Thandi Tshabalala      

Full name Mthandeki Samson Tshabalala

Born November 19, 1984, Welkom, Free State

Current age 29 years 346 days

Major teams South Africa, Africa XI, Eagles, Free State, South Africa A

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Mthandeki Samson Tshabalala
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 4 1 1 2 2* - 3 66.66 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 66 92 20 904 55 12.55 2280 39.64 0 2 23 0
List A 101 35 18 163 17* 9.58 300 54.33 0 0 18 0
Twenty20 47 9 6 62 21* 20.66 70 88.57 0 0 7 0 13 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 4 4 150 151 3 1/30 1/30 50.33 6.04 50.0 0 0 0
First-class 66 9036 5629 131 5/68 42.96 3.73 68.9 4 3 0
List A 101 4025 3343 85 4/24 4/24 39.32 4.98 47.3 2 0 0
Twenty20 47 45 841 954 48 4/13 4/13 19.87 6.80 17.5 1 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Ireland v South Africa at Belfast, Jun 24, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI Zimbabwe v South Africa at Harare, Aug 26, 2007 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut KwaZulu-Natal v Free State at Durban, Oct 24-26, 2003 scorecard
Last First-class KwaZulu-Natal v Western Province at Durban, Oct 2-4, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Free State v Western Province at Bloemfontein, Nov 28, 2003 scorecard
Last List A Dolphins v Warriors at Pietermaritzburg, Oct 19, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Dolphins v Eagles at Durban, Apr 11, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Knights v Warriors at Kimberley, Feb 11, 2011 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0*, 0/17 Dolphins v Warriors Pietermaritzburg 19 Oct 2014 LA
0/27 Dolphins v Knights Bloemfontein 17 Oct 2014 LA
0/41 KZ-Natal v W Province Durban 5 Oct 2014 LA
0*, 0/30 KZ-Natal v W Province Durban 2 Oct 2014 FC
6, 0/35 Int World XI v Pak All Star Karachi 21 Oct 2012 Other T20
3/20, 0 Int World XI v Pak All Star Karachi 20 Oct 2012 Other T20
0/10 Knights v Warriors Kimberley 11 Feb 2011 T20
0/32 Knights v Dolphins Bloemfontein 2 Feb 2011 T20
13, 1/48, 14*, 0/29 Knights v Warriors Kimberley 13 Jan 2011 FC
4/55 Free State v KZN-Inland Pietermaritzburg 16 Dec 2010 FC
Profile

Few people in South African cricket doubt that off-spinner Thandi Tshabalala has what it takes to perform at international level. But there is a diverse array of opinions when it comes to just when the black Free Stater will be properly ready for the step up. Tshabalala had his first national call-up in February 2006 when he was named in the squad for the Twenty20 international against Australia. He eventually did not play, but was chosen for the tour to Sri Lanka in July before finally making his ODI debut against Ireland in Stormont in June 2007.

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Jul 25, 2006

Thandi Tshabalala prepares to bowl, Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo, July 25, 2006

Thandi Tshabalala prepares to bowl

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Jun 14, 2006

Thandi Tshabalala

Thandi Tshabalala

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Cross Pool: KZ-Natal v E. Province at Durban - Oct 30-Nov 1
KZ-Natal 308/6d E. Province 53/7
Cross Pool: Boland v W Province at Paarl - Oct 30-Nov 1
Boland 159 & 93/3 W Province 384
Pool A: Border v North West at East London - Oct 30-Nov 1
North West 187 & 20/1 Border 197
Cross Pool: Free State v Northerns at Bloemfontein - Oct 30-Nov 1
Northerns 247 Free State 324/9
Cross Pool: S West D v Namibia at Oudtshoorn - Oct 30-Nov 1
Namibia 130 & 36/5 S West D 242
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