Quinton De Kock the wicketkeeper and batsman of South Africa became the fastest to make 10 One Day International (ODI) centuries.
- He took mere 55 innings to reach as many centuries.
- During the third ODI match against England at Centurion he achieved this.
- He defeated England by seven wickets chasing 318 runs during this record performance.
- In the match, South Africa riding on knock of 135 runs of Kock defeated England by seven wickets chasing 318 runs.
- He broke the record of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli who had took 80 innings to reach as many centuries.
- De Kock is the seventh South African batsman to hit 10 centuries or more in ODIs.
- AB de Villiers leads the list with 23 centuries in 193 matches, followed by Amla, Herschelle Gibbs, Jacques Kallis, Gary Kirsten and Graeme Smith
About Quinton De Kock
- Quinton De Kock was born on 17 December 1992.
- De Kock attended King Edward VII School in Johannesburg
- He scored 95 off 131 balls in South Africa’s first match against Bangladesh in the 2012 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
- De Kock represented South Africa for the first time at T20 level, on 21 December 2012 against New Zealand.
- De Kock made his Test first appearance for South Africa.
- He became the highest run-getter ever in a three-match bilateral ODI series.
- He became the fourth player to score three successive one-day centuries and the second player to score four ODI centuries before his 21st birthday
- Captain of South Africa team – Hashim Amla