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Craig Kieswetter

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Full Name: Craig Kieswetter
Born: November 28 1987 , Johannesburg, South Africa
Country: England
County: Somerset
Other teams: England Lions, South Africa Under-19s
ODI debut: Bangladesh v England, Dhaka, Feb 28 2010
T20 debut: West Indies v England, Providence, May 3 2010
Batting Style: Right-hand bat


Arguably one of the most exciting talents in English cricket on his day, Kieswetter has thrived at Somerset. Long before qualifying to play for England, the South Africa-born wicketkeeper-batsman had been earmarked as a potential star having impressed for his county in all forms of the game. After refusing the opportunity to represent his country of birth, Kieswetter announced himself with gusto in the international game with a century against Bangladesh in just his third knock, having previously impressed for England Lions in a Twenty20 match versus the senior side. He then followed...

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