Quinton de Kock IPL Career

Last Modified Apr 04, 2024 14:00 IST

Quinton De Kock IPL Career
Image Credits/ Quinton De Kock’s Instagram

IPL Debut Year2013
Batting StyleLeft-Handed Batter
Bowling Style-
NationalitySouth Africa
Current Auction PriceINR 6.75 Cr
Last IPL Season Runs/Wickets143

South African cricketer Quinton de Kock is an international cricketer who plays all formats of the game for South Africa and also features for Lucknow Super Giants in the IPL. He is a left-handed batter who was born on December 17, 1992. He is renowned for his explosive opening batting. De Kock debuted for his country in 2012 and has scored many centuries, including three in his first fifteen Test matches. He is a skilled wicketkeeper as well.

De Kock had previously retired from Test cricket, and his final ODI appearance came against Australia in the World Cup 2023 semifinals. Following the 2023 World Cup, Quinton de Kock declared his retirement from the ODI format, as per the reports by ESPN Cricinfo.

Quinton De Kock IPL teams from 2008-24

Quinton De Kock made his IPL debut in 2013 while playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad. He played just one season for the SRH and was picked by the Delhi Daredevils in 2014. He played for Delhi for four seasons before joining RCB in 2018. Playing with RCB for just one season again, he was acquired by the Mumbai Indians in 2019. After three amazing seasons for MI, he was traded to the LSG in the 2022 Mega Auction. He has been an integral part of the team since then.

2024Lucknow Super Giants
2023Lucknow Super Giants
2022Lucknow Super Giants
2021Mumbai Indians
2020Mumbai Indians
2019Mumbai Indians
2018Royal Challengers Bangalore
2017Delhi Daredevils
2016Delhi Daredevils
2015Delhi Daredevils
2014Delhi Daredevils
2013Sunrisers Hyderabad

Quinton De Kock IPL Auction Price

De Kock was purchased for INR 3.50 by Delhi Daredevils (now Capitals) in IPL 2014 a year after he showed underwhelming performance for Sunrisers Hyderabad. The South African wicketkeeper-batter went to RCB in the 2018 mega auction and the next year he was traded to Mumbai Indians.

He was released by MI ahead of the IPL 2022 mega auction after the player spent three seasons with the franchise. De Kock fetched INR 6.75 crore in the 2022 IPL auction as Lucknow Super Giants acquired his services.

2024INR 6.75 CrLSG
2023INR 6.75 CrLSG
2022INR 6.75 CrLSG
2021INR 2.80 CrMI
2020INR 2.80 CrMI
2019INR 2.80 CrMI
2018INR 2.80 CrRCB
2016INR 3.50 CrDC
2015INR 3.50 CrDC
2014INR 3.50 CrDC
2013INR 10 LakhsSRH

Quinton De Kock IPL runs year-wise

Quinton de Kock has played 97 IPL matches for five different franchises across nine seasons. He has scored 2911 runs in 97 innings at a strike rate of 134.09, including 20 fifties and a couple of hundreds, as of March 2024.

He has breached the 500-run mark three times from 2019 to 2022. He played a vital role with the bat in helping Mumbai Indians win back-to-back titles in 2019 and 2020. In IPL 2022 while playing for LSG, De Kock recorded his best score of 140 not out against Kolkata Knight Riders.


Quinton De Kock IPL Records

When the Lucknow Super Giants faced the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2022, KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock made 210 runs stand, which was the highest opening partnership in Indian Premier League history. De Kock scored 140* in that inning. It was the first time an opening pair batted the entire 20 overs in the IPL without losing a wicket.

Quinton De Kock As Batter

  • Quinton De Kock scored 140* in 2022, which is the third-highest individual score in an innings.

  • Quinton De Kock crossed the 500-run mark for three consecutive seasons while playing for MI

  • Best individual score by an LSG player in the IPL

  • Most sixes by an overseas wicketkeeper.


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Q. How many IPL teams has Quinton De Kock played for?

A. Quinton De Kock has played for four teams in the IPL. He began with SRH initially and later was picked by Delhi Daredevils in 2014. In 2018, he was picked by RCB and next year traded to MI. After three seasons with MI, he was acquired by the LSG in the 2022 mega auction and has been an integral part of the team since then.

Q. What is the price of Quinton De Kock in IPL 2024?

A. Quinton De Kock will get Rs 6.75 crore to play the 2024 IPL season for LSG.

Q. Which IPL team is De Kock playing for?

A. De Kock is playing for LSG in the current 2024 IPL.

Q. How many centuries does Quinton de Kock have in the IPL?

A. 2 centuries. In the 2022 IPL auction, de Kock was bought by Lucknow Super Giants. He scored his second IPL century on 18 May 2022 against the Kolkata Knight riders, with 140 runs in 70 balls.

Q. What is the strike rate of De Kock in the IPL?

A. As of 2024, De Kock has a strike rate of 134.09