South African wicketkeeper and batsman Quentin de Kock has announced his retirement from Test cricket. The decision will take effect immediately.
The South African Cricket Board has cited Quentin de Kock’s retirement as the reason for spending time with his family and said de Kock wanted to spend more time with his family.
BREAKING: #Proteas wicket-keeper batsman, Quinton de Kock has announced his retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect, citing his intentions to spend more time with his growing family.
— Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) December 30, 2021
“The birth of the first child is expected and now I want to give my family time,” Quentin de Kock said in a statement.
The 29-year-old cricketer made his Test debut against Australia in 2014 and scored 3300 runs at an average of 38.82 in 54 Test matches. Quentin de Kock scored 6 centuries and 22 half-centuries in his Test career. Were
Quentin de Kock’s best score in Test cricket is 141 not out. Quentin de Kock took 232 wickets, including 221 catches and 11 stumpings.