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Quinton de Kock (Gallo)
Quinton de Kock (Gallo)

Amidst an unusually fragile collective batting line-up, Quinton de Kock probably remains the likeliest player for South Africa to "take the game away" from the opposition at Test level.

It is something he more commonly does as an opener in the white-ball arena, where his legendarily fast starts and then - often enough - retention of that rhythm mean that he sports glowing statistics there.

The characteristic is particularly apparent in one-day internationals, where he averages almost 45 and has a strike rate of a touch under 95.

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