Chamu Chibhabha

Zimbabwe
Age
September 6, 1986 (35 years)
Role
Batsman
Birth Place
Masvingo, Zimbabwe
Batting Style
Right Handed
Nationality
Zimbabwe
Bowling Style
Right-arm medium

Chamunorwa Chibhabha (born 9 September 1986) is a right-arm medium-pace bowler and a right-handed top-order batsman for Zimbabwe. He was named interim skipper of Zimbabwe’s ODI and T20I squads in January 2020.

ICC Rankings

Test ODI T20I
Batting
-
-
-
Bowling
-
-
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Team played

Zimbabwe, Centrals, Mashonaland Eagles, Mashonaland, Southern Rocks, Southerns, Zimbabwe A, Zimbabwe Inv XI, Zimbabwe Under-19, Zimbabwe XI

Batting Career Summary

M I N/O R HS 100s 50s 4s 6s Avg S/R Ct St Ducks R/O
Test
3
6
0
124
60 v NZ
0
1
18
0
20.66
36.36
-
-
0
0
ODI
107
107
2
2418
99 v PAK
0
16
231
14
23.02
63.13
33
0
8
3
World Cup
7
7
0
125
64 v SA
0
1
19
0
17.85
57.60
2
0
0
0
T20I
36
35
0
667
67 v IND
0
5
78
13
19.05
109.52
9
0
4
1

Bowling Career Summary

I O M R W Best 3w 5w Avg E/R S/R Matches
Test
4
41
4
162
1
1/44 v NZ
0
0
162.00
3.95
246.00
3
ODI
59
279.5
12
1631
35
4/25 v AFG
0
0
46.60
5.82
47.97
59
World Cup
1
1
0
11
0
0/11 v PAK
0
0
-
11.00
-
1
T20I
22
53.5
0
455
14
3/18 v PAK
1
0
32.50
8.45
23.07
22

Family

Chamu’s sister, Julia, has played international women’s cricket for Zimbabwe. She was skipper of her nation’s team in the World Cup qualifying tournament held in Pakistan in November 2007.

International Career

Chibhabha had an unfortunate start to his international career when he made a duck on his ODI debut against New Zealand in Harare in August 2005. In 2015, he helped Zimbabwe win their first T20I against India, becoeing the top scorer in the game with 67. He was named Player of the Match as well as the Series.

Chibhabha’s Test debut was against New Zealand in Bulawayo in July 2016. He holds the record for playing the most number of ODIs for Zimbabwe before appearing in his first Test. Chibhabha is also the joint record-holder for the most catches taken by a substitute player in a T20I game. Chibhabha is the only cricketer from Zimbabwe and the last player to be dismissed handled the ball in international cricket before this method of dismissal was dropped in 2017.

Test Career Stats

As of September 2020, Chibhabha has featured in 3 Tests in which he cracked 124 runs at an average of 20.66 with 1 fifty. His highest Test score is 60. He has bagged 1 wicket in Tests.

ODI Career Stats

Chibhabha has starred in 104 ODIs, amassing 2,399 runs at an average of 23.51 and a scoring rate of 63.03 with 16 fifties. His highest ODI score is 99. He has snared 35 scalps in ODIs.

T20I Career Stats

Chibhabha has played 33 T20Is so far, smashing 621 runs at an average of 19.40 and a scoring rate of 108.94 with 5 fifties. His highest T20I score is 67. He has claimed 14 wickets in T20Is.

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