Full Name: Jaques Kallis
Date of Birth: 16 October 1975
Country: South Africa
Role: All Rounder
Batting style: Right-Hand
Bowling Style: Right arm fast medium
“We’ve tried everything against this guy, but we can’t find a weakness in his game”.
This comment from ex Australian captain Steve Waugh summarizes the effect Kallis has on his opponents. His mental strength is his...
Test debut v England at Durban – Dec 14-18 1995
ODI debut v England at Cape Town – Jan 9, 1996
ICC Test Player of the Year 2005
ICC Player of the Year 2005
Top of the all-time South African Test batting charts
Reached the double milestone of 10, 000 runs in ODIs and Tests during 2008-09
In 2005 the Jacques Kallis Scholarship Foundation was established to recognise and develop potential young cricket talent through education and mentorship.
The aim of the Foundation is to sponsor learners from disadvantaged backgrounds by offering them the opportunity to attend one of four established cricket schools, which will then allow the boy to achieve his full sporting potential as well as a solid...
Currently there are 20 boys on scholarship. Each year the Foundation selects four or more boys and makes a financial commitment to them for full tuition and boarding fees for their time at high school. This...