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Mark Boucher Biography

Mark Verdon Boucher is a South African cricketer who has represented Border, Africa XI, ICC World XI, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders of the Indian Premier League, and South Africa. He holds the record for the most Test dismissals by awicket-keeper. Boucher was South Africa's first choice wicket keeper and i swidely regarded as one of the greatest wicket keepers South Africa has ever had. He holds the record for the most dismissals in Test Cricket. On 12 March 2006 he hit the winning runs for South Africa against Australia in what had been the Greatest One Day International ever played. In 20 September 2006, he made his maiden ODI century, hitting an unbeaten 147 against Zimbabwe from a mere 68 balls. He became the first wicket keeper in the history of test cricket to reach the milestone of 400 dismissals on 10 October 2007 in the second test of the Bank Alfalah Test Series against Pakistan. He had been a regular feature of the South African side since the 1997/1998 tour to Australia, until his retirement from international cricket in July 2012 after a serious eye injury against Somerset.

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Top 10 South African cricketers of all time
Top 10 South African cricketers of all time
South Africa is a nation that has produced plenty of top-notch cricketers.
Top 5 wicketkeepers from South Africa 
Top 5 wicketkeepers from South Africa 
A brief look at five of South Africa's finest wicket-keepers.
Top 5 wicket-keeper catches of all time
Top 5 wicket-keeper catches of all time
A look at 5 of the finest catches ever taken by wicket-keepers
5 players you didn't know have taken Test wickets
5 players you didn't know have taken Test wickets
These players are considered specialist batsmen or keepers - but did well with the leather!
Player Comparisons: Adam Gilchrist vs. Mark Boucher
Player Comparisons: Adam Gilchrist vs. Mark Boucher
We look at two of the greatest wicket-keepers of all time. Can we actually chose one over the other?
SK Flashback: The match that changed cricket forever
SK Flashback: The match that changed cricket forever
South Africa chased an impossible target of 434 against Australia to pave the way for an era of batting dominance in the game.
SK Flashback: India eke out one run win against South Africa in Jaipur
SK Flashback: India eke out one run win against South Africa in Jaipur
India edged out South Africa by one run in a thriller at Jaipur on Feb 21, 2010.
5 Highest Match Aggregates in ODI History
5 Highest Match Aggregates in ODI History
A look at the top 5 match aggregates in ODI Cricket.
SK Flashback: When AB de Villiers smashed the fastest century of all-time
SK Flashback: When AB de Villiers smashed the fastest century of all-time
Reliving the insane 31-ball ODI hundred which helped de Villiers tear the record books apart.
Kevin Pietersen reveals reason behind his Rhino stickered Big Bash bat
Kevin Pietersen reveals reason behind his Rhino stickered Big Bash bat
Pietersen has actively involved in campaigning against the poaching of wildlife, especially the rhinos.
SK Flashback: Remembering India's win at Durban in 2010
SK Flashback: Remembering India's win at Durban in 2010
Sreesanth with the ball and Laxman's batting brought about a surprising victory for the Indians.
English cricketer Jonny Bairstow breaks all-time wicketkeeping record
English cricketer Jonny Bairstow breaks all-time wicketkeeping record
Jonny Bairstow breaks an all-time keeping record during the 3rd Test at Mohali.
Steve Waugh selects his greatest cricketer of the post-2000 era
Steve Waugh selects his greatest cricketer of the post-2000 era
Iconic Australian captain reveals his pick for the trend-setter of 21st century
Mark Boucher named as new head coach of Titans
Mark Boucher named as new head coach of Titans
The 39-year-old holds a Level 2 coaching qualification and wants to leave a lasting impact during his time at the Titans.
South Africa vs New Zealand 2016: Mark Boucher roped in as part of support staff ahead of New Zealand series
South Africa vs New Zealand 2016: Mark Boucher roped in as part of support staff ahead of New Zealand series
The first Test between South Africa and New Zealand begins this Friday, in Durban
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