Kagiso Rabada Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

Kagiso Rabada profile

Real NameKagiso Rabada
ProfessionSouth-African Cricketer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 190 cm
in meters- 1.90 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 3”
Weightin Kilograms- 86 kg
in Pounds- 190 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 5 November 2015 vs India in Mohali
ODI- 10 July 2015 vs Bangladesh in Dhaka
T20- 5 November 2014 vs Australia in Adelaide
Coach/MentorRay Jennings
Jersey Number#25 (South Africa)
Domestic/State TeamsHighveld Lions, Kent
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast
Batting StyleLeft Handed Bat
Nature on fieldAggressive
Favourite BallNot Known
Records/Achievements (main ones)• At the 2014 ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup, Rabada became RSA's best bowler with 14 wickets and an economy of 3.10.
• While playing for Highveld Lions in a Domestic match against Dolphins in February 2015, Rabada registered a record 14 wickets, which included a mammoth 9 wickets from 2nd innings.
• Rabada made his One Day International debut for South Africa against Bangladesh on 10 July 2015, achieving best figures of 6/16 (on debut). Additionally, he also became only the second player, after Taijul Islam, to take a hat-trick on debut in an ODI match.
• Also, Rabada has 4 five-wicket hauls in International test matches, secured in a span of just 1 year.
Career Turning PointRabada's impressive performances in South African domestic cricket helped him grab a spot in the national side.
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 May 1995
Age (as in 2017)22 Years
Birth PlaceJohannesburg, Gauteng,
South Africa
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
NationalitySouth African
HometownJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
SchoolNot Known
CollegeSt. Stithians Boys College, Johannesburg
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Not Known (Doctor)
Mother- Florence Rabada (Lawyer)
Kagiso Rabada with Parents
Brother- 1
Sister- N/A
HobbiesPlaying Piano, Listening to music, Playing FIFA on Playstation
Favourite Things
Favourite BowlersShane Warne, Wasim Akram, Malcolm Marshall, Glenn McGrath, Dale Steyn
Favourite BatsmanMichael Clarke
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- N/A

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Kagiso Rabada

  • Does Kagiso Rabada smoke: Not Known
  • Does Kagiso Rabada drink alcohol: Yes
  • Rabada went to St. Stithians Boys College, the same school as New Zealand’s Grant Elliot and England’s Michael Lumb. He graduated from school in 2013.
  • Rabada’s father is a brain surgeon by profession and a philanthropist at heart. Young Rabada would often accompany his kind father to various impoverished black neighborhoods in Johannesburg for the purpose of gifting shoes and clothes to kids.
  • His first impact as an effective fast bowler came to light at the ICC U-19 cricket World Cup. In a match against the Kangaroos, Rabada garnered exceptional figures of 6/25, the best bowling performance in the tournament.
  • Rabada recorded the best-ever figures (6/16) by any bowler on his ODI debut. He and Fidel Edwards are the only bowlers in the world to have taken a six-wicket haul in their first ODI.
  • This debut became even more special for Rabada because of a Hat-trick. He bowled Tamim Iqbal in the third ball of his second over and then had Litton Das and Mahmudullah in the next two deliveries to complete the set.
  • Rabada is the third South African to hold an ODI hat-trick. Bowler Charl Langeveldt and all-rounder JP Duminy are the only other players to hold this accolade. Additonally, Rabada became the second bowler to pull-off an ODI hat-trick on debut; first being, Bangladesh’s left-arm spinner Taijul Islam. Interestingly, both these hat-tricks came at the same venue- Mirpur Cricket stadium.
  • Also, he is the second South African after the great Allan Donald to take a five-wicket haul on debut. Overall, he is the 11th player in the world to take 5 wickets or more on ODI debut.