Quinton de Kock
Quinton de Kock is an South Africa cricketer. Being Left Handed Batsman & Wicket-keeper-batter in the New South Africa cricket team. He also played IPL for Lucknow Super Giants.
|Born||17 December 1992, Johannesburg|
|Height||5 ft 7 inch (170 cm)|
|Father||Ernest de Kock|
Quinton de Kock was born on 17 December 1992, Johannesburg, Gauteng, Province, South Africa . His age is around 30 years (2023)
De Kock married his girlfriend, Sasha Hurly, in September 2016. They have a daughter, born in January 2022.
De Kock attended King Edward VII School in Johannesburg. He was spotted as a schoolboy talent and used to play for the affiliate club Old Eds
In February 2014, de Kock made his Test debut for South Africa, scoring seven runs in the first innings and 34 runs in the second innings against Australia at St George’s Oval in Port Elizabeth.
In January 2016, when South Africa was losing the home Test series against England, De Kock was recalled to the Test side for the second Test, taking the keeper’s gloves from AB de Villers, but failed to deliver. He was replaced by Dane Vilas at the 11th hour before the third Test, after a freak injury he picked up at home the afternoon before.
He was again selected for the fourth and the final Test and scored his debut Test century with a score of 129 not out in the first innings coming to bat at number seven.
In the tour, De Kock reached a milestone as the fastest to reach 10 ODI centuries. He completed his 10th century in his 55th match. In their 3rd test against Pakistan he made his same score of 129 in their 2nd innings in 2019.
On 30 December 2021, De Kock announced his retirement from Test cricket.
|Test Debut||20 February 2014 v Australia (Cap 317)|
|ODI Debut||19 January 2013 v New Zealand ( Cap 105)|
|T20I Debut||21 December 2012 v New Zealand (Cap 54)|
|IPL||2013: Sunrisers Hyderabad|
2018: Royal Challengers Bangalore
2019-2021: Mumbai Indians
2022-Till Now: Lucknow Super Giants
De Kock represented South Africa for the first time, at T20 level, on 21 December 2012 against New Zealand. While South Africa crushed New Zealand and got them all out for only 86, the hosts chased it down easily with 8 wickets still remaining.
De Kock made an impression on his first appearance by scoring an unbeaten 28 off 23 while chasing. He also kept wicket and gloved two catches.
De Kock made his debut for the South African ODI side on 19 January 2013, against New Zealand at Boland Stadium, Paarl, South Africa.
He was promoted to the opening batting spot from his second match onwards with Graeme Smith in his debut series.
In the ODI series against Bangladesh in 2017, De Kock along with Hashim Amla set the highest record ODI run stand for South Africa with an unbeaten partnership of 282 runs.
This is also the highest-ever partnership in One-Day Internationals without losing any wickets.
For his performances in 2017, he was named as wicket keeper of the World ODI XI by ICC.
On 4 February 2020, during the home ODI series against England De Kock scored his 15th ODI century and became joint second fastest South African to reach 5,000 ODI runs.
In the same match he also became only the second wicket keeper opening batsman after Adam Gilchrist while captaining the side to score a century in ODIs.
In March 2014, South Africa played a 3-match Twenty20 series against Australia. De Kock was named the ‘Player of the Series’ in the tournament although South Africa lost the series by 0–2.
In 2019–2020 season de Kock was brilliant in this format scoring 4 half centuries. In September 2021, De Kock was named in South Africa’s squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
In October 2021, during the Men’s T20 World Cup, de Kock made himself unavailable for South Africa’s match against West Indies after refusing to take the knee. Following the match, he apologised saying he would take the knee and wanted to play for his country again.
De Kock explained that he had originally decided not to take the knee because of the way in which Cricket South Africa had handled the issue by mandating that all players take the knee shortly before the match against the West Indies.
However, he returned to the side for South Africa’s next match, against Sri Lanka, and took the knee before the start of play.
- Fastest South African to reach 1,000 ODI runs.
- Fastest wicketkeeper, in terms of matches (35), to make 150 Test dismissals.
- Fastest wicket-keeper, in terms of matches, to complete 200 dismissals in Tests (47) beating the previous record held by Adam Gilchrist.
- Fastest South African to score a T20I half century (17 balls).
In 2013 de Kock was bought by Indian Premier League franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad in the player auction, but failed to impress when he played.
He signed for Delhi Daredevils for the 2014 tournament, going on to play for the side until 2017 and scoring a century in 2016.
He was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2018 auction and played for Mumbai Indians in the 2019 season.
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.
Quinton de Kock Stats
Quinton de Kock Net Worth
According to various online resources the net worth of Quinton de Kock is estimated around $12 million dollars which is 95 crores in Indian Currency.
Apart from South Africa cricket Board match fees, Quinton de Kock is also playing for LSG in IPL . Since many years of 2022 IPL, Quinton de Kock is also getting an IPL contract every year, from which 6.75 Crores is the current salary of Quinton de Kock for playing from LSG.
Social Media and Advertisements
Quinton de Kock has also a best amount of social media following by which he makes decent amount of money. He had also done many TV commercials for Brands till now.
|Net Worth||$12 Million|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||95 Crore INR|
|Monthly Income And Salary||1 – 2 crores+|
|Yearly Income||18 Crore +|
|Income Source||Cricket, Advertisement|
Social Media of Quinton de Kock
Quinton de Kock has also a huge amount of Fan following over his social media platforms. He has total 768K followers combining his Instagram.
Quinton de Kock posts entertaining content on his Instagram with members of Team India & South Africa at a period of time. His reels also got viral many times till now.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
1. What is the net worth of Quinton de Kock in Indian rupees?
Ans. The net worth of Quinton de Kock in 95 crores in Indian rupees.
2. How old is Quinton de Kock ?
Ans. Quinton de Kock is 30 years old.
3. Nick name of Quinton de Kock?
Ans. Nick name of Quinton de Kock is QDK.
4. Which Country in Quinton de Kock Belongs ?
Ans. Quinton de Kock Belongs to South Africa.
5. IPL fees of Quinton de Kock?
Ans. Quinton de Kock got 6.75 Crore for Playing IPL.
6. For Which Team Quinton de Kock play IPL 2023?
Ans. Quinton de Kock play IPL for LSG in 2023.