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Temba Bavuma      

Full name Temba Bavuma

Born May 17, 1990, Cape Town, Cape Province

Current age 25 years 79 days

Major teams South Africa, Gauteng, Gauteng Under-19s, Lions, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s

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 4 3 0 79 54 26.33 184 42.93 0 1 9 0 2 0
First-class 78 127 18 4277 162 39.23 8264 51.75 11 18 529 23 40 0
List A 60 52 6 1295 108* 28.15 1606 80.63 1 5 95 14 14 0
Twenty20 26 20 5 435 70 29.00 352 123.57 0 2 43 7 12 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 78 9 158 118 3 2/34 2/34 39.33 4.48 52.6 0 0 0
List A 60 1 3 4 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
Twenty20 26 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth, Dec 26-30, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Bangladesh v South Africa at Dhaka, Jul 30-Aug 3, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Eastern Province v Gauteng at Port Elizabeth, Oct 2-4, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Bangladesh v South Africa at Dhaka, Jul 30-Aug 3, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Eastern Province v Gauteng at Port Elizabeth, Oct 5, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Warriors v Lions at East London, Feb 8, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Griqualand West v Gauteng at Kimberley, Oct 2, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Lions v Knights at Johannesburg, Dec 7, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- South Africa v Bangladesh Dhaka 30 Jul 2015 Test # 2174
54 South Africa v Bangladesh Chittagong 21 Jul 2015 Test # 2172
10 Lions v Warriors Johannesburg 26 Mar 2015 FC
153, 60* Lions v Dolphins Durban 19 Mar 2015 FC
57 Lions v Knights Bloemfontein 12 Mar 2015 FC
109*, 25* Lions v Warriors East London 26 Feb 2015 FC
51 Lions v Dolphins Johannesburg 19 Feb 2015 FC
7* Lions v Warriors East London 8 Feb 2015 LA
2 Lions v Titans Benoni 1 Feb 2015 LA
3 Lions v Knights Johannesburg 30 Jan 2015 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 21, 2015

Temba Bavuma powers the ball through the leg side, Bangladesh v South Africa, 1st Test, Chittagong, 1st day, July 21, 2015

Temba Bavuma powers the ball through the leg side

© AFP

Jan 5, 2015

Temba Bavuma fields, South Africa v West Indies, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 4th day, January 5, 2014

Temba Bavuma fields

© Getty Images

Dec 29, 2014

Temba Bavuma dives at forward short leg, South Africa v West Indies, 2nd Test, Port Elizabeth, 4th day, December 29, 2014

Temba Bavuma dives at forward short leg

© Gallo Images

Tour Results
West Indies v Australia at Roseau - Apr 23-27, 2012
Australia won by 75 runs
West Indies v Australia at Port of Spain - Apr 15-19, 2012
Match drawn
West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown - Apr 7-11, 2012
Australia won by 3 wickets
WICB Pres XI v Australians at Cave Hill - Apr 2-4, 2012
Australians won by 8 wickets
West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown - Mar 30, 2012
West Indies won by 14 runs
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