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Temba Bavuma (South African Cricketer) Wife, Records, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More


Temba Bavuma is a compact batsman raised in the streets of Langa, a town outside Cape Town. Bavuma did his schooling at St David’s Marist College in northern Johannesburg.

At the age of 18, he made his first-class debut for Gauteng and after three seasons he was playing in the franchise team, Lion.

Name: Temba Bavuma

Nickname: Bavuma

Role: Batsman 

Cricket Career

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International Debut

Test: vs. West Indies at St George’s Park on Dec 26, 2014

ODI: vs. Ireland at Willowmoore Park, Sep 25, 2016

T20I: NA

Career Turning Point: NA

Jersey Number: #2

Major Teams: South Africa, Gauteng, Gauteng Under-19s, Lions, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s

Early Career

In made his franchise debut for the Lions in the year 2010/11, where he won the man of the match by scoring 242 runs in 4 matches at an average of 60.50 in the first season, which includes 124 against Knights.

He made his ODI debut for  Sout Africa against Ireland and scored his first ODI century.

Also, Bavuma won the Award of Excellence at Cricket South Africa’s annual awards in May 2017.

In August 2019, he was named in the squad pf South Africa’s Twenty20 for their series against India.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5ft 4in 

Weight (approx.): 75kg

Eye Colour: Brown 

Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life

Date of Birth: May 17, 1990

Age (as of May 2019): 29 Year

Birth Place: Cape Town

Nationality: South African

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: NA

School: St David’s Marist Inanda

College: South African College Schools

Picture Source: Unknown


Father: Vuyo Bavuma

Mother: Phumza Bavuma

Sister: NA

Brother: NA

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Phila Lobi

Religion: Christianity 

Address: Cape Town, Cape Province


Hobbies: Playing Golf 

Cricketers: NA

Lesser Known Facts

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After being in the highest run-getter list for a consecutive season, he got his first chance for the national team when he was named in the squad for the West Indies Test series in end 2014.

at the age of 18, he made his debut for Gauteng and three-season later he started playing for franchise team, Lion.


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