Fritz de Beer
- D.O.B.: 06/07/1996
- Player Type: Batsman/Wicket-Keeper
- Placed: Woodhouse Grange CC
- Nationality: South African
- Playing Role: Left-handed Top Order Batsman and Wicket-Keeper
- Coaching qualifications: Cricket South Africa Level 1 (ECB Level 2 Equivalent)
- Current teams: Boland (RSA Provincial)
- Entry route: International Sportspersons Visa
- Available: April to September
Fritz de Beer is a talented Wicket-Keeper & Top Order Batsman originally from the Free State region in SA. Schooled at the renowned Grey College, Bloemfontein, he is now based in Boland, where he has been studying at Stellenbosch playing for their 1st XI, Maties. Fritz has also been representing the Province across all three formats since the start of 2018. An outstanding gloveman with quick hands, Fritz is a hard-hitting Left-hander that can bat anywhere from 1 to 7 and with his clean hitting but sound technique, can go through the gears as required to suit the occasion.
Selected at U15 & U19 level for Free State, Fritz wasn’t was a steady performer but has continued to improve and has been one of Maties’ best performed players in his 3 years at the University, scoring 1759 runs @ 38.23 in all competitions and he was rewarded with selection for the University Sports South Africa XI. In summer 2017-18, Fritz was handed his First Class debut, making 104 (228) and in the process, saving the game for Boland against KZN Inland. He followed this up with a List A debut the next day and appeared for the province at the Africa Cup.
Fritz has 2 seasons of UK experience under his belt already as an amateur. A 2015 stint in Scotland with Ferguslie CC and a 2016 stint with Langley Mill United CC in Derbyshire. His 2016 stint with Langley Mill was outstanding, scoring 786 runs @ 43.67.
Seeking a return to the UK, Fritz will be a great pick up for any club seeking a quality Wicket-Keeper for next summer that can more than contribute with the bat. Fritz is also a qualified Cricket South Africa Level 1 (ECB Level 2 equivalent) coach.
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