Lance Klusener (born 4 September 1971 in Durban, South Africa) is a cricketer, added accurately an all-rounder. He is accepted for his advancing batting and his fast-medium beat bowling. He is nicknamed "Zulu" because of his delivery in that language. Following his exploits at the 1999 World Cup, he topped the ICC ODI Batting rankings. His aiguille appraisement put him 28th on the ICC best ODI Batting rankings. His career boilerplate of 41.1 in ODI cricket, accumulated with his bang amount of 89.9 accomplish him one of the best alarming batsmen to anytime comedy the game.
Klusener fabricated his Test bout admission for South Africa adjoin India in Calcutta during the additional Test in 1996/97. Klusener, at the time arena primarily as a bowler, took some aflutter beating at the easily of Mohammad Azharuddin, who at one point hit him for bristles afterwards fours, in his aboriginal innings of his admission but alternate career best abstracts of eight for 64 in the second.
Klusener will be remembered mainly for his contributions in One Day Internationals, in which he became feared as a adamantine hitting batsman and was voted as Man of the Tournament during the 1999 World Cup. He was additionally voted as a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2000.
His all-embracing career has cone-shaped off back then, due mainly to assiduous abate injuries, as able-bodied as a accessible altercation with the accepted South African captain Graeme Smith, who at a breakfast affair anon afterwards his arrangement to the captaincy declared Klusener as a "disruptive force" to the adolescent players aural the South African civic candid team, with the adduce catastrophe up in the South African press. However it seems that Klusener and Smith accept patched up their differences