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Kyle Abbott      

Full name Kyle John Abbott

Born June 18, 1987, Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal

Current age 27 years 64 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 2 3 0 23 13 7.66 142 16.19 0 0 2 0 1 0
ODIs 5 2 0 28 23 14.00 30 93.33 0 0 3 0 2 0
T20Is 2 1 0 2 2 2.00 2 100.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 59 84 16 1243 80 18.27 2853 43.56 0 4 169 7 13 0
List A 62 30 13 343 45* 20.17 345 99.42 0 0 32 7 17 0
Twenty20 45 14 9 65 16 13.00 53 122.64 0 0 3 2 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 4 424 197 12 7/29 9/68 16.41 2.78 35.3 0 1 0
ODIs 5 5 218 133 3 2/21 2/21 44.33 3.66 72.6 0 0 0
T20Is 2 2 30 46 2 1/5 1/5 23.00 9.20 15.0 0 0 0
First-class 59 104 10491 4787 223 8/45 12/96 21.46 2.73 47.0 11 13 2
List A 62 57 2638 2224 79 4/36 4/36 28.15 5.05 33.3 4 0 0
Twenty20 45 44 937 1138 41 3/13 3/13 27.75 7.28 22.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion, Feb 22-24, 2013 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Mar 1-5, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Pakistan at Bloemfontein, Mar 10, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Zimbabwe v South Africa at Bulawayo, Aug 21, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion, Mar 3, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v Australia at Durban, Mar 12, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut KwaZulu-Natal v Gauteng at Durban, Feb 19-21, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Hampshire v Gloucestershire at Southampton, Jul 7-10, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Griqualand West v KwaZulu-Natal at Kimberley, Mar 1, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Zimbabwe v South Africa at Bulawayo, Aug 21, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Knights v Dolphins at Bloemfontein, Feb 2, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Nottinghamshire v Hampshire at Nottingham, Aug 3, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/21 South Africa v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 21 Aug 2014 ODI # 3510
23, 0/19 South Africa v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 19 Aug 2014 ODI # 3508
0/27 South Africa v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 17 Aug 2014 ODI # 3507
0/51 Hampshire v Notts Nottingham 3 Aug 2014 T20
8, 0/75, 0* Hampshire v Gloucs Southampton 7 Jul 2014 FC
1/38, 16 Hampshire v Somerset Southampton 6 Jul 2014 T20
0, 2/14 Hampshire v Kent Canterbury 4 Jul 2014 T20
1/82, 18 Hampshire v Surrey The Oval 28 Jun 2014 FC
11*, 0/22 Hampshire v Surrey The Oval 27 Jun 2014 T20
0/27 Hampshire v Glamorgan Cardiff 25 Jun 2014 T20
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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Aug 21, 2014

The South Africa bowlers did not allow Zimbabwe to settle into a rhythm , Zimbabwe v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Bulawayo, August 21, 2014

The South Africa bowlers did not allow Zimbabwe to settle into a rhythm

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Aug 17, 2014

Kyle Abbott bowled a tidy first spell, Zimbabwe v South Africa, 1st ODI, Bulawayo, August 17, 2014

Kyle Abbott bowled a tidy first spell

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Aug 6, 2014

Kyle Abbott arrives in Harare for the only Test against Zimbabwe, Harare, August 6, 2014

Kyle Abbott arrives in Harare for the only Test against Zimbabwe

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Tour Results
South Africa v New Zealand at Potchefstroom - Jan 25, 2013
South Africa won by 1 wicket (with 0 balls remaining)
South Africa v New Zealand at Kimberley - Jan 22, 2013
New Zealand won by 27 runs
South Africa v New Zealand at Paarl - Jan 19, 2013
New Zealand won by 1 wicket (with 26 balls remaining)
South Africa v New Zealand at Port Elizabeth - Jan 11-14, 2013
South Africa won by an innings and 193 runs
South Africa v New Zealand at Cape Town - Jan 2-4, 2013
South Africa won by an innings and 27 runs
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