Full Name Chamunorwa Justice Chibhabha
Born September 6, 1986
Masvingo, Zimbabwe
Age 32 Years, 9 Months, 12 Days
National Side Zimbabwe
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Right-arm medium
Batting Rank Test - NA, ODI - NA, World Cup - NA, T20I - 82
Bowling Rank Test - NA, ODI - NA, World Cup - NA, T20I - NA
Teams Played Zimbabwe, Centrals, Mashonaland Eagles, Mashonaland, Southern Rocks, Southerns, Zimbabwe A, Zimbabwe Inv XI, Zimbabwe Under-19, Zimbabwe XI
Man of the Match Test - 0, ODI - 2, World Cup - 0, T20I - 1,
Career Span [Test, 2016 - 2017], [ODI, 2005 - 2018], [World Cup, 2007 - 2015], [T20I, 2006 - 2018],

A product of Zimbabwe cricket’s development programme, Chamu Chibhabha was one of several players to be blooded into Zimbabwe’s national team after a mass player exodus in 2005. As an 18 year old, Chibhabha didn’t exactly have the best of starts getting out for a duck in his maiden ODI against New Zealand.

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Chamu Chibhabha Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

  M I N/O R HS 100s 50s 4s 6s Avg S/R Ct St
Test 3 6 0 124 60 v NZ 0 1 18 0 20.66 36.36 - -
ODI 103 103 2 2389 99 v PAK 0 16 226 14 23.65 63.13 33 0
World Cup 7 7 0 125 64 v SA 0 1 19 0 17.85 57.60 2 0
T20I 33 32 0 621 67 v IND 0 5 72 12 19.40 108.94 9 0

Bowling Performance

  I O M R W Best 3w 5w Avg E/R S/R
Test 4 41 4 162 1 1/44 v NZ 0 0 162.00 3.95 246.00
ODI 58 277.5 12 1615 35 4/25 v AFG 0 0 46.14 5.81 47.62
World Cup 1 1 0 11 0 0/11 v PAK 0 0 - 11.00 -
T20I 22 53.5 0 455 14 3/18 v PAK 1 0 32.50 8.45 23.07

Chamu Chibhabha Profile

A product of Zimbabwe cricket’s development programme, Chamu Chibhabha was one of several players to be blooded into Zimbabwe’s national team after a mass player exodus in 2005. As an 18 year old, Chibhabha didn’t exactly have the best of starts getting out for a duck in his maiden ODI against New Zealand.

Nevertheless, “Cham” seemed ready when the second chance came along, stroking back-to-back fifties against the West Indies. Thereafter, a string of consistent if not tall scores began to gradually cement his position in Zimbabwe’s ODI side. A fine, winning knock of 73 against West Indies in an ODI showcased his prowess as a batsman and though not a front line bowler by any stretch of imagination, Chibhabha would regularly be called upon by captains to fill in overs with his gentle, medium pacers. With time though, the all-rounder has started concentrating more and more on his batting but despite the wealth of experience, continues to remain highly inconsistent apart from his fielding.

Indifferent form notwithstanding, Zimbabwe’s political turmoil over the years has also ravaged cricket in the country and Chibhabha, like many of his compatriots, hasn’t had an ideal environment to flourish in.

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