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Jacques Kallis Profile Career Stats KKR & South African Cricketer - IPL Player Jacques Kallis

South Africa Cricket Team Kolkata Knight Riders IPL KKR Cricketer Player Jacques Kallis Profile Biodata Biography Birthday Address Mobile Phone Contact Number Jacques Kallis KKR South Africa Cricket Player Family Father Mother Wife Son Daughter Jacques Kallis Education Qualification Profession Cricket Career Statistics Jacques Kallis IPL KKR South Africa Cricketer Details Personal Educational Professional Life Background Jacques Kallis.

South African All-rounder Jacques Henry Kallis is a formidable right-handed batsman and fast-medium swing bowler. Jacques Kallis is one of the greatest cricketers of all time, particularly all-rounders, being the only cricketer in the history of the game to hold more than 10,000 runs and 250 wickets in both one day and Test match cricket. From October–December 2007 Jacques Kallis produced a streak of five centuries in four Test Matches; with his century in the second innings of the third test against India in January 2011, his 40th in all, Jacques Kallis moved past Ricky Ponting to become the second highest scorer of Test centuries, behind only Sachin Tendulkar who currently has 51 centuries. Jacques Kallis was named Leading Cricketer in the World in the 2008 Wisden for his performances in 2007 in addition to being the ICC Test Player of the Year" and ICC Player of the Year in 2005.

Full Name of Jacques Kallis Cricketer of KKR and South Africa: Jacques Henry Kallis.

Birthday of Jacques Kallis KKR and South African Cricketer: 16th October 1975.

Address / Birthplace of Jacques Kallis KKR and South African Cricketer: Pinelands, Cape Town, South Africa.

Batting Style of Jacques Kallis KKR and South African Cricketer: Right-handed Bat.

Bowling Style of Jacques Kallis KKR and South African Cricketer: Right arm fast-medium.

Test Debut of Jacques Kallis KKR and South African Cricketer: Test debut first match played on 14th December 1995 against England and has the cap number 262.

ODI Debut of Jacques Kallis KKR and South African Cricketer: One Day International debut first match played on 9th January 1996 against England and has the cap numbered 38.

Jacques Kallis KKR and South African Cricketer played for Western Province / Cape Cobras, Glamorgan, Middlesex, Royal Challengers Bangalore RCB IPL (2008-2010), Kolkata Knight Riders KKR IPL (2011-2012), South Africa.

Cricket Career of Jacques Kallis KKR and South African Cricketer: Jacques Kallis attended and played cricket for Wynberg Boys' High School. In 2009, Wynberg honoured Jacques Kallis by naming their main cricket oval after him. As a teenager, Jacques Kallis had a brief spell with Netherfield CC in England where Jacques Kallis established himself in Northern England but Jacques Kallis was released. Jacques Kallis also played for Old Edwardians for a spell as a teenager, where coaching staff saw potential for him to become a first-class all rounder; later in his first season Jacques Kallis was picked for South Africa U-21's as a 12th man. Jacques Kallis made his first-class debut in 1993-94 as an 18-year-old, playing for Western Province. Jacques Kallis first Test appearance was in December 1995 against England at Durban, but Jacques Kallis struggled with the bat in his first few matches. Jacques Kallis was one of the world's leading all-rounders  as seen in the ICC's Cricket ratings. In 1998 Jacques Kallis led South Africa to the ICC Champions Trophy title with two Man of the Match and the Player of the Series performances. The youngster was solid, without being spectacular, in the 1999 ICC Cricket World Cup, before a Player of the Series performance led South Africa to a stunning Test series victory against India in India in 2000. By late 2001 Jacques Kallis was the world's number one ranked Test All-Rounder, having held the same ranking in ODIs for the best part of 3 years. During this time, Jacques Kallis blossomed into arguably the world's leading batsman, with a defensive technique second-to-none, and the adhesive qualities of a Cape Point limpet. Generally a placid and undemonstrative man, Jacques Kallis nailed down the crucial No. 3 position in the South African batting order after a number of players had been tried and discarded, and his stock rose exponentially from that moment. Jacques Kallis is one of only four players in Test history (after Sir Donald Bradman and before Mohammad Yousuf, Gautam Gambhir) to make a century in five consecutive matches, achieved in season 2003/04. In 2005 Jacques Kallis set the record for the fastest half-century, as measured by balls faced, in Test cricket history, scoring 50 against Zimbabwe off only 24 balls. In 2007 Jacques Kallis scored 5 centuries in 4 Tests, making him just the fourth man after Bradman, Ken Barrington and Matthew Hayden to score 4 centuries in 4 Tests on two different occasions. That Jacques Kallis holds these records belies his reputation as a defensive batsman of the old-fashioned type, something Jacques Kallis himself is determined to erase. Jacques Kallis was awarded the captaincy of South Africa for the third and final Test match against Australia in 2006 when Graeme Smith stood down with an injury. Jacques Kallis currently holds a number of South African cricket records, including most ODI and Test runs, highest ODI and second highest Test batting average and most Test centuries by a South African.

South African and KKR Cricketer Jacques Kallis Scholarship Foundation Achievement: The Jacques Kallis Scholarship Foundation was established in Jacques Kallis' benefit year with the aim of combining the academic and life skills programmes of existing school structures with funding and mentoring support from Jacques Kallis. In so doing, the Foundation with its partners, hopes to provide talented youngsters from all walks of life the opportunity to reach their full sporting and academic potential. Currently, the Jacques Kallis Scholarship Foundation sponsors 2 boys from Pretoria Boys High School, 2 from Maritzburg College and 2 from Selborne College. Jacques Kallis partakes in annual fundraising events for his Foundation, to which Jacques Kallis invites fellow South African celebrities and cricketers like Mark Boucher and Andre Nel.

Jacques Kallis was picked by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) IPL Team for the first three seasons and in 4th Season Auction of Indian Premier League Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team picked the world’s best all-rounder Jacques Kallis.
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South Africa Cricket Team | 2011 World Cup | SA Squad & List of Players

2011 World Cup Cricket tournament, South Africa (SA) Cricket Team 2011 World Cup, Selected cricketers players 2011 World Cup South Africa cricket squad

South Africa Cricket Association has declared the 15-members Squad for 2011 World Cup Cricket. The below mentioned fifteen players of South African Cricket will participate in the upcoming 2011 World Cup Cricket ODI tournament.

2011 World Cup Cricket Team of South Africa

1. Greame Smith – Captain of South Africa Cricket Team of 2011 World Cup.
2. Haseem Amla
3. Johan Botha
4. A.B. De’veliers
5. J.P. Duminy
6. Plesis (young talented batsman)
7. Collin Ingram
8. Jacque Kallis
9. Morney Morkel
10. Parnell
11. Robin Peterson
12. Dale Steyn
13. Tahir
14. Tsotsobe
15. Morney-van-Wyk

The biggest shock in 2011 World Cup Cricket Team of South Africa is that the selector left out Mark Boucher (Wicketkeeper). But, many of the selected Cricketers of South Africa Team for 2011 World Cup has played in IPL Matches and toured India in 2010 season. So, it’s time to see how they cop with the Sub continental conditions in 2011 World Cup Cricket.
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