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WATCH: Rampant Rabada rattles England

JOBURG - Kagiso Rabada became the youngest cricketer to take 13 wickets in a Test match, when his fiery bowling spell rattled the English batting order in the fourth and final Test at Centurion.

The 20 year old former St. Stithians Boys College pupil helped the South African Cricket team record their first Test victory in over a year, his 13/144 are the second best bowling figures by a South African ever.

WATCH: A young Kagiso Rabada at the 2012 Coke Week:

The young fast bowler first rose to stardom in the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup where he claimed figures of 6/25 against Australia in the quarter-finals of the tournament.

In February last year, Rabada took a record 14 wickets in a match for the Bizhub Highveld Lions against the Dolphins which included 9/33 in the second innings. His 14/105 are the best figures in the franchise era of South African cricket.

Rabada’s rise to the international scene could not have come at a better time, with the Proteas speed star Dale Steyn out injured for the rest of the England tour.




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