15 Facts About Temba Bavuma

1.

Temba Bavuma was the first black African cricketer to make a Test century for South Africa and the first to captain the side.

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Temba Bavuma is only the second South African cricketer to score a century on ODI debut, scoring 113 runs against Ireland in September 2016.

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3.

Temba Bavuma made his debut in 2008 in Gauteng against Eastern Province.

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4.

Temba Bavuma did not make a significant contribution in either of those two matches.

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5.

Temba Bavuma's best performance was a 65 in the second match of an innings defeat against the Indians.

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6.

Temba Bavuma was included in the Gauteng squad for the 2015 Africa T20 Cup.

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7.

Temba Bavuma made his Test debut for South Africa against the West Indies on 26 December 2014.

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8.

On 5 January 2016, Temba Bavuma became the first black cricketer to score a Test century for South Africa.

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9.

Temba Bavuma made his One Day International debut for South Africa against Ireland on 25 September 2016 and scored his maiden ODI century.

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10.

Temba Bavuma took his first Test wicket against Australia on 7 November 2016.

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11.

In May 2017, Temba Bavuma won the Award of Excellence at Cricket South Africa's annual awards.

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12.

Temba Bavuma made his T20I debut for South Africa, against India, on 18 September 2019.

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13.

In March 2021, Temba Bavuma was named as the captain of South Africa's limited over side, taking over the captaincy from Quinton de Kock.

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14.

On 24 July 2021, against Ireland in the third T20I, Temba Bavuma scored his maiden T20I half-century, scoring 72 off 51 deliveries before being dismissed by Barry McCarthy.

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15.

In September 2021, Temba Bavuma was named as the captain of South Africa's squad for the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup.

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