Quinton de Kock took a shock retirement from Tests after South Africa lost to India at Centurion. While the wicketkeeper will not be seen in whites anymore, his newborn has certainly brought luck as Proteas beat India in the second Test.
Quinton de Kock, only 29, announced his retirement from Test cricket at the end of the opening match against India, which the hosts lost by 113 runs at SuperSport Park in Centurion.
The series starts on January 19 with the first ODI at Boland Park, Paarl. The second ODI on January 21 is also scheduled to be played at the venue. India have already announced their squad.
Check match and telecast details of the second South Africa vs India Test match. India lead the three-match series and they are chasing their first-ever Test series win in South Africa.
India are already 1-0 up in the three-match Test series against South Africa having won the first game at Centurion by 113 runs. Virat Kohli's men are aiming for their first Test series win in the Rainbow Nation.
Quinton de Kock made his Test debut for South Africa in February 2014 versus Australia at Port Elizabeth. He has 3300 runs in 54 Tests with six centuries. His highest Test score is 141 not out.
South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock is likely to miss the last two Test matches against India at home as his wife Sasha is expecting to give birth to her first child in early January. The first Test starts on December 26.
Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje and uncapped fast bowler Sisanda Magala and wicketkeeper Ryan Rickelton have been named in the 21-member South Africa squad for the Test series against India. The first Test starts on December 26.
After dismissing Bangladesh for 84 runs, South Africa chased down the target in 13.3 overs. Catch highlights of SA vs BAN, ICC T20 World Cup 2021 match.
South Africa now have four points from three games and sit on the third position in the Group A table of the Super-12 T20 World Cup.
With 15 runs needed off the final over, David Miller smashed two maximums before a boundary by Kagiso Rabada to guide South Africa home against Sri Lanka in the T20 World Cup Super-12 match at Sharjah on October 30. Catch highlights of SA vs SL cricket match here.
Check match and telecast details of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021, Group 1 clash between South Africa and Sri Lanka.
The outcome of the T20 World Cup match between South Africa and Sri Lanka would be crucial for both the teams as they aim to qualify for the semi-finals.
Quinton de Kock has apologised for not taking the knee with his other South African teammates during the T20 World Cup match against the West Indies. The South African wicket-keeper batsmen said it was a "misunderstanding."
Kieron Pollard says he and his team West Indies feel strongly about the Black Lives Matter movement and will continue to do their bit to end racism.
In a shocking move, Quinton de Kock made himself unavailable for selection in South Africa's Group 1 Super 12 stage match against the West Indies, his decision coming after the CSA's diktat.
South Africa will next play Sri Lanka in their third Group 1 match on October 30, while West Indies will take on Bangladesh a day earlier.
Quinton de Kock made himself unavailable for South Africa's ICC T20 World Cup 2021 match against the West Indies in Dubai.
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