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Marco Jansen Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Brother, Stats, IPL, etc

The tall South African all-rounder, Marco Jansen, is one of the rising stars in cricket. He is one of the youngest players to have represented a national side in all formats of the game. He made his international career debut in test cricket, which came against India.

Surprisingly, all his debuts have come against the Indian Cricket Team in two different series. Marco also plays in the Indian Premier League and has been a part of two different teams. So let’s not wait any longer and take a look at Marco Jansen’s bio and many other facts.


The young cricketer was born on May 1, 2000, and currently, he is 23 years old. He was born and brought up in Klerksdorp, South Africa, and started playing cricket at a very young age.

This is one of the most cricket-related incidents shared by his father. He was nine years old and used to be an opening batsman for the team he played for. It was a 20-over match, and he scored 164 runs not out, and since then, cricket has been his life.

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He is one of the tallest players on the South African side, and his height is 6 feet 9 inches. Yes, 6 feet 9 inches, which is around 2.06 meters in height, just like a basketball player. If cricket hadn’t come into his life, basketball would be one of the sports that he has played.


Duan Jansen is the twin brother of Marco Jansen. Duan is also a professional cricketer who represents the Mumbai Indians team in the IPL. In the 2023 IPL season, Sunrisers Hyderabad played a match against the Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede stadium, and both brothers were playing for their respective teams.


Following are his stats in international cricket

  • Test Debut: vs India in 2021 (Cap 349)
  • ODI Debut: vs India in 2022 (Cap 144)
  • T20i Debut: vs India in 2022 (Cap 96)













Highest Score








Best Bowling Figure




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Indian Premier League (IPL) Team and Price

Marco Jansen currently represents the Sunrisers Hyderabad team in the IPL. He was picked up by the team in the 2022 IPL Mega Auction and has been one of the main overseas players in the squad. He was brought in the auction at the price of 4.20 crore Indian rupees, which is more than $500k per season.

Before that, he was a part of the Mumbai Indian team in 2021. He made his IPL debut with them against the Royal Challengers Bangalore and picked up two wickets.

He also represents one of the Sunrisers Hyderabad franchises, i.e., Sunrisers Eastern Cape. Jansen was a part of the team when they became the inaugural champions of the South Africa T20 League.

Fast Facts

  • Full name: Marco Jansen
  • Date of birth: May 1, 2000
  • Age: 23 years old
  • Nationality: South African
  • Height: 6 feet 9 inches (2.06 m)
  • Playing style: All-rounder (right-handed batsman and a left-arm fast bowler)
  • Current teams: South Africa National Cricket Team, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Sunrisers Eastern Cape

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Nikhil Lopes
Nikhil Lopes
Hello Everyone, I am Nikhil Lopes, working as the Content Editor for The Sportslite. I am a Sports Addict and love to watch & Write about them.

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