Jacques Kallis, a Master All-Rounder Who Knew His Boundaries

Jacques Kallis is the only cricketer to score more than 11,000 runs and take 250 wickets in Test and ODI cricket. He ends his ODI career with 11,579 runs in 328 matches with 17 centuries at an average of 44.36.

updated: July 30, 2014 18:56 IST
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Jacques Kallis retires
After a career spanning 19 years, Jacques Kallis will now not play for South Africa. He though will play on for Sydney Thunders and Kolkata Knight Riders in T20 club cricket.

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Cape Town: South Africa's Jacques Kallis has surprisingly decided to call time on his international limited overs career six months before the World Cup.

The 38-year-old, one of the greaTest all-rounders in the game's history, retired from Test cricketlast year but had been planning to finish his South Africa career at the 50-over World Cup inAustralia and New Zealand in February and March.

However, he announced a change of heart on Wednesday, just weeks after helping South Africawin a one-day international series in Sri Lanka for the first time.

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