Temba Bavuma      

Full name Temba Bavuma

Born May 17, 1990, Cape Town, Cape Province

Current age 29 years 123 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 36 59 7 1716 102* 33.00 3580 47.93 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 140 234 29 7580 162 36.97 14523 52.19 14 40 954 35 76 0
List A 90 77 9 2123 117* 31.22 2564 82.80 3 8 166 22 20 0
T20s 61 53 10 1279 104 29.74 1009 126.75 1 5 112 26 27 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 36 5 96 61 1 1/29 1/29 61.00 3.81 96.0 0 0 0
ODIs 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 140 22 482 313 7 2/34 2/34 44.71 3.89 68.8 0 0 0
List A 90 1 3 4 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
T20s 61 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Port Elizabeth, Feb 21-23, 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 Derbyshire v Northamptonshire at Chesterfield, Jul 14-16, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Eastern Province v Gauteng at Port Elizabeth, Oct 5, 2008 scorecard
Last List A India A v South Africa A at Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Griqualand West v Gauteng at Kimberley, Oct 2, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s Lions v Warriors at Johannesburg, May 5, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
6 SA A v India A Thiruvananthapuram 6 Sep 2019 LA
28* SA A v India A Thiruvananthapuram 4 Sep 2019 LA
27 SA A v India A Thiruvananthapuram 2 Sep 2019 LA
40 SA A v India A Thiruvananthapuram 31 Aug 2019 LA
8 SA A v India A Thiruvananthapuram 29 Aug 2019 LA
134, 31 Northants v Derbyshire Chesterfield 14 Jul 2019 FC
103, 1 Northants v Lancashire Northampton 7 Jul 2019 FC
14, 25 Northants v Sussex Hove 30 Jun 2019 FC
20, 68 Northants v Leics Northampton 24 Jun 2019 FC
0/2, 43 Northants v Durham Chester-le-Street 10 Jun 2019 FC
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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May 23, 2019

Temba Bavuma turns one away down the leg side, Northamptonshire v Sussex, County Championship Division Two, Northampton, May 23, 2019

Temba Bavuma turns one away down the leg side

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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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