ICC Cricket World Cup: All 10 teams are ready for the ODI World Cup. Several teams, including India, have announced their potential ODI World Cup squads. These matches are starting from October 5. The Indian team will enter the World Cup under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. Cricket South Africa has also announced the squad for the World Cup. 30-year-old dangerous batsman Quinton Dickock has also been featured in this.
The World Cup team was announced – ICC Cricket World Cup
But after the team selection, there is big news about De Kock. He will retire from ODI cricket after the World Cup. He has also said goodbye to Test cricket in 2021. De Kock, who plays for IPL team Lucknow Super Giants, has decided to quit ODI cricket to focus on T20 Internationals and T20 Leagues. KL Rahul is taking charge of Lucknow. De Kock has also been a part of the 5-time champion team Mumbai Indians in the IPL.
Cricket South Africa announced Quinton Dickock’s retirement on social media. De Kock’s record in ODIs has been superb. He has scored 5966 runs in 140 matches at an average of 45. The strike rate is 96. Apart from 17 centuries, he has also scored 29 fifties. That means he has played innings of more than 50 runs 46 times. 178 runs is the best score. De Kock has scored 21 centuries in List-A cricket. He is the fastest South African batsman to score 1000 runs in ODIs.
Also played 54 Tests and 140 T20s
Quinton de Kock has also played 54 Tests and 140 T20Is for South Africa. De Kock has scored 3300 runs at an average of 39 in 91 Test innings. He has scored 6 centuries and 22 fifties. 141 runs not out is the best performance. Meanwhile, in 80 T20 Internationals, Quinton de Kock has scored 2277 runs at an average of 33. Has scored one century and 14 fifties. 100 runs is the best performance. The strike rate is 137.
If we look at Quinton de Kock’s overall T20 record, he has scored 9032 runs in 299 innings from 308 matches at an average of 33. He has scored 6 centuries and 57 fifties. 140 runs not out is the best performance. The strike rate is 138. He has also hit 349 sixes.