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Temba Bavuma      

Full name Temba Bavuma

Born May 17, 1990, Cape Town, Cape Province

Current age 28 years 129 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 31 50 6 1488 102* 33.81 3161 47.07 1 11 183 3 15 0
ODIs Insights on odi 2 2 0 161 113 80.50 170 94.70 1 0 18 1 1 0
First-class 121 200 28 6439 162 37.43 12712 50.65 12 35 794 30 59 0
List A 79 67 7 1802 113 30.03 2223 81.06 2 7 137 17 17 0
T20s Insights on t20 46 40 8 921 79* 28.78 746 123.45 0 4 82 17 20 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 31 5 96 61 1 1/29 1/29 61.00 3.81 96.0 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 121 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 Insights on t20 46 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth, Dec 26-30, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 20-23, 2018 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 Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 20-23, 2018 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 Gauteng v North West at East London, Sep 23, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
79* Gauteng v North West East London 23 Sep 2018 T20
8 Gauteng v Free State Oudtshoorn 15 Sep 2018 T20
13 Gauteng v S West D Oudtshoorn 14 Sep 2018 T20
33* Gauteng v Zim Select Oudtshoorn 14 Sep 2018 T20
11, 63 South Africa v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 20 Jul 2018 Test # 2313 Insights on
17, 2 South Africa v Sri Lanka Galle 12 Jul 2018 Test # 2311 Insights on
58 Sth Africans v SL Board XI Colombo (PSS) 7 Jul 2018 Other
95*, 35* South Africa v Australia Johannesburg 30 Mar 2018 Test # 2302 Insights on
1, 0/10, 5 South Africa v Australia Cape Town 22 Mar 2018 Test # 2300 Insights on
65 Cape Cobras v Knights Cape Town 17 Jan 2018 LA
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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Jul 23, 2018

Temba Bavuma sweeps to counter Sri Lanka's spinners, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, SSC, 4th day, July 23, 2018

Temba Bavuma sweeps to counter Sri Lanka's spinners

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Jul 23, 2018

Temba Bavuma hugs Theunis de Bruyn after the latter's first Test half-century, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, SSC, 4th day, July 23, 2018

Temba Bavuma hugs Theunis de Bruyn after the latter's first Test half-century

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Jul 14, 2018

Temba Bavuma was caught at leg slip, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day, July 14, 2018

Temba Bavuma was caught at leg slip

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