South African cricketer Kagiso Rabada celebrates his 25th birthday on Monday. Briefly.co.za shares some interesting facts about the fast bowler, known as KG.
The 25th May marks a special day for South African cricketer Kagiso Rabada as he celebrates his birthday.
It's also his crown birthday as the young sportsman turns 25.
The fast bowler attended St Stithian's Boys College and left in 2013. The following year, he made his debut for the Proteas limited-overs team in November.
2018 proved to be a special year for Rabada as he became the number one bowler in both the ICC Test and ODI bowler rankings.
In July of that same year, Rabada made history by becoming the youngest ever bowler to take 150 wickets in test matches.
Rabada was also the first player to win six awards at Cricket South Africa's (CSA) annual dinner.
Rabada's debut in limited overs cricket for the Proteas took place against Bangladesh and he finished with incredible figures of 6/ 16.
Rabada's pace and skill proved too much, as he became only the second player ever to notch a hat-trick on debut.
In 2016, Rabada put in a monumental shift in the test against England and finished with match figures of 13/ 144.
In the process, he became the youngest South African to take a 10-wicket haul and this was also the second best performance ever, behind Makhaya Ntini's 13/ 132.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Mzansi musician Sho Madjozi gave some insight into the nature of her relationship with Proteas cricket player Kagiso Rabada.
Recently a rumour went round that the two were a couple after they were spotted at the NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago, US, earlier this month.
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