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Kagiso Rabada Biography – Age, Education, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Records, and Awards

Kagiso Rabada And His Family

Kagiso Rabada was born on 25 May 1995, in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, to Mpho and Florence Rabada.

Kagiso Rabada’s father, Mpho Rabada, is a doctor. His mother, Florence Rabada, works as a lawyer. Rabada’s family likes maintaining a low profile. He respects his family’s privacy and doesn’t talk much about his family members.

Age, Physical Appearance, and Height

Kagiso Rabada was born on 25 May 1995, and according to the calculation, his current age is 27 years.

Let’s Talk about his Height, Weight & Physical Status as the main things for the Cricket Industry. Fans also attract the Height, Weight & Physical Status of Kagiso Rabada is 190 cm and 1.90 m and feet inches- 6′ 3″. His weight is in kilograms- 86 kg. Weight.

Kagiso Rabada has a Waist Size of 34 Inches and a chest of 42 Inches, And biceps of 13 Inches. he has Black colour hair and Black colour eyes. Besides this, he is wearing a shoe size 12.

Education

He went to ‘St. Stithians Boys College,’ which is a Methodist Parochial school.

In December 2013, he was selected to play first-class cricket for Gauteng against Border in the ‘CSA Provincial One-Day Competition.’ Thanks to his incredible performances at the first-class level, he was selected to play in the 2014 ‘ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.’

Personal Life

Rabada is active on social media platforms, such as Twitter. One of his social media posts in 2018 attracted the attention of many as he jokingly claimed that his girlfriend was not happy with his teammate Faf du Plessis’ gesture of planting a kiss on his forehead when he dismissed the Indian player Hardik Pandya during India’s tour of South Africa. His fans received his post well, and many appreciated his excellent sense of humour.

Career

Domestic Career

Kagiso Rabada represents his country in the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. South Africa won the tournament, and Rabada was the best bowler on the side, with 14 wickets to his name. Rabada made his debut in domestic cricket for Gauteng in the CSA Provincial One-Day Competition against Border in 2013. Following the Under-19 World Cup, Rabada played two games for the Lions franchise in the Sunfoil Series. In 2016, Rabada signed a short-term deal to play county cricket for Kent County Cricket Club in England. In 2018, Rabada joined Jozi Stars’ squad in the Mzansi Super League.

IPL Career

Delhi Daredevils bought Kagiso Rabada before the 2017 season of the IPL. He played 6 matches in 2017 and took as many wickets. In 2018, he was ruled out of the tournament. In 2019, he returned to the game and took 25 wickets in 12 matches, averaging 14.72.

International Career

ODI Career

Rabada made his ODI debut against Bangladesh in 2015. Two years later, he became the top-ranked ICC ODI bowler following his four-wicket spell against England. With this, he also became the youngest player to be on the top of the ODI rankings since 1998. In March 2019, two months before the 2019 Cricket World Cup, he took his 100th ODI wicket and was also selected for the World Cup squad.

Test Career

Rabada’s Test debut came against the India cricket team in 2015. In 2016, Rabada took his first ten-wicket haul in Test cricket. He took 13 wickets in that match against England. He took his second ten-wicket haul while playing against Sri Lanka a year later. Rabada climbed to the top of the ICC Test bowler rankings in 2018. The same year, Rabada crossed 900 points in ICC Test bowler rankings. Rabada ended 2018 with 52 Test wickets, the most by any bowler that year.

T20 Career

Kagiso Rabada made his Twenty20 international debut in 2014 against the Australian national cricket team. He took one wicket in the two matches he played in his debut series. In 2015, South Africa hosted New Zealand, and Rabada took 5 wickets in two matches. He was selected for the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup. Rabada took five wickets in the three matches that he played in the tournament.

Net Worth

Kagiso Rabada’s net worth is estimated to be $4 million (approximately ₹29 crores). His net worth comprises the income he receives from Cricket South Africa (CSA) as an active cricket player. Kagiso Rabada’s net worth also includes the income he generates through endorsement from several brands like Nissan, Tag Heuer, etc., and his commercial commitments during Dream11 IPL run with his Delhi teammates.

Records

  • In 2018, Rabada became the youngest bowler to take 150 Test wickets
  • Second ever player to take a hat-trick on ODI debut
  • Youngest South African to take a ten-wicket haul in a Test match.

Awards

  • CSA Cricket of the Year: 2016 and 2018
  • CS Test Cricketer of the Year: 2016 and 2018
  • CSA ODI Cricketer of the Year: 2016 and 2018
  • CSA Player’s Player of the Year: 2016 and 2018
  • Fan’s Player of the Year: 2016 and 2018
  • Delivery of the Year: 2016 and 2018
  • Named Wisden Best Young Player in the world in 2018

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