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Temba Bavuma      

Full name Temba Bavuma

Born May 17, 1990, Cape Town, Cape Province

Current age 30 years 84 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 5 5 1 199 49 49.75 146 136.30 0 0 16 5 5 0
First-class 146 245 29 7915 180 36.64 15092 52.44 15 40 1002 36 79 0
List A 95 82 9 2329 117* 31.90 2796 83.29 3 9 182 25 23 0
T20s 73 64 11 1710 104 32.26 1327 128.86 1 6 149 38 34 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 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 146 22 482 313 7 2/34 2/34 44.71 3.89 68.8 0 0 0
List A 95 1 3 4 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
T20s 73 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Centurion, Feb 16, 2020 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Eastern Province v Gauteng at Port Elizabeth, Oct 2-4, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Jan 24-27, 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 Centurion, Feb 16, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
98 South Africa v England Cape Town 4 Feb 2020 ODI # 4234
32 Lions v Titans Centurion 31 Jan 2020 LA
6, 27 South Africa v England Johannesburg 24 Jan 2020 Test # 2382
17, 180 Lions v Dolphins Pietermaritzburg 13 Jan 2020 FC
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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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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Jul 18, 2020

AB de Villiers, Temba Bavuma and Reeza Hendricks with the 3TC trophies, 3TC, Centurion, July 18, 2020

AB de Villiers, Temba Bavuma and Reeza Hendricks with the 3TC trophies

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Jul 18, 2020

The three captains - Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma and AB de Villiers - at the toss, Centurion, July 18, 2020

The three captains - Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma and AB de Villiers - at the toss

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