Kagiso Rabada Bio, Facts, Family, Career
South Africa land produces enrich talented cricketers in the history of cricket. A new rising star and the youngest International cricket player Kagiso Rabada born on 25 May 1995 in Johannesburg South Africa. Here I have gathered a short Bio about him, he passed out his high school a couple of years ago in 2013 St. Stithians Boys College. Rabada is a very passionate and energetic cricketer. His successful early career leads him towards International Cricket. He had tremendously done in the last Test match against England and supported South Africa to win the game. Domestically he is also representing the Lions. He is a sign of a pure talent in South Africa Cricket. He is a right-arm fast bowler, having a natural and amazing skills. He is also a left-handed batsman as well. He is famous with his nickname ‘THE BLACK PANTHER, KG’.
Rabada made out his debut match for Gauteng in December 2013 against the Border. After the start in domestic cricket, he selected for the South African Under-19 side. He represented South Africa Under-19 team in the 2014 ICC-Under 19 Cricket World Cup. He showed brilliant performances and remained the 2nd most wicket taker bowler in the tournament. He also went for the best figure of 6/25 against Australia A in the ICC-Under-19 Cricket World Cup. His spectacular performances lead his way for the Lions franchise. His record-making performance of 14 wickets in 2 Innings against Dolphins in February 2015 was the ever best bowling figure in South Africa franchise cricket history.
Rabada quickly makes up his for International career, due to his exceptional talent. It’s good to see the way he bowls, his running style is also fantastic. He started his International career with a T20 match against Australia on 5 November 2014. He debut for ODI match against Bangladesh on 10 July 2015 with a brilliant performance of 6/16. He is the 2nd player in ODI history, who made hat-trick on debut match. Rabada debut for test match on 5 November 2015 against India. He became the 2nd second youngest player in South Africa who took a ten-wicket haul after a former cricket player Makhaya Ntini’s.
Records and Achievements
Rabada became the 2nd bowler after Waqar Younis, who took 6 wickets in Test and ODI cricket format before turning to 21 of age.
Rabada holds the record of ten-wicket haul in Test match being a youngest cricket player for South Africa.