competition and 66.60 in T20s. Behardien ended up as the fourth highest run-getter in that T20 tournament and was later named as the South African T20 player of year at their annual awards, which helped him find a route to the national side.

In the first half of 2009, he was an overseas player for Bovey Tracey and he even had a role of a coach of their Under-13 side. He made his T20I debut for South Africa against India in the year 2012. He was also part of the unofficial T20 series in Zimbabwe and was later selected in the South African squad for the World T20 in 2012 in Sri Lanka. He had a miserable tournament and ended up with a strike-rate of less than 100. In 2014, In the ODI series against Australia, other than a fine fifty in Sydney, he struggled to do well.

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