Quinton de Kock

Quinton de Kock

South African Left Handed Bat
T20 WORLD CUP 2024 STATS
9 Mat
243 Runs
140.46 S/R
27.00 Avg
74 H/S

Personal Information

Full Name Quinton de Kock
Date of Birth December 17, 1992
Age 31 Years
Nationality South African
Birth Place Johannesburg, South Africa
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Current Team(s)
Role Wicketkeeper-Batter
Batting Style Left hand Bat
Bowling Style -
Debut December 21, 2012
Jersey No. 12
Family Sasha Hurly (Spouse), Ernest de Kock (Father)

Most Recent Matches

Match R BF 4s 6s S/R O R W E/R
SEO vs SFU 62 33 8 3 187.88 0 0 0 0
SEO vs LAKR 0 4 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0
SFU vs SEO 2 5 0 0 40.00 0 0 0 0
SEO vs WTF 24 19 1 2 126.32 0 0 0 0
LAKR vs SEO 51 46 3 2 110.87 0 0 0 0

Batting Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn R BF NO Avg S/R 100s 50s H 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 155 155 6770 7005 7 45.74 96.64 21 30 178 771 118 209 17
TESTs 54 91 3300 4652 6 38.82 70.93 6 22 141 411 33 221 11
T20Is 92 90 2545 1837 9 31.41 138.54 1 16 100 260 102 83 18
T20s 354 342 9962 7235 27 31.62 137.69 6 64 140 1028 391 248 51
LISTAs 196 194 8156 8408 8 43.84 97.00 25 36 178 908 151 247 23
FIRSTCLASS 84 142 5463 7240 10 41.38 75.45 12 36 194 684 71 323 16

Bowling Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn O R W Avg E/R Best 5w 10w
ODIs 155 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TESTs 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20Is 92 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20s 354 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LISTAs 196 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FIRSTCLASS 84 1 1 9 0 0 9.00 0 0 0

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Quinton de Kock Videos

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Quinton de Kock: A Brief Biography

England Lions v South Africa A
England Lions v South Africa A (Image Credits: Getty Images)


Quinton de Kock emerged on the scene as one of the most promising young wicketkeepers of the past decade, thanks to his flamboyant batting coupled with the efficient display behind the stumps.

His incredible exploits at the start of his career compelled the cricketing experts to mark him as one of the future greats. He has been one of the biggest match-winners for the Proteas in white ball cricket.


Quinton de Kock: Along the Years

YearAgeAchievement
200916Made List-A debut for Gauteng
200917Made First-Class debut for Gauteng
201118Made T20 debut for Gauteng
201219Played in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2012
201220Made T20I debut against New Zealand
201320Made ODI debut against New Zealand
201320Bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 10 lakhs
201320Scored maiden ODI century against Pakistan
201421Bought by Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) for INR 3.50 crores
201421Played in the ICC World T20 2014
201522Played in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
201623Scored maiden Test century against England
201623Played in the ICC World T20 2016
201623Scored maiden IPL century against Royal Challengers Bangalore (now Royal Challengers Bengaluru)
201724Played in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017
201825Bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore (now Royal Challengers Bengaluru) for INR 2.80 crores
201825Traded to Mumbai Indians
201926Won the Indian Premier League 2019
201926Played in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
202027Won the Indian Premier League 2020
202128Played in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021
202129Announced Test retirement
202229Bought by the Lucknow Super Giants for INR 6.75 crores
202229Scored second IPL century against Kolkata Knight Riders
202229Played in the ICC T20 World Cup 2022
202330Scored maiden T20I century against West Indies
202330Played in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
202330Scored maiden Cricket World Cup century in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
202330Retired from ODIs
202431Played in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024
202431Finished as Runners-up in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024


Quinton de Kock Records

  • Joint-most dismissals in an innings in ODIs (6)

  • Joint-most catches in an innings in ODIs (6)

  • Seventh wicket-keeper captain to have opened the batting after Alec Stewart (ENG), Andy Flower (ZIM), Adam Gilchrist (AUS), Morris Ouma (KEN), Brendon McCullum (NZ) and Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL)

  • Joint second-most hundreds in consecutive innings (3)

  • Joint third-fastest to 1000 ODI runs (21)

  • Involved in the highest fourth-wicket partnership in T20Is (174*)

  • First South African to score 500 runs in a single Cricket World Cup edition

  • Most runs by a wicketkeeper-batter in a Cricket World Cup edition (594) in ICC Cricket World Cup 2023

  • Third batter to score four centuries in a single Cricket World Cup edition after Kumar Sangakkara (SL) and Rohit Sharma (IND)

  • Third South African to score 3000 IPL runs after AB de Villers and Faf du Plessis

  • First wicketkeeper to effect 100 dismissals in T20Is

  • Most dismissals in T20Is by a wicketkeeper (101)

  • Second-most Player of The Match Awards won by a wicketkeeper in ICC Tournaments (4) after Kumar Sangakkara (SL)

  • Most runs for South Africa in T20Is

  • Highest run-scorer for South Africa in ICC T20 World Cup 2024
  • Fourth-highest run-scorer in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 after Rahmanullah Gurbaz (AFG), Rohit Sharma (IND) and Travis Head (AUS)



Quinton de Kock Awards

  • Men’s Cricketer of The Year Award 2017 by Cricket South Africa

  • Men’s Cricketer of The Year Award 2020 by Cricket South Africa


Quinton de Kock Career

Quinton de Kock has been one of the perennial wicketkeeper-batters in white ball cricket and has more to offer.


Quinton de Kock Domestic Career

Quinton de Kock made his List-A debut when he was just 16 years of age for Gauteng against Border on October 25, 2009, in Johannesburg. He did not get off to a perfect start as he was dismissed for 5 runs.


De Kock made his First-Class debut for Gauteng against KwaZulu-Natal later in 2009 but failed to get going in both innings. He made his T20 debut for Gauteng versus Griq West in Kimberley on October 02, 2011, and impressed on debut as he helped Gauteng chase 168 runs by scoring 68 runs off 44 balls, including 9 fours and a six.


In the Champions League T20 in 2012, de Kock played a match-winning innings for Highveld Lions, helping him in get a national call-up.


Quinton de Kock IPL Career

Quinton de Kock was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for the 2013 edition of the IPL. He struggled to perform, scoring only six runs in the three matches he played. In the 2014 season, Quinton was sold to the Delhi Daredevils team for 3.5 crores. Quinton managed to score only 153 runs in seven matches. The next season, he was retained and played three matches for his team. His breakthrough year was 2016 in which he scored 445 runs in 13 matches, having an average and strike rate of 37.08 and 136.08, respectively. In 2018, Quinton was released by his old franchise and bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for 2.8 crores. He couldn’t perform to his potential as he scored only 201 runs in 8 matches, thus he was released by the franchise the following year.


Mumbai Indians bought him for 2.8 crores and played him as an opener. In 2019 and 2020, Quinton tasted huge success with the team, scoring over 500 runs in both seasons and also lifting the trophy in two consecutive years.


Quinton de Kock with the IPL 2020 trophy (Image Credits: Quinton de Kock's Instagram)
Quinton de Kock with the IPL 2020 trophy (Image Credits: Quinton de Kock's Instagram)


The following year, Quinton scored only 297 runs in 11 matches and was further released before the 2022 auctions. Quinton de Kock, being the talented player he is, was bought by a new franchise, Lucknow Super Giants, for 6.75 crores. In IPL 2022, he scored 508 runs in 15 matches, including a knock of an unbeaten 140 runs against the Kolkata Knight Riders.


Quinton de Kock playing for the Lucknow Super Giants in IPL 2022 (Image Credits: Quinton de Kock's Instagram)
Quinton de Kock playing for the Lucknow Super Giants in IPL 2022 (Image Credits: Quinton de Kock's Instagram)


With West Indian all-rounder Kyle Mayers proving his worth, de Kock took a backseat in IPL 2023 as he played just 4 matches. He had an average season with the bat in IPL 2024, barring a few innings as he only managed to score 250 runs in 11 matches. The wicketkeeper-opener also became the third South African after AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis to score 3000 runs in the IPL.


Quinton de Kock International Career

Quinton de Kock has tasted a good amount of success individually for South Africa across formats but has taken retirement from Tests and ODIs to focus on T20 cricket.


Quinton de Kock ODI Career

Quinton de Kock played his first ODI against New Zealand on 19 January 2013. In his debut series, Quinton scored 74 runs in three matches. Then in November 2013, Quinton scored his maiden ton against the Pakistani team.


South Africa v New Zealand - 3rd ODI
South Africa v New Zealand - 3rd ODI (Image Credits: Getty Images)


A month later, against the visiting Indian team, de Kock announced himself by scoring three consecutive centuries. His next series came seven months later, in July 2014, against Sri Lanka. In the spinning decks of Sri Lanka, Quinton yet again proved himself by scoring a century in the third match.


South Africa v India - First ODI
South Africa v India - First ODI (Image Credits: Getty Images)


Next, de Kock played in a tri-series against Zimbabwe and Australia. He performed moderately, scoring three half-centuries in 8 innings. His next big series was against Australia in November 2014. Although he struggled to bat in the bouncy pitches of Australia, de Kock made a century in the final match of the series.


De Kock tore his ankle ligaments in a warm-up match against West Indies in December 2014, which also jeopardized his participation in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. Though he managed to recover in time for the event, he struggled to get back to his old form and got meager runs throughout the tournament.


New Zealand v South Africa: Semi Final - 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup
New Zealand v South Africa: Semi Final - 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup (Image Credits: Getty Images)


This, coupled with his struggles in Bangladesh ultimately forced him out of the side and he was demoted to South Africa A side later on.

On the back of some encouraging performances, the wicketkeeper-batsman made a strong comeback to the ODI side by scoring 318 runs in 5 matches and scored two centuries in an away ODI series against India in 2015, helping his side win the series 3-2.


Next, he played five matches against England, in which he scored another two centuries.

In June 2016, de Kock played in a tri-series against the West Indies and Australia. He scored 149 runs in the 6 matches held in the Caribbean. After three months, de Kock was picked in the South African squad for a home series against the Aussies.


Momentum ODI Series, 1st ODI: South Africa v Australia
Momentum ODI Series, 1st ODI: South Africa v Australia (Image Credits: Getty Images)


In June 2017, Quinton de Kock was selected to play in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. Quinton scored a moderate 109 runs in the three matches that he played in the tournament. His next match after the tournament was against Bangladesh, in which he scored an unbeaten 168 runs off 145 deliveries.


Pakistan v South Africa - ICC Champions Trophy
Pakistan v South Africa - ICC Champions Trophy (Image Credits: Getty Images)


In 2018, de Kock played only three ODI series. His first one was against India, against whom he scored 54 runs in two matches. Next, he visited Sri Lanka for a five-match ODI series. He scored 213 runs, including two half-centuries.

de Kock’s following series was against the Australians, against whom he scored only 60 runs in three matches. In 2019, Quinton played a couple of series against Pakistan and Sri Lanka before playing in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. He averaged 38.67 and 70.60 in both the series, respectively. de Kock played nine matches in the World Cup and scored a total of 305 runs, including four half-centuries.


Australia v South Africa - ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
Australia v South Africa - ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (Image Credits: Getty Images)


After an indefinite break post his release from captaincy, de Kock made his comeback against Pakistan in April 2021. He scored 20 in the first match and 80 in the second one. His next match was against Ireland, in which he scored a fabulous 120 off just 91 deliveries.

de Kock’s following match was against the visiting Indian team in January 2022. Being the talented cricketer that he is, Quinton scored a half-century and a century in the second and third matches of the series, respectively.

A couple of months later, Bangladesh visited South Africa and played a couple of matches against them, scoring 62 and 12. Next, South Africa went to English shores for a 3-match ODI series. Although he struggled to perform in the first two matches, he portrayed his brilliance in the third one with a score of an unbeaten 92.


de Kock’’s latest campaign was the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 in India in October 2023. He found rhythm in the tournament as he became the first South African to score 500 runs in a single CWC edition and finished as the tournament’s third-highest run-getter after Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. He smashed 4 centuries in the edition and became only the third batter to score 4 centuries in a single CWC edition after Kumar Sangakkara and Rohit Sharma. de Kock finished his ODI career on a fine note individually, although he could not collect the silverware as he had announced his retirement from ODIs before the commencement of the mega event.


South Africa v Sri Lanka - ICC Men's Cricket World Cup India 2023
South Africa v Sri Lanka - ICC Men's Cricket World Cup India 2023 (Image Credits: Getty Images)


Quinton de Kock Test Career

Quinton de Kock made his Test debut against Australia on 20 February 2014. In his first match, Quinton only managed to make a total of 41 runs. Then in July, Quinton played on Asian soil against the Sri Lankans.

Quinton fared well against the spinners, scoring 123 runs in two matches, including his maiden half-century. His next big series came against England in January 2016. He played a couple of matches against the visiting English team in which Quinton scored his maiden century.


Australia v South Africa - 2nd Test: Day 3
Australia v South Africa - 2nd Test: Day 3 (Image Credits: Getty Images)


A few months later, Quinton played a couple of matches against New Zealand. Quinton batted in three innings against the Kiwis in which he scored 165 runs, including two half-centuries. Then, in his first away series in Australia, Quinton impressed everyone by scoring two half-centuries in the first match and later a century in the second one.

Against Sri Lanka in the 2016-17 series, Quinton scored his third Test century. Then in an away series against New Zealand, Quinton managed to produce two 90-plus scores. After a few months, Quinton visited England and played in four matches.


He performed moderately in difficult English conditions, scoring 185 runs in four matches. In 2018, Quinton’s batting suffered slightly. Against the visiting teams of India and Australia, Quinton scored 71 runs in six innings against India, and 223 runs against the Aussies. Later in the 2018-19 series against Pakistan, Quinton returned to form, scoring 251 runs in just four innings, which also included a century.


In October 2019, against India, Quinton scored his first century on Asian soil. After a couple of months, Quinton went up against the English team. He scored 380 runs in the four matches, including four half-centuries.


South Africa v England - 1st Test: Day 3
South Africa v England - 1st Test: Day 3 (Image Credits: Getty Images)


Then, against Pakistan in 2021, Quinton struggled to score runs as the captain of the South African team, scoring only 46 runs in two matches. After four months, Quinton played a couple of matches against the West Indies. He had scores of 141*, 96, and 0, in three innings.

Shockingly, Quinton announced his retirement after playing the first match of the Test series against India on 26 December 2021. In his last Test match, Quinton scored 34 in the first innings and 21 in the second one.


Quinton de Kock T20I Career

Quinton de Kock made his T20I debut against New Zealand on 21 December 2012. In his first match, he scored an unbeaten 28 off 23 balls. His next series came against Sri Lanka in August 2013. Quinton struggled against the strong Sri Lankan spin attack, scoring only 40 runs at a strike rate of 81.63 in three matches. Next, Quinton played four T20Is against Pakistan.


India v South Africa - ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014
India v South Africa - ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 (Image Credits: Getty Images)


The following year, in his first match of the 2016 ICC T20 World Cup, Quinton scored his maiden half-century. He scored 153 runs at a strike rate of 142.99, in the four matches that he played in the 2016 ICC T20 World Cup.


Next, Quinton played a couple of matches in 2017, against New Zealand and Bangladesh. He scored a duck in the first match and 59 in the second one. Quinton's next big series came against India in 2019.

In the two matches that he played, Quinton scored 52 and an unbeaten 79. In February 2020, Quinton scored 131 runs in the three home matches against England. And in the following home series against Australia, he scored 77 runs in three T20Is.

Then, in July 2021, Quinton played five T20Is against the West Indies. He scored 255 runs in the series, at a strike rate of 141.66. In September, in a T20I series against Sri Lanka, Quinton scored two unbeaten half-centuries. Next, he featured in the Proteas squad for the 2021 ICC T20 World Cup. He was able to score only 69 runs in four matches that he played in the tournament.


South Africa v Sri Lanka - ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021
South Africa v Sri Lanka - ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 (Image Credits: Getty Images)


In 2022, Quinton visited India for a three-match T20I series. He scored 36 runs in two innings, at a strike rate of 116.12. Next, he played three T20Is in England. Quinton struggled with his form, scoring only 17 runs in three matches.

Even in the following series against Ireland, Quinton managed to make only 14 runs in two T20I matches. In a bilateral series against India, in which he showed signs of his previous sublime form. He scored an unbeaten 69 and 68 in the second and third matches in India.


India v South Africa - 3rd T20 International
India v South Africa - 3rd T20 International (Image Credits: Getty Images)


He was selected for the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 but only managed to score 124 runs in 5 games as South Africa crashed out in the Super 12 after their shock defeat to Netherlands.


South Africa v Netherlands - ICC Men's T20 World Cup
South Africa v Netherlands - ICC Men's T20 World Cup (Image Credits: Getty Images)


de Kock was drafted to the South African squad to play in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. He has been splendid with the bat upfront, scoring 243 runs in 9 innings, as well as with the gloves as he helped South Africa reach a World Cup final for the first time in history. He also became the first wicketkeeper to effect 100 dismissals in T20Is. He played a good hand in the final against India before getting out to Arshdeep Singh as South Africa narrowly lost to India to finish as runners-up.


South Africa v India: Final - ICC Men's T20 Cricket World Cup West Indies & USA 2024
South Africa v India: Final - ICC Men's T20 Cricket World Cup West Indies & USA 2024 (Image Credits: Getty Images)


Quinton de Kock Captaincy

Quinton de Kock’s next match after the Cricket World Cup 2019 came in the following year. de Kock was appointed the captain of his team, and he celebrated it by scoring a century in the first match of 2020 against England.


South Africa v England - 1st ODI
South Africa v England - 1st ODI (Image Credits: Getty Images)


His next series was against Australia in South Africa. Being the captain of the team, Quinton struggled with the bat, scoring only 41 runs in three matches.


South Africa v Australia - 3rd One Day International Series
South Africa v Australia - 3rd One Day International Series (Image Credits: Getty Images)


Quinton de Kock Under-19 Career

Quinton De Kock went to King Edward VII High School, the same as his compatriots Graeme Smith and Neil Mckenzie. He made a name for himself during the ICC U-19 World Cup in Australia where he was the leading run scorer for his team with 284 runs from six matches.


Quinton de Kock’s Family

Quinton de Kock is married to Sasha Hurly, a former cheerleader for a South African rugby team. The couple has a daughter named Kiara.


Quinton de Kock’s Net Worth

As of 2024, Quinton de Kock has an estimated net worth of USD 13 million.


Quinton de Kock’s House

Quinton de Kock resides in his house with his wife Sasha Hurly and daughter Kiara in his hometown Gauteng in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Quinton de Kock’s Cars

Quinton de Kock owns a luxurious car collection in the form of a Jeep Compass, Hyundai Sonata, Aston Martin, and Mercedes-Benz Mercedes A35 AMG.


FAQs on Quinton de Kock

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