Omphile Ramela      

Full name Omphile Abel Ramela

Born March 14, 1988, Soweto, Johhanesburg

Current age 29 years 272 days

Major teams Boland, Cape Cobras, Gauteng, South Africa A, University Sports South Africa XI, Western Province

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Omphile Abel Ramela
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 104 181 8 5212 202* 30.12 12421 41.96 9 22 689 22 59 0
List A 74 72 5 1871 106 27.92 2882 64.92 1 13 173 13 18 0
T20s Insights on t20 44 33 3 610 54 20.33 591 103.21 0 1 48 12 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 104 17 480 340 10 4/39 4/39 34.00 4.25 48.0 1 0 0
List A 74 3 72 66 0 - - - 5.50 - 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 44 2 12 21 0 - - - 10.50 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Zimbabwe Provinces v Gauteng at Bulawayo, Oct 11-13, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Lions v Titans at Johannesburg, Oct 23-25, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Zimbabwe Provinces v Gauteng at Bulawayo, Oct 14, 2007 scorecard
Last List A Cape Cobras v Warriors at Cape Town, Mar 12, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Boland v Border at Paarl, Oct 9, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s Lions v Knights at Johannesburg, Dec 10, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Lions v Knights Johannesburg 10 Dec 2017 T20
4 Lions v Warriors Potchefstroom 8 Dec 2017 T20
- Lions v Knights Bloemfontein 1 Dec 2017 T20
- Lions v Warriors Cape Town 26 Nov 2017 T20
10 Lions v Cape Cobras Paarl 24 Nov 2017 T20
- Lions v Dolphins Potchefstroom 19 Nov 2017 T20
30* Lions v Cape Cobras Johannesburg 17 Nov 2017 T20
63, 32 Lions v Titans Johannesburg 23 Oct 2017 FC
64, 12, 0/7 Lions v Knights Potchefstroom 16 Oct 2017 FC
25 Lions v Dolphins Pietermaritzburg 6 Oct 2017 FC
Profile

A left-hander with the temperament of a scholar, Omphile Ramela is unusual for a South African cricketer in all the right ways. He is one of a handful of black African batsmen to make their name in the longer format and one of a select group of professional players with a degree behind his name. Ramela, who also speaks five different languages, was studying towards a Masters in Economics while captaining the Cobras.

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Jul 31, 2016

Omphile Ramela plays into the offside, Australia A v South Africa A, 1st unofficial Test, Brisbane, 2nd day, July 31, 2016

Omphile Ramela plays into the offside

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Aug 18, 2015

Omphile Ramela gets a hug from Temba Bavuma after completing his ton, India A v South Africa A, 1st Unofficial Test, Wayanad, August 18, 2015

Omphile Ramela gets a hug from Temba Bavuma after completing his ton

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Sep 21, 2014

Omphile Ramela played some big shots, Cape Cobras v Hobart Hurricanes, Champions League T20, Hyderabad, September 21, 2014

Omphile Ramela played some big shots

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