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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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.


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.

De Kock set to miss part of India Test series

December 13, 2021 9:17 pm

South Africa are due to host India in a three-match Test series beginning December 26 at Centurion.

All eyes on Quinton de Kock as South Africa take on sluggish Sri Lanka

October 29, 2021 2:09 pm

The off-field drama surrounding the wicketkeeper-batter, who is a key member of the side, did not distract the side as it beat the Caribbeans by eight wickets.

'I am not a racist': Quinton De Kock apologises to teammates, says 'happy' to take the knee

October 29, 2021 12:38 pm

Quinton de Kock apologised to his teammates and explained that he was irked by the way the instruction was given by CSA without a proper explanation.

Quinton De Kock's 141 puts South Africa on top against West Indies

June 12, 2021 11:28 am

After being dismissed for 97 on the first day, the West Indies slumped to 51-4 as it began its second innings 225 runs behind South Africa.

Royals begin brightly but fizzle out, as MI return to winning ways

April 30, 2021 11:46 am

Teams will have to target at least 190-200 to test the chasing team at Delhi, or so it seems at this stage.

'Stop the hate, leave QDK alone': Tabraiz Shamsi explains why Quinton de Kock should not be blamed

April 06, 2021 7:41 am

Tabraiz Shamsi clarified that Quinton De Kock was not trying to distract Fakhar Zaman deliberately. Instead, he was asking a fielder to back up at the non-striker's end.