Mluleki Nkala

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Mluleki Nkala
Personal information
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches 10 47
Runs scored 187 288
Batting average 14.38 10.66
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 47 47
Balls bowled 1452 1558
Wickets 11 22
Bowling average 66.09 70.77
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a
Best bowling 3/82 3/12
Catches/stumpings 4/- 6/-
Source: Cricinfo, 11 February 2006

Mluleki Luke Nkala (born 1 April 1981, in Bulawayo) commonly known as Syke, is a Zimbabwean cricketer. He took the wicket of Sachin Tendulkar with his second ball in senior international cricket, in a one-dayer against India at Bulawayo in 1999. A member of the Zimbabwean Test and One Day International teams, Nkala also captained Zimbabwe in three Under-19 One Day Internationals in 1999/2000. He is currently coaching at sports academy 'The Harefield Academy' in Middlesex. He also plays for Harefield CC in the Home Counties Premier League Div. 2 West. In early 2010, Nkala returned to Zimbabwe to play professional cricket with the Mid-West Rhinos Franchise, along with Riki Wessels, Darren Stevens and Brendan Taylor and many others.