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Johan Botha

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

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Botha was sent for biomechanical analysis after his bowling action was cited in 2013.

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
36
HEIGHT
178CM
BORN

Johannesburg, South Africa

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

SA

SA
LOCAL CLUB

Glenelg

Bio

Playing Twenty20 cricket for over 10 years, the captain of the Strikers squad brings a wealth of international experience to the squad. 

The former South African T20 skipper, Botha was just as handy with the bat as he was with his trade mark off-spin bowling. 

A more than handy average of 18.27, Botha has so far played in every BBL tournament and recently made his first first-class hundred for South Australia, scoring 109.

Botha also has a strong Twitter presence with over 150K followers and 1K tweets.


Botha eats up pressure before questionable wicket

He may have only made 16 from 12 balls before his controversial dismissal, but Johan Botha's knock was crucial


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Botha straddles boundary to wipe out Whiteman

The Sixers' Johan Botha made this boundary-line hopping effort easy as Sean Abbot claimed the wicket of Perth's Sam Whiteman


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Luck changes in the space of two balls

Both the Sydney Sixers and the Sydney Thunder had a controversial decision go their way in consecutive deliveries at Spotless Stadium


Botha makes move to Hurricanes

Johan Botha will wear purple in BBL|08, making the move from the Sixers to the Hurricanes


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Must-win scenario will make Sixers lift: Botha

Three consecutive defeats have last year's runners-up staring at an early season elimination, but it could inspire them to their best


Botha steals second base for BBL tune-up

Veteran has been playing baseball with a suburban Adelaide baseball side in the lead-in to the Sixers' Big Bash season