Who is Vernon Philander and what is his net worth 2018? Born on 24th June 1985, Belville Vernon Darryl Philander is a South African right-handed bowling all-rounder. He played for Cape Cobras in South African domestic cricket before making a mark in international cricket. Apart from that, he also represented his country at under 19 level. His achievements in the world of cricket are innumerable.
Philander was chosen as one of the emerging players tournament in Australia, and took 3 for 30, as well as hitting 59 off 50 balls in the final against New Zealand. Apart from this,Philander has played English cricket, firstly for Middlesex in April & May 2008, Somerset in April & May 2012, and Kent in July 2013.
He has been associated with many renowned teams namely South Africa, Cape Cobras, Devon, Jamaica Tallawahs, Kent, Middlesex, Nottinghamshire, Somerset, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s,South Western Districts, Western Province ,Western Province Boland, Western Province Under 19’s. He is a right hand batsman and his bowling style is Right-arm-fast medium.
There is nothing known about his relationships and dating life. In one of the TV interviews, he declared that he is currently dating nobody and has no plans to marry in near future. He also talked about his passion for playing cricket which has kept him going all this while. Also, he talked about various challenges and hardships he had to face in order to make a unique place for himself in South African team.
Vernon Philander started his cricketing career quite earlier. He is known to be an all rounder who began to prove himself within a few months in Test cricket where in he reached fifty wickets in just seven matches and became second fastest ever in Test history. In absolute no time he got promoted to the test squad where he made a mark with his excellent consistency in the domestic cricket. After that, he got a chance to play against Australia in 2011 where he took 35 wickets on an average of 16.11 in 2010-11 domestic season.
He was declared the Man-of-the match in his final test where in by taking 8 for 78, he made South Africa win in Cape Town. This trail of successive wins helped him to make a mark in international cricket also. He then won another test match where he was rewarded with Man of the Series prize. Guess what? The most amazing part is that he had six five-fours in just first seven Test Matches and he reached 50 wickets only in 139 days from his debut of playing cricket.
Some of the other glorious moments in his cricketing career include his consistency in playing for Cape Cobras. In 2003, in a tour against England he played in Under -19’s and in the same year he played against Bangladesh in U-19’s. In the year 2006-07, he made 72 runs over just 30 balls. He earned his place in South Africa squad in one tour of Ireland and he made a remarkable position for himself in the team. He was again spotted to perform brilliantly in 2007 World Championship.
Net Worth of Vernon Philander
Vernon Philander has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
Undoubtedly, he is one of the incredible players of South Africa. He is known for performing well on crease in the toughest of situations and handling the pressure well. He is an inspiration to millions of people who wish to pursue cricketing as their passion. What makes him stand out in the crowd is his sheer determination to achieve indefeasible feats in life. In a nutshell, he is an excellent sportsperson who has proved himself with upcoming years. He will be remembered as one of the greatest players in cricketing history.