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Prosper Utseya      

Full name Prosper Utseya

Born March 26, 1985, Harare

Current age 29 years 270 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 160 129 47 1385 68* 16.89 2384 58.09 0 4 85 17 48 0
T20Is 29 17 6 66 13* 6.00 93 70.96 0 0 4 0 5 0
First-class 82 137 9 2756 115* 21.53 6515 42.30 1 15 33 0
List A 236 189 59 2052 68* 15.78 0 5 75 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 160 156 8349 6046 130 5/36 5/36 46.50 4.34 64.2 2 1 0
T20Is 29 29 635 697 24 3/25 3/25 29.04 6.58 26.4 0 0 0
First-class 82 14284 6509 217 7/56 29.99 2.73 65.8 8 8 2
List A 236 11839 8354 207 5/36 5/36 40.35 4.23 57.1 4 1 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 South Africa at Harare, Sep 4, 2014 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 Matabeleland Tuskers at Harare, Apr 23-25, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Manicaland v Mashonaland at Mutare, Dec 3, 2003 scorecard
Last List A Matabeleland Tuskers v Mashonaland Eagles at Bulawayo, Dec 7, 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
18, 1/30 Eagles v Tuskers Bulawayo 7 Dec 2014 LA
17 Eagles v Rhinos Harare 9 Nov 2014 LA
50, 7 Zim Chairman v Zim Pres XI Triangle 11 Oct 2014 Other
0/55, 0 Zimbabwe v South Africa Harare 4 Sep 2014 ODI # 3524
2/45, 30* Zimbabwe v Australia Harare 31 Aug 2014 ODI # 3521
5/36, 5 Zimbabwe v South Africa Harare 29 Aug 2014 ODI # 3518
0/44, 9 Zimbabwe v Australia Harare 25 Aug 2014 ODI # 3513
2, 0/36 Zimbabwe v South Africa Bulawayo 21 Aug 2014 ODI # 3510
2/39, 15 Zimbabwe v South Africa Bulawayo 19 Aug 2014 ODI # 3508
1/44, 5 Zimbabwe v South Africa Bulawayo 17 Aug 2014 ODI # 3507
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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Sep 30, 2014

Hamilton Masakadza and Brendan Taylor with the World Cup trophy, September 30, 2014

Hamilton Masakadza and Brendan Taylor with the World Cup trophy

© Getty Images

Sep 30, 2014

Prosper Utseya, Hamilton Masakadza and Brendan Taylor with the World Cup trophy at Victoria falls, September 30, 2014

Prosper Utseya, Hamilton Masakadza and Brendan Taylor with the World Cup trophy at Victoria falls

© ICC

Sep 4, 2014

Prosper Utseya appeals unsuccessfully, Zimbabwe v South Africa, tri-series, Harare, September 4, 2014

Prosper Utseya appeals unsuccessfully

© AFP

Country Fixtures Country Results
Eagles v Zim U19 at Harare
Jan 3, 2015 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 02:30 EST | 01:30 CST | 23:30 PST)
Tuskers v Zim U19 at Harare
Jan 10, 2015 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 02:30 EST | 01:30 CST | 23:30 PST)
Eagles v Tuskers at Harare
Jan 14, 2015 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 02:30 EST | 01:30 CST | 23:30 PST)
Mountaineers v Rhinos at Mutare
Jan 14, 2015 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 02:30 EST | 01:30 CST | 23:30 PST)
Eagles v Mountaineers at Harare
Jan 17, 2015 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 02:30 EST | 01:30 CST | 23:30 PST)
Tuskers v Rhinos at Bulawayo
Jan 17, 2015 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 02:30 EST | 01:30 CST | 23:30 PST)
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