Temba Bavuma (born 17 May 1990) is a South African cricketer who is currently the captain of the South African national team in limited overs (One Day International and Twenty20 International) cricket.
Temba had attended the South African College Junior School, a semi-private English-medium institution in Newlands, Cape Town. He had later also studied at St. David’s Marist High School, a private English-medium Roman Catholic preparatory school for boys in Inanda, a suburb of Johannesburg.
In January 2016, when he had scored 102 runs not out in a Test match against England, he had become the first black African cricketer to have scored a test match century for South Africa.
In September 2016, on ODI debut, against Ireland, he had scored 113 runs. This had made him just the 2nd South African cricketer to have scored a century on ODI debut.
He is to date the only Black South African cricketer to score a Test Hundred.
He grew up alongside former South African cricketers Thami Tsolekile and Malusi Siboto.
He served as the Proxy captain in the final test against India in 2019. Faf Du Plesis fielded him as Proxy Captain after he lost 9 toss in a row.
Height : 5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
Weight : 67 kg or 147.5 lbs