Timycen Maruma

Timycen Maruma (born 19 April 1988) is a Zimbabwean international cricketer. Beginning his cricketing career as a leg-spinner, he shifted his role to an all-rounder. In 2008, he scored his maiden first-class half-century (71) against a strong Pakistani representative team.

Timycen Maruma
Personal information
Full nameTimycen Maruma
Born (1988-04-19) 19 April 1988 (age 33)
Harare, Zimbabwe
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm leg break
RoleAll-rounder
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 87)17 April 2013 v Bangladesh
Last Test22 February 2020 v Bangladesh
ODI debut (cap 99)22 August 2007 v South Africa
Last ODI16 April 2019 v UAE
T20I debut (cap 15)10 October 2008 v Sri Lanka
Last T20I29 September 2019 v Singapore
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 1 21 10 100
Runs scored 20 196 86 4,412
Batting average 10.00 11.52 14.33 31.07
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0 7/25
Top score 10 35 23 165
Balls bowled 225 18 9,313
Wickets 4 1 205
Bowling average 57.50 20.00 24.68
5 wickets in innings 0 0 9
10 wickets in match 0 0 2
Best bowling 2/50 1/8 7/82
Catches/stumpings 1/– 12/– 4/– 77/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 22 February 2020

Maruma had his best first-class season to date in 2007 when he teamed up with fellow spinner Prosper Utseya to help Easterns province lift the Logan Cup.

He made his One Day International (ODI) debut against South Africa in 2007. He went on to make his Test debut as an batting opener for Zimbabwe against Bangladesh in 2013. In September 2018, he was named in Zimbabwe's squad for the 2018 Africa T20 Cup tournament.[1] He was the leading run-scorer in the 2018–19 Logan Cup, with 409 runs in six matches.[2] In September 2019, he was named in Zimbabwe's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for the 2019–20 Bangladesh Tri-Nation Series.[3]

In December 2020, he was selected to play for the Mountaineers in the 2020–21 Logan Cup.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Musakanda to captain Zimbabwe Select in Africa T20 Cup". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 3 September 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Logan Cup, 2018/19: Most runs". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 February 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Sikandar Raza out of Zimbabwe T20 squad over disciplinary issues". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 September 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Logan Cup first class cricket competition gets underway". The Zimbabwe Daily. Retrieved 9 December 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Logan Cup starts in secure environment". The Herald. Retrieved 9 December 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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