Temba Bavuma      

Full name Temba Bavuma

Born May 17, 1990, Cape Town, Cape Province

Current age 27 years 40 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 Insights on test 20 30 3 849 102* 31.44 1892 44.87 1 6 111 2 8 0
ODIs Insights on odi 1 1 0 113 113 113.00 123 91.86 1 0 13 1 1 0
First-class 108 177 24 5690 162 37.18 11239 50.62 12 29 709 29 52 0
List A 77 65 7 1689 113 29.12 2102 80.35 2 6 124 17 17 0
T20s Insights on t20 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 Insights on test 20 3 60 37 1 1/29 1/29 37.00 3.70 60.0 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 108 18 416 264 7 2/34 2/34 37.71 3.80 59.4 0 0 0
List A 77 1 3 4 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 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 Hamilton, Mar 25-29, 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 England Lions v South Africa A at Canterbury, Jun 21-24, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Eastern Province v Gauteng at Port Elizabeth, Oct 5, 2008 scorecard
Last List A England Lions v South Africa A at Northampton, Jun 5, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Griqualand West v Gauteng at Kimberley, Oct 2, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s Warriors v Lions at Port Elizabeth, Dec 13, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
10, 33 Sth Africa A v Eng Lions Canterbury 21 Jun 2017 FC
63, 0 Sth Africa A v Sussex Arundel 14 Jun 2017 FC
- Sth Africa A v Eng Lions Northampton 5 Jun 2017 LA
18 Sth Africa A v Eng Lions Northampton 3 Jun 2017 LA
43 Sth Africa A v Eng Lions Nottingham 1 Jun 2017 LA
- Sth Africa A v Derbyshire Derby 29 May 2017 LA
21 Sth Africa A v Yorkshire Leeds 27 May 2017 LA
29, 0/7, 1 South Africa v New Zealand Hamilton 25 Mar 2017 Test # 2257 Insights on
89 South Africa v New Zealand Wellington 16 Mar 2017 Test # 2255 Insights on
64, 6 South Africa v New Zealand Dunedin 8 Mar 2017 Test # 2253 Insights on
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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Jun 15, 2017

Temba Bavuma top-scored with 63, Sussex v South Africa A, Tour match, Arundel, 2nd day, June 15, 2017

Temba Bavuma top-scored with 63

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Jun 1, 2017

Temba Bavuma works through the leg side, England Lions v South Africa A, 1st one-day match, Trent Bridge, June 1, 2017

Temba Bavuma works through the leg side

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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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Tournament Results
Australia v New Zealand at Centurion - Oct 5, 2009
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Oct 3, 2009
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Australia v England at Centurion - Oct 2, 2009
Australia won by 9 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)
India v West Indies at Johannesburg - Sep 30, 2009
India won by 7 wickets (with 107 balls remaining)
Australia v Pakistan at Centurion - Sep 30, 2009
Australia won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
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