Tendai Chatara      

Full name Tendai Larry Chatara

Born February 28, 1991, Chimanimani

Current age 28 years 138 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 9 16 2 90 22 6.42 185 48.64 0 0 14 1 0 0
ODIs 70 45 20 165 23 6.60 336 49.10 0 0 14 2 6 0
T20Is 16 3 0 15 8 5.00 18 83.33 0 0 1 0 3 0
First-class 51 70 17 496 46* 9.35 820 60.48 0 0 65 12 13 0
List A 137 77 37 308 37* 7.70 539 57.14 0 0 20 9 19 0
T20s 50 10 3 22 8 3.14 34 64.70 0 0 1 0 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 9 16 1695 663 24 5/61 6/106 27.62 2.34 70.6 0 1 0
ODIs 70 70 3431 2905 95 4/33 4/33 30.57 5.08 36.1 1 0 0
T20Is 16 16 330 426 18 3/20 3/20 23.66 7.74 18.3 0 0 0
First-class 51 95 8896 4045 186 6/33 11/49 21.74 2.72 47.8 5 9 1
List A 137 137 6656 5310 200 5/34 5/34 26.55 4.78 33.2 4 3 0
T20s 50 50 1063 1253 54 4/29 4/29 23.20 7.07 19.6 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v Zimbabwe at Bridgetown, Mar 12-14, 2013 scorecard
Last Test Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Dhaka, Nov 11-15, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut West Indies v Zimbabwe at St George's, Feb 24, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v Zimbabwe at Belfast, Jul 7, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jun 13, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I Ireland v Zimbabwe at Bready, Jul 14, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Mountaineers v Mid West Rhinos at Mutare, Oct 22-25, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Matabeleland Tuskers v Mountaineers at Harare, Feb 13-16, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Mashonaland Eagles v Mountaineers at Harare, Sep 19, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Ireland v Zimbabwe at Belfast, Jul 7, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Mountaineers v Mid West Rhinos at Harare, Feb 12, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Ireland v Zimbabwe at Bready, Jul 14, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/35 Zimbabwe v Ireland Bready 14 Jul 2019 T20I # 831
1/23 Zimbabwe v Ireland Bready 12 Jul 2019 T20I # 825
1, 1/32 Zimbabwe v Ireland Belfast 7 Jul 2019 ODI # 4189
0/33, 1* Zimbabwe v Ireland Belfast 4 Jul 2019 ODI # 4185
4*, 3/36 Zimbabwe v Ireland Bready 1 Jul 2019 ODI # 4181
0/17, 0 Zimbabwe v Netherlands Rotterdam 25 Jun 2019 T20I # 811
1/44 Zimbabwe v Netherlands Deventer 21 Jun 2019 ODI # 4167
0*, 0/36 Zimbabwe v Netherlands Deventer 19 Jun 2019 ODI # 4164
1/28 Zimbabwe v U.A.E. Harare 16 Apr 2019 ODI # 4124
1/35 Zimbabwe v U.A.E. Harare 12 Apr 2019 ODI # 4122
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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Nov 12, 2018

Tendai Chatara is stretchered off after picking up a leg injury, Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 2nd day, November 12, 2018

Tendai Chatara is stretchered off after picking up a leg injury

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Nov 4, 2018

Tendai Chatara sunk Bangladesh with a three-wicket burst, Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st Test, Sylhet, 2nd day, November 4, 2018

Tendai Chatara sunk Bangladesh with a three-wicket burst

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Mar 22, 2018

Tendai Chatara celebrates a wicket, Zimbabwe v UAE, World Cup qualifier, Super Sixes, Harare, March 22, 2018

Tendai Chatara celebrates a wicket

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