Jacques Kallis

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Jacques Henry Kallis OIS (born 16 October 1975) is a South African cricket coach and former professional cricketer. Widely regarded as one of the greatest cricketers of all time and as one of the greatest all-rounders ever to play the game, he is a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium swing bowler. As of 2022, Kallis is the only cricketer in the history of the game to score more than 10,000 runs and take over 250 wickets in both ODI and Test match cricket. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Kallis has received more than 2,509,521 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Jacques Kallis is the 62nd most popular cricketer (down from 44th in 2019), the 380th most popular biography from South Africa (down from 334th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular South African Cricketer.

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  • 21

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  • 4.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Jacques Kallis by language

Over the past year Jacques Kallis has had the most page views in the with 418,203 views, followed by Hindi (9,138), and Bengali (4,186). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Sinhalese (107.49%), Nepali (65.74%), and Spanish (65.63%)


Among cricketers, Jacques Kallis ranks 62 out of 136Before him are Hardik Pandya, Kumar Sangakkara, Martin Crowe, David Warner, Ravichandran Ashwin, and Jasprit Bumrah. After him are Zaheer Khan, Glenn McGrath, Babar Azam, Waqar Younis, Matthew Hayden, and Shoaib Malik.

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Among people born in 1975, Jacques Kallis ranks 977Before him are Bastian Reinhardt, Qiu Jian, Aleksey Alipov, Sean Marks, Avery John, and Michael Muhney. After him are Mimoza Kusari-Lila, Ken Iwase, Masaki Ogawa, Mercedes Margalot, Space Cowboy, and Kensaku Omori.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Jacques Kallis ranks 380 out of 454Before him are AB de Villiers (1984), Rowen Fernández (1978), Nasief Morris (1981), Bernard Parker (1986), Luvo Manyonga (1991), and Kyle Edmund (1995). After him are Shu-Aib Walters (1981), Ryan Cox (1979), Sunette Viljoen (1983), J. R. Rotem (1975), Senzo Meyiwa (1984), and Jacques Freitag (1982).

Among CRICKETERS In South Africa

Among cricketers born in South Africa, Jacques Kallis ranks 3Before him are Tony Greig (1946), and AB de Villiers (1984). After him are Hashim Amla (1983), Gary Kirsten (1967), Quinton de Kock (1992), Kevin Pietersen (1980), Dale Steyn (1983), David Miller (1989), Morné Morkel (1984), Kagiso Rabada (1995), and JP Duminy (1984).