Quinton de Kock Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

ProfessionSouth African Cricketer (Batsman and Wicket-keeper)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cmin meters- 1.70 min Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 66 kgin Pounds- 145 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 38 Inches- Waist: 30 inches- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest– 20 February 2014 vs Australia in Port ElizabethODI– 13 January 2013 vs New Zealand in PaarlT20– 21 December 2012 vs New Zealand in Durban
International Retirement• On 30 December 2021, he announced his retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect. [1]• In 2023, he expressed his intention to retire from ODI cricket following the 2023 World Cup in India. In an interview, he revealed that the financial benefit in T20 leagues had played a substantial role in influencing his decision. [2]
Last MatchTest– 26 December 2021 against India at SuperSport Park
Coach/MentorNeil McKenzie
Jersey Number#12 (South Africa)#12 (IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamSouth Africa U19, Lions, South Africa, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Daredevils, West Indies, Titans, South Africa A, Rangpur Riders
Nature on fieldCalm
Favourite Shot/BallCover drive
Records (main ones)• In 2013, he hit 3 consecutive ODI centuries against India in South Africa.• He and Upul Tharanga (SL) share the most number of centuries under 21 years of age with 6, though de Kock has a better average.
Career Turning PointMatch winning performance against Mumbai Indians in the 2012 Champions League Twenty20.
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 December 1992
Age (as of 2021)29 Years
BirthplaceJohannesburg, South Africa
Zodiac signSagittarius
NationalitySouth African
HometownJohannesburg, South Africa
SchoolKing Edward VII School, Johannesburg
FamilyFather– Not KnownMother– Not KnownBrother– Not KnownSister– Dalean de Kock (Elder)
ControversyAfter the team was directed to take a knee in their remaining games, he opted to miss the Twenty20 World Cup match against West Indies on 26 October 2021 for “personal reasons.” He had declined to take a knee in the past. In June 2021, he called it “my own personal opinion.””…it’s everyone’s decision. No one is forced to do anything. Not in life. That’s the way I see things. That’s just about it.” [3]
CricketerBatsman: AB de Villiers, Hashim Amla, Chris Gayle and Kumar SangakkaraBowler: Dale Steyn
ActorMark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsSasha Hurly
WifeSasha Hurly (Cheerleader)Quinton de Kock with Sasha Hurly
Marriage DateSeptember 19, 2016
Money Factor
SalaryIPL- INR 3.5 Crore

Quinton de Kock

Some Lesser Known Facts About Quinton de Kock

  • Does Quinton de Kock smoke?: No
  • Does Quinton de Kock drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Quinton was the captain of South Africa’s Under-19 side in January 2012.
  • He, Neil McKenzie and former South African skipper Graeme Smith studied from the same school.
  • At young age, he was a big fat and his mates used to call him Tubby Taylor because of his similar physique to former Australian cricketer Mark Taylor.
  • During a match, one of the cheerleader called Sasha Hurly was very impressed with him and congratulated him after the match, after that they had social networking interactions and now they are dating each other.
  • He shares a joint record with Vivian Richards, Kevin Pietersen, and Jonathan Trott to score the fastest 1,000 runs in ODIs.

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