Articles about Mark Boucher
Mark Verdon Boucher is a former South African wicket-keeper and right-handed batsman, and a coach of the South Africa cricket team, who is regarded as one of the best wicket-keeper batsmen of all time in cricket history. Born on December 3, 1976, he was trained by English coach Richard Pybus. He made his international Test debut in 1997 against Pakistan. As of 2021, he holds the record for maximum dismissals (555) by a wicketkeeper in Test cricket and the most dismissals (999) by a wicketkeeper in all forms of cricket. Boucher is regarded as a highly consistent performer in all three forms of cricket. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in January 1998 and T20 International debut against New Zealand. He has played 467 international matches. As of 2021, he holds the record for taking most catches as a wicket-keeper in all forms of cricket (952), most byes conceded by a wicketkeeper in T20 International innings, and has played the most T20 innings without a career duck (76). He was named 2017 Coach of the Year at the annual awards organized by Cricket South Africa. He was conferred with the South Africa Player of the Year Award in 1998, 2000, 2006 and the Wisden Cricketer of the Year Award in 2009. He retired in 2012 following an eye injury.
25 Apr 2022Sports
Former Cricket South Africa (CSA) Director of Cricket, Graeme Smith, has been cleared of several racism allegations following the "outcomes of Social Justice and Nation-Building (SJN) commission's report".
14 Nov 2020Sports
Australian maestro Adam Glichrist turned 49 on Saturday.
27 Oct 2020Sports
Sri Lankan maestro Kumar Sangakkara turned 43 on Tuesday.
16 Aug 2020Sports
India's greatest ever white-ball captain MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket on August 15.
19 Jul 2020Sports
South African superstar AB de Villiers made a blistering return to professional cricket in the recently concluded 3TC Solidarity Cup.
09 Apr 2020Sports
South Africa Team Director Mark Boucher remains optimistic about rebuilding a strong Proteas side despite a tough summer.
08 Apr 2020Sports
In a bid to set benchmark for fitness, Cricket South Africa (CSA) is planning to add a fitness clause in the player contracts.
20 Mar 2020Sports
Every year, the Indian Premier League brings forth a scintillating opportunity for the players to stand out amid the extravaganza.
11 Mar 2020Sports
Indian fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar stated that India might limit the use of saliva to shine the ball in the upcoming ODI series against South Africa.
04 Mar 2020Sports
The Proteas head coach Mark Boucher has time and again talked about the possibility of AB de Villiers scripting a comeback, ever since he has taken over the post.
17 Feb 2020Sports
South African coach Mark Boucher stated that AB de Villiers is in contention for a spot to participate in the upcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2020 if he remains available for selection.
25 Dec 2019Sports
South Africa and England will liven their rivalry in the opening first Test of the four-match series, starting December 26.
18 Dec 2019Sports
South African cricket legend Jacques Kallis has been appointed as the batting consultant of the national team.
17 Dec 2019Sports
South African cricket team captain Faf du Plessis had revealed on Monday that talks are going on between the country's cricket board (CSA) and AB de Villiers regarding the latter's return to the team before the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia next year.
02 Sep 2019Sports
Young Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has barely played 11 Tests but he has already reached a landmark of 50 dismissals.
02 Jun 2019Sports
South Africa are one of the top teams to have never won the Cricket World Cup.
26 Jan 2019Sports
West Indies captain Jason Holder produced one of the best Test innings in recent times to floor England in the ongoing Test in Barbados.
26 Mar 2018Sports
How often do you see hat-tricks being picked up by bowlers in cricket? Needless to say that it is a rare feat.