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Kagiso Rabada is a South African fast bowler and plays domestic cricket for the Highveld Lions. He made his South African debut in November 2014 in limited-overs cricket. He made his Test debut in November 2015. Here you will find information related to Kagiso Rabada net worth, height, weight, bio, age, wife and relationship status. He made his One Day International debut for South Africa against Bangladesh on 10 July 2015

About/Bio/Wiki of Kagiso Rabada

Full Name Kagiso Rabada
Nickname KG
Profession South-African Cricketer

Physicsl State & More

Height
  • in centimeters- 190 cm
  • in meters- 1.90 m
  • in feet inches- 6’3”
Weight
  • in kilograms- 86 kg
  • in pounds- 190 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Body Colour Dark Brown

Cricket

Kagiso Rabada with his team mate
International Debut

Test- 5 November 2015 vs India in Mohali

ODI- 10 July 2015 vs Bangladesh in Dhaka

T20- 5 November 2014 vs Australia in Adelaide
Coach/Mentor Ray Jennings
Jersey Number #25 (South Africa)
Domestic/State Teams Highveld Lions, Kent
Records (main ones)
  • At the 2014 ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup, Rabada became RSA’s best bowler with 14 wickets and an economy of 3.10.
  • While playing for Highveld Lions in a Domestic match against Dolphins in February 2015, Rabada registered a record 14 wickets, which included a mammoth 9 wickets from 2nd innings.
  • Rabada made his One Day International debut for South Africa against Bangladesh on 10 July 2015, achieving best figures of 6/16 (on debut). Additionally, he also became only the second player, after Taijul Islam, to take a hat-trick on debut in an ODI match.
  • Also, Rabada has 4 five-wicket hauls in International test matches, secured in a span of just 1 year.
Career Turning Point Rabada’s impressive performances in South African domestic cricket helped him grab a spot in the national side.

Personal Life

Date of Birth 25 May 1995
Birth Place Johannesburg, Gauteng,South Africa
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Gemini
Nationality South African
Hometown Johannesburg, Gauteng,South Africa
School N/A
College St. Stithians Boys College, Johannesburg
Educational Qualifications N/A
Religion Hinduism

Family

Marital Status Unmarried
Wife/Spouse N/A
Children Daughter- N/A
Son- None
Parents

Father- Not Known

Mother- Florence Rabada (Lawyer)
Siblings

Brother-1

Sister-N/A

Favorite Things

Hobbies Playing Piano, Listening to music, Playing FIFA on Playstation
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Favourite Bowlers Shane Warne, Wasim Akram, Malcolm Marshall, Glenn McGrath, Dale Steyn
Favourite Batsman Michael Clarke
Salary (2020) ₹ 42000000(IPL)
TOTAL IPL INCOME ₹134000000
Net Worth $4Million

Controversies of Kagiso Rabada:

He doesn’t have any controversies in his career till now.

Does Kagiso Rabada smoke: Not Known
Does Kagiso Rabada drink alcohol: Yes

Some less known facts about Kagiso Rabada:

  • Rabada went to St. Stithians Boys College, the same school as New Zealand’s Grant Elliot and England’s Michael Lumb. He graduated from school in 2013.
  • Rabada’s father is a brain surgeon by profession and a philanthropist at heart. Young Rabada would often accompany his kind father to various impoverished black neighborhoods in Johannesburg for the purpose of gifting shoes and clothes to kids.
  • His first impact as an effective fast bowler came to light at the ICC U-19 cricket World Cup. In a match against the Kangaroos, Rabada garnered exceptional figures of 6/25, the best bowling performance in the tournament.
  • Rabada recorded the best-ever figures (6/16) by any bowler on his ODI debut. He and Fidel Edwards are the only bowlers in the world to have taken a six-wicket haul in their first ODI.
  • This debut became even more special for Rabada because of a Hat-trick. He bowled Tamim Iqbal in the third ball of his second over and then had Litton Das and Mahmudullah in the next two deliveries to complete the set.
  • Rabada is the third South African to hold an ODI hat-trick. Bowler Charl Langeveldt and all-rounder JP Duminy are the only other players to hold this accolade. Additonally, Rabada became the second bowler to pull-off an ODI hat-trick on debut; first being, Bangladesh’s left-arm spinner Taijul Islam. Interestingly, both these hat-tricks came at the same venue- Mirpur Cricket stadium.
  • Also, he is the second South African after the great Allan Donald to take a five-wicket haul on debut. Overall, he is the 11th player in the world to take 5 wickets or more on ODI debut.

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