Quinton de Kock is a former South African cricket captain who captained the Proteas in all three forms. He presently represents South Africa in limited-overs cricket, the Titans in domestic cricket, and the Lucknow Super Giants in the Indian Premier League. He is an opening batsman as well as a wicket-keeper.

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Quinton, who was born on December 17, 1992, made his international debut during the 2012/13 season in the opening match of South Africa’s home Twenty20 International series against the touring New Zealanders. In replacing AB de Villiers, he was instructed to maintain wickets. Since then, he has been a regular for the side in both the One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) levels. He made his Test debut for South Africa in February 2014, playing primarily as a batter.

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During the home ODI series against England on 4 February 2020, he achieved his 15th ODI century and became the joint second-fastest South African to reach 5,000 ODI runs. In the same game, he became the second wicketkeeper opening batsman after Adam Gilchrist to get a century in ODIs while captaining the side.

He announced his retirement from Test cricket on December 30, 2021.

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He has played for Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Mumbai Indians. De Kock played for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League from 2019 to 21. He scored 1329 runs in 43 innings with a strike rate of 131.32 and won a number of trophies with the team in consecutive years (2019 & 2020). He was bought by the Lucknow Super Giants for Rs 6.75 crore in the 2022 season of the Indian Premier League. Since his IPL debut in 2013, he has played 77 matches and has scored 2256 runs.