Kyle John Abbott

Kyle John Abbott
Full Name: Kyle John Abbott
Birth date: June 18, 1987
Age: 35 years
Birth Country: South Africa
Batting Style: Right Hand
Bowling Style: Right Arm Fast Medium Bowler
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Role : WicketKeeper

Kyle John Abbott is a right-arm medium pace bowler of South Africa. He was born on June 18, 1987, at Empangeni. He has a great record in the first-class cricket as well as domestic cricket. He currently plays for the Dolphins and also Hampshire at the domestic level. He is well known for combing pace and swing together and bowling effectively. He has also played for South Africa A team, KwaZulu-Natal, Somerset 2nd XI and Kings XI Punjab in the past. He got his recognition by the Somerset CCC after playing for Clevedon Cricket Club, a season town club of England in 2007.

Career Highlights

  • Kyle Abbott got his chance to wear the South African National Cap when Jacques Kallis got injured during the South Africa - Pakistan Test Series in February 2013.
  • He made his Test Debut against Pakistan in 2013 and took 7 wickets in the first innings and 2 wickets in the second innings.
  • He was awarded the Player of the Match award in his debut test for his amazing performance.
  • He made his ODI debut in March 2013, against Pakistan and managed to bag 1 wicket.
  • He made his T20 International debut in March 3, 2013 against Pakistan and 1 wicket.
  • He made his Twenty20 debut at the Knights versus Dolphins match in 2011 and took 1 wicket in the debut match.
  • In February 19, 2009 he made his debut in the First Class cricket at the KwaZulu-Natal versus Gauteng match.

Career Achievements


  • He clinched 7 wicked in his debut Test match against Pakistan in 2013.
  • His 7 wicket haul was ranked as the 9th all time best figure in Test cricket for a debutant bowler.
  • His best bowling figure is 7/29 against Pakistan in the 3rd Test match of 2013 South Africa-Pakistan Test series.
  • His one of the best performance in first-class cricket innings is 8/ 45 and 12/96 for a match.


Recent matches

RunsWktsOppMatch DateScore
4 0/15 Colombo Stars2020-12-04 DT20
- 0/46 Galle Gladiators2020-11-27 DT20
16 0/9, 0/46 Sri Lanka2017-01-02 TEST
0 3/63, 2/38 Sri Lanka2016-12-26 TEST
17, 0 3/49, 1/26 Australia2016-11-24 TEST
3 3/41, 6/77 Australia2016-11-12 TEST
1 0/25 Rising Pune Supergiants2016-05-21 DT20
0 1/48 Royal Challengers Bangalore2016-05-18 DT20
- 0/34 Sunrisers Hyderabad2016-04-23 DT20
12 0/32 Kolkata Knight Riders2016-04-19 DT20

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

TEST 111414095176.7933828.1100010140
ODI 241064702311.6711163.060006070
IT20 2162423911.5020115.000002070

Bowling Statistics

TEST 1121346.5958863922.723.0653.3110107/299/68
ODI 2322170.198592534.365.1540.8301004/214/21
IT20 212172.405792622.278.4416.7210003/203/20


Last Series Played

The Hundred 2021 Schedule
LPL 2020 - Lanka Premier League T20
South Africa vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2016-2017
Australia vs South Africa Test Series 2016
IPL 2016 - Indian Premier League T20
Team Squad
David Miller Reeza Hendricks
Tristan Stubbs Heinrich Klaasen
Lungi Ngidi Aiden Markram
Quinton de Kock Dwaine Pretorius
Anrich Nortje Temba Bavuma

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