Regis Chakabva Wife, Age, Height, Teams, Jersey Number

Updated on: Aug 19, 2022 10:46 am IST

  • Zimbabwe cricketer Regis Chakabva

    Regis Chakabva is a reputed name in Zimbabwe cricket, having great potential behind the stumps and special batting abilities. Though Chakabva made a late entry into international cricket, the player marked importance right after playing a few games for his national side. 

    Age 34 Years
    Height 5 ft 10 in
    Wife Matilda Chakabva
    Jersey Number 5

    Due to the presence of valuable players such as Tatenda Taibu and Brendan Taylor, things were quite challenging for Regis to hold on. He was an on-off selection preference for the Zimbabwe players selection committee. 

    He is best known for making a notable comeback on the Bangladesh tour in 2014-15, scoring good runs to his name after being neglected for six years. The player has a lot of hidden talents and mentions; let’s look at his biography and other details. 

    Regis Chakabva Wife

    Chakabva is married to his long-time girlfriend, Matilda Chakabva, who is an Architectural Technologist by profession. The two were in 12 years relationship before tieing the knot. Both share beautiful children and are in loving life. However, there’s no record of their marriage date. 

    Regis Chakabva wife

    Career

    Chakabva registered his first official cricket match playing first-class cricket for Northerns in April 2007 and later got a spot in Zimbabwe A side. The same year the player succeeded in marking his first half-century, followed by his maiden first-class century.

    Regis Chakabva’s domestic cricket career brought a golden opportunity for him in 2008 as officially being selected for Zimbabwe national team for Quadrangular Twenty20 Series in Canada and registered his T20I debut against Pakistan the same year. 

    Chakabva’s One Day International debut came in the same year as T20I’s debut and Test in 2011. In between these years, Regis could not find his permanent spot in the team despite playing all formats. 

    The Bangladesh tour in 2014-15 was notable for Regis as it helped him get noticed for his skills and best capabilities. In December 2020, he was selected to play for the Eagles in the 2020–21 Logan Cup. His last International game was against Bangladesh at Harare Sports Club in August 2022.  

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