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29 March 1989, Randfontein, Randfontein Local Municipality, West Rand District Municipality, Gauteng
Dwaine Pretorius (born 29 March 1989) is a South African cricketer who currently plays for Highveld Lions. He has represented South Africa at international level. He was included in the North West cricket team squad for the 2015 Africa T20 Cup.
Pretorius made his international debut for South Africa against Ireland in a One Day International on 25 September 2016; taking one for 19 with the ball and was not required to bat in South Africa’s 206 run win.
South Africa v Australia, 2016
In September 2016 Pretorius was added to South Africa’s One Day International squad for their series against Australia after Chris Morris suffered a knee injury.
Pretorius made his second international appearance in the 3rd ODI against Australia. He took 0-42 off six overs and hit 15 off 20 balls as the team chased down 371 to beat Australia. Pretorius was also selected to play in the 4th ODI against Australia and claimed the wicket of George Bailey; returning figures of 1-33 from 7 overs. He was not required to bat in South Africa’s innings and was not selected to play in the 5th ODI as South Africa white-washed Austrlia 5–0.
In November 2016 Pretorius was added to South Africa’s Test squad for their series against Australia. He replaced Dale Steyn who suffered a shoulder injury during the first Test.