brmtaylor.com Player Database

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A

Aliseni, Gerald
Gerald Tendaishe Aliseni is a former Falcon College student who went on to... [Read full biography]

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Bala, Saed
Saed Bala is a former Harare Sports Club player who has represented... [Read full biography]

Brent, Gary
Until his 2008 retirement, Gary Brent was the oldest member of the... [Read full biography]

Butt, Sikandar Raza
Like his Northerns team mate Sad Khan, Sikandar Raza was born in the... [Read full biography]

Butterworth, Ryan
By spectators, he was deemed to be Zimbabwe's best player never to have... [Read full biography]

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Chaitezvi, Victor
A very talented allrounder who has represented Zimbabwe at age group... [Read full biography]

Chakabva, Regis
Chakabva is a talented young wicket keeper batsman who will no doubt play... [Read full biography]

Chari, Nyasha
One of the older players in Zimbabwe cricket, at age 27, Chari has not... [Read full biography]

Charumbira, Patiant
A medium-fast bowling allrounder, Charumbira has been touted by some as a... [Read full biography]

Chauluka, Erick
A Zimbabwe Provinces mainstay, Chauluka has not quite made it into the... [Read full biography]

Chibhabha, Chamu
Chibhabha is best as a number three batsman, having had most of his... [Read full biography]

Chigumbura, Elton
Elton Chigumbura was fast-tracked into the Test team at a young age due to... [Read full biography]

Chimbambo, Tinashe
A fast-medium bowler from Chitungwiza selected for the U19 World Cup squad... [Read full biography]

Chinyengetere, Jemton
Jemton is a very good opening batsmen. During the last Logan Cup he did... [Read full biography]

Chinyengetere, Robertson
A top order batsmen who starts slowly but surely. He has played for the... [Read full biography]

Chinyoka, Innocent
A very good allrounder if not the best all rounder in the country. Should... [Read full biography]

Chirimutenda, Oscar
Oscar Chirimutenda is a relatively unknown batsman for Harare Sports Club... [Read full biography]

Chisaka, Pepukai
Pepukai Chisaka was part of the Greens squad that played in the Logan Cup... [Read full biography]

Chisoro, Tendai
Chisoro made his First Class debut for Zimbabwe A against Bangladesh A at... [Read full biography]

Chitaka, Collins
A talented artist from Harare who enjoys making sculptures, Collins... [Read full biography]

Chitongo, Tendai
As a legspinner, Tendai Chitongo is known as "Usher" and has represented... [Read full biography]

Coventry, Charles
One of Zimbabwe's finest young players, his First Class debut in 1998 came... [Read full biography]

Cremer, Alexander Graeme
Cricinfo.com say Graeme Cremer is not the next wrist spin genius. I have... [Read full biography]

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Dabengwa, Keith Mbusi
Keith Dabengwa is a left arm orthodox bowling allrounder who has had... [Read full biography]

Daniels, Edwards
Edwards Daniels is a student at Prince Edward School and is currently... [Read full biography]

Dinembira, Hughes
Medium pace bowler and right hand batsman who plays for Takashinga... [Read full biography]

Duffin, Terrence
Terry Duffin is one of few Zimbabweans to have scored a half century on... [Read full biography]

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Ervine, Craig
One of the more talented players in the Zimbabwe domestic circuit, he is... [Read full biography]

Ervine, Ryan
A superb allrounder who can do the job with both bat and ball. As an... [Read full biography]

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Gaisford, Justin
A right handed batsman, he plays for Harare Sports Club in the National... [Read full biography]

Garwe, Trevor
One of the most exciting fast bowling prospects in Zimbabwe, Garwe is a... [Read full biography]

Gupo, Simbarashe
Born in Kadoma, Simbarashe Gupo is a young specialist top order batsman,... [Read full biography]

Gwesere, Kelvin
A good bowler at club cricket level, Kelvin Gwesere took a 5 wicket haul... [Read full biography]

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Harineki, H
A relative unknown on the Zimbabwe club cricket scene, his only known... [Read full biography]

Hassan, John
An unknown player in Zimbabwean cricket circles, Hassan is best known for... [Read full biography]

Hega, Isheanesu
Isheanesu Hega is a player for the Uprising cricket club, very little is... [Read full biography]

Higgins, Ryan
Higgins debuted in ODI's at just 18 years of age. He is a very promising... [Read full biography]

Hondo, Douglas
Hondo quit Zimbabwe cricket due to an ongoing injury, although an order to... [Read full biography]

Hove, Tinashe
At one stage Hove seemed to be on the fringes of the national team, after... [Read full biography]

Hwezha, T
One of Centurions few bright lights in the batting department, as he... [Read full biography]

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James, Leroy
An unknown player from the Bulawayo district in Zimbabwe. He is believed... [Read full biography]

Jarvis, Kyle
One of Zimbabwe's big name players, even though he is yet to play a First... [Read full biography]

Jaure, Edzai
The youngest member of the Zimbabwe U19 squad in 2008 at just 16, he has... [Read full biography]

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Kadzitye, Philemon
A front line pace bowler who likes to open the bowling for his club. Has... [Read full biography]

Kahiya, Roger
Kahiya shot to prominence in the 2008-09 National League final after... [Read full biography]

Kamundati, D
Kamundati is one of Old Malvernians better batsmen, top scoring with 30... [Read full biography]

Kamungozi, Tafadzwa
A left arm finger spinner who tends to be expensive at times, Kamungozi... [Read full biography]

Kasteni, Friday
A surprise selection for the Zimbabwe squad in the 2007 World Cup, he was... [Read full biography]

Khan, Mohammed Sad
Born in Faisalabad in Pakistan, Sad Khan emigrated to Zimbabwe, one of... [Read full biography]

Kuhlengisa, Dakarai
A bowler for Uprising's second division team in the Vigne Cup, and would... [Read full biography]

Kuhlengisa, Tapiwa
A solid allrounder for Uprising, Tapiwa Kuhlengisa is the brother of... [Read full biography]

Kusano, Simbarashe
Having been on the First Class scene for several years, originally for... [Read full biography]

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Landman, Daniel
Daniel Brendon Landman is a fast medium bowler and has been playing... [Read full biography]

Lundu, N
N. Lundu is a relatively unknown Zimbabwean cricketer. He is a bowler for... [Read full biography]

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Mabuza, Mbekezeli Mark
Mark Mabuza has been part of the domestic setup since the 2003-04 season,... [Read full biography]

Machiri, Tendai
A very talented offspin bowler, Tendai Machiri could one day make it into... [Read full biography]

Madhiri, Taurai
Taurai Madhiri is a top order left handed batsman who plays for Bulawayo... [Read full biography]

Madyembwa, Joseph
Relatively unknown player in the league. A very good all rounder. Right... [Read full biography]

Madziva, Romeo
A relatively unknown bowler from Mbizo whose best recorded bowling... [Read full biography]

Mafusire, Tinotenda
Mafusire is a competent batsman who is currently playing for the Uprising... [Read full biography]

Mafuva, Blessing
Blessing Mafuva is a relatively unknown player in Zimbabwean cricket. He... [Read full biography]

Mahlunge, Tarisai
A left hand top order batsmen. Tarisai is also a very good wicketkeeper... [Read full biography]

Mahwire, Blessing
Blessing Mahwire is a talented bowler who can bat down the order. He is a... [Read full biography]

Mankuzini, Dumsani
Dumsani Mankuzini is a bowler for the Bulawayo Athletic Club. He has... [Read full biography]

Manyede, K
A bowler for the Eagles Vigne Cup first eleven.

Manyumwa, Admire
Admire Manyumwa has developed into a very good right arm medium fast... [Read full biography]

Mapala, Vusimuzu
Vusi Mapala is a batsman currently playing for Uprising's second eleven in... [Read full biography]

Maradza, S
A local player for the Uprising cricket club, his first known performance... [Read full biography]

Maregwede, Alester
A very talented wicket-keeper batsman who has been forced out of the... [Read full biography]

Marsh, Brendon
Based in Bulawayo, Marsh is a true fast bowler, and unlucky not to get a... [Read full biography]

Maruma, Timycen
Frighteningly good at domestic level, with 50 First Class wickets from 12... [Read full biography]

Marumisa, Johnson
Supposed to be the biggest hitter in Zimbabwe, although I think that title... [Read full biography]

Masakadza, Hamilton
Hamilton Masakadza was for a short while the youngest person to score a... [Read full biography]

Masakadza, Shingirai
Shingi, as he is often called, is the brother of Hamilton Masakadza. A... [Read full biography]

Mashonganyika, Tendayi
Thrown into the deep end for Mashonaland in the 2006 Faithwear Cup, sadly,... [Read full biography]

Masvaure, Prince
An experienced First Class player, he was selected as captain of the... [Read full biography]

Matigonda, Johannes
Matigonda is a medium fast bowler whose highest honours so far include... [Read full biography]

Matikwa, Thomas
A bowler for Alexandra Sports Club. Best known figures are 4/30 against... [Read full biography]

Matsika, Stewart
A promising bowler for Takashinga 2, who has been noticed by the... [Read full biography]

Mavhiko, Alexander
A specialist bowler for Kwekwe, his best haul was 4/66 against Harare... [Read full biography]

Mawoyo, Tino
Mawoyo was the leading run scorer in the Logan Cup for Easterns in 2007... [Read full biography]

Mbofana, Mark
A capable batsman who turned out for Harare Sports Club in 2007. He scored... [Read full biography]

Mboyi, Thabo
A reasonable allrounder, Thabo Mboyi needs to concentrate on either... [Read full biography]

Meth, Keegan
Perhaps even more unknown than Piet Rinke when he joined the Zimbabwe side... [Read full biography]

Mire, Solomon
Without a doubt, Solomon Mire has the highest average of any player in... [Read full biography]

Mlambo, Alexander
Believed to be a relative of Harare coach Donald Mlambo, Alex is a left... [Read full biography]

Mlambo, Bernard
Bernard Mlambo is one of the experienced hands in Zimbabwe cricket, hard... [Read full biography]

Moor, Peter
Moor comes from a strong cricket family, his uncle, father and brother are... [Read full biography]

Mpofu, Christopher
One of the quicker bowlers in Zimbabwe, Mpofu relies on his height to... [Read full biography]

Mufambisi, Tafadzwa
One of many wicket keeper batsmen in Zimbabwe, Mufambisi has dropped down... [Read full biography]

Mugochi, Brighton
A very talented left handed bowler who can also bat. Had a very good... [Read full biography]

Muguda, M
An unknown bowler for Uprising. He seems to be a mainstay in the team,... [Read full biography]

Mujaji, Silent
In the same mould as Steady Musoso, Silent Mujaji is a genuine pace bowler... [Read full biography]

Mukaronda, Tinashe
A bowler for the Dazzlers side in the Vigne Cup second division. Is the... [Read full biography]

Mukaronda, V
A bowler for Dazzlers team, but despite taking wickets regularly he does... [Read full biography]

Mukoki, D
A run scorer in the Vigne Cup second division, Mukoki is a chance of... [Read full biography]

Mukoki, T
An unknown player on the club cricket scene, all that is known about T... [Read full biography]

Mungofa, Pablo
A consistent bowler for Uprising's second division team in the Vigne Cup,... [Read full biography]

Mupariwa, Tawanda
Mupariwa has proven to be a reliable bowler for Zimbabwe, but lacks pace... [Read full biography]

Musoso, Steady
Primarily a genuine quick bowler, Musoso is expensive, and hasn't taken... [Read full biography]

Mutendera, David
His Zimbabwe days are well and truly behind him, his last ODI having been... [Read full biography]

Mutizwa, Forster
Mutizwa is a part-time wicket keeper who has had to take the gloves on a... [Read full biography]

Mutombodzi, Confidence
Like Solomon Mire, Confidence would like to be a pilot. Nicknamed Tyno, he... [Read full biography]

Mutopo, Ronald
A very talented bowler who is likely to make it into the Uprising first... [Read full biography]

Mutumbami, Richmond
Richmond Mutumbami has played a fair amount of First Class cricket in... [Read full biography]

Muzarabani, Taurai
A player that could work on his consistency, Taurai Muzarabani is a medium... [Read full biography]

Mwakayeni, Sammy
Sammy Mwakayeni is a skilled top order batsman who's best innings to date... [Read full biography]

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Nare, Abraham
Believed to have been born in Lesotho, Abraham Nare is a bowler who plays... [Read full biography]

Ncube, Njabulo
Apparantly he is a fast bowler with a bit of pace at his disposal. His... [Read full biography]

Nehonde, Reginald
An offspin bowler who has played cricket since 11, representing Zimbabwe... [Read full biography]

Ngulube, Tafadzwa
A wicket-keeper batsman, his career highlight would be being selected for... [Read full biography]

Nhau, N
Another of Old Malvernians more promising batsmen, it is believed that... [Read full biography]

Ntuli, Khawulani
Khawulani Ntuli is a young allrounder who originates from Bulawayo. He has... [Read full biography]

Nyakupfuka, T
T. Nyakupfuka is an unknown cricketer that played for Royal in the 2009-09... [Read full biography]

Nyamuzinga, Steven
Steven Nyamuzinga is a promising allrounder who can turn it on with the... [Read full biography]

Nyathi, Remembrance
Debuting for Midlands in 2006 and playing for the Centrals in Zimbabwe... [Read full biography]

Nyumbu, John
A true tail ender, John Nyumbu is a handy offspin bowler, who had... [Read full biography]

Nzira, Washington
Washington Nzira is a very good batsman, who could get opportunities in... [Read full biography]

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Panyangara, Tinashe
Panyangara was a very skillful bowling allrounder, one of the few in... [Read full biography]

Phiri, Chris
While primarily the BAC coach, he took the field in one game after Charles... [Read full biography]

Price, Ray
Price has been on the scene for many years, debuting in 1995 for the... [Read full biography]

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Rainsford, Ed
Ed Rainsford is one of the quickest bowlers in Zimbabwe, but seems to have... [Read full biography]

Rinke, Piet
Against poorer opposition, Piet Rinke can be a delight to watch, but... [Read full biography]

Rioga, E
A relative unknown in Zimbabwe cricket, his highest known score is an... [Read full biography]

Rizhibowa, Clement
Primarily a top order batsman also capable of some medium pace, Clement... [Read full biography]

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Sande, Francis
Francis Sande is one of Dazzlers few solid performing batsmen. It is... [Read full biography]

Sanyika, Bezel
Sanyika is a bowler who played for both Royal Cricket Club but later... [Read full biography]

Shereni, Tendai
A talented allrounder who has yet to make the progression from club... [Read full biography]

Sibanda, Vusi
Vusi Sibanda is an attacking opener who has become a vital part of the... [Read full biography]

Staddon, Bradley
Bradley Staddon has had a unique ride in Zimbabwean cricket. It began with... [Read full biography]

Strydom, Greg
A good domestic player, his success for his province never translated to... [Read full biography]

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Taibu, Tatenda
Tatenda Taibu is considered to be the only world class player in the... [Read full biography]

Takarusenga, Freedom
Freedom Takarusenga has had a very successful career since taking up the... [Read full biography]

Takudzwa, P
Takudzwa is a batsman that plays for Harare Sports Club in the Vigne Cup.

Taylor, Brendan
Brendan Taylor is the most exciting product of Zimbabwe cricket in recent... [Read full biography]

Tichana, Alois
At times, a very good batsman, but was one of many Mashonaland youngsters... [Read full biography]

Tiripano, Donald
Donald Tiripano was part of the Reds squad in the Logan Cup "B" Division... [Read full biography]

Tom, Adam
As a right hand batsman, Adam Tom was selected for a Zimbabwe A squad at a... [Read full biography]

Tore, Moses
Not a lot is known of Moses Tore. He has not represented either... [Read full biography]

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Unknown surname, Wilbert
Wilbert's surname is unknown, all that is known about him is that he is a... [Read full biography]

Utseya, Prosper
Prosper Utseya is the best spin bowler in Zimbabwe, and is the national... [Read full biography]

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Vermeulen, Mark
After setting the Zimbabwe Cricket boardroom and academy buildings on... [Read full biography]

Vermeulen, Roland
Roland Vermeulen was very good at athletics, and even represented... [Read full biography]

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Waller, Malcolm
Son of Andy Waller, Malcolm Waller has been on the domestic scene for... [Read full biography]

Williams, Matthew
The brother of Sean Williams, Matthew Williams scored 30 on his First... [Read full biography]

Williams, Sean
Possibly Zimbabwe's most talented First Class batsman, Sean Williams was... [Read full biography]

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Yassir, J
Unknown batsman for Old Hararians in the Vigne Cup.

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Zhuwawo, Cephas
Zhuwawo had little success at First Class level in 2007, although as the... [Read full biography]

Zimwa, Peacemore
A Prince Edward Schoolboy who is currently in the Uprising second team. He... [Read full biography]

Statistics

Note: The statistics below have been gathered based on the information available in the brmtaylor.com Player Database, and while it will provide a fairly good representation of all Zimbabwean cricketers, it is impossible to make it completely accurate without an index of all Zimbabwean cricketers past and present.

Total number of players: 149
Total number of international players: 36
Percentage of international players to players: 24.2%

Average age of a Zimbabwean cricketer: 32

Zimbabwean cricketers of African descent: 115 players (77.2%)
Zimbabwean cricketers of European descent: 30 players (20.1%)
Zimbabwean cricketers of Asian descent: 3 players (2.0%)

Frequency of surnames (distribution below):

 Names begins with:   A   B   C   D   E   G   H   J   K   L   M   N   P   R   S   T   U   V   W   Y   Z 
 Number of players: 
 As a percentage: 
 1 
 0.7% 
 4 
 2.7% 
 18 
 12.1% 
 4 
 2.7% 
 2 
 1.3% 
 4 
 2.7% 
 7 
 4.7% 
 3 
 2.0% 
 9 
 6.0% 
 2 
 1.3% 
 53 
 35.6% 
 11 
 7.4% 
 3 
 2.0% 
 4 
 2.7% 
 6 
 4.0% 
 8 
 5.4% 
 2 
 1.3% 
 2 
 1.3% 
 3 
 2.0% 
 1 
 0.7% 
 2 
 1.3%