Former Strandfontein Cricket Club overseas pro Robin Das has week of firsts for Essex

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Batsman Robin Das struck a century on first-class debut last week.

Das hit 132 for Essex against Ireland in a tour match against Ireland, who were preparing for this week’s one-off Test against England.

This week, Das collected a maiden half-ton in professional T20 cricket. His 69 from 33 deliveries guided Essex to victory over Gloucestershire in the T20 Blast.

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Robin Das.

Earlier this year, Das represented Strandfontein Cricket Club in the Western Province Cricket Association first division A in Cape Town before joining the Dhaka Dominators’ Bangladesh Premier League campaign.

He has previously played for Victoria Cricket Club in the WPCA premier league.

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