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Thandi Tshabalala      

Full name Mthandeki Samson Tshabalala

Born November 19, 1984, Welkom, Free State

Current age 30 years 32 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 70 98 22 957 55 12.59 2373 40.32 0 2 25 0
List A 102 36 19 187 24* 11.00 314 59.55 0 0 18 0
Twenty20 49 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 70 9432 5830 139 5/68 41.94 3.70 67.8 4 3 0
List A 102 4067 3372 87 4/24 4/24 38.75 4.97 46.7 2 0 0
Twenty20 49 47 883 995 52 4/10 4/10 19.13 6.76 16.9 2 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 Inland v KwaZulu-Natal at Pietermaritzburg, Nov 27-29, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Free State v Western Province at Bloemfontein, Nov 28, 2003 scorecard
Last List A North West v KwaZulu-Natal at Potchefstroom, Nov 23, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Dolphins v Eagles at Durban, Apr 11, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Gauteng v KwaZulu-Natal at Johannesburg, Nov 9, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/20, 1, 3/36, 2 KZ-Natal v KZN-Inland Pietermaritzburg 27 Nov 2014 FC
24*, 2/29 KZ-Natal v North West Potchefstroom 23 Nov 2014 LA
2/85, 0, 0/5, 27* KZ-Natal v North West Potchefstroom 20 Nov 2014 FC
0/31 KZ-Natal v Gauteng Johannesburg 9 Nov 2014 T20
23*, 0/33, 0 KZ-Natal v Gauteng Johannesburg 6 Nov 2014 FC
4/10 KZ-Natal v E. Province Durban 2 Nov 2014 T20
2/11, 0/11 KZ-Natal v E. Province Durban 30 Oct 2014 FC
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
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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Tournament Results
India v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Sep 24, 2007
India won by 5 runs
Australia v India at Durban - Sep 22, 2007
India won by 15 runs
New Zealand v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 22, 2007
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
India won by 37 runs
Bangladesh v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Australia won by 10 wickets (with 58 balls remaining)
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