Happy Birthday Adein Markram
Aiden Kyle Markram, better known by his stage name Aiden Markram, was born on October 4, 1994. He is a South African cricketer who led his country’s under-19 squad to victory in the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
He received one of the top five honors as a cricketer in 2018 at the South African Cricket Annual awards. Graeme Smith, a former captain, and batsman for South Africa has praised Markram as a future skipper. On September 2017, he made his international debut for South Africa.
On October 9, 2014, Markram made his first-class cricket debut for the Northerns cricket team against South Western Districts. For the 2015 Africa T20 Cup, he was a member of the Northerns cricket team’s roster. Markram started playing professional club cricket for Walkden in the Bolton Cricket League in 2016.
This year Sunrisers Hyderabad purchased him in the 2022 Indian Premier League auction early this year.
Markram was a member of South Africa’s Test team for their series against England in June 2017, but he did not participate. He was appointed captain of the South Africa A cricket team in August 2017 for their two four-day matches against India A.
For the Test series against Bangladesh in September 2017, Markram was selected for South Africa. Against Bangladesh on September 28, 2017, he made his South African Test debut.
First Big Runs
In the second Test against Bangladesh on October 6, 2017, Markram succeeded in reaching his first Test century after narrowly missing it on his debut. He scored 143 of 186 balls before being dismissed by Rubel Hossain.
Faf du Plessis, the captain of South Africa, suffered a finger injury in February 2018 and eventually missed the final five one-day internationals as well as the set of Twenty20 matches against India.
Due to du Plessis’ absence, Markram became the capatin of South Africa team in the remaining ODI matches. After Graeme Smith, he is the player who has led South Africa in ODIs and is the second youngest at 23 years and 123 days.
- He was one of the players in the 2021 ICC Men’s T20I Team of the Year.
- Captained South Africa to U-19 World Cup triumph in 2014
- Markram received Domestic Newcomer of the Year at Cricket South Africa’s annual awards ceremony in May 2017.
Key IPL knocks
- 57* runs from 41 balls against SRH vs RR
- 68* runs from 38 balls against SRH vs KKR
- 56 runs from 40 balls against SRH vs GT
As he celebrates his birthday, Let’s wish Adein Markram a happy birthday. Let us send him our warmest wishes for his health and future.
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