Aiden Kyle Markram was born on 4 October 1994 and is a South African cricketer who is the current captain of the South Africa national cricket team in Twenty20 International cricket.
26 Facts About Aiden Markram
Aiden Markram made his international debut for South Africa in September 2017.
Aiden Markram made his first class debut for Northerns cricket team against South Western Districts on 9 October 2014.
Aiden Markram was included in the Northerns cricket team squad for the 2015 Africa T20 Cup.
In 2016, Aiden Markram was club professional for Walkden in the Bolton Cricket League.
In May 2017, Aiden Markram was named Domestic Newcomer of the Year at Cricket South Africa's annual awards.
In October 2018, Aiden Markram was named in Paarl Rocks' squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament.
In March 2019, Aiden Markram signed for Hampshire County Cricket Club as their overseas player for the first part of the season.
In September 2019, Aiden Markram was named in the squad for the Paarl Rocks team for the 2019 Mzansi Super League tournament.
On 11 September 2021, Aiden Markram was included in the Punjab Kings squad for the second phase of the 2021 Indian Premier League in the UAE.
In June 2017, Aiden Markram was named in South Africa's Test squad for their series against England, but did not play.
In September 2017, Aiden Markram was named in South Africa's Test squad for their series against Bangladesh.
Aiden Markram made his Test debut for South Africa against Bangladesh on 28 September 2017.
In October 2017, Aiden Markram was added to South Africa's One Day International squad ahead of the third match against Bangladesh, replacing Hashim Amla.
Aiden Markram made his ODI debut for South Africa against Bangladesh on 22 October 2017, scoring 66 runs as well as taking 2 wickets.
In December 2017, Aiden Markram scored his second Test hundred and became the first South Africa player to score two centuries in his first three Tests.
Aiden Markram was named as South Africa's captain for the remaining ODI fixtures in du Plessis' absence.
On 30 March 2018, Aiden Markram scored his career-best score of 152 runs on the first day of the fourth test against Australia.
In June 2018, Aiden Markram was named in South Africa's Test squad for a two-Test series in Sri Lanka.
Aiden Markram averaged just 10 with the bat in this series, his first overseas for South Africa, which showed a vulnerability against spin bowling.
Aiden Markram made his T20I debut for South Africa against Sri Lanka on 22 March 2019.
Aiden Markram struggled in the first two matches of this series, bagging a pair in the second Test, before being ruled out of the third due to a self-inflicted wrist injury.
In December 2019, Aiden Markram was named in South Africa's squad for the four-Test home series against England.
Aiden Markram however missed the remainder of the series after fracturing his finger.
In January 2021, Aiden Markram was named in South Africa's Test squad for their series against Pakistan.
Aiden Markram finished as the leading run scorer in the series, averaging 56.75, however South Africa lost the series, their first Test series defeat against Pakistan since 2003.