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Kyle Abbott      

Full name Kyle John Abbott

Born June 18, 1987, Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal

Current age 28 years 239 days

Major teams South Africa, Chennai Super Kings, 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 7 9 0 59 16 6.55 245 24.08 0 0 7 1 3 0
ODIs 23 10 4 70 23 11.66 111 63.06 0 0 6 0 6 0
T20Is 14 4 2 15 9* 7.50 14 107.14 0 0 1 0 7 0
First-class 65 91 17 1290 80 17.43 2997 43.04 0 4 176 8 15 0
List A 81 38 17 385 45* 18.33 426 90.37 0 0 35 7 22 0
Twenty20 76 24 15 109 16* 12.11 106 102.83 0 0 6 3 24 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 13 1243 537 21 7/29 9/68 25.57 2.59 59.1 0 2 0
ODIs 23 22 1021 859 26 4/21 4/21 33.03 5.04 39.2 1 0 0
T20Is 14 14 277 367 13 3/20 3/20 28.23 7.94 21.3 0 0 0
First-class 65 115 11530 5221 240 8/45 12/96 21.75 2.71 48.0 11 15 2
List A 81 75 3501 3023 102 4/21 4/21 29.63 5.18 34.3 5 0 0
Twenty20 76 75 1603 2022 71 5/14 5/14 28.47 7.56 22.5 0 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion, Feb 22-24, 2013 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Centurion, Jan 22-26, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Pakistan at Bloemfontein, Mar 10, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Feb 12, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion, Mar 3, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I India v South Africa at Cuttack, Oct 5, 2015 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut KwaZulu-Natal v Gauteng at Durban, Feb 19-21, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class South Africa v England at Centurion, Jan 22-26, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Griqualand West v KwaZulu-Natal at Kimberley, Mar 1, 2009 scorecard
Last List A South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Feb 12, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Knights v Dolphins at Bloemfontein, Feb 2, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Titans v Dolphins at Centurion, Dec 12, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/57, 3* South Africa v England Johannesburg 12 Feb 2016 ODI # 3737
2/50 South Africa v England Centurion 9 Feb 2016 ODI # 3736
7*, 3/58 South Africa v England Port Elizabeth 6 Feb 2016 ODI # 3734
16, 0/36, 0/10 South Africa v England Centurion 22 Jan 2016 Test # 2200
1/66, 0, 1/62, 2 South Africa v England Durban 26 Dec 2015 Test # 2196
2/39 Dolphins v Titans Centurion 12 Dec 2015 T20
5/40, 4, 1/47, 0 South Africa v India Delhi 3 Dec 2015 Test # 2191
14, 0/18 South Africa v India Bangalore 14 Nov 2015 Test # 2188
0/32 Dolphins v Warriors Durban 8 Nov 2015 T20
2/31 Dolphins v Knights Kimberley 6 Nov 2015 T20
Profile

Kyle Abbott hails from the same area as Lance Klusener - Zululand - and that's not all the two have in common. Abbott follows 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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Feb 12, 2016

Kyle Abbott had Moeen Ali taken at slip, South Africa v England, 4th ODI, Johannesburg, February 12, 2016

Kyle Abbott had Moeen Ali taken at slip

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Feb 12, 2016

Kyle Abbott came back to pick up two wickets, South Africa v England, 4th ODI, Johannesburg, February 12, 2016

Kyle Abbott came back to pick up two wickets

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Feb 9, 2016

Kyle Abbott dismissed Ben Stokes and Chris Jordan with successive balls, South Africa v England, 3rd ODI, Centurion, February 9, 2016

Kyle Abbott dismissed Ben Stokes and Chris Jordan with successive balls

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Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Canada v Scotland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v U.S.A. at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
Ireland v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Italy v Kenya at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Kenya won by 38 runs
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