Temba Bavuma      

Full name Temba Bavuma

Born May 17, 1990, Cape Town, Cape Province

Current age 26 years 313 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 19 28 3 819 102* 32.76 1832 44.70 1 6 107 2 8 0
ODIs 1 1 0 113 113 113.00 123 91.86 1 0 13 1 1 0
First-class 105 171 24 5554 162 37.78 10976 50.60 12 28 693 28 51 0
List A 72 62 7 1607 113 29.21 1984 80.99 2 6 118 17 16 0
Twenty20 32 26 6 593 70 29.65 484 122.52 0 3 52 10 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 19 2 48 30 1 1/29 1/29 30.00 3.75 48.0 0 0 0
ODIs 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 105 17 404 257 7 2/34 2/34 36.71 3.81 57.7 0 0 0
List A 72 1 3 4 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
Twenty20 32 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth, Dec 26-30, 2014 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington, Mar 16-18, 2017 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 New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington, Mar 16-18, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Eastern Province v Gauteng at Port Elizabeth, Oct 5, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Dolphins v Lions at Durban, Feb 24, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Griqualand West v Gauteng at Kimberley, Oct 2, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Warriors v Lions at Port Elizabeth, Dec 13, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
89 South Africa v New Zealand Wellington 16 Mar 2017 Test # 2255
64, 6 South Africa v New Zealand Dunedin 8 Mar 2017 Test # 2253
74 Lions v Dolphins Durban 24 Feb 2017 LA
30 Lions v Warriors Johannesburg 19 Feb 2017 LA
0/36, 0, 4 Lions v Knights Johannesburg 9 Feb 2017 FC
35, 2/37, 52*, 0/17 Lions v Warriors East London 2 Feb 2017 FC
0 South Africa v Sri Lanka Johannesburg 12 Jan 2017 Test # 2247
10, 0 South Africa v Sri Lanka Cape Town 2 Jan 2017 Test # 2244
3, 8 South Africa v Sri Lanka Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 2016 Test # 2243
10 Lions v Warriors Port Elizabeth 13 Dec 2016 T20
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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Mar 26, 2017

Temba Bavuma lays into a pull shot, New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton, 2nd day, March 26, 2017

Temba Bavuma lays into a pull shot

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Mar 17, 2017

Temba Bavuma goes on the attack, New Zealand v South Africa, 2nd Test, Wellington, 2nd day, March 17, 2016

Temba Bavuma goes on the attack

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Mar 17, 2017

Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma shared a 160-run stand, New Zealand v South Africa, 2nd Test, Wellington, 2nd day, March 17, 2016

Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma shared a 160-run stand

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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Test: New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton - Mar 25-29
South Africa 314 New Zealand 67/0 (25.3 ov)
Pool B: Boland v Namibia at Paarl
Mar 26, 2017 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 03:30 EDT | 02:30 CDT | 00:30 PDT)
Cross Pool: Gauteng v Border at Johannesburg
Mar 26, 2017 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 03:30 EDT | 02:30 CDT | 00:30 PDT)
Pool A: North West v S West D at Potchefstroom
Mar 26, 2017 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 03:30 EDT | 02:30 CDT | 00:30 PDT)
Pool A: Northerns v Northern Cpe at Pretoria
Mar 26, 2017 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 03:30 EDT | 02:30 CDT | 00:30 PDT)
Cross Pool: W Province v KZN-Inland at Cape Town
Mar 26, 2017 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 03:30 EDT | 02:30 CDT | 00:30 PDT)
Qualifier: Knights v Warriors at Bloemfontein
Mar 26, 2017 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 04:00 EDT | 03:00 CDT | 01:00 PDT)
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