Who is Andries Gous? Career, stats, and records

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Andries Gous

Andries Gous came into the limelight when he came to bat at No.3 for the USA in the opening game of the T20 World Cup 2024. He played the role of second fiddle with Aaron Jones where they both chased Canada’s target in 17 overs. In this article, we will tell you more about Andries Gous.

Andries Gous is one of the best batsmen in the USA cricket team. USA is playing in the 2024 T20 World Cup as hosts and they are performing very well in the tournament. Wicketkeeper-batsman of the USA, Andries Gous played the best innings of his career against Canada. He made 65 off 46 deliveries including seven fours and three sixes. Gous was born in South Africa but came to the USA in 2021 and he is now playing international cricket for the USA team.

Andries Gous Cricket Career

He was born in Welkom; South Africa and he made his international debut for USA in April 2024. He came to the USA in 2021 after not getting enough opportunities in South Africa. He is now playing at No.3 for the USA cricket team as a wicketkeeper-batsman. He played for many teams in his career like United States of America, Abu Dhabi Knight Riders, Free State, Free State Under-19s, Morrisville Unity, Samp Army, South Africa Under-19s, and Washington Freedom. In domestic cricket, he played 60 first-class matches, 57 List-A games, and 53 T20Is.

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Andries Gous played a crucial knock against Canada and in the second match against Pakistan, he again played 35 off 26 balls. In T20 cricket he made 1301 runs at an average of 30.25 with a strike rate of 137.81. He made 10 half-centuries and one century in his T20 career. In List A cricket he made 1861 runs at an average of 37.97 and a strike rate of 87.41. He made ten half-centuries and three centuries in his List-A career.

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