Did You Know...

  • My earliest cricketing memory is

    Playing a lot of backyard cricket with friends

  • My favourite sportsperson is

    There are so many great athletes but closest probably is Ronaldo

  • The teams I support in other sports are

    Manchester United

  • My favourite colour is

    Blue

  • My favourite food is

    Boerewors/Braai

  • My favourite film is

    Stepbrothers

  • A hobby/interest I have outside of cricket is

    Golf

  • My party trick is

    Dropping a glass and catching it before it hits the floor

  • My proudest cricketing moment is

    Making my debuts for South Africa in all formats

George Linde

Overseas Player

Born4th December 1991 (in Cape Town, South Africa)Debut-
Years of Service2021-Capped-
Nickname(s)-BatLeft-hand
Best BatFC: 148*, List A: 93*, T20: 52*BowlSlow left-arm
Best BowlFC: 7-29, List A: 6-47, T20: 4-19Shirt Sponsor-
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Player Biography

South African all-rounder George Linde joined Kent on a two-year, all-format deal in January 2022.

He has represented his country in all formats and took four wickets on Test debut, before recording his current Test-best figures of 5-64 against Pakistan in February 2021.

In July 2021, Linde was named South Africa’s Domestic Four-Day Cricketer of the Year at the Cricket South Africa (CSA) Awards.

He took 23 wickets with his left-arm orthodox spin at 20.95, and scored 322 runs at 46.00 in five CSA 4-Day Domestic Series matches for his native Cape Cobras.

The left-hander has also played 100 T20 matches in his career, scoring 904 runs at a strike rate of 138.43 and taking 105 wickets at 22.93, with an economy rate of 7.3.

Other Teams

Cape Cobras, Cape Town Blitz, South Africa, South Africa A, South Western Districts, Western Province