Elton Chigumbura      

Full name Elton Chigumbura

Born March 14, 1986, Kwekwe, Midlands

Current age 28 years 225 days

Major teams Zimbabwe, Africa XI, Barbados Tridents, Mashonaland A, Mashonaland Eagles, Northamptonshire, Northerns (Zimbabwe), Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club, Southern Rocks, Sylhet Royals, Zimbabwe Under-19s, Zimbabwe XI

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Elton Chigumbura
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 11 21 0 434 86 20.66 909 47.74 0 3 55 4 3 0
ODIs 164 151 18 3277 90 24.63 4046 80.99 0 17 269 87 54 0
T20Is 27 26 5 464 53* 22.09 296 156.75 0 1 38 25 13 0
First-class 89 154 9 4884 186 33.68 6 32 37 0
List A 254 229 37 5291 109* 27.55 2 29 83 0
Twenty20 104 101 28 1881 103* 25.76 1381 136.20 1 6 108 99 43 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 11 16 1353 779 16 5/54 6/133 48.68 3.45 84.5 0 1 0
ODIs 164 120 4033 3959 96 4/28 4/28 41.23 5.88 42.0 1 0 0
T20Is 27 20 270 411 16 4/31 4/31 25.68 9.13 16.8 1 0 0
First-class 89 10477 5761 201 5/33 28.66 3.29 52.1 10 4 0
List A 254 6172 5820 161 6/24 6/24 36.14 5.65 38.3 3 1 0
Twenty20 104 84 1335 1844 75 5/13 5/13 24.58 8.28 17.8 4 1 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 2002/03
Last List A Zimbabwe v South Africa at Harare, Sep 4, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Eagles v Zimbabweans at Kimberley, Sep 13, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Barbados Tridents v Northern Districts at Bangalore, Sep 30, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
39, 1/40, 4* Zimbabweans v BCB XI Fatullah 20 Oct 2014 Other
1/39, 10, 42 Zim Pres XI v Zim Chairman Triangle 11 Oct 2014 Other
18* Tridents v Northern D Bangalore 30 Sep 2014 T20
3 Tridents v Kings XI Mohali 20 Sep 2014 T20
13 Zimbabwe v South Africa Harare 4 Sep 2014 ODI # 3524
52* Zimbabwe v Australia Harare 31 Aug 2014 ODI # 3521
0/19, 22 Zimbabwe v South Africa Harare 29 Aug 2014 ODI # 3518
1/33, 0 Zimbabwe v Australia Harare 25 Aug 2014 ODI # 3513
90 Zimbabwe v South Africa Bulawayo 21 Aug 2014 ODI # 3510
0/11, 7 Zimbabwe v South Africa Bulawayo 19 Aug 2014 ODI # 3508
Profile

Elton Chigumbura made his first-class debut for Mashonaland in the Logan Cup, aged only 15, in 2002 and has since established himself as Zimbabwe's premier allrounder and, for a time, captain of the national side. Chigumbura is a product of the ZC development programme and took to the game at Chipembere Primary School in the Highfield township of Harare. A protégé of coach Stephen Mangongo, he won a ZCU scholarship to Churchill High School and represented Zimbabwe in two Under-19 World Cups.

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Aug 31, 2014

Brendon Taylor embraces Elton Chigumbura after the win, Zimbabwe v Australia, tri-series, Harare, August 31, 2014

Brendon Taylor embraces Elton Chigumbura after the win

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Aug 31, 2014

Elton Chigumbura celebrates a famous victory, Zimbabwe v Australia, tri-series, Harare, August 31, 2014

Elton Chigumbura celebrates a famous victory

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Aug 31, 2014

Elton Chigumbura defends on the front foot, Zimbabwe v Australia, tri-series, Harare, August 31, 2014

Elton Chigumbura defends on the front foot

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Tournament Results
Zim XI v SAf XI at Harare - Jun 24, 2012
Zim XI won by 9 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
Zim XI v SAf XI at Harare - Jun 23, 2012
SAf XI won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
Bdesh XI v SAf XI at Harare - Jun 22, 2012
Bdesh XI won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Zim XI v Bdesh XI at Harare - Jun 21, 2012
Bdesh XI won by 6 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
Zim XI v SAf XI at Harare - Jun 20, 2012
Zim XI won by 29 runs
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