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Prosper Utseya      

Full name Prosper Utseya

Born March 26, 1985, Harare

Current age 29 years 174 days

Major teams Zimbabwe, Easterns (Zimbabwe), Mashonaland A, Mashonaland Eagles, Mountaineers, Zimbabwe A, Zimbabwe Board XI, Zimbabwe Select XI, Zimbabwe Under-19s, Zimbabwe XI

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Prosper Utseya
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 8 1 107 45 15.28 229 46.72 0 0 12 1 2 0
ODIs 160 129 47 1385 68* 16.89 2384 58.09 0 4 85 17 48 0
T20Is 29 17 6 66 13* 6.00 93 70.96 0 0 4 0 5 0
First-class 82 137 9 2756 115* 21.53 6515 42.30 1 15 33 0
List A 234 187 59 2017 68* 15.75 0 5 75 0
Twenty20 78 51 21 339 41* 11.30 398 85.17 0 0 19 8 23 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 6 753 410 10 3/60 5/192 41.00 3.26 75.3 0 0 0
ODIs 160 156 8349 6046 130 5/36 5/36 46.50 4.34 64.2 2 1 0
T20Is 29 29 635 697 24 3/25 3/25 29.04 6.58 26.4 0 0 0
First-class 82 14284 6509 217 7/56 29.99 2.73 65.8 8 8 2
List A 234 11788 8324 206 5/36 5/36 40.40 4.23 57.2 4 1 0
Twenty20 78 78 1704 1823 73 4/12 4/12 24.97 6.41 23.3 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, May 6-8, 2004 scorecard
Last Test Zimbabwe v Pakistan at Harare, Sep 10-14, 2013 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, Apr 20, 2004 scorecard
Last ODI Zimbabwe v South Africa at Harare, Sep 4, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Khulna, Nov 28, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I United Arab Emirates v Zimbabwe at Sylhet, Mar 21, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Mashonaland Eagles v Matabeleland Tuskers at Harare, Apr 23-25, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Manicaland v Mashonaland at Mutare, Dec 3, 2003 scorecard
Last List A Zimbabwe v South Africa at Harare, Sep 4, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Khulna, Nov 28, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 United Arab Emirates v Zimbabwe at Sylhet, Mar 21, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/55, 0 Zimbabwe v South Africa Harare 4 Sep 2014 ODI # 3524
2/45, 30* Zimbabwe v Australia Harare 31 Aug 2014 ODI # 3521
5/36, 5 Zimbabwe v South Africa Harare 29 Aug 2014 ODI # 3518
0/44, 9 Zimbabwe v Australia Harare 25 Aug 2014 ODI # 3513
2, 0/36 Zimbabwe v South Africa Bulawayo 21 Aug 2014 ODI # 3510
2/39, 15 Zimbabwe v South Africa Bulawayo 19 Aug 2014 ODI # 3508
1/44, 5 Zimbabwe v South Africa Bulawayo 17 Aug 2014 ODI # 3507
0/23 Zimbabwe v Afghanistan Bulawayo 20 Jul 2014 ODI # 3504
1/33 Zimbabwe v Afghanistan Bulawayo 18 Jul 2014 ODI # 3503
1/12, 5, 2/29 Eagles v Tuskers Harare 23 Apr 2014 FC
Profile

Like so many in the new generation of Zimbabwe players, Prosper Utseya was first introduced to the game at Chipembere Primary School in the Harare township of Highfield, and won a ZCU scholarship to Churchill High School. A promising talent at school level, he made his first-class debut - opening the batting in the first innings - for Mashonaland A at the age of 15. He scored a fifty in a tight situation in just his second Logan Cup match, against Manicaland, a day before his 16th birthday, and soon moved into the Under-19 and Zimbabwe A sides, with some notable bowling performances along the way. In 2004, Utseya was unexpectedly thrust into the Zimbabwe national team against Sri Lanka at the age of 19 when the rebel players withdrew. Later that year, he was moved to Manicaland to strengthen the provincial side there, and was selected for the CFX Academy. Growing in experience, he took his first first-class five-wicket haul - 5 for 32 - against Manicaland in October of that year, and continued to hold a place in a weakened national side, taking up the captaincy from Terry Duffin in 2006.

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Sep 4, 2014

Prosper Utseya appeals unsuccessfully, Zimbabwe v South Africa, tri-series, Harare, September 4, 2014

Prosper Utseya appeals unsuccessfully

© AFP

Aug 31, 2014

Michael Clarke shakes hands with Prosper Utseya, Zimbabwe v Australia, tri-series, Harare, August 31, 2014

Michael Clarke shakes hands with Prosper Utseya

© AFP

Aug 31, 2014

Phillip Hughes was caught at first slip, Zimbabwe v Australia, tri-series, Harare, August 31, 2014

Phillip Hughes was caught at first slip

© Associated Press

Tour Results
West Indies v Zimbabwe at Roseau - Mar 20-22, 2013
West Indies won by an innings and 65 runs
West Indies v Zimbabwe at Bridgetown - Mar 12-14, 2013
West Indies won by 9 wickets
Sagicor v Zimbabweans at Black Rock - Mar 7-9, 2013
Match drawn
West Indies v Zimbabwe at North Sound - Mar 3, 2013
West Indies won by 41 runs
West Indies v Zimbabwe at North Sound - Mar 2, 2013
West Indies won by 8 wickets (with 23 balls remaining)
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