Quinton de Kock Wiki/ Biography
Quinton de Kock has risen as a standout amongst the most encouraging youthful wicketkeepers of the decade, on account of his amazing batting combined with the productive presentation behind the stumps. His staggering adventures toward the beginning of his profession have just constrained the cricketing specialists to consider him as one of the things to come as great. Quinton de Kock height is 5′ 7″ inches or 170 cm or or 1.70 m. Quinton De Kock net worth in 2019 is $3.1 million.
Other basic facts
- Age (as in 2019): 26 years
- Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa
- Zodiac sign/ Sun sign: Sagittarius
- Hair color: Black
- Eye Colour: Brown
- Body Measurements: chest – 38 inches; Waist – 30 inches; Biceps – 13 inches
- Height: 170 cm or 5′ 7″ inches or 1.70 m
- Weight: almost 66 kgs or 145 lbs
- Nickname: Quinny
- Jersey Number: 12
- International Debut: ODI debut – 19 January 2013 v New Zealand; Test debut – 20 February 2014 v Australia; T20 debut – 21 December 2012 v New Zealand
- Net Worth(Approx): $3 million
- Salary: IPL Fee – ₹2.8 crore (US$405,000)
Quinton de Kock attended his school in Johannesburg at King Edward School VII. His fellow players Neil McKenzie and Graeme Smith attended the same school as him. Even when in school, he was selected to play for a club called Old Eds.
Quinton de Kock father name is Ernest de Kock. His sister’s name is Dalean de Kock. He was born in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province in South Africa. He was also brought up in Johannesburg.
Quinton de Kock Career
Born on 17 December 1992, Quinton de Kock age is 26 years. He is a South African cricketer, who played Highveld Loins at a domestic level in 2012 to 2013 session. He made his debut from Johannesburg at the early age of sixteen. He played this debut match for Gauteng’s team at a domestic level. After this, he was selected to play in the under 19 teams for the national under 19 teams. He also played in the 2012 under-19 world cup. In the next match against Sri Lanka, his performance stayed mediocre due to which he was not considered for the next matches as a player. However, he made an outstanding come back by scoring a century against Pakistan in November 2013. Following the next month, in December 2013 he scored three hundred in the ODI matches against India and gained great popularity. This popularity leads to his selection in the test matches, and eventually, he became a part of the permanent team.
De Kock ankle has tored in a match going on its peak against West Indies in December 2014, which in turn imperiled his performance in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. In spite of the fact that he figured out how to recuperate in time for the occasion, he attempted to return to his old self and got small number runs all through the competition. This, combined with his battles in Bangladesh eventually constrained him out of the side, and he was downgraded to South Africa aside afterward.
He made another strong comeback and scored two centuries in 2015 while playing against India as a batsman-wicketkeeper, and helped his team be victorious in the ODI series by 3-2. Due to his excellent performance in the ODI series, he was offered to take part in the IPL in 2013 where he was initially appointed in the Hyderabad Sunrisers. He was sold to the league team for approximately $20,000. However, his performance didn’t match his previous standards, and he was sold to another team. In 2014, the demand for him had risen again, and this time he was bought by the Delhi Daredevils for about $560,000, gaining the position of highest bidding player. He played for Delhi Daredevils till 2017. Later, he had been playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore. However, in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League 2019, he is expected to play for Mumbai Indians.
Quinton de Kock Net Worth
Although the exact amount of Quinton De Kock net worth and income is not known, all the information present about it is speculated and estimated. Quinton De Kock net worth has been estimated to be almost around $3.1 million. Some sources have even estimated his annual income to be around $5 million.
Quinton de Kock Wife
The only known record of Quinton de Kock’s love life is that he had been dating Sasha Hurly since 2013. They are said to have met in 2012 during an ODI as Sasha Hurly was one of the cheerleaders. He and Sasha Hurly got married in September 2016.
House and Cars Collection
Much is not known about his personal properties. It is only assumed that he lives in Johannesburg, his hometown.
Some Unknown and Interesting Facts about Quinton de Kock
Here are few interesting and unknown facts about Quinton de Kock are listed below which his fans want to know about him:
- Quinton de Kock is considered a strong and aggressive batsman
- He has received the title of Man of The Match several times for his outstanding performances.
- De Kock has achieved several milestones and made numerous records. He has the achievement of the fastest scoring record of a thousand runs among the South African players.
- He also has another record of scoring fastest 10 centuries in the ODI career.
- In the year of 2014, he was the highest bidding player in the auction of Indian Premier League.
- In 2017, Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla scored about 282 runs in a partnership. This is the highest scoring partnership in a One Day Internationals. This record was set against in the ODI series played against Bangladesh.
- In a series that South Africa lost, De Kock was able to name the title of Man of Series after him.
- De Kock also won the title of Man of the Series in 2014 Twenty20 cricket matches that were played against Australia.
- Some of De Kock’s favorite batsmen are Hashim Amla, Chris Gayle, and AB de Villiers.
- His favorite bowler is Dale Steyn.
- In his career building matches of South Africa’s under-19 cricket team in the Under 19 World Cup, he was selected as the captain of the team.
- De Kock’s friends and teammates used to call him ‘tubby Taylor’ because he was chubby and also due to his resemblance to the Australian player called Mark Taylor. After he lost weight, his only nickname now is Quinny.
- He has been a player of many league teams such as Indian Premier League, Cape Town Blitz, and Titans.
- Due to his excellent performance in many matches as a wicket-keeper, he replaced AB de Villiers on the national South African team.