Duanne Olivier was born on 9 May, 1992. He is a South African cricketer who plays for the national side and for the Knights cricket team in domestic fixtures. He was the leading wicket-taker in the 2016–17 Sunfoil Series, with 52 dismissals. In May 2017. Duanne was named First-class Cricketer of the Season at Cricket South Africa’s annual awards. In August 2017, he was named in Jo’burg Giants’ squad for the first season of the T20 Global League. However, in October 2017, Cricket South Africa postponed the tournament until November 2018.
In January 2017, Olivier was added to South Africa’s Test squad ahead of the third Test against Sri Lanka. He replaced Kyle Abbott, who earlier had quit international cricket to sign for the English team Hampshire as a Kolpak player. He made his Test debut for South Africa against Sri Lanka on 12 January 2017.