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Temba Bavuma Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : November 6, 2019

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Short Biography

Temba Bavuma was born on 17-05-1990 in Langa, Cape Town, South Africa. He is a South African Cricket Player.

Other Name: Bavuma

Temba Bavuma Complete Bio & Career

Temba Bavuma was born and raised in Langa. He was born in the same street where the cricketers like Thami Tsolekile and Malusi Siboto were born and used to play street cricket with them. At the age of 18, he made his first-class debut playing for Gauteng. After years and years of hard work, he finally made it to the South African squad when West Indies toured South Africa in 2014. He could only manage a score of 10 and 15 in both the innings of his test debut. However, his domestoc performances made sure that he get more opportunities. He is arguably one of the most eye-catching batsmen of modern era. With a short height, he do have some limitations but posess a solid defence which has made him a great prospect for South Africa in Tests.

He has been a regular feature for South Africa in Tests but his numbers aren't that great. He has just 1 century under his belt in 40 tests but with the kind of game reading that he has, he was made the vice-captain of the South African test team in 2019. He was also included in South Africa's T20I squad when South Africa toured India in October 2019. He made a decent 49 in his debut test but made sure he see his side home in the final T20 and South Africa finally managed to level the T20I series. During Mzansi Super League 2019, he was made the captain of the Jozi Stars team and this will be his first stint as a captain of any side. 

Temba Bavuma Family, Relatives and Other Relations

His father's name is Vuyo Bavuma. He has one younger brother and a sister.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 41
Biceps Size 13
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Black
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Langa, Cape Town
Nationality South African
Religion N/A
Address Langa, Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa
School South African College Junior School, Newlands, Capetown
St David's Marist Inanda High School, Inanda, Johannesburg
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Playing Golf
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Test - vs West Indies at St George's Park, Dec 26, 2014
ODI - vs Ireland at Willowmoore Park, Sep 25, 2016
T20I - vs India at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Sep 18, 2019
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Hashim Amla
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actor Will Smith

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Temba Bavuma

  • He is to date the only Black South African cricketer to score a Test Hundred.
  • He grew up alongside former South African cricketers Thami Tsolekile and Malusi Siboto.
  • He served as the Proxy captain in the final test against India in 2019. Faf Du Plesis fielded him as Proxy Captain after he lost 9 toss in a row.

Temba Bavuma Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

34 years, 1month, 1 day old age Temba Bavuma will turn 35 on 17 May, 2025. Only 10 months, 28 days, 12 hours,31 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Temba Bavuma has celebrated the total number of 34 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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