There is so much negativity in the sporting world and there is so much uncertainty, but this week there was only positivity and certainty with Jacques Kallis’ induction into the ICC Cricket’s Hall of Fame, writes MARK KEOHANE for IOL Sport.
Jacques Kallis was inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame over the weekend. Here are some of the best moments from throughout his remarkable career.
There’s no place for some iconic cricketers, including two India legends, as Nasser Hussain and Rob Key pick their best teams in a ‘Battle of the eras’ Test.
Relive the heated battle between Jacques Kallis and West Indian bowler Kemar Roach, who turned aggressive when the Proteas were on the verge of victory in the third Test in Barbados in 2010.
Former Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis’ statistical record is one of the best in the history of cricket, but his average for winning man of the match awards in both the Test and ODI formats wasn’t too shabby either.
‘The monkey is off his back.’ Those were the words of legendary cricket commentator Robin Jackman when Jacques Kallis finally scored a maiden double century during the first Test match between South Africa and India in Centurion in 2010.
Of all the new faces involved when it comes to 2020 after the annus horribilis that was South African cricket in 2019 the most important is going to be Jacques Kallis..
Proteas batting consultant Jacques Kallis believes the team that will take on England in the first Test will be more than ready for the occasion and full of determination.
Jacques Kallis gets the nod from one Aussie after another as the best cricketer ever to walk the earth.
Jacques Kallis explains why he is known as ‘Woogie’.
England batsman Alastair Cook mimicked South Africa’s Jacques Kallis by scoring a century in his final Test innings at The Oval on Monday.
Jacques Kallis turns 42 today, watch a tribute video put together by his teammates, celebrating the legend.
Jacques Kallis’ marvellous career will be celebrated at Lord’s after the third Test between England and South Africa at The Oval on 26 July.
England Bowler, Stuart Broad, picked Jacques Kallis in his Proteas-deprived all-time XI.
Shane Warne chose his toughest opponents from each Test nation, and Hansie Cronje and Jacques Kallis got the joint nod from South Africa.