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Sunday, January 24, 2021

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.


Happy to captain South Africa in Tests until right candidate is found: Quinton de Kock

December 21, 2020 9:04 pm

The wicketkeeper batsman, who leads the side in white-ball cricket, was named the skipper of the Test team earlier this month by Cricket South Africa (CSA).

Mumbai Indians' prize catch: Quinton de Kock

November 11, 2020 6:26 pm

The South African batsman is as good at fishing as he is in dispatching bowlers to the boundary

Experienced middle-order helps, but we always look to get good starts: Quinton de Kock

October 30, 2020 8:01 pm

Table-toppers Mumbai Indians have a strong middle order with the likes of Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard and Krunal Pandya in the ranks.

Watch: Quinton de Kock suffers jersey debacle, Rohit Sharma left in splits

October 17, 2020 6:09 pm

"Don’t do that again," MI head coach Mahela Jayawardene tells Quinton de Kock after the South African forgets to change out of his 'practice pants' before going out to bat.

Quinton de Kock pulls out of 3TC Solidarity Cup, Temba Bavuma to lead Kites

July 18, 2020 2:36 pm

Quinton de Kock joins pacer Kagiso Rabada, all-rounder Chris Morris, and medium-pacer Sisanda Magala in pulling out of the inaugural 3TeamCricket (3TC) Solidarity Cup due to personal reasons.

Quinton de Kock named men's Cricketer of the Year in CSA's virtual awards

July 05, 2020 12:14 pm

Quinton de Kock was named the men's 'cricketer of the year' at Cricket South Africa's (CSA) annual awards ceremony, held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Quinton de Kock to be denied Test captaincy owing to burnout fears

April 17, 2020 7:15 pm

Quinton de Kock was named captain of the limited-overs side after Faf du Plessis resigned as captain in all formats this year, but Graeme Smith has ruled him out as Test skipper.

Dazzling De Kock helps South Africa ease to victory against England

February 05, 2020 12:01 pm

England fielded just five players who featured in last year's World Cup final having rested Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler for this series, with seamer Chris Woakes the only survivor from the bowling attack.

Quinton De Kock appointed as captain of South Africa ODI squad

January 21, 2020 7:59 pm

Quinton De Kock leads a 15-man squad with five uncapped players in seamers Lutho Sipamla and Sisanda Magala, spinning all-rounder Bjorn Fortuin, opening batsman Janneman Malan and wicketkeeper-batsman Kyle Verreynne.

Quinton De Kock leads South Africa fightback against England

December 26, 2019 9:28 pm

Quinton De Kock (95) featured in an 87-run sixth-wicket stand with 30-year-old debutant Dwaine Pretorius (33), and 47 runs for the seventh wicket with Vernon Philander who was 28 not out at the close.