Marchant de Lange is a fast bowler that has played two tests for South Africa, as well as four ODI’s and six IT20s.
Regularly clocked at over 90mph, De Lange featured for his native South Africa on seven occasions which included a 7-wicket haul against Sri Lanka. He made the move to play county cricket in 2017 and has taken 160 wickets across all formats. He also entered the record books for his batting in August when scoring a 62-ball century against Northamptonshire. In total Marchant has taken 314 First-Class wickets at an average of 29.9 and a strike rate of exactly 50.
Marchant joined Somerset on a two-year contract as an overseas player for the 2021 and 2022 season.
After signing his contract, De Lange said: “It is a huge privilege for me to be joining Somerset and I can’t wait to start my journey with such an ambitious and proud Club.”
Since his debut, Marchant has played 27 matches over all three formats, taking 39 wickets and scoring 386 runs, including a high score of 75 against Leicestershire in the County Championship.
De Lange has played in various T20 franchises around the world.
LV= Insurance County Championship Division One 2022
LV= Insurance County Championship 2021
Vitality Blast 2021
Royal London Cup 2021