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Personal Information

Full NameVusimuzi Sibanda
BornOctober 10, 1983 Highfields, Harare
Age38 Years, 2 Months, 1 Days
National SideZimbabwe
Batting StyleRight Handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
SportCricket

Ranking

TestODIT20
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Man of the Match

TestODIT20World CupCL
0310-

Career Information

Teams PlayedZimbabwe, Africa XI, Midlands, Mountaineers, Mid West Rhinos, Zimbabwe A, Zimbabwe Academy, Zimbabwe Inv XI, Zimbabwe XI, Kalabagan Cricket Academy, Mis Ainak Knights
Career Span

Vusimuzi Sibanda Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAVGS/RCTSTDucksR/O
Test
1428059193 v NZ0286621.1050.21160
ODI
12712642994116 v BER2213283524.5463.48420
World Cup
55013467 v IRE0217126.8082.2030
T20I
2626151159 v HK01521120.44101.59120

Bowling Performance

IOMRWBest3s5sAVGE/RS/RMtc
ODI
1144.3126531/12 v ENG0088.335.9589.00

Vusimuzi Sibanda Profile

A right-handed opening batsman and an occasional medium-pacer, Vusi Sibanda's entry into international cricket came in 2003, and despite failing to live up to the expectations, he has been a more or less permanent fixture in the Zimbabwean side due to the team's crisis.

An excellent timer of the ball, Sibanda's sound technique has been his strongest asset. More often, his selection was based on the tremendous potential he possessed, instead of his actual performances. However, with time, came the knack of building big innings and the Highfield-born lad progressed rapidly during the West Indies tour in 2006. Club cricket in Australia helped Sibanda perfect his game, which then paid rich dividends in the form of some decent showings against Bangladesh. Unfortunately, he could not carry the same form into the World Cup that followed.

It was only in the 2009-10 domestic season that Sibanda fully matured as a batsman. He played superbly while representing Zimbabwe XI and was a crucial cog in the team's victory against Kenya in the Intercontinental Cup. His Logan Cup tally helped him rocket to the top of the domestic batting charts. Sibanda remains in national contention, thanks to his solid domestic background coupled with a wonderful batting capability that makes him one of the finest talents produced by Zimbabwe cricket. After a gap of six long years, Zimbabwe made a historic return to Test cricket in 2011, to play their only Test match against Bangladesh at home, where Sibanda was very much a part of the Playing XI.