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Tawanda Mupariwa      

Full name Tawanda Mupariwa

Born April 16, 1985, Bulawayo

Current age 29 years 317 days

Major teams Zimbabwe, Africa XI, Matabeleland, Matabeleland Tuskers, Westerns, Zimbabwe Select XI

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Relation Brother - TT Mupariwa, Brother - TR Mupariwa

Tawanda Mupariwa
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 1 15 14 15.00 45 33.33 0 0 2 0 0 0
ODIs 35 28 9 165 33 8.68 305 54.09 0 0 12 1 8 0
T20Is 4 2 2 5 3* - 3 166.66 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 79 129 23 1690 64* 15.94 0 4 34 0
List A 112 84 21 771 49 12.23 0 0 24 0
Twenty20 35 23 9 211 37* 15.07 198 106.56 0 0 11 9 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 1 204 136 0 - - - 4.00 - 0 0 0
ODIs 35 35 1773 1446 55 4/39 4/39 26.29 4.89 32.2 3 0 0
T20Is 4 4 78 94 1 1/22 1/22 94.00 7.23 78.0 0 0 0
First-class 79 12590 5967 234 7/42 25.50 2.84 53.8 9 8 2
List A 112 5030 4013 148 4/24 4/24 27.11 4.78 33.9 5 0 0
Twenty20 35 33 612 761 19 2/11 2/11 40.05 7.46 32.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, May 14-17, 2004 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Apr 27, 2004 scorecard
Last ODI Zimbabwe v Bangladesh at Bulawayo, Aug 16, 2009 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Zimbabwe at Cape Town, Sep 12, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I Canada v Zimbabwe at King City (NW), Oct 11, 2008 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Matabeleland Tuskers v Mashonaland Eagles at Bulawayo, Dec 9-12, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Midlands v Matabeleland at Kwekwe, Dec 3, 2003 scorecard
Last List A Mountaineers v Matabeleland Tuskers at Mutare, Jan 21, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Australia v Zimbabwe at Cape Town, Sep 12, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Matabeleland Tuskers v Southern Rocks at Bulawayo, Jan 6, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/25 Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka Lincoln 11 Feb 2015 Other OD
0/23 Zimbabwe v New Zealand Lincoln 9 Feb 2015 Other OD
2/49 Zimbabweans v ND-XI Gisborne 6 Feb 2015 Other OD
1/35 Zimbabweans v ND-XI Gisborne 4 Feb 2015 Other OD
3/51, 2 Tuskers v Mountaineers Mutare 21 Jan 2015 LA
9, 1/28 Tuskers v Rhinos Bulawayo 17 Jan 2015 LA
3, 1/49 Tuskers v Eagles Harare 14 Jan 2015 LA
4/28, 26 Zimbabwe A v Canada Harare 8 Jan 2015 Other OD
1*, 4/31 Zimbabwe A v Canada Harare 6 Jan 2015 Other OD
19*, 3/32, 2/46 Tuskers v Eagles Bulawayo 9 Dec 2014 FC
Profile

Tawanda Mupariwa's short, stocky build and pleasant demeanour don't suggest a great quick bowling talent, yet in 2008 he became the fastest Zimbabwe bowler to 50 ODI wickets, getting there in 28 games - nine fewer than Eddo Brandes. But pace isn't Mupariwa's main weapon; a medium pacer who lost a yard after a knee injury in his late 20s, he relies mainly on accuracy, an ability to swing and seam the new ball, and a deceptive slower delivery. Zimbabwe relied upon Mupariwa when their pace-bowling stocks were at an all-time low in the years following the premature retirements of the 'rebel' players, but despite his enviable one-day credentials, he fell out of favour as Zimbabwe searched for genuine express pace bowlers in the lead-up to the return to Test cricket in 2011.

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Oct 19, 2009

Tawanda Mupariwa steams in, Matabeleland Tuskers v Mashonaland Eagles, Faithwear Metbank One-Day Competition, October 19, 2009

Tawanda Mupariwa steams in

© Zimbabwe Cricket

Jan 19, 2009

Ray Price and Tawanda Mupariwa celebrate Zimbabwe's win, Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Mirpur, January 19, 2009

Ray Price and Tawanda Mupariwa celebrate Zimbabwe's win

© AFP

Jan 19, 2009

Tawanda Mupariwa turned in a very tidy opening spell, Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Mirpur, January 19, 2009

Tawanda Mupariwa turned in a very tidy opening spell

© AFP

Country Fixtures Country Results
23rd Match, Pool B: Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Brisbane
Mar 1, 2015 (13:30 local | 03:30 GMT | 22:30 EST -1d | 21:30 CST -1d | 19:30 PST -1d)
Eagles v Rhinos at Harare
Mar 1, 2015 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 02:30 EST | 01:30 CST | 23:30 PST -1d)
Tuskers v Mountaineers at Bulawayo
Mar 1, 2015 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 02:30 EST | 01:30 CST | 23:30 PST -1d)
Eagles v Rhinos at Harare
Mar 3-6, 2015 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
Tuskers v Mountaineers at Bulawayo
Mar 3-6, 2015 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
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