Temba Bavuma      

Full name Temba Bavuma

Born May 17, 1990, Cape Town, Cape Province

Current age 30 years 247 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 42 69 7 1935 102* 31.20 3973 48.70 1 14 245 4 19 0
ODIs 6 6 0 335 113 55.83 363 92.28 1 1 30 4 4 0
T20Is 8 8 1 249 49 35.57 187 133.15 0 0 20 7 6 0
First-class 150 250 29 8105 180 36.67 15475 52.37 15 41 1025 36 83 0
List A 95 82 9 2329 117* 31.90 2796 83.29 3 9 182 25 23 0
T20s 76 67 11 1760 104 31.42 1368 128.65 1 6 153 40 35 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 42 5 96 61 1 1/29 1/29 61.00 3.81 96.0 0 0 0
ODIs 6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 150 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 76 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth, Dec 26-30, 2014 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, Jan 3-5, 2021 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, Dec 1, 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 Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, Jan 3-5, 2021 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, Dec 1, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
19 South Africa v Sri Lanka Johannesburg 3 Jan 2021 Test # 2401
71 South Africa v Sri Lanka Centurion 26 Dec 2020 Test # 2399
32 South Africa v England Cape Town 1 Dec 2020 T20I # 1113
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
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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Jan 4, 2021

Temba Bavuma departs as Vishwa Fernando claims another wicket, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, 2nd day, Johannesburg, January 4, 2021

Temba Bavuma departs as Vishwa Fernando claims another wicket

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Dec 28, 2020

Temba Bavuma celebrates his fifty, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3, Centurion, December 28, 2020

Temba Bavuma celebrates his fifty

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Dec 28, 2020

Temba Bavuma brought up his half-century, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3, Centurion, December 28, 2020

Temba Bavuma brought up his half-century

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