Innocent Kaia Wife, Age, Height, Teams, Jersey Number
Updated on: Sep 29, 2022 9:40 am IST
Innocent Kaia is a talented all-rounder in Zimbabwe. He bats in the top-three position and is also a handy leg-break bowler. He scored his first ODI century against Bangladesh in 2022, helping Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh in an ODI after nine years.
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He is one of the cricketers to play for Zimbabwe U16, U19 and U23 before making his international debut. He got into the senior national side for the first time in 2017. However, he had to wait a long time to make his ODI debut which came only in 2022.
Innocent Kaia is a Zimbabwe cricketer from Harare. He has two siblings, namely Roy Kaia and Knowledge Kaia. Roy Kaia has also played for Zimbabwe national team, while Knowledge Kaia is currently playing for his domestic side, Southern Rocks.
Innocent Kaia plays his first-class cricket for Mountaineers CC and has been a part of Zimbabwe’s age cricket sides- U16, U19 and U23.
The all-rounder’s first breakthrough came in 2014 when he got into the Zimbabwe National Academy. He was then fast-tracked to play for the Zimbabwe Board XI team against Kenya, Namibia and South Africa.
Kaia moved to the UK in 2015 to play in the Worcestershire Premier League. He had 740 runs at 37 and 35 wickets at 20 for Worcester Nomads CC and helped them to top the league stages. He also played in the Staffordshire league representing Whittington CC.
His consistent performance in the T20s earned him a Zimbabwe national side call-up in 2017. His debut came in September 2017 in Africa T20 Cup against Scotland. He went on to represent Albury CC after his international debut.
Kaia had to wait for a while to get into the ODI side and his debut finally came in 2022 against Afghanistan in June. He also played in the series against Bangladesh, where he scored his 1st century. Kaia currently has an impressive ODI average of 40.83 with 245 runs from six matches.
Innocent Kaia Wife
There is not much information available regarding his personal profile but Kaia is reportedly single and is not dating anyone at the moment.