Johan Botha, a south African cricket player, known for his right-handed batting and off spin medium speed bowling style. Though he plays as an all-rounder cricketer for South Africa and other domestic cricket teams. He is highly recognizable because of he was part of many world cup, T20s, ODIs and test matches representing South Africa.
He was part of Indian premiere league where he played for Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals at great base auctioned price and earning the reputation of the first-class cricketer. Let’s have look at his early and how his cricket career was started? On his journey, he also made impressive net worth and got married beautiful Monica. This article also presents the glimpse of his personal life.
Known as Botes and Stone, Johan Botha was born on 2 May 1982 in Johannesburg, South Africa and currently, he is 34 years old. Johan Botha is a South African international cricketer who played for the South African national team between 2005 and 2012. He played for domestic teams like (2012–2014) Adelaide Strikers, during the years 2001–2004 Eastern Province, (2004–2011) Warriors, Northamptonshire(2011), Border(2004–2005) and other teams of Indian premiere league and Australian domestic teams.
When it comes to testing matches, he made his official international debut for South Africa on 2 January 2006 and the match was against the Australia. He took his first test wicket of Mike Hussey during their tour to Australia but in February 2006, he was suspended from bowling following an analysis by bowling expert Bruce Elliott for suspected illegal bowling action. Though he was back in the team after passing the examination by Internation Cricket board ICC in August. His last test match he played was on 20 November 2010 against the Pakistan. In between, he was the imperative part of a South African team.
When it came to ODIs, he made his debut for south Africa on 16 November 2005 against the India and his last ODIs was on 3 March 2012 and the match was against the New Zealand. He played his first T20s on 9 January 2006 against the Australia and the last T20s he played was on 2 October 2012 against the India.
Johan Botha Net Worth
Johan Botha has a net worth of $2.3 million US dollars as of 2017. The matches he has played till now clearly shows that his net worth is increasing every year. He had also played for two cricket franchise of Indian premiere League respectively Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Daredevils in 2013. And he was selected as replacement of Chris Lynn in 2015 IPL for Kolkata Knight Riders.
Both time his base price was hired around $0.5 Million US dollars during the player auction. Which was quite impressive for this all-rounder cricket player. Though playing cricket is the only source of his income but he might be earning handsome amount of money by endorsing the sports brands and playing domestic cricket for other domestic teams of other countries.
When it comes to parents and siblings of Johan there is no official information available about it. But when it comes to the relationship, Johan Botha is married to Monica. Johan Botha’s wife Monica Botha is gorgeous. They both have a kid and they have been married for 6 years. No children names are available. Monica manages Facebook page of Johan Botha and other social network sites. Like most south African cricket player, Johan also moved to Australia in 2012 with his wife and kid. He started playing cricket for domestic teams and he just got Australian national citizenship.
His last One day match and T20s he played were in 2012 after that he was not part of any other ODIs and T20s but he was auctioned at the great price for Kolkata Knight riders in 2015 IPL matches. Johan continues playing cricket either its international or domestic cricket. He is currently playing for domestic cricket team Sydney sixers. In 2012, Johan moved to Australia playing cricket for their Domestic team and he just became Australian in 2016.
This Johannesburg-born, right handed bowler and batsman, known for his all-rounder performance in international cricket. He made his name in athlete community while earning a reputation of the top-notch cricketer.