Mark Burmester      

Full name Mark Greville Burmester

Born January 24, 1968, Durban, Natal, South Africa

Current age 46 years 304 days

Major teams Zimbabwe, Manicaland, Mashonaland

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education Eaglesvale High School

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 4 2 54 30* 27.00 133 40.60 0 0 6 1 1 0
ODIs 8 7 1 109 39 18.16 207 52.65 0 0 7 0 2 0
First-class 22 34 3 796 89 25.67 0 7 18 0
List A 16 13 1 189 39 15.75 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 4 436 227 3 3/78 3/78 75.66 3.12 145.3 0 0 0
ODIs 8 7 209 213 5 3/36 3/36 42.60 6.11 41.8 0 0 0
First-class 22 2232 1005 30 3/34 33.50 2.70 74.4 0 0
List A 16 487 459 11 3/36 3/36 41.72 5.65 44.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Oct 18-22, 1992 scorecard
Last Test Zimbabwe v New Zealand at Harare, Nov 7-12, 1992 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Napier, Mar 3, 1992 scorecard
Last ODI Zimbabwe v Pakistan at Harare, Feb 26, 1995 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1990-2001
List A span 1990-1996
Profile

Mark Burmester was a keen rather than naturally able player, but he made the most of his talent as a right-arm medium-pace bowler, and on his day was a capable batsmen who on occasion opened the innings. He won international recognition when called into the Zimbabwe squad for the 1992 World Cup, playing four matches and dismissing Sachin Tendulkar and Dean Jones. He was subsequently chosen to play in Zimbabwe's inaugural Test (against India) during which he became the first Zimbabwean to take a Test wicket (that of Ravi Shastri). He ended with 3 for 78 but didn't add to his tally in two more outings against New Zealand. A back injury then meant he didn't bowl for almost two seasons and when he returned he had faded from the selectors' minds.
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