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Omphile Ramela      

Full name Omphile Abel Ramela

Born March 14, 1988, Soweto, Johhanesburg

Current age 32 years 152 days

Major teams Boland, Cape Cobras, Gauteng, South Africa A, University Sports South Africa XI, Western Province

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Omphile Abel Ramela
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 123 212 10 5885 202* 29.13 13920 42.27 9 26 789 24 69 0
List A 88 86 5 2189 106 27.02 3354 65.26 1 15 197 15 19 0
T20s 44 33 3 610 54 20.33 591 103.21 0 1 48 12 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 123 25 648 434 12 4/39 4/39 36.16 4.01 54.0 1 0 0
List A 88 5 120 112 0 - - - 5.60 - 0 0 0
T20s 44 2 12 21 0 - - - 10.50 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Zimbabwe Provinces v Gauteng at Bulawayo, Oct 11-13, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Eastern Province v Gauteng at Port Elizabeth, Jan 30-Feb 1, 2020 scorecard
List A debut Zimbabwe Provinces v Gauteng at Bulawayo, Oct 14, 2007 scorecard
Last List A Gauteng v North West at Johannesburg, Mar 15, 2020 scorecard
T20s debut Boland v Border at Paarl, Oct 9, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s Lions v Knights at Johannesburg, Dec 10, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
75 Gauteng v North West Johannesburg 15 Mar 2020 LA
34 Gauteng v E. Province Port Elizabeth 2 Feb 2020 LA
1, 12 Gauteng v E. Province Port Elizabeth 30 Jan 2020 FC
19 Gauteng v Easterns Johannesburg 19 Jan 2020 LA
18, 0 Gauteng v Easterns Johannesburg 16 Jan 2020 FC
25 Gauteng v Free State Johannesburg 24 Oct 2019 FC
43 Gauteng v Boland Johannesburg 17 Oct 2019 FC
41, 4 Gauteng v KZ-Natal Johannesburg 28 Mar 2019 FC
0, 0/8, 0 Gauteng v Border Johannesburg 14 Mar 2019 FC
2 Gauteng v Boland Paarl 17 Feb 2019 LA
Profile

A left-hander with the temperament of a scholar, Omphile Ramela is unusual for a South African cricketer in all the right ways. He is one of a handful of black African batsmen to make their name in the longer format and one of a select group of professional players with a degree behind his name. Ramela, who also speaks five different languages, was studying towards a Masters in Economics while captaining the Cobras.

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Jul 31, 2016

Omphile Ramela plays into the offside, Australia A v South Africa A, 1st unofficial Test, Brisbane, 2nd day, July 31, 2016

Omphile Ramela plays into the offside

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Aug 18, 2015

Omphile Ramela gets a hug from Temba Bavuma after completing his ton, India A v South Africa A, 1st Unofficial Test, Wayanad, August 18, 2015

Omphile Ramela gets a hug from Temba Bavuma after completing his ton

© PTI

Sep 21, 2014

Omphile Ramela played some big shots, Cape Cobras v Hobart Hurricanes, Champions League T20, Hyderabad, September 21, 2014

Omphile Ramela played some big shots

© BCCI