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Quinton de Kock is a South African cricketer and former captain of the Proteas in all three formats. He currently plays for South Africa in limited overs cricket, Titans at the domestic level, and Lucknow Super Giants in the Indian Premier League. He was named the Cricketer of the Year at Cricket South Africa’s 2017 Annual Awards. An opening batsman and wicket-keeper, de Kock made his domestic debut for the Highveld Lions during the 2012/2013 season. He quickly caught the national selectors’ eye when he starred in a match-winning partnership with Neil McKenzie in the Champions League T20 against the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He has also played in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Mumbai Indians. In July 2020, Quinton was named South Africa’s Men’s Cricketer of the Year at Cricket South Africa’s annual awards ceremony.

Birth Name

Quinton de Kock

Nickname

Quinny, QDK

Profession

Cricketer

Batting Style

Left-Handed

Role

Wicket-Keeper-Batsman

Shirt Number

12– ODI, T20I

Nationality

South African

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Quinton de Kock was born on the 17th of December 1992, in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa.

Age

He’s currently 31 years old.

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Ethnicity

White

He has South African ancestry.

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Religion

Christianity

Education

Quinton attended King Edward VII School in Johannesburg.

Family Details

  • Father – Ernest de Kock
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Dalean de Kock (Older Sister)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Quinton de Kock has dated –

  • Sasha Hurly

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.70 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 70 kg
  • In Pounds – 154 lbs

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Light Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

He wears a size 9 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Quinton became known as a South African cricketer who is known to be the 2nd fastest cricketer to score 11 ODI centuries. He is an opening batsman and wicket-keeper who made his debut for the Highveld Lions during the 2012/2013 season and is a regular player in the ODI and T20 teams. He is also the fastest wicket-keeper to achieve 150 test dismissals. Quinton is a known player in the Indian Premier League having played for Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers, and Mumbai Indians respectively. In 2014, He made his test debut against Australia and  in 2013, his ODI debut. He is the fastest South African to reach 1,000 ODI runs and is considered to be a valuable asset for the South African Cricket team.

Brand Endorsements

Kock has been a part of commercials like Duroflex Mattresses, Dream 11, Gunn and Moore.

Quinton de Kock Net worth

Quinton de Kock has an estimated net worth of $11 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Quinton de Kock

  • Kock was spotted as a schoolboy talent and used to play for the affiliate club Old Eds. At the age of 16, he made his debut for the Gauteng senior team, Johannesburg.
  • In the 2012 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, he scored 95 off 131 balls in South Africa’s first match against Bangladesh, which the team won by 133 runs.
  • In the 2013, domestic twenty20 tournament in South Africa, De Kock played several good knocks to take his team Highveld Lions to the final where they won, eventually becoming the season dalla champions.
  • In April 2021, he was named in Northerns’ squad, ahead of the 2021–22 cricket season in South Africa. On 30 December 2021, De Kock announced his retirement from Test cricket.
  • He shares a joint record with Vivian Richards, Kevin Pietersen, and Jonathan Trott to score the fastest 1,000 runs in ODIs.
  • In February 2022, he was purchased for INR 6.75 crore (or 67.5 million) by the debut IPL team Lucknow Super Giants during the IPL 2022 mega auction.
  • In October 2023, Quinton became the first South African batter to score 3 hundreds in an ODI World Cup edition.
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