An Indian origin found his identity in South Africa, Keshav performing terrificly and earned his place in the domestic cricket when he debuted internationally for South Africa in 2016-17. In the first match of the 2016-17 season, playing for the Dolphins he scored 72 then took 7 for 89 and 6 for 68 in an innings victory. He acquired his place in South African team by replacing an injured Dale Steyn and he played his first internationally against Australia at the WACA, Perth where he took 4 wickets with an unbeaten 41 as well. In 76 top notch diversions, he has taken 275 wickets with 13 fifers and 2 ten-wicket hauls. Here are some interesting facts about youthful spinner.
Name: Keshav Athmanand Maharaj
Test: Against Australia cricket team on 3rd November 2016
ODI: Against England on May 27th, 2017
T20I: Not Played Yet
Career Turning Point: Bishoo’s turning point came in the 2010 West Indies T20 series when he led Guyana to win the competition and furthermore helped them fit the bill for the Champions League T20.
Jersey Number: #16
Major Teams: South Africa, Dolphins and KwaZulu- Natal
He became the 7th South African spinner to take a five-for in Tests, against New Zealand in 2017.
Marital Status: Unmarried
Marriage Date: N/A
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Weight (approx.): 65 kg
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Net Worth: N/A
Date of Birth: 7th February 1990
Age (as of May 2019):
Birth Place: Durban, Natal Province, South Africa
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Aquarius
Nationality: South Africa
School: Northwood Boys High School, Durban
Educational Qualifications: N/A
Father: Athmanand Maharaj
Mother: Kanchan Mala
Sister: Nashika Mala
Coach/Mentor: His own father Athmanand
Address: Durban, Natal Province, South Africa
Hobbies: Travelling, Swimming, Reading and Cooking
Cricketers: Batsman: Rahul Dravid, Kevin Pietersen, Herschelle Gibs and Bowler: Muttiah Murlidharan
Cricket Ground: NA
Style Quotient: N/A
Cars Collection: N/A
He is an excellent cook and his passion brought him into many cooking shows on the local radio station. His family is rooted long back to Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh India. He is an ardent devotee of Lord Hanuman.
Initially, he was a left-arm seam bowler but later on, he converted his bowling style as a spinner.