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Prosper Utseya      

Full name Prosper Utseya

Born March 26, 1985, Harare

Current age 29 years 29 days

Major teams Zimbabwe, Easterns (Zimbabwe), Mashonaland A, Mashonaland Eagles, Mountaineers, Zimbabwe A, Zimbabwe Board XI, Zimbabwe Select XI, Zimbabwe Under-19s, Zimbabwe XI

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Prosper Utseya
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 8 1 107 45 15.28 229 46.72 0 0 12 1 2 0
ODIs 151 122 46 1319 68* 17.35 2263 58.28 0 4 81 16 46 0
T20Is 29 17 6 66 13* 6.00 93 70.96 0 0 4 0 5 0
First-class 81 136 9 2751 115* 21.66 6488 42.40 1 15 33 0
List A 225 180 58 1951 68* 15.99 0 5 73 0
Twenty20 78 51 21 339 41* 11.30 398 85.17 0 0 19 8 23 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 6 753 410 10 3/60 5/192 41.00 3.26 75.3 0 0 0
ODIs 151 147 7857 5691 119 4/38 4/38 47.82 4.34 66.0 2 0 0
T20Is 29 29 635 697 24 3/25 3/25 29.04 6.58 26.4 0 0 0
First-class 81 14188 6468 214 7/56 30.22 2.73 66.2 8 8 2
List A 225 11296 7969 195 4/16 4/16 40.86 4.23 57.9 4 0 0
Twenty20 78 78 1704 1823 73 4/12 4/12 24.97 6.41 23.3 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, May 6-8, 2004 scorecard
Last Test Zimbabwe v Pakistan at Harare, Sep 10-14, 2013 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, Apr 20, 2004 scorecard
Last ODI Zimbabwe v Pakistan at Harare, Aug 31, 2013 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Khulna, Nov 28, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I United Arab Emirates v Zimbabwe at Sylhet, Mar 21, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Mashonaland Eagles v Southern Rocks at Harare, Apr 6-9, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Manicaland v Mashonaland at Mutare, Dec 3, 2003 scorecard
Last List A Southern Rocks v Mashonaland Eagles at Masvingo, Feb 22, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Khulna, Nov 28, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 United Arab Emirates v Zimbabwe at Sylhet, Mar 21, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/10, 1/49 Eagles v Rocks Harare 6 Apr 2014 FC
14, 1/52, 12 Eagles v Mountaineers Harare 29 Mar 2014 FC
0/18 Zimbabwe v U.A.E. Sylhet 21 Mar 2014 T20I # 376
2/24 Zimbabwe v Netherlands Sylhet 19 Mar 2014 T20I # 372
0/38 Zimbabwe v Ireland Sylhet 17 Mar 2014 T20I # 368
0/17 Zimbabwe v Afghanistan Chittagong 14 Mar 2014 Other T20
4*, 3/19 Zimbabwe v Hong Kong Chittagong 12 Mar 2014 Other T20
1/20, 8 Eagles v Rocks Masvingo 22 Feb 2014 LA
2/27, 2 Utseya XI v Taylor XI Harare 19 Feb 2014 Other T20
1*, 0/40 Utseya XI v Taylor XI Harare 18 Feb 2014 Other T20
Profile

Like so many in the new generation of Zimbabwe players, Prosper Utseya was first introduced to the game at Chipembere Primary School in the Harare township of Highfield, and won a ZCU scholarship to Churchill High School. A promising talent at school level, he made his first-class debut - opening the batting in the first innings - for Mashonaland A at the age of 15. He scored a fifty in a tight situation in just his second Logan Cup match, against Manicaland, a day before his 16th birthday, and soon moved into the Under-19 and Zimbabwe A sides, with some notable bowling performances along the way. In 2004, Utseya was unexpectedly thrust into the Zimbabwe national team against Sri Lanka at the age of 19 when the rebel players withdrew. Later that year, he was moved to Manicaland to strengthen the provincial side there, and was selected for the CFX Academy. Growing in experience, he took his first first-class five-wicket haul - 5 for 32 - against Manicaland in October of that year, and continued to hold a place in a weakened national side, taking up the captaincy from Terry Duffin in 2006.

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Mar 19, 2014

Prosper Utseya celebrates one of his two wickets, Netherlands v Zimbabwe, World T20, Group B, Sylhet, March 19, 2014

Prosper Utseya celebrates one of his two wickets

© ICC

Sep 13, 2013

Prosper Utseya celebrates the wicket of Younis Khan with Brian Vitori, Zimbabwe v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Harare, 4th day, September 13, 2013

Prosper Utseya celebrates a wicket with Brian Vitori

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Sep 12, 2013

Prosper Utseya was dismissed early by Rahat Ali, Zimbabwe v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Harare, 3rd day, September 12, 2013

Prosper Utseya was dismissed early by Rahat Ali

© AFP

Country Fixtures Country Results
Eagles v Tuskers at Harare - Apr 23-26
Tuskers 178 Eagles 178/3
Rhinos v Mountaineers at Kwekwe - Apr 23-26
Mountaineers 136 Rhinos 153/4
Final: Mountaineers v Rocks at Mutare
Apr 30, 2014 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 03:30 EDT | 02:30 CDT | 00:30 PDT)
Only Test: Zimbabwe v South Africa at Harare
Aug 9-13, 2014
1st ODI: Zimbabwe v South Africa at Bulawayo
Aug 17, 2014
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