Stephan Baard (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Net Worth, Wife, & More
Stephan Baard is an Namibia cricketer who lives in Namibia. He is an Batsman who plays as right-handed. Baard has played for Namibia Under-19 and Boland Under-19 and present he is playing for Namibia.
|Real name||Stephan Baard|
|Date of Birth||April 29, 1992|
|Age (as 2022)||30 years old|
|Net worth||$2 million (Approx.)|
Birth & Early Life
Stephan Baard was born on April 29, 1992 at Namibia.
|Education Qualification||Not Known|
Baard started his career while first playing in First-class. He made his first class debut against North West on March 25-27, 2010. From 2010-18, he had played 66 matches and scored 3260 runs with 17 fifties and 2 century in 127 innings. After that, Baard made his debut in List A against North West on March 28, 2010. In List A, he has played 109 matches and scored 2907 runs with 132 highest score.
Baard was selected in Namibia’s squad for 2018 ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament in January 2018, but in that tournament he did not get chance to play on the field. After few months, Baard was selected in Namibia squad for 2018 Africa T-20 Cup in August 2018. Later on he was selected for Namibia squad for ICC World Cricket League Division Two 2019 in March 2019. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament against Oman at Windhoek on April 27, 2019. In that tournament, he was leading run scorer for Namibia with 264 runs in 6 games.
After that tournament, Baard was selected in Namibia squad for Regional Finals in 2018-19 ICC T-20 World Cup Africa Qualifier tournaments in Uganda. In that tournament, he made his T-20 International debut against Ghana on May 20, 2019. On his T-20 debut day, he scored 52 runs off 34 balls (not out) and became man of the match on that day. After that on August 22, 2019, Baard became the match winner, where Namibia team was playing against Botswana and Namibia team batted first and give target of 175 runs with the help of Baard, where he scored 92 highest score runs off 58 balls and became man of the match. In T-20 he has played 25 matches and scored 65 runs with 92 highest score against Botswana.
Baard was selected in 2021 ICC Men’s T-20 World Cup in September 2021. In that tournament he scored 97 runs. Now, 2022 he is selected for 2022 ICC Men’s T-20 World Cup on September 14, 2022.
|International Debut||ODI: April 27, 2019 against Oman |
T-20: May 20, 2019 against Ghana
|Domestic debut||First-Class: March 25-27, 2010 against North West |
List A: March 28, 2010 against North West
T-20: January 27, 2013 against Boland
|Height||5 feet 9 inch|
Facts of Stephan Baard
- Stephan Baard has scored 53 runs against Boland cricket team on his debut match in domestic T-20 format.
- Baard won the Player of Year award at Cricket Namibia in November 2016.
- In List A, he has taken 39 catches and in First class matches, he has taken 37 catches.