Temba Bavuma Full Biography
Temba Bavuma Biography: The 5’4″ Langa-born right-hand batsman with a solid defensive technique named Temba Bavuma carrying the south African side on his shoulder single-handedly. After the retirement of legend cricketers Graeme smith and Jaques Kallis, Cricket South Africa desperately needed a player with strong and healthy technique. So Temba Bavuma is one who was perfectly suited for this spot. He came into the International circuit after scoring loads of runs in domestic cricket. He made his First-Class debut in 2008 where he scored 4 in the first innings and 180 in the second innings.
Temba first receives his debut call to face West Indies in the Test series in 2014. However, he made his ODI debut in 2016 and T20I debut in 2019. He usually loves to bat longer in the innings and his improvisation throughout the innings is impressive. After de Kock left the captaincy, he was appointed captain for white-ball cricket which he performed his duties brilliantly. In his short career, he has established himself as the proper leader of the side.
Temba Bavuma Basic Information
- Name: Temba Bavuma
- Nickname: little master
- Role: Batsman
- Batting Style: Right-hand bat
- Bowling Style: Right-arm medium
Temba Bavuma Physical Appearance
- Height (approx.): 5’4″
- Weight (approx.): 62 kg
- Eye Color: Black
- Hair Color: Black
Personal Life of Temba Bavuma
- Date of Birth: 17 May 1990
- Age: 31 years
- Birth Place: Langa, Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa[
- Zodiac sign: Libra
- Nationality: South African
- School: St David’s Marist Inanda High School in Sandton
- College: South African College Junior School
- Educational Qualifications: N/A
- Net Worth: $1.2 million approx.
Temba Bavuma Family & Religion
- Father: Vuyo Bavuma
- Mother: Phumza Bavuma
- Sister: N/A
- Coach/Mentor: Greame Smith
- Religion: Christianity
- Address: Langa, Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa
Cricket Career Of Temba Bavuma
- Jersey Number:
- Domestic/State Teams: South Africa, Lions, South Africa A, South African Invitation XI, Joburg Giants, Cape Cobras, Durban Heat, Northamptonshire, Jozi Stars
- Nature on the field: Calm.
Batting & Fielding
Highlighted Records of Temba Bavuma
- He is the only black African cricketer to make a Test century for South Africa.
- Bavuma is only the 2nd South African cricketer to score a hundred on his ODI debut, scoring 113 runs against Ireland.
- He is South Africa’s only permanently appointed black captain in South African history.
- Bavuma was named as the captain of South Africa’s squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup which was held in UAE.
Temba Bavuma Preferences & Hobbies
- Hobbies: Exploring Nature
- Favorite Cricketers: Greame Smith
- Favorite Sportspersons: J. Kallis
- Favorite Food: Tuna Fish
- Favorite Color: White
Relationship Status Of Temba Bavuma
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife: Phila Lobi
- Marriage Date: N/A
- Children: N/A
Temba Bavuma Awards and Recognitions
- Bavuma won the Award of Excellence at Cricket South Africa’s annual awards in 2017.
Controversies done by (Temba Bavuma )
- He was involved in dialogues exchange with Indian skipper Virat Kohli throughout the series during the India tour of South Africa in 2021-22.
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