Keshav Maharaj is a South African cricket player, and he has been playing international cricket for the South Africa team since 2016, and he is a part of all three formats of the cricket.
|Keshav Athmanand Maharaj
|Date of Birth
|7 February 1990
|Keshav Maharaj’s age
|Durban, Natal, South Africa
|Slow Left-arm Orthodox
|Physical Stats & More
|Keshav Maharaj Heights (approx.)
|In centimeters -179cm
In meters – 1.79 mm
In feet – 5’10” feet
|KwaZulu-Natal (2006 to present)
Dolphins (2009 to present)
South Africa (2016 to present)
Durban Heat (2018 to present)
|Keshav Maharaj’s Cricket Debut
|Domestic Cricket debut
He made his debut in the T20s on 7 February 2010, playing with Dolphins Domestic Team.
List A cricket debut
He made his debut in the List A on 5 November 2006, playing against the Kei teams.
First-Class Cricket Debut
He made his debut in the FC on 2 November 2006, playing against the Kei teams.
International Cricket Debut
He made his ODI debut on 27 May 2017 against the England team.
He made his T20I debut on 10 September 2021 against the Sri Lanka team
He made his TEST debut on 3 November 2016 against the Australia team.
|Keshav Maharaj’s Coach/Mentor
|Father- Athmanand Maharaj (former Wicketkeeper-batsman)
Mother- Kanchan Mala
Siblings- Nashika and Tarisma (Sister)
|Keshav Maharaj Wife
|Lerisha Maharaj (Lerisha Munsamy)
|AB de Villiers
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Keshav Maharaj Biography
South African famous cricket player Keshav Maharaj was born on 7 February 1990 in Durban, Natal, South Africa, his full name is Keshav Athmanand Maharaj, and he is mainly known for playing Test, ODI, and T20I cricket for the South Africa team.
And Keshav was first selected for the South Africa team in the year 2016, and he started his cricket career with the Test Format of cricket.
Keshav Maharaj Family
Keshav’s father’s name is Athmanand Maharaj who is a former Wicketkeeper-batsman while his mother’s name is Kanchan Mala, besides that, he has two sisters Nashika and Tarisma.
Keshav Maharaj Wife
If we talk About Keshav Maharaj’s Wife’s name, then, his wife’s name is Lerisha Maharaj (Lerisha Munsamy), And Keshav married Lerisha Munsamy in April 2022.
Keshav Maharaj’s ways of playing cricket
Keshav plays as a bowler in his team and his bowling style is Slow Left-arm Orthodox, and he is especially known for bowling in the middle overs.
Keshav Maharaj Team List
He has played cricket for the following teams in his cricket career so far.
- South Africa
- Durban Heat
Keshav Maharaj Domestic Cricket career
He started playing domestic cricket from the year 2006, and he was selected for first-class cricket for the first time, so let’s see ‘Keshav Maharaj’s domestic cricket career and debut‘.
He made his first-class debut on 2 November 2006 against Kei domestic team and has played 145 first-class cricket matches so far, in which he has taken 555 wickets by giving runs at an economy of 2.99.
List A debut
He made his List A debut on 5 November 2006, playing against Kei domestic team, and has played 117 List A cricket matches so far, in which he has taken 150 wickets by giving runs at an economy of 4.76.
At the same time, he made his debut in T20s cricket on 7 February 2010, playing with the Dolphins domestic team, and he has got a chance to play 112 T20s cricket matches so far, in which he has taken 89 wickets by giving runs at an economy of 6.56.
Keshav Maharaj International Cricket career
Keshav was first selected for the South Africa international cricket team in the year 2016, and he got a chance to play test cricket for the first time, so let’s see about ‘Keshav Maharaj’s International Cricket career & debut‘.
He made his Test debut on 3 November 2016 against Australia and has played 42 Test cricket matches so far, in which he has taken 160 wickets by giving runs at an economy of 3.13.
He made his ODI debut on 27 May 2017 against the England team and has played 21 ODI matches so far, in which he has taken 25 wickets by giving runs at an economy of 4.77.
At the same time, he made his debut in T20 International cricket on 10 September 2021, playing against the Sri Lanka team, and he has got a chance to play only 8 T20I cricket matches so far, in which he has taken 6 wickets by giving runs at an economy of 5.82.
Unknown Facts About Keshav Maharaj
- Keshav is a South African cricket player of Indian origin, and he plays as a slow left-arm orthodox bowler.
- He started playing cricket professionally from the year 2006, and he started playing international cricket from the year 2016.