Former South African cricketer Jacques Kallis recently came to India during IPL auctions. He is the mentor of team Kolkata Knight Riders. Kallis, considered to be South Africa’s most dependable cricketer, also once he said that he felt embarrassed on calling being South African. He said so because that time South Africa had asked its National Cricket Board not to make any international tournaments for nearly a year. This was done because the number of black players were less in the team.
On that Kallis said that,
“It is sad, I felt shameful being a South African. There is no place of politics in sports.”
His statement sparked a big controversy. After this he made another statement saying:
“The tweet I wrote yesterday was not about anti-transformation but against politics.”
Jacques Kallis’s love life has been a controversial one too. He dated many models. He even engaged thrice but still unmarried. At the age of 42, he is dating a beautiful named Charlene Angeles. Did you know? His sister did a job of cheerleading. Kallis has a younger sister named Janine Kallis, although she is a physiotherapist by profession but she has also been a cheerleader. She became so, in order to fulfil her passion of singing and dancing. She came to India for cheerleading in IPL in 2009. She was a cheerleader for the team Chennai Super Kings.
Jacques Kallis is one of the best all-rounders of cricket in the world. he had many records on his name. Kallis played for IPL for long 7 years.