- Latest Update: January 11, 2021 5:31 pm
|Birthday||27 July 1969 (Sunday)|
|Birth Place||Pietermaritzburg , KwaZulu Natal|
|Age (in 2021)||51 years 8 months 14 days Old|
|Height||in centimeters- 176 cm
in meters- 1.76 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 9" ins
|Weight||in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 158.73 lbs
He’s a South African Cricket Player, Cricket Commentator & Cricket Coach that played 1992 to 2003 for the South Africa national cricket team.
|Other Name:||Jonathan Neil Rhodes, Rhodes, Jonty|
|Other Professions:||Cricket Coach Cricket Commentator|
Jonty Rhodes Biography, Relationship & Career
Fielding, one of the three facets in cricket wasn’t given as much importance as batting or bowling until this guy showed up. Jonty declared himself on the world stage when he flung in the air and ran-out Inzamam-Ul-Haq from the 1992 World Cup match against Pakistan. He was very agile, thanks to playing baseball in his younger days, and made the backward point place an essential position in the area.
For the first couple of years, he left it into the group only because of his fielding prowess but he soon realized he needed to contribute with the bat also. An unfortunate fracture on the finger during the 2003 World Cup cut-short his profession. In a career of over 10 years, he represented South Africa in 245 ODIs and 52 Tests. He scored 5935 and 2532 runs with an average of 35 in the formats.
Post-retirement, he took up a coaching job and had coached South African National staff and IPL side Mumbai Indians as a softball trainer. He’s also done cricket opinion post-retirement.
He was born into Digby Rhodes and Tish Rhodes. Together the couple had a son called Ross Rhodes and a daughter called Daniella Rhodes. Then he married his girlfriend Melanie Wolf with whom he has a daughter called India Jeanne Jonty Rhodes.
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|Address||Pietermaritzburg, Natal Province, South Africa|
|College||University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg|
Favourite things of Jonty Rhodes
|Favorite sport||Hockey and Cricket|
|Favorite food||Indian dishes|
Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Jonty Rhodes
- In 2004, he was voted 29th in the top 100 Great South Africans at a tv show SABC3's Great South Africans.
- In 2003, he was appointed as South Africa's Tourism ambassador for India.
- He had been called for Hockey trials in 1996 Olympics but he ruled from the event because of hamstring injury.
- He penned a traveling Guide'Lonely Planet Guide'.
- He traveled different parts of India on his Royal Enfield bike and to demonstrate his love for India, he called his daughter India.