Rabada (born Kagiso Rabada; 25 May 1995 in Johannesburg) is a South African cricketer. He is a domestic player and plays for the Highveld Lions. In 2017, Rabada topped the ICC ODI bowler rankings and also ICC Test bowler rankings.
He studied at St Stithians Boys College and left the school in 2013.
He was born on the 25th of May 1995 while his place of birth is in Johannesburg, South Africa. Kagiso Rabada is 25 years old (2020).
The name of Kagiso Rabada’s father is Mpho Radaba, who is a doctor, and his mother’s name is Florence Radaba who is a lawyer.
Kagiso Rabada is 1.91 m tall.
He played his first game in South Africa in November 2014 in limited-overs cricket. Later, he went in to make his Test debut in November the following year, 2015.
In 2017, Rabada topped the ICC ODI bowler rankings and also ICC Test bowler rankings.
In December 2013, he made his first appearance for the Gauteng. The competition was against Border in the CSA Provincial One-Day Competition.
He was the best bowler for his country (South Africa) and claimed the 2nd most wickets (14) in the tournament at an economy rate of 3.10.
Rabada was the best figures of the tournament: 6/25 against Australia A.
His outstanding performance, in the Under-19 World Cup, catapulted him into the Lions franchise.
He received 7 wickets for 186 in the remaining two matches for their last two games of the Sunfoil Series season.
In 2014, Radaba appeared first on his Twenty20 International for his country (South Africa) in a match against Australia.
The following year, he claimed his One Day International first appearance for his country, South Africa, against Bangladesh in 2015. He achieved his best figures of 6/16 on debut.
In November 2015, he made his South African Test debut against Indian.
In the Test of England’s 2015-2016, the fourth, tour of South Africa, he helped his team to victory as they finished with figures of 13/144.
He was the youngest South African to receive a ten-wicket haul in a test.
He also received the record 14 wickets in a match for his team, Lions, against Dolphins in 2015.
A public announcement had it that he has signed a short term deal with the Kent County Cricket Club in February 2016.
“He played in two County Championship and six T20 matches for the county during his spell in England.”
In 2016, he took another record as the first cricketer to win six (6) awards at Cricket South Africa’s annual dinner. He also received the price for Cricketer of the Year.
The Delhi Daredevils team bought him for INR50 million in February 2017 against their forthcoming Indian Premier League.
In January the following year, 2018, the Delhi Daredevils bought him in the 2018 IPL auction.
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