Jacques Kallis

March 22nd, 2008

Jacques KallisJacques Kallis born in Cape Town, is a South African cricketer.

He is a right-handed batsman and fast-medium bowler. He can can swing the ball both ways off a good line and length.

Jacques Kallis is the only cricketer in the history of the game to hold more than 8,000 runs, 200 wickets and 100 catches in both Test and One Day International cricket.

He has 29 Test centuries which equals to Sir Donald Bradman. He has never scored a dobule century.

In past Jacques Kallis was been criticised for his unwillingness to dominate the opposition and score runs quickly. Sometimes he has been criticised for being selfish and scroing for personal record and not for team or match.

He was awarded the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC player of the year in 2005.

Career statistics
  Tests ODI FC Twenty20 IPL
Matches 114 274 200    
Runs scored 9414 9541 15450    
Batting average 58.11 45.21 54.78    
100s/50s 29/47 16/65 45/83    
Top score 189* 139 200    
Balls bowled 15029 9388 23608    
Wickets 224 239 358    
Bowling average 31.32 31.53 30.47    
5 wickets in innings 4 2 7    
10 wickets in match 0 n/a 0    
Best bowling 6/54 5/30 6/54    
Catches/stumpings 119/? 101/? 178/?    
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