Thursday, Feb 09, 2023

Quinton de Kock

South Africa's youngster Quinton de Kock announced himself in the international stage when he smacked three centuries in a row against India in 2013 in a series. The wicketkeeper-batsman had earlier gained repuation after he played a prominent role for South Africa in the U-19 World Cup 2012. He was the leading run-scorer for his side. In the same year, in Champions League T20 tournament, de Kock smacked a century against Mumbai Indians. The 25-year old has played 90 ODIs for his side in which he smacked 13 centuries at an average of 45.41. He has amassed 3,860 runs in the format. In Tests, he come down lower down the order, but that has not stopped him from becoming a regular for his side in the longest format.


T20 World Cup: South Africa and Zimbabwe share points as rain plays spoilsport

October 25, 2022 7:40 am

A two hour plus delay meant that the game was shortened to nine overs a side. Even though Zimbabwe managed to bat the nine overs, a further two overs were deducted owing to another round of showers during South Africa’s chase of 80.

ENG vs SA: Playing all formats will become tough, says Quinton de Kock

July 25, 2022 12:58 pm

The 29-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman announced his retirement from test cricket in December, citing a desire to spend more time with his family.

Anrich Nortje in relentless pursuit of the 'missing ingredient'

June 16, 2022 10:07 pm

South African speedster Anrich Nortje is working very hard to get his bowling rhythm back.

IPL 2022: Quinton de Kock delighted with Lucknow Super Giants' first IPL win

April 01, 2022 8:47 am

The Super Giants are one of two new franchises in the 10-team IPL Twenty20 competition this season.

We turned the corner a while ago but needed results to back that up: Mark Boucher

January 24, 2022 11:48 am

The administrative crisis, retirement of star players and racism allegations hampered South Africa cricket over the past 24 months.

Good to have Quinton back in team, he will have a point to prove: Bavuma

January 18, 2022 6:32 pm

"It is good to see Quinny again. We obviously miss him in the Test team. He has made his decision (to quit) and it is a decision that we respect. Having Quinny again within team is good," Bavuma said during a virtual press conference.

Elgar wants Proteas to handle De Kock's Test retirement in professional manner

January 02, 2022 6:33 pm

De Kock, only 29, announced his retirement from the traditional format at the end of the opening Test against India, which the hosts lost by 113 runs at SuperSport Park on Thursday.

Quinton de Kock's Test retirement has crippled further South African batting: Amla

January 02, 2022 11:10 am

However, Amla believed the Proteas could still bounce back and defend their record of having never lost a home series to India.

Quinton de Kock announces retirement from Test cricket

December 30, 2021 11:21 pm

Quinton de Kock has announced his retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect.