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Temba Bavuma      

Full name Temba Bavuma

Born May 17, 1990, Cape Town, Cape Province

Current age 26 years 202 days

Major teams South Africa, Gauteng, Gauteng Under-19s, Lions, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Temba Bavuma
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 14 20 3 639 102* 37.58 1423 44.90 1 4 84 2 5 0
ODIs 1 1 0 113 113 113.00 123 91.86 1 0 13 1 1 0
First-class 98 159 23 5283 162 38.84 10414 50.72 12 25 659 28 48 0
List A 70 60 7 1503 113 28.35 1860 80.80 2 5 114 16 16 0
Twenty20 28 22 6 515 70 32.18 412 125.00 0 3 47 10 12 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 14 2 48 30 1 1/29 1/29 30.00 3.75 48.0 0 0 0
ODIs 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 98 14 248 167 5 2/34 2/34 33.40 4.04 49.6 0 0 0
List A 70 1 3 4 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
Twenty20 28 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth, Dec 26-30, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Australia v South Africa at Adelaide, Nov 24-27, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
Only ODI South Africa v Ireland at Benoni, Sep 25, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Eastern Province v Gauteng at Port Elizabeth, Oct 2-4, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Australia v South Africa at Adelaide, Nov 24-27, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Eastern Province v Gauteng at Port Elizabeth, Oct 5, 2008 scorecard
Last List A South Africa v Ireland at Benoni, Sep 25, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Griqualand West v Gauteng at Kimberley, Oct 2, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Gauteng v Kenya at Bloemfontein, Sep 26, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
8, 0/1, 21 South Africa v Australia Adelaide 24 Nov 2016 Test # 2236
33* Sth Africans v Victoria XI Melbourne 19 Nov 2016 Other OD
74 South Africa v Australia Hobart 12 Nov 2016 Test # 2233
51, 8, 1/29 South Africa v Australia Perth 3 Nov 2016 Test # 2230
43, 0/6 Sth Africans v SOA XI Adelaide 27 Oct 2016 Other
11, 21 Sth Africans v CA XI Adelaide 22 Oct 2016 Other
76* Lions v Cape Cobras Johannesburg 5 Oct 2016 FC
113 South Africa v Ireland Benoni 25 Sep 2016 ODI # 3780
117 Lions v Titans Soweto 7 Sep 2016 Other OD
8, 40* South Africa v New Zealand Centurion 27 Aug 2016 Test # 2220
Profile

From the same street in Langa, a township outside Cape Town, where Thami Tsolekile and Malusi Siboto were raised, came Temba Bavuma. Unlike the wicketkeeper-batsman and medium-pacer, Bavuma is a specialist batsman and the first black African batsman picked in South Africa's Test squad.

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Nov 24, 2016

Temba Bavuma tries to take his bottom hand off after nicking behind, Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 1st day, November 24, 2016

Temba Bavuma tries to take his bottom hand off after nicking behind

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Nov 14, 2016

Temba Bavuma throws the ball, Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Hobart, 3rd day, November 14, 2016

Temba Bavuma throws the ball

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Nov 14, 2016

Temba Bavuma gets off his toes to play a short ball, Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Hobart, 3rd day, November 14, 2016

Temba Bavuma gets off his toes to play a short ball

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Tournament Results
Mum Indians v Royals at Delhi - Oct 6, 2013
Mum Indians won by 33 runs
Trinidad & T v Mum Indians at Delhi - Oct 5, 2013
Mum Indians won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Royals v Super Kings at Jaipur - Oct 4, 2013
Royals won by 14 runs
Super Kings v Trinidad & T at Delhi - Oct 2, 2013
Trinidad & T won by 8 wickets (with 29 balls remaining)
Mum Indians v Scorchers at Delhi - Oct 2, 2013
Mum Indians won by 6 wickets (with 40 balls remaining)
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