Chamu Chibhabha

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Chamu Chibhabha
Personal information
Full name Chamunorwa Justice Chibhabha
Born (1986-09-06) 6 September 1986 (age 30)
Masvingo, Zimbabwe
Nickname Cham
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role All-rounder
Relations J Chibhabha (sister)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 96) 28 July 2016 v New Zealand
Last Test 6 August 2016 v New Zealand
ODI debut (cap 88) 31 August 2005 v New Zealand
Last ODI 15 June 2016 v India
T20I debut (cap 2) 28 November 2006 v Bangladesh
Last T20I 22 June 2016 v India
Domestic team information
Years Team
2006–present Southerns
2003–2005 Mashonaland
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 96 30 79 184
Runs scored 2,286 600 3,977 4,414
Batting average 24.31 20.68 27.23 25.36
100s/50s 0/16 0/5 4/23 2/28
Top score 99 67 105 121*
Balls bowled 1,637 287 5,818 3,277
Wickets 34 13 106 81
Bowling average 46.32 30.46 31.49 35.67
5 wickets in innings 0 0 2 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling 4/25 3/18 5/66 4/25
Catches/stumpings 31/– 8/– 45/– 61/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 27 July 2016

Chamunorwa Justice "Chamu" Chibhabha (born 9 September 1986) is a Zimbabwean cricketer who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm medium pace.

Domestic career[edit]

Chibhabha made his maiden first-class century at Harare against Sri Lanka A. The match was drawn, and he made 40 and 103. In his previous first-class match, against South Africa Academy, he made 98 before being run out.

Personal life[edit]

His sister Julia Chibhabha also plays international cricket for the Zimbabwe national women's team.[1] She was captain for Zimbabwe's World Cup qualifiers in Pakistan in November 2007.[2] 103.

International career[edit]

Chibhabha made a duck on international debut, against New Zealand during the 2005–06 Videocon Tri–Series. Chibhabha has also played first class matches for Mashonaland, and earned a recall to the national side in April 2006, when the team toured West Indies. In the first ODI, he top scored with 55, but his six overs cost thirty runs, and when defending 151 in 50 overs that was not good enough – Zimbabwe lost by five wickets.

Chibhabha showed excellent talent during the India tour in Zimbabwe 2015. He was the highest run scorer in the twenty20 series and Zimbabwe was able to win their first Twenty20 International win against India. He top scored in this match with 67 and earned man of the match and man of the series as well.

In July 2016 he was named in Zimbabwe's Test squad for their series against New Zealand.[3] On 28 July 2016 he made his Test debut for Zimbabwe against New Zealand.[4] He played in the most ODIs for Zimbabwe before making his Test debut.[5]

He's also having the joint record for taking the most number of catches by a substitute fielder in a T20I innings.(2) along with Jeetan Patel,Eoin Morgan,Hashim Amla,Johnson Charles and Jonathan Carter.[6]

International awards[edit]

One Day Internationals[edit]

Man of the match awards[edit]

S No Opponent Venue Date Match Performance Result
1 West Indies Harare Sports Club, Harare 30 November 2007 73 (85 balls, 9x4, 1x6) ; 9-0-64-2  Zimbabwe won by 30 runs.[7]
2 Afghanistan Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 4 January 2016 53 (92 balls, 1x4, 1x6) ; 10-1-25-4 ; 1 ct.  Zimbabwe won by 65 runs.[8]

Twenty20 International Cricket[edit]

Man of the series awards[edit]

# Series Season Match Performance Result
1 Zimbabwe vs India in Zimbabwe 2015 90 runs (2 matches). Drawn.[9]

Man of the match awards[edit]

# Series Season Match Performance Result
1 Zimbabwe vs India in Zimbabwe 2015 67 (51 balls, 9x4) ; 1-0-9-0 ; 1 ct. ; 1 runout  Zimbabwe won by 10 runs.[10]

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