• Werner Coetsee

    • Role: All rounder
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    • Bowling:
    • Nickname: Wally
    • Date of Birth: March 16, 1983
    • Place of Birth: South Africa




Captain for the Chevrolet Knights. He should be nicknamed the star of Bethlehem, being born in that sleepy town in the North West province of South Africa.

Best known for his off-spinning abilities, Werner Coetsee is a capable batsman who averages over 30 in first-class cricket and has often rescued the Knights from tricky situations.

He has been used extensively in the three-day and one-day competitions. He is the go-to man in situations that require containing and has good economy rates in all formats.

Coetsee, debuted for the North West in 2003 in List-A cricket, and in the same year in first class cricket at Johannesburg.

His career best figure of 130 against Griqualand West at Potchefstroom in 2005/2006.

His Twenty20 debut was in 2005 for Eagles.

His 20 over career best figure of 44 against Western Province in 2012/2013.


Format M IN NO R HS AVG SR 100S 50S CT ST
First-class 129 212 26 6225 202* 33.46 58.32 10 37 86 0
List A 151 126 20 2685 130* 25.33 87.74 2 11 48 0
Twenty20 81 60 17 726 44* 16.88 117.47 0 0 20 0
Format Mat Balls runs wkts bbm avg econ sr 4w 5w
First-class 129 23521 11431 353 32.38 2.91 66.6 17 11
List A 151 6397 4897 143 4/20 34.24 4.59 44.7 2 0
Twenty20 81 1493 1791 52 4/10 34.44 7.19 28.7 1 0

Record-setting Knights in control against Cobras

Rudi Second, Werner Coetsee, Hashim Amla and Justin Ontong all scored unbeaten centuries on day three of the Sunfoil Series clash between the VKB Knights and WSB Cape Cobras at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein where the hosts closed in a strong position on Thursday

Knights beat Cobras by an innings

WERNER COETSEE scored his sixth first-class century and Duanne Olivier took four key wickets as the VKB Knights not only upset a Proteas-packed Cape Cobras outfit at PPC Newlands, but did so by an innings and 102 runs.

Cobras and Knights eager for more silverware

THE Nashua Cape Cobras will be driven on by their failure to get across the line in last year’s RAM SLAM T20 Final when they meet the Chevrolet Knights in the competition’s finale in front of a packed Newlands crowd on Friday night.

Abrahams ton puts Knights on top

GERHARDT ABRAHAMS hit his maiden List A century to guide the Chevrolet Knights to a 47-run victory over the Chevrolet Warriors at Buffalo Park on Friday night

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