February 05, 2023

Kagiso Rabada (Cricketer) Biography, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : April 4, 2022

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Short Biography

Kagiso Rabada was born on 25-05-1995 in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. He is a South African Cricket Player.

Other Name: KG

Kagiso Rabada Complete Bio & Career

Kagiso Rabada a teenage prodigy made a lot of buzzes after he dismantled the Australians in the U-19 Cricket World Cup. The tall right-arm pacer’s biggest weapon is to bowl consistently at the high 140’s made him one of the most feared bowlers around. In U-19 world cup semi-final, he ended his spell with the figures 6/25 and made South Africa enter the final of the coveted tournament. He was the leading wicket taker in that tournament and immediately after he returned South Africa’s domestic side Lions signed him to play for them. 
While playing for Lions, Rababa was keenly watched by the coach Gordon Parsons who was also his mentor. His seniors were the veterans like Lonwabo Tsotsobe and Chris Morris. The South African selector’s realised that this is indeed the best time to groom this lanky fast bowler and immediately drafted him to South Africa A team who were to tour Australia.
After some great showing at the first-class level, a national call was evident. He finally got the opportunity to play at the highest level when he handed his maiden international cap for a T20I against the visiting Australia in November 2014. He had a dream debut and dismissed none other than the star Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell. Though he was there in the scheme of things but he made his ODI debut six months later when South Africa toured Bangladesh. He had a dream One Day debut as he took a hat-trick in his very second over and ended the match with the best figures of 6/16 by a debutant.  Since his debut, he has been a part of South Africa's playing XI in all three formats. He will spearhead the South African bowling unit in the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019. He was roped in by IPL franchise Delhi Capitals in 2018. He however missed that season and came back strongly in the IPL 2019.

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Kagiso Rabada Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Mpho Rabada
Mother Florence Rabada
Brother Atlegang Rabada
Sister None
Affair/Grilfriend Not Known
Marital Status Unmarried

Kagiso Rabada was born to Mpho Rabada and Florence Rabada. He has one younger brother named Atlegang Rabada.

Kagiso Rabada shared a photo with his parents Mpho Rabada & Florence Rabada on his instagram

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Black
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Johannesburg
Nationality South African
Religion Christian
Address Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
School N/A
College St. Stithians Boys College, Johannesburg
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Playing Piano and Playing Fifa on PS
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Test - vs India at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Nov 05, 2015
ODI - vs Bangladesh at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Jul 10, 2015
T20I - vs Australia at Adelaide Oval, Nov 05, 2014
Salary N/A
Net Worth $3 Million


Car Collections Nissan GTR


Favorite Player Michael Clarke , Dale Steyn , Wasim Akram
Favorite Sport Cricket

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Kagiso Rabada

  • Rabada was a part of South Africa’s U-19 team which won the World Cup in Dubai in February 2014.
  • His father is a surgeon and mother is a lawyer.
  • He became only the second player in ODI history to take a hat-trick on international debut.
  • Rabada is also the fourth-youngest bowler to take a hat-trick in ODIs.
  • He became No 1 ranked ODI & Test Bowler in 2018.
  • His figures for 6/16 is still the best figures by a bowler in the history of ODI cricket.

Kagiso Rabada Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

27 years, 8months, 11 days old age Kagiso Rabada will turn 28 on 25 May, 2023. Only 3 months, 19 days, 18 hours,27 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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