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Justin Kemp

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Full Name: Justin Miles Kemp
Born: October 2 1977 , Queenstown, Cape Province
Other teams: South Africa, Africa XI, Eastern Province, Titans, Kent
Test debut: South Africa v Sri Lanka at Centurion, Jan 20-22, 2001
ODI debut: South Africa v Sri Lanka at Bloemfontein, Jan 14, 2001
T20 debut: South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg, Oct 21, 2005
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium


Kemp has the ability to hit monstrous sixes and dominate an attack, especially ones that persist in keeping the ball up to him. After six years on the fringes of the South Africa team, Kemp chose to pursue a career as a Kolpak player with Kent in 2007. His 80 from 50 balls against England in early 2005 set South Africa up for a mammoth total in an ODI and catapulted him into worldwide recognition. He made his Test debut in 2001 against Sri Lanka, but disappointed in the three Tests he played. He was recalled to the side for the 2006 series against Australia. Kemp impressed in the firs...

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