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Jacques Kallis Biography Full Information
His full name is Jacques Henri Kallis, and his nicknames are Jacques, Woogie and Kalahari.
Kallis was born on 16 October 1975 in Pineland, Cape Town, South Africa, and his hometown are also Cape Town, South Africa.
Jacques Kallis’s height is 6 feet.
Kallis did his early education at Wynnbury Boys’ High School, Cape Town, South Africa.
His father’s name is Henry Kalis and mother’s name is Marcia Kalis and his sister’s name is Zamani Kalis.
Jacques Kallis is unmarried.
Jacques Kallis has had affairs with Cindy Nel (Miss Universe South Africa 2002), Marisa Aigly, Kim Rivound, Simone Jourdain, and Charlene Angit.
Kallis drinks, and also likes to play golf.
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His jersey number is 8 while playing for South Africa.
Jacques Kallis started playing cricket in his childhood after being inspired by his father Henri Kallis and made cricket his dream.
Jacques Kallis’ Favorite Shots – Cover Drive, Favorite Cricketer Brian Lara and Favorite Ground The Oval, London.
Turning point of his career –
scored 1288 runs in 2005 and also won the Test Player of the Year award, was also given the Joint Player of the Year award by the ICC.
Jacques Kallis scored 19695 runs in first-class cricket and took 427 wickets.
International Debut –
Jacques Kallis made his international Test debut on 14 December 1995 against England at Durban, South Africa.
Jacques Kallis made his ODI debut against England on 9 January 1996 at Cape Town, South Africa.
Kallis made his T20 International debut on 21 October 2005 against New Zealand in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Last International Match —
Jacques Kallis played his last international Test match against India on 26 December 2013.
International ODI last match Jacques Kallis played against Sri Lanka on 12 July 2014 at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium.
Jacques Kallis played his last international T20 match against India on 2 October 2012 at R. Premadasa Stadium.
IPL Cricket Career –
The first IPL match was played by Jacques Kallis against Kolkata Knight Riders at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Chennai.
The last IPL match played by Jacques Kallis at Barabati Stadium was on 11 May 2014 against Punjab Kings.
Jacques Kallis has played for South Africa, ICC World XI, South Africa XI, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders, India Capitals, Sydney Thunder and Trinbago Knight Riders.
International career —
Jacques Kallis scored 25534 runs in 519 matches and took 577 wickets in his international career.
Jacques Kallis has scored 149 fifties, 62 centuries and 2 double centuries.
The highest score in his international career is 224 runs in his Test career.
Kallis has taken 577 wickets in 519 matches, in which he has taken more than 5 wickets 7 times.
Won Cricket Awards Of Jacques Kallis –
In 2008, Jacques Kallis was awarded the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World.
In 2011, the South Africa Cricketer of the Year award was given to Jacques Kallis.
Jacques Kallis was awarded the Favorite Sports Start in 2012.
In 2013, the Wisden Five Cricketer of the Year award was also given to Kallis.
In 2013, Ram was awarded the Delivery of the Year award.
On 2 January 2013, Jacques Kallis became the first South African and only the fourth player in the world to score 13,000 runs in international Test cricket, before Indian batsmen Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (15645 runs), Rahul Dravid (13228 runs) and Australia’s great Batsman Ricky Ponting (13378 runs) has done this feat.
In international Test cricket, Jacques Kallis scored his second and last double-century against India (224 runs).
Jacques Kallis led Kolkata Knight Riders
Jacques Kallis led Kolkata Knight Riders to the IPL title in 2012 and the final match of IPL 2012 was against CSK.
Completed 10000 runs in ODIs in 2009 against Australia.
Jacques Kallis scored the most runs (485 runs) in the 2007 ODI World Cup.
Jacques Kallis scored 3 centuries in the 2 test match series against Pakistan.
After Gary Sobers, Jacques Kallis has also achieved 200 wickets in 2006 along with scoring 8000 runs in international Test cricket.
Jacques Kallis played his 100th international Test match against New Zealand at Centurion, South Africa.
After Sir Don Bradman in 2003, Jacques Kallis has also scored 5 centuries in 4 consecutive Tests.
Jacques Kallis’ sister played the role of a cheerleader in IPL 2009.
In 1997, Jacques Kallis scored a century against Australia to draw the Test match.
In 1998, at the age of 23, Jacques Kallis was the man of the match in the final match of the ICC Champions Trophy and was also the player of the series of the tournament.
Jacques Kallis has been a man of the match 23 times in international Test cricket matches.
Jacques Kallis retired from international cricket in 2014.
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He is the first player since Sir Don Bradman to score 5 centuries in 5 consecutive Tests, a feat achieved by Jacques Kallis in 2003.
In 2004, the fastest fifty of that time in international Test cricket was scored by Jacques Kallis in 24 balls.
Jacques Kallis is the first player to score 150 runs in his 150th Test match.
Scored 45 centuries in international Test cricket, and ahead of him only Indian batsman Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (51 centuries).
Jacques Kallis has hit 97 sixes in his international Test career.
Jacques Kallis is the only player in the world to score 11579 runs and take 273 wickets in ODIs.
He is the only player in the world to score more than 10,000 runs and more than 200 wickets in international Test cricket.
Career statistics –
Test – 13289 runs in 166 matches.
Including 58 fifties, 45 centuries and 2 double centuries.
The highest score is 224 runs.
ODI – 11579 runs in 328 matches.
Including 86 fifties and 17 centuries.
The highest score is 139 runs.
T20 – 666 runs in 25 matches.
Includes 5 fifties.
The highest score is 73 runs.
IPL – 2427 runs in 98 matches.
Includes 17 fifties.
The highest score is 89 runs.
Tests – 292 wickets in 166 matches.
Five wicket hauls were included 5 times.
Best bowling in an inning —
6/54, Best bowling in a Test match — 9/72.
ODI – 273 wickets in 328 matches.
Best bowling – 5/30.
T20 – 12 wickets in 25 matches.
Best Bowling — 4/15.
IPL – 65 wickets in 98 matches.
Best Bowling – 3/13.
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