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Farhaan Behardien

Farhaan Behardien
Personal information
Born (1983-10-09) 9 October 1983
Johannesburg, Transvaal Province, South Africa[1]
Nickname Abadi
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 107) 22 January 2013 v New Zealand
Last ODI 31 July 2013 v Sri Lanka
T20I debut 30 March 2012 v India
Last T20I 22 March 2014 v Sri Lanka
T20I shirt no. 28
Domestic team information
Years Team
2004–present Western Province
2007 Titans
Career statistics
Competition ODIs T20I FC LA
Matches 11 12 78 113
Runs scored 172 109 4,170 2,568
Batting average 21.50 27.25 36.57 34.70
100s/50s 1/12 0 6/27 2/18
Top score 58 31* 150* 113*
Balls bowled 150 0 1,784 976
Wickets 6 0 26 23
Bowling average 20.66 36.42 36.82
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 n/a
Best bowling 3/19 0 3/48 3/16
Catches/stumpings 4/– 3/0 50/– 36/–
Source: Cricinfo, 12 March 2014

Farhaan Behardien is a South African international cricketer who plays ODIs and T20Is. He also plays for Nashua Titans. He made both his first-class and List-A cricket debuts in the 2004–05 season. Behardien is an aggressive right-handed batsman and a useful bowler, as well as an athletic fielder.


  • Emerging players tournament and Hong Kong sixes tournament 1
  • International career 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Emerging players tournament and Hong Kong sixes tournament

In July 2009, Behardien travelled to Australia for a three-week tour with the South African emerging squad.[2] He also represented South Africa at the 2009 Hong Kong Sixes tournament, where he hit a six of the final ball to lead South Africa to victory in the final against Hong Kong.[3]

In the first half of the 2009 season Behardian played as an overseas player for Bovey Tracey. He had a role as coach of their under-13 side.

International career

He made his T20I debut for South Africa against India in early 2012. He scored 20* from 11 deliveries faced. Behardien also earned himself a place in the South African squad for the 2012 ICC World Twenty20.He played in the south African ODI squad in 2014 recent tour. Played an important knock of 65*.


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  2. ^ South Africa Emerging Players maintain perfect record (24 July 2009)
  3. ^ Farhaan Berhardien takes South Africa to thrilling win (1 November 2009)

External links

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