Kyle Abbott      

Full name Kyle John Abbott

Born June 18, 1987, Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal

Current age 31 years 338 days

Major teams South Africa, Chennai Super Kings, Dolphins, Hampshire, Kings XI Punjab, KwaZulu-Natal, Lahore Qalandars, Middlesex, Pune Warriors, Somerset 2nd XI, South Africa A, Warriors, Worcestershire

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Education Kearsney College

Kyle John Abbott
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 11 14 0 95 17 6.78 338 28.10 0 0 10 1 4 0
ODIs 28 13 4 76 23 8.44 126 60.31 0 0 6 0 7 0
T20Is 21 6 4 23 9* 11.50 20 115.00 0 0 2 0 7 0
First-class 104 144 28 2228 97* 19.20 4760 46.80 0 8 302 16 17 0
List A 103 49 19 483 56 16.10 560 86.25 0 1 39 10 28 0
T20s 134 50 27 299 30 13.00 259 115.44 0 0 22 9 31 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 11 21 2081 886 39 7/29 9/68 22.71 2.55 53.3 0 3 0
ODIs 28 27 1303 1051 34 4/21 4/21 30.91 4.83 38.3 2 0 0
T20Is 21 21 436 579 26 3/20 3/20 22.26 7.96 16.7 0 0 0
First-class 104 181 18021 8399 384 8/45 12/96 21.87 2.79 46.9 16 25 3
List A 103 97 4654 4055 141 4/21 4/21 28.75 5.22 33.0 6 0 0
T20s 134 132 2805 3833 130 5/14 5/14 29.48 8.19 21.5 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion, Feb 22-24, 2013 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, Jan 2-5, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Pakistan at Bloemfontein, Mar 10, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Oct 12, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion, Mar 3, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Mar 28, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut KwaZulu-Natal v Gauteng at Durban, Feb 19-21, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Warwickshire v Hampshire at Birmingham, May 14-17, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Griqualand West v KwaZulu-Natal at Kimberley, Mar 1, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Hampshire v Lancashire at Southampton, May 12, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Knights v Dolphins at Bloemfontein, Feb 2, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s Northern Districts v Central Districts at Hamilton, Feb 17, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2, 4/50, 2/11 Hampshire v Warwickshire Birmingham 14 May 2019 FC
0/50 Hampshire v Lancashire Southampton 12 May 2019 LA
3/36 Hampshire v Somerset Taunton 5 May 2019 LA
3/64 Hampshire v Sussex Southampton 2 May 2019 LA
0, 3/58 Hampshire v Surrey The Oval 30 Apr 2019 LA
1/70, 4 Hampshire v Essex Chelmsford 28 Apr 2019 LA
0*, 2/26 Hampshire v Gloucs Southampton 26 Apr 2019 LA
2, 3/36 Hampshire v Middlesex Southampton 23 Apr 2019 LA
3/47 Hampshire v Glamorgan Southampton 19 Apr 2019 LA
7, 2/41 Hampshire v Kent Canterbury 17 Apr 2019 LA
Profile

Kyle Abbott hails from the same area as Lance Klusener - Zululand - and that's not all the two have in common. Abbott followed Klusener as the second-most successful South Africa bowler on debut. His 7 for 29 in the first innings against Pakistan in Centurion in 2013 was a demonstration of speed and swing on a spicy surface.

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Nov 21, 2018

Kyle Abbott celebrates with his team-mates, Durban Heat v Tshwane Spartans, MSL 2018, Durban, November 21, 2018

Kyle Abbott celebrates with his team-mates

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Oct 2017

Kyle Abbott at a Khulna Titans promo shoot, October 2017

Kyle Abbott at a Khulna Titans promo shoot

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Sep 21, 2017

Kyle Abbott bowls for Hampshire, Hampshire v Essex, Ageas Bowl, September 21, 2017

Kyle Abbott bowls for Hampshire

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