South Africa's Jacques Kallis to quit Tests after India series

With 13,174 runs in 165 Tests, Jacques Kallis is fourth on the list of top run-getters in Tests, behind Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting and Rahul Dravid.

updated: December 25, 2013 23:03 IST
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South Africa's workhorse and one of the best all-rounders to have graced the game, has decided to call it quits from Tests after the ongoing series against India. The Boxing Day Test at Durban will be his last for South Africa. (Preview: Jacques Kallis' finale Test)

The broad shouldered, mentally strong Kallis has been one of the most crucial figures in South Africa's rise in Test cricket over the last few years. He has played alongside some of the former greats like Allan Donald, Gary Kirsten and S2haun Pollock to name a few.

With runs in excess of 13,000 and close to 300 wickets, Kallis has been one of the most influential characters in the longest format of the game, with credentials solid enough to find him a place in any world-class side. (India will lash out against South Africa, says Cheteshwar Pujara)

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