• Justin Ontong

    • Role: All rounder
    • Batting: Right Hand Batter
    • Bowling: Right Arm Medium
    • Date of Birth: January 04, 1980
    • Place of Birth: South Africa

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Justin Ontong made both his Test and ODI debuts at the young age of 21 but it is only recently that he has established himself as a member of the limited overs squads. A return to Test cricket may also be just around the corner following the outstanding form he has shown in the last few seasons of Sunfoil Series four-day cricket.

He is currently captain both of the Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras franchise and South Africa A which is further evidence of his growing maturity as a cricketer.

He is particularly effective in the ODI arena where he is a good finisher, is one of the best fielders in the country and is a useful back-up spin bowler.

Statistics

Batting
Format M IN NO R HS AVG SR 100S 50S CT ST
Tests 2 4 1 57 32 19.00 36.77 0 0 1 0
ODIs 28 16 2 184 32 13.14 68.91 0 0 15 0
T20Is 14 10 0 158 48 15.80 144.95 0 0 10 0
First-class 186 296 23 11311 225 41.43 24 65 132 0
List A 246 211 29 5328 122* 29.27 1 36 98 0
Twenty20 132 109 21 1735 59* 19.71 116.59 0 3 65 0
Bowling
Format Mat Balls runs wkts bbm avg econ sr 4w 5w
Tests 2 185 133 1 1/123 133.00 4.31 185.0 0 0
ODIs 28 538 396 9 3/30 44.00 4.41 59.7 0 0
T20Is 14 36 83 1 1/25 83.00 13.83 36.0 0 0
First-class 186 11018 5739 135 42.51 3.12 81.6 1
List A 246 3990 3165 75 3/27 42.20 4.75 53.2 0 0
Twenty20 132 708 1009 31 3/27 32.54 8.55 22.8 0 0

Ontong double leaves Lions in trouble

The bizhub Highveld Lions were struggling to bat out a draw after a double blow by Justin Ontong left them on 143 for five at lunch on the final day of their clash against the Cape Cobras in Paarl on Sunday.


Unbeaten Ontong leaves Dolphins reeling

Justin Ontong led from the front as the Nashua Cape Cobras put in one of the most dominant days of batting by any team in the current Sunfoil Series campaign to leave the Sunfoil Dolphins reeling at the City Oval


Ontong out to fix first-day blues

JUSTIN ONTONG will return to lead the Nashua Cape Cobras as the Sunfoil Series strugglers attempt to overcome their first-day blues against the Chevrolet Warriors at Newlands and finish the competition strongly.


SA A and England Lions settle for drawn series

BOTH teams were left to rue the chances they had missed in the field as the second unofficial four-day Test match between South Africa A and the England Lions petered out to a draw at Chevrolet Park on Wednesday


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