Jacques Kallis is one of the most complete all-rounders of all time. Kallis was a solid #3 batsman and a fast bowler who could bowl in every situation.
Nickname: Kalahari, Woogie
Test Debut: vs England in Cape Town on 9th January 1996
ODI Debut: vs England in Durban on 14th December 1995
T20I Debut: vs New Zealand in Johannesburg on 21st October 2005
Major Teams: South Africa, Cape Cobras, Africa XI, Western Province, Kolkata Knight Riders, Glamorgan, Sydney Thunder, ICC World XI, Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Date of Birth: 16 October 1975
Birth Place: Pinelands, Cape Town, South Africa
Nationality: South Africa
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Libra
School: Wynberg Boys High School
Educational Qualifications: Secondary School level
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Charlene Engels
Marriage Date: 2019
Father: Henry Kallis
Mother: Merica Kallis
Sister: Janine Kallis
Address: Cape Town, South Africa
Cricketers: Brian Lara
Cricket Ground: Oval, London
Food: Beef steak and Red wine for a drink.
Lesser Known Facts
His inspiration has always been his father, who helped him a lot in his career and in World Cup 2003, when his father was battling with terminal cancer he left the tournament to take care of his father.
He runs Jacques Kallis Foundation to develop the life skills and academic potentials of the student in the South African schools.
He likes to play golf and is also a prominent member of Leopard Creek Golf Club.
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