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Tendai Chatara      

Full name Tendai Larry Chatara

Born February 28, 1991, Chimanimani

Current age 26 years 293 days

Major teams Zimbabwe, Mountaineers, Zimbabwe A, Zimbabwe Under-19s, Zimbabwe XI

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Tendai Larry Chatara
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 7 14 2 82 22 6.83 180 45.55 0 0 12 1 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 41 25 10 116 23 7.73 210 55.23 0 0 9 2 4 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 11 1 0 8 8 8.00 7 114.28 0 0 1 0 2 0
First-class 46 63 15 417 35* 8.68 758 55.01 0 0 57 8 12 0
List A 96 51 24 247 37* 9.14 392 63.01 0 0 14 9 16 0
T20s Insights on t20 40 7 3 14 8 3.50 17 82.35 0 0 1 0 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 7 13 1447 585 20 5/61 6/106 29.25 2.42 72.3 0 1 0
ODIs Insights on odi 41 41 2108 1825 55 3/30 3/30 33.18 5.19 38.3 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 11 11 240 308 11 2/21 2/21 28.00 7.70 21.8 0 0 0
First-class 46 86 8158 3747 169 6/33 11/49 22.17 2.75 48.2 5 9 1
List A 96 96 4751 3792 145 5/34 5/34 26.15 4.78 32.7 3 3 0
T20s Insights on t20 40 40 857 1009 40 4/29 4/29 25.22 7.06 21.4 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v Zimbabwe at Bridgetown, Mar 12-14, 2013 scorecard
Last Test Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Khulna, Nov 3-7, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut West Indies v Zimbabwe at St George's, Feb 24, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Hambantota, Jul 10, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jun 13, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jun 22, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Mountaineers v Mid West Rhinos at Mutare, Oct 22-25, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Mountaineers v Mashonaland Eagles at Harare, Nov 21-24, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Mashonaland Eagles v Mountaineers at Harare, Sep 19, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Zimbabwe Select XI v KNCB XI at Harare, Sep 27, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Mountaineers v Mid West Rhinos at Harare, Feb 12, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Mis Ainak Knights v Band-e-Amir Dragons at Kabul, Sep 22, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3/64, 11, 1/51 Mountaineers v Eagles Harare 21 Nov 2017 FC
22, 2/57, 1/53 Mountaineers v Rising Stars Harare 12 Nov 2017 FC
0, 0/36, 9, 3/21 Mountaineers v Tuskers Harare 6 Nov 2017 FC
0, 4/73, 0/31 Mountaineers v Eagles Harare 22 Oct 2017 FC
12, 2/11 Zim Select v KNCB XI Harare 27 Sep 2017 LA
0/40 BEAD v MAK Kabul 22 Sep 2017 T20
0/23 BEAD v Kabul Eagles Kabul 21 Sep 2017 T20
4/29, 1 BEAD v MAK Kabul 20 Sep 2017 T20
2/14 BEAD v Kabul Eagles Kabul 18 Sep 2017 T20
1/29 BEAD v Amo Sharks Kabul 17 Sep 2017 T20
Profile

The first thing one notices when watching Tendai Chatara bowl is his curiously lopsided action, his left arm almost glued to his side as he rushes through the crease. But at the other end of that action there have been wickets - and lots of them. A tall, wiry fast bowler with appreciable pace and the ability to move the ball away from the right hander, Chatara has risen quickly to prominence since his first-class debut for Mountaineers in 2009. Naturally athletic, he had represented his home province of Manicaland in 200 and 400 metre events while in high school and soon found his calling in cricket. He finished the series against the Bangladesh Under-19s in November 2009 as the leading wicket-taker, and represented Zimbabwe Under-19 at the World Cup in 2009-10 before making his senior Zimbabwe debut in the second Twenty20 against India at Harare in June 2010. There was a significant gap in his appearances for Zimbabwe thereafter, but he matured in the A side and in domestic cricket until 2013, when it became plainly apparent that he was one of the best quicks in the country. Chatara took 32 wickets in 18 international games in 2013 and his maiden Test five-for sealed the famous Test win over Pakistan. After Kyle Jarvis' international retirement, Chris Mpofu's fall down the pecking order, and Brian Vitori's susceptibility to injury, Chatara found himself Zimbabwe's senior bowler in 2014 - a role he appeared to take to rather well.
Liam Brickhill

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Jul 10, 2017

Tendai Chatara and Chris Mpofu are ecstatic as they celebrate Niroshan Dickwella's wicket, Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, 5th ODI, Hambantota, July 10, 2017

Tendai Chatara and Chris Mpofu are ecstatic as they celebrate Niroshan Dickwella's wicket

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Jul 2, 2017

Tendai Chatara produced a double-strike early in the chase, Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI, Galle, July 2, 2017

Tendai Chatara produced a double-strike early in the chase

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Jun 30, 2017

Tendai Chatara broke through for Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Galle, June 30, 2017

Tendai Chatara broke through for Zimbabwe

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