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Quinton de Kock, the Enchanting Player of South Africa

Quinton de Kock attracted the attention of spectators in match 10 of the 2023 World Cup. He displayed his batting skills so hard, resulting in a spectacular win for South Africa. It is to be noted that it was the worst ever defeat for Australia.

South Africa gave up the target of 311 runs with a loss of 7 wickets. Meanwhile, Team Australia could not chase the target. Hence, they lost all their wickets just by scoring 177 runs.

Additionally, Quinton de Kock was honoured with the title of Man of the Match. He, however, scored 109 runs on 106 balls. Moreover, he made two catches. It is to be noted that the perfect innings he played included eight boundaries and five sixes. On the whole, he played with a 102.83 strike rate.

Personal Information of Quinton de Kock

Quinton de Kock was born on December 17, 1992. The 30-year-old batsman was born in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa. He is usually called Quinny or QDK. Yet the player is 5 feet and 7 inches tall. Furthermore, he is the left-handed batsman. However, he is the wicketkeeper in the team.

The player got married to his girlfriend in September 2016. However, he has a daughter now.

Personal Details of  Quinton de Kock

NameQuinton de Kock
Date of BirthDecember 17, 1992
Place of BirthJohannesburg, Transvaal in South Africa
Batting StyleLeft Handed Batsman
Role in TeamWicket Keeper Batsman
Height1.70 m (5ft 7 in)
Personal Details of Quinton de Kock

International Career

Quinton de Kock started his international career in 2012. Since he played the T20I against New Zealand, Later on, he played his first ODI in 2013. Thus making 112 runs in Abu Dhabi. Furthermore, he helped South Africa win by 141 runs in 2013 against India. He solely scored 135 runs for RSA.

Furthermore, in another match, he and Hashim Amla scored 194 in Durban. However, in 2014, he surpassed 1000 runs in ODI cricket. Thus becoming the quicket batsman of RSA. He, however, had the best ODI run for his country in 2017. 

It was the unbreakable 282-run partnership, the highest for his career. Thus, he was selected for South Africa’s team to compete in the 2019 World Cup.He made his test debut in February 2014. Thus making seven runs in the first inning and 34 runs in the second inning against Australia.

Quinton de Kock

International Details of Quinton de Kock

National TeamSouth Africa since 2012
Test DebutFebruary 20, 2014 against Australia
Last TestDecember 26, 2021 against India
ODI DebutJanuary 19, 2013 against New Zealand
Last ODIOctober 12, 2023 against Australia
T20I DebutDecember 21, 2012 against New Zealand
Last T20IMarch 28, 2023 against West Indies
International Details

Quinton de Kock’s Career Statistics

Batting

FormatMatchesRuns50’s100’s
Tests543300226
ODIs14763853019
T20Is802277141
FC8454633612
List A18877713623
T20s3089032576
Batting Stats

Bowling

FormatsMatchesRunsWicketsBest Bowling
FC8460
Bowling Stats

Fielding Stats

FormatsCatches
Test221
ODI192
T20I76
FC323
Fielding Stats

Domestic Career

De Kock started his career in senior team for Gauteng in 2009-10. Thus completed for his country’s under 19 side in 2012 U-19 World Cup. Moreover his franchise caareer startedin 2013. Since he started playing for Highveld Lions. Thus he was selected for South African Northerns team for 2021-22 season.

Moreover De Kock became the 5th player to attain three straight centuries after scoring century at IPL 2016. Furthermore he got the title of quickest batter who made 1000 runs in ODI cricket. 

Quinton de Kock

Domestic Team Information

YearTeam
2009-2010Gauteng
2011-2012Gauteng
2010-2011Lions
2014-2015Lions
2013Sunrisers Hyderabad
2014-16Delhi Daredevils
2015-16, 2017-18Easterns
2015-16, 2020-21Titans
2018Royal Challengers Bangalore
2018-19Cape Town Blitz
2019-21Mumbai Indians
2021-22Southern Brave
2021-22Northerns
2022-presentLucknow Super Giants
2022Barbados Royals
2023Durban’s Super Giants
2023-presentSeattle Orcas
Domestic Information

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