Temba Bavuma      

Full name Temba Bavuma

Born May 17, 1990, Cape Town, Cape Province

Current age 28 years 338 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 132 219 29 7014 162 36.91 13633 51.44 12 39 884 30 69 0
List A 85 72 8 2014 117* 31.46 2436 82.67 3 8 157 20 19 0
T20s 56 48 9 1051 79* 26.94 847 124.08 0 4 97 19 26 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 132 21 476 311 7 2/34 2/34 44.42 3.92 68.0 0 0 0
List A 85 1 3 4 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
T20s 56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 South Africa v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth, Feb 21-23, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Eastern Province v Gauteng at Port Elizabeth, Oct 5, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Lions v Dolphins at Potchefstroom, Mar 23, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Griqualand West v Gauteng at Kimberley, Oct 2, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s Lions v Titans at Johannesburg, Apr 18, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0* Lions v Titans Johannesburg 18 Apr 2019 T20
- Lions v Warriors East London 14 Apr 2019 T20
26 Lions v Knights Potchefstroom 12 Apr 2019 T20
26 Lions v Dolphins Durban 10 Apr 2019 T20
46 Lions v Cape Cobras Johannesburg 7 Apr 2019 T20
64 Lions v Dolphins Potchefstroom 23 Mar 2019 LA
10 Lions v Titans Benoni 21 Mar 2019 LA
- Lions v Knights Bloemfontein 9 Mar 2019 LA
17 Lions v Cape Cobras Johannesburg 7 Mar 2019 LA
4 Lions v Warriors East London 1 Mar 2019 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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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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