Temba Bavuma      

Full name Temba Bavuma

Born May 17, 1990, Cape Town, Cape Province

Current age 28 years 280 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 35 57 7 1710 102* 34.20 3553 48.12 1 13 216 3 16 0
ODIs 2 2 0 161 113 80.50 170 94.70 1 0 18 1 1 0
First-class 131 217 29 7008 162 37.27 13606 51.50 12 39 884 30 69 0
List A 79 67 7 1802 113 30.03 2223 81.06 2 7 137 17 17 0
T20s 51 44 8 953 79* 26.47 772 123.44 0 4 88 17 21 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 35 5 96 61 1 1/29 1/29 61.00 3.81 96.0 0 0 0
ODIs 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 131 21 476 311 7 2/34 2/34 44.42 3.92 68.0 0 0 0
List A 79 1 3 4 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
T20s 51 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth, Dec 26-30, 2014 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Sri Lanka at Durban, Feb 13-16, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Ireland at Benoni, Sep 25, 2016 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Bangladesh at East London, Oct 22, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Eastern Province v Gauteng at Port Elizabeth, Oct 2-4, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class South Africa v Sri Lanka at Durban, Feb 13-16, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Eastern Province v Gauteng at Port Elizabeth, Oct 5, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Cape Cobras v Knights at Cape Town, Jan 17, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Griqualand West v Gauteng at Kimberley, Oct 2, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s Durban Heat v Jozi Stars at Durban, Dec 7, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
47, 3 South Africa v Sri Lanka Durban 13 Feb 2019 Test # 2347
22, 48 Lions v Warriors Potchefstroom 28 Jan 2019 FC
30, 6 Lions v Knights Bloemfontein 21 Jan 2019 FC
8, 23 South Africa v Pakistan Johannesburg 11 Jan 2019 Test # 2341
75 South Africa v Pakistan Cape Town 3 Jan 2019 Test # 2340
53, 13* South Africa v Pakistan Centurion 26 Dec 2018 Test # 2338
1 Durban Heat v Jozi Stars Durban 7 Dec 2018 T20
- Durban Heat v Giants Durban 5 Dec 2018 T20
4 Durban Heat v Paarl Rocks Durban 28 Nov 2018 T20
0 Durban Heat v Blitz Durban 18 Nov 2018 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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Feb 21, 2019

Temba Bavuma was run out for a duck, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Port Elizabeth, 1st day, February 21, 2019

Temba Bavuma was run out for a duck

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Feb 13, 2019

Temba Bavuma looks to paddle one fine, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Durban, 1st day, February 13, 2019

Temba Bavuma looks to paddle one fine

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Jan 5, 2019

Vernon Philander chipped out Asad Shafiq, South Africa v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 3rd day, January 5, 2018

Vernon Philander chipped out Asad Shafiq

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