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Forster Mutizwa      

Full name Forster Mutizwa

Born August 24, 1985, Harare

Current age 32 years 116 days

Major teams Zimbabwe, Easterns (Zimbabwe), Mashonaland, Mashonaland Eagles, Mountaineers, Zimbabwe A, Zimbabwe XI

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Forster Mutizwa
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 1 2 0 24 18 12.00 61 39.34 0 0 3 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 17 15 2 403 79 31.00 502 80.27 0 4 32 7 9 2
T20Is Insights on t20i 3 3 0 38 22 12.66 36 105.55 0 0 3 0 0 0
First-class 93 159 22 5416 190 39.53 10421 51.97 14 24 187 16
List A 107 94 18 2149 79 28.27 2893 74.28 0 13 80 8
T20s Insights on t20 51 42 11 589 44* 19.00 494 119.23 0 0 39 17 30 13
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 17 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 93 197 108 2 2/18 2/18 54.00 3.28 98.5 0 0 0
List A 107 157 143 2 1/9 1/9 71.50 5.46 78.5 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 51 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Only Test New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Napier, Jan 26-28, 2012 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Kenya v Zimbabwe at Mombasa, Jan 27, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI Zimbabwe v New Zealand at Bulawayo, Oct 25, 2011 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Zimbabwe v New Zealand at Harare, Oct 15, 2011 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Auckland, Feb 11, 2012 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Manicaland v Midlands at Mutare, Oct 26-28, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class Matabeleland Tuskers v Mountaineers at Bulawayo, Dec 3-5, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Mashonaland v Manicaland at Harare, Feb 8, 2004 scorecard
Last List A Matabeleland Tuskers v Mountaineers at Bulawayo, Dec 1, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Easterns (Zimbabwe) v Westerns at Harare, Mar 19, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Mountaineers v Mashonaland Eagles at Bulawayo, Feb 13, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1c/0s, 49, 2c/0s Mountaineers v Tuskers Bulawayo 3 Dec 2017 FC
1c/0s, 6* Mountaineers v Tuskers Bulawayo 1 Dec 2017 LA
52 Mountaineers v Eagles Harare 21 Nov 2017 FC
14, 10 Mountaineers v Rising Stars Harare 12 Nov 2017 FC
11, 5 Mountaineers v Tuskers Harare 6 Nov 2017 FC
88, 124* Mountaineers v Eagles Harare 22 Oct 2017 FC
65, 21 Mountaineers v Rhinos Harare 10 Oct 2017 FC
53 Mountaineers v Rhinos Kwekwe 6 Jun 2017 LA
1c/0s, 12 Mountaineers v Eagles Mutare 28 May 2017 LA
0c/0s, 61* Mountaineers v Rhinos Mutare 25 May 2017 LA
Profile

Forster Mutizwa is a wicketkeeper-batsman who, given Zimbabwe's paucity of players, can consider himself unlucky in having to wait so long for his international call-up. Good form in 2006-07 and 2007-08, including Logan Cup hundreds in both, finally attracted the attention of the selectors and he was included in the squad to tour Bangladesh. Mutizwa could not find his way into a starting XI on that tour, and eventually made his Zimbabwe debut against Kenya in January 2009. He impressed on that tour, and in the return series which followed, racking up 61 in the fourth game at Nairobi, and consecutive scores of 79 and 55 in Harare. Mutizwa carried his good form into the 2009-10 edition of the Logan Cup, passing 1,000 runs in the competition at an average of over 60 and making a career-best 190 for Mashonaland Eagles in their win over Mid West Rhinos.
Liam Brickhill and Steven Price February 2010

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Oct 22, 2011

Rob Nicol edged behind to Forster Mutizwa, Zimbabwe v New Zealand, 2nd ODI, Harare, October 22, 2011

Rob Nicol edged behind to Forster Mutizwa

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Oct 20, 2011

Brendan Taylor and Forster Mutizwa led a strong fightback, Zimbabwe v New Zealand, 1st ODI, Harare, October 20, 2011

Brendan Taylor and Forster Mutizwa led a strong fightback

© Associated Press

Oct 15, 2011

Luke Woodcock celebrates the wicket of Forster Mutizwa, Zimbabwe v New Zealand, 1st Twenty20 international, Harare

Luke Woodcock celebrates the wicket of Forster Mutizwa

© Associated Press

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