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Temba Bavuma      

Full name Temba Bavuma

Born May 17, 1990, Cape Town, Cape Province

Current age 30 years 196 days

Major teams South Africa, Gauteng, Gauteng Under-19s, Lions, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Temba Bavuma
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 40 67 7 1845 102* 30.75 3818 48.32 1 13 235 4 17 0
ODIs 6 6 0 335 113 55.83 363 92.28 1 1 30 4 4 0
T20Is 6 6 1 204 49 40.80 151 135.09 0 0 17 5 6 0
First-class 148 248 29 8015 180 36.59 15319 52.32 15 40 1015 36 81 0
List A 95 82 9 2329 117* 31.90 2796 83.29 3 9 182 25 23 0
T20s 74 65 11 1715 104 31.75 1332 128.75 1 6 150 38 35 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 40 5 96 61 1 1/29 1/29 61.00 3.81 96.0 0 0 0
ODIs 6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 148 23 500 325 7 2/34 2/34 46.42 3.90 71.4 0 0 0
List A 95 1 3 4 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
T20s 74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth, Dec 26-30, 2014 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Jan 24-27, 2020 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Ireland at Benoni, Sep 25, 2016 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Australia at Paarl, Feb 29, 2020 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v South Africa at Mohali, Sep 18, 2019 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v England at Cape Town, Nov 27, 2020 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Eastern Province v Gauteng at Port Elizabeth, Oct 2-4, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Lions v Cape Cobras at Johannesburg, Nov 9-12, 2020 scorecard
List A debut Eastern Province v Gauteng at Port Elizabeth, Oct 5, 2008 scorecard
Last List A South Africa v Australia at Paarl, Feb 29, 2020 scorecard
T20s debut Griqualand West v Gauteng at Kimberley, Oct 2, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s South Africa v England at Cape Town, Nov 27, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
13 South Africa v England Paarl 29 Nov 2020 T20I # 1111
5 South Africa v England Cape Town 27 Nov 2020 T20I # 1109
32 Lions v Cape Cobras Johannesburg 9 Nov 2020 FC
43, 0/12, 25 Lions v Dolphins Durban 2 Nov 2020 FC
26 South Africa v Australia Paarl 29 Feb 2020 ODI # 4248
49 South Africa v England Centurion 16 Feb 2020 T20I # 1043
31 South Africa v England Durban 14 Feb 2020 T20I # 1041
43 South Africa v England East London 12 Feb 2020 T20I # 1039
29 South Africa v England Johannesburg 9 Feb 2020 ODI # 4242
21 South Africa v England Durban 7 Feb 2020 ODI # 4238
Profile

From the same street in Langa, a township outside Cape Town, where Thami Tsolekile and Malusi Siboto were raised, came Temba Bavuma. Unlike the wicketkeeper-batsman and medium-pacer, Bavuma is a specialist batsman and the first black African batsman picked in South Africa's Test squad.

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Nov 29, 2020

Temba Bavuma is bowled by Jofra Archer, South Africa vs England, 2nd T20I, Paarl, November 29, 2020

Temba Bavuma is bowled by Jofra Archer

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Nov 27, 2020

Temba Bavuma falls to a mis-judged scoop shot, South Africa v England, 1st T20I, Cape Town, November 27, 2020

Temba Bavuma falls to a mis-judged scoop shot

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Jul 18, 2020

AB de Villiers holds up the 3TC winners' trophy, Centurion, July 18, 2020

AB de Villiers holds up the 3TC winners' trophy

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