Aiden Markram (cricketer) Wife, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More
Aiden Kyle Markram
Aiden Markram is a South African player who was the skipper of the South Africa U-19 cricket team when the team won the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He made his first class debut fot Northerns cricket team against South Westren Districs and he was then included in the Northerns cricket team squad for playing in the 2015 Africa T20 World Cup. He was bestowed with Domestic Newcomer of the Year at Cricket South Africa’s annual awards in May 2017 and in August 2017, he was named in the Nelson Mandela bay Stars’ squad for the opening edition of the T20 Glboal League.
|Aiden Kyle Markram|
|Profession:||Right-hand opening batsman|
|Height (approx.):||185 cms|
|Weight (approx.):||75 kg|
|Eye Colour:||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth:||4 October 1994|
|Age (as on 2018):||24 Years|
|Birth Place:||Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Libra|
|School:||Pretoria Boys High School, Pretoria, South Africa|
|Educational Qualifications:||Not Known|
|Father:|| Kyle Markram
|Address:||Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa|
|Test:||28 September 2017 against Bangladesh at Potchefstroom, South Africa|
|ODI:||22 October 2017 against Bangladesh at East London, South Africa|
|Domestic/State Team:||Northerns, Titans|
|Nature on field:||Aggressive|
|Likes to play against:||NA|
|Career Turning Point|
- When he made his ODI debut against India as an injury replacement of Faf du Plessis in 2018.
- South Africa won the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup for the first time under his captaincy.
- Markram was named as South Africa’s skipper for the remaining ODI fixtures against India when Faf du Plessis got ruled out of the series due to a finger injury. He, at the age of 23 years 123 days, became the second youngest player to captain South Africa in ODIs after Graeme Smith.
- In December 2017, he scored his second Test hundred against Bangladesh and became the first South Africa player to score two centuries in his first three Tests.
|Favourite Batsmen:||AB de Villiers|
|Favourite Cricket Ground:||NA|
|Favourite sports Commentator:||NA|
|Awards and recognitions|
- He was bestowed with Domestic New comers award in 2017.
|Lesser Known Facts|
- In 2014, Aiden was selected for the ‘Northerns’ franchise cricket team and he made his first-class debut on 9 October against ‘South Western Districts.’ In the same year he was selected as the skipper of Proteas U-19 team.
- In 2017, he was selected for playing in Test series against England but he couldn’t play there. He made his Test debut against Bangladesh and he smashed 97 runs on his debut.