Kwena Maphaka hometown, family, net worth, bowling speed, height and biography

Kwena Maphaka is a young emerging fast bowler from South Africa and he plays for South African U19 cricket team. At the age of just 17, he is surprising everyone with his fast swing balls and yorkers. He is also being compared to kagiso Rabada, and may become the next Rabada in the future.

He has created a sensation in the 2024 Under-19 World Cup and tops the list of highest wicket takers. He has taken 21 wickets in just 6 matches. He is going to be the next generation star of South African cricket team.

Kwena Maphaka bio। profile

Full NameKwena Maphaka
Role Fast bowler
NationalitySouth African
Date of birth8 April 2006
Age17 years
Birth place(hometown)Johannesburg, South Africa
Main teamsSouth Africa U19, Paarl Royals(SA20), South Africa A
Batting styleLeft hand batsman
Bowling styleLeft hand fast bowler
bowling speedaround 140 – 150 km/hr
Jersey number11
IPL base price20 lakh
Father nameMaboe Maphaka
Mother nameRaesibe Maphaka
Sister…update soon
Brother Tetelo Maphaka
wifenot married yet
girlfriend not known
Educational Qualification
SchoolSt. Stithians School
College…update soon
Height6 feet 1 inch
Weight 75 Kg
Other Infos
Net worthAround 20,000 dollars
Salary…update soon
Favourite Cricketer and idolDale Steyn
Instagram accountClick here

Kwena Maphaka early life

Kwena Maphaka

Kwena Maphaka was born on 8 April 2006 in Johannesburg, South Africa. His entire family is involved in sports, his father Maboe Maphaka was a football player and his mother Raesibe Maphaka was into athletics, and his elder brother Tetelo Maphaka is a leg spinner. His family always supported him and made it easier for Kwena to pursue a sports career in cricket. He gives credit to his family for where he is today in his cricket career.

In childhood, Kwena used to play a lot of games with his brother in the backyard of the house. However, his elder brother Tetelo was interested in cricket due to which Kwena used to bowl for him.

Along with cricket, Kwena Maphaka is also interested in many other sports, he played hockey, football, rugby and did athletics. He still plays hockey from his province. But he says that among all these, his favorite is cricket and it is more suitable for him.

Kwena played the 2022 Under-19 World Cup at the age of just 15. However, he got a chance to play in only three matches and in those three matches he took 7 wickets.

Kwena Maphaka is being compared with Rabada, although he has a lot of respect and praise for Rabada, but he considers Dale Steyn as his idol.

Under-19 World Cup 2024 performance

Kwena Maphaka U19 World Cup

Kwena Maphaka has taken the most wickets in the 2024 Under-19 World Cup. He has taken a total of 21 wickets in 6 matches. He took five wickets against West Indies in his first match of the Under-19 World Cup 2024, his best bowling figure in the World Cup came against Sri Lanka,he took 6 wickets for just 21 runs in 8.2 overs. He also took five wickets against Zimbabwe and three wickets against India.

Kwena Maphaka Stats in 2024 U19 World Cup :-

West Indies9.15384.15
England 60264.33
Sri Lanka8.2 6212.52

FAQs related to Kwena Maphaka

Where is Kwena Maphaka from?

Johannesburg, South Africa

What is the bowling speed of Kwena Maphaka?

The bowling speed of Kwena Maphaka is around 140 to 150 km per hour

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