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Gary Kirsten (Former South African Cricketer) Wife, Records, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More

Name: Gary Kirsten

Nickname: Gazza

Role: Batsman

Cricket Career

International Debut

Test: vs Austalia at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Dec 26, 1993

What has been the biggest highlight of India's tour of Australia 2020-21?

ODI: vs New Zealand at Adelaide Oval, Dec 11, 1993

T20I: NA

Carrier Turning Point: His day arrived when he played against England in the year 1999 and smashed 275 runs and set a record of the highest individual score of the innings.

Jersey Number: NA

Major Teams: South Africa, Western Province


  • He took 20 wickets in the Domestic level at the economy rate of 2.90.
  • He holds the record of highest in the ODI 188 not out against UAE in 1996 World Cup.
  • Also, he played 221 first Class matches in which he scored 16670 runs at an average of 48.31. Including 46 centuries and 79 half centuries.
  • In the International Cricket, he has taken in total 144 catches.

Girlfriends, Spouse, and Children

Picture Source: Unknown

Marital Status: Married

Girlfriend: NA

Wife: Deborah Kirsten

Marriage Date: NA

Children: Joanna Kirsten (Daughter), Joshua (Son), James (Son)


Autobiography: The Gary Kirsten

Biopic: NA


Net Worth: $ 1M – $10M (Approx)

Awards and recognitions



  • There was an article released by Hindustan Time which was written by Paddy Upton. Which includes that Gary Kirsten encourages players to do sexual activities before the performance of Champions Trophy.

On this Allegation, Gary stated that this allegation hurts his family, and he never encouraged any of the players in sexual activity. He didn't write that article.

Gary Kirsten words “I would like to state that I never have, and I repeat, never encouraged or told the team or any player to engage in any form of sexual activity. These allegations are absolutely not true and completely against my religious and moral beliefs”.

Physical Appearance

Picture Credit: Getty

Height (approx.): NA

Weight (approx.): NA

Eye Colour: NA

Hair Colour: Grey

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 23rd November 1967

Age (as of May 2019): 51Years

Birth Place: Cape Town, Cape Province

Nationality: South African

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Sagittarius

School: NA

College: Rondebosch BHS; University of Cape Town

Educational Qualifications: NA

Signature: NA


Father: N Kirsten

Mother: NA

Sister: NA

Brother: Paul Kirsten (brother), Peter Kirsten (half-brother)

Coach/Mentor: NA

Religion: Christianity

Address: Cape Town, Cape Province


Picture Source: Getty Images

Hobbies: NA

Cricketers: NA

Cricket Ground: NA

Athletes: NA

Food: Tandoori Chicken

Artists: NA

Films: NA

Destinations: NA

Tattoos: NA

Smoking/Drinking: NO/Yes

Style Quotient

Cars Collection: NA

Lesser Known Facts

  • He only wanted to play cricket from his childhood.
  • He coached India for two years. Under his guidance, India won the World Cup 2011.
  • After retirement, he set up an academy in his home town.

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