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Jacques Kallis

Allrounder

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Did you know?

Kallis has the second most Test centuries in history, behind only Sachin Tendulkar.

Allrounder

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AGE
44
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Capetown

COUNTRY

South Africa

South Africa
LOCAL CLUB

Nashua Cape Cobras

Bio

Arguably South Africa’s greatest ever player, the Sydney Thunder were able to sign him for the BBL. 

Having played for over 20 years, Kallis is a man-mountain on the world stage and since his recent retirement will travel playing T20 cricket exclusively. 

His record with both bat and ball is spectacular, closing in on 4,000 runs and 100 wickets in more than 150 matches in the shortest format. 

A former Test and ODI captain, Jacques Kallis brings a wealth of knowledge to the Thunder line-up and will no doubt be amongst the wickets and runs.

166 Tests (45 centuries) and 328 ODI's (17 centuries) with an average of 55.47 and 44.36 respectively with the bat says it all.

He also took 292 Test and 273 ODI wickets to go along with 331 catches in both formats.

A true champion of the game.

ICC Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Kallis hits maiden Test ton

A 22-year-old Jacques Kallis scored his maiden Test century, a fourth-innings 279-ball vigil that proved to be a match-saving knock for South Africa during the 1997 Boxing Day Test at the MCG


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'Greatest cricketer to grace the earth'

Australia's finest had a few nominations for best allrounder of all time, but one big South African stood head and shoulders above the rest


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Kallis 'confident' of Big Final berth

Sydney Thunder's South African import Jacques Kallis discusses his availability for the final and gives an update on the back injury that kept him out of the semi-final against the Adelaide Strikers


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England legend Stokes Kallis comparisons

Ben Stokes likened to Protea great after scoring a century in his first Test innings in India


Clarke names Warne, Steyn in best Test XII

The ex-Test captain has picked his best Test side, with good mates and fierce rivals selected alongside one another


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