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Kyle Abbott      

Full name Kyle John Abbott

Born June 18, 1987, Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal

Current age 27 years 261 days

Major teams South Africa, Dolphins, KwaZulu-Natal, Somerset 2nd XI, South Africa A

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Kyle John Abbott
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 3 0 23 13 7.66 142 16.19 0 0 2 0 2 0
ODIs 13 4 1 35 23 11.66 45 77.77 0 0 3 0 4 0
T20Is 8 3 1 6 2* 3.00 6 100.00 0 0 0 0 6 0
First-class 61 85 17 1254 80 18.44 2894 43.33 0 4 171 7 14 0
List A 71 32 14 350 45* 19.44 360 97.22 0 0 32 7 20 0
Twenty20 56 20 12 83 16 10.37 81 102.46 0 0 4 2 17 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 6 526 258 13 7/29 9/68 19.84 2.94 40.4 0 1 0
ODIs 13 12 569 450 13 4/21 4/21 34.61 4.74 43.7 1 0 0
T20Is 8 8 155 216 7 3/21 3/21 30.85 8.36 22.1 0 0 0
First-class 61 108 10813 4942 232 8/45 12/96 21.30 2.74 46.6 11 14 2
List A 71 65 3049 2614 89 4/21 4/21 29.37 5.14 34.2 5 0 0
Twenty20 56 55 1182 1465 51 3/13 3/13 28.72 7.43 23.1 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion, Feb 22-24, 2013 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, Dec 17-20, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Pakistan at Bloemfontein, Mar 10, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v South Africa at Canberra, Mar 3, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion, Mar 3, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v West Indies at Durban, Jan 14, 2015 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut KwaZulu-Natal v Gauteng at Durban, Feb 19-21, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Dolphins v Titans at Durban, Dec 27-30, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Griqualand West v KwaZulu-Natal at Kimberley, Mar 1, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Ireland v South Africa at Canberra, Mar 3, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Knights v Dolphins at Bloemfontein, Feb 2, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 South Africa v West Indies at Durban, Jan 14, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
4/21 South Africa v Ireland Canberra 3 Mar 2015 ODI # 3621
2/37 South Africa v West Indies Sydney 27 Feb 2015 ODI # 3616
2/35 South Africa v New Zealand Christchurch 11 Feb 2015 Other OD
3/37 South Africa v Sri Lanka Christchurch 9 Feb 2015 Other OD
2/59 South Africa v West Indies Centurion 28 Jan 2015 ODI # 3593
1*, 0/62 South Africa v West Indies Port Elizabeth 25 Jan 2015 ODI # 3591
0/14 South Africa v West Indies Durban 14 Jan 2015 T20I # 415
2, 1/68 South Africa v West Indies Johannesburg 11 Jan 2015 T20I # 414
0/30 South Africa v West Indies Cape Town 9 Jan 2015 T20I # 413
11*, 3/45, 5/49 Dolphins v Titans Durban 27 Dec 2014 FC
Profile

Kyle Abbott hails from the same geographical area as Lance Klusener, Zululand, and there are many similarities between the two. Former South African bowling coach Vincent Barnes, who now runs the High Performance Centre, said Abbott combines good pace with control and some swing. Together with his hit ability to hit the ball a long way, Abbott is the kind of player who brings memories of the allrounders of the 1990s.

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Mar 3, 2015

Kyle Abbott celebrates after removing Kevin O'Brien, Ireland v South Africa, World Cup 2015, Group B, Canberra, March 3, 2015

Kyle Abbott celebrates after removing Kevin O'Brien

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Feb 27, 2015

Kyle Abbott ensured there was no Chris Gayle show, South Africa v West Indies, World Cup 2015, Group B, Sydney, February 27, 2015

Kyle Abbott ensured there was no Chris Gayle show

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Feb 11, 2015

Vernon Philander and Kyle Abbott took two wickets each, New Zealand v South Africa, World Cup warm-up match, Christchurch, February 11, 2015

Vernon Philander and Kyle Abbott took two wickets each

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Cape Cobras v Dolphins at Cape Town - Mar 5-8
Cape Cobras 156 Dolphins 158/2
29th Match, Pool B: Pakistan v South Africa at Auckland
Mar 7, 2015 (14:00 local | 01:00 GMT | 20:00 EST -1d | 19:00 CST -1d | 17:00 PST -1d)
Final: Free State v Border at Bloemfontein
Mar 7, 2015 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 02:30 EST | 01:30 CST | 23:30 PST -1d)
36th Match, Pool B: South Africa v U.A.E. at Wellington
Mar 12, 2015 (14:00 local | 01:00 GMT | 21:00 EDT -1d | 20:00 CDT -1d | 18:00 PDT -1d)
Cape Cobras v Warriors at Cape Town
Mar 12-15, 2015 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 04:00 EDT | 03:00 CDT | 01:00 PDT)
Knights v Lions at Bloemfontein
Mar 12-15, 2015 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 04:00 EDT | 03:00 CDT | 01:00 PDT)
Titans v Dolphins at Centurion
Mar 12-15, 2015 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 04:00 EDT | 03:00 CDT | 01:00 PDT)
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