Temba Bavuma

Temba Bavuma is a South African professional cricketer. The right-handed batsman currently captains the South Africa national team in the Test and ODI formats. He would lead South Africa in the 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, in India.

Here we have Temba Bavuma’s net worth, career earnings, salary, career overview, stats, wife, and more.

About Temba Bavuma

Temba Bavuma was born on 17 May 1990, in Langa, Cape Province, South Africa. He is a right-handed batsman. 

Bavuma plays domestic cricket for Gauteng. He represented Lions, Cape Cobras, Durban Heats, and Jozi Stars in franchise league cricket.

International Career

Temba Bavuma made his South Africa national team debut in December 2014, in a Test match against West Indies. On 5 January 2016, Bavuma became the first black cricketer to score a Test century for South Africa, an unbeaten 102 runs against England at Cape Town.

The right-handed middle-order batter made his ODI debut for South Africa in September 2016, against Ireland. He became the second South African to score a century on an ODI debut. The South African made his T20I debut in September 2019, against India. He played in the 2021 T20 World Cup for his nation.

In March 2021, Bavuma was appointed as the captain of South Africa’s limited-overs side. He became the first black South African to captain his nation.

Temba Bavuma would captain South Africa in the 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. The right-handed batter is a brilliant player, especially in the ODI format. He has played 30 ODI matches and scored 1367 runs at an average of 54.68, as of writing, striking at 91.07. He has 5 ODI centuries. 

In March 2023, in the second ODI against the West Indies, he scored a career-best 144 runs off 118 balls.

Temba Bavuma’s Net Worth in 2023

As of 2023, Temba Bavuma has a net worth of $5 million, which is INR 40.00 crore. The right-handed batsman has accumulated a considerable fortune from his cricket career. He earns a decent figure from his Cricket South Africa salary.

Salary and Career Earnings

Bavuma’s prime source of earnings is his cricket career. He received a retainer fee of $100,000 – INR 80 lakh for the annual contract in 2022. In addition to that, he earns $4500 (INR 360000) for every Test, $1200 (INR 96000) for every ODI, and $800 (INR 64000) for every T20I he plays for South Africa.

Net Worth in USD $5 million 
Net Worth in INR ₹40 crore


South African skipper Bavuma earns a good amount from sponsorship deals. He is endorsed by New Balance.

Personal Info

Full Name Temba Bavuma
Date of Birth 17 May 1990
Age 33
Height  162 cm (5 ft 3 in)
Birthplace Langa, Cape Province, South Africa
Nationality South Africa
Role Batsman
Batting  Right-handed
Bowling  Right-arm medium
Net Worth $5 million
Relationship Status Married
Spouse Phila Lobi
Instagram @tembabavuma



South Africa skipper Temba Bavuma is a married man. His lovely wife is Phila Lobi. The couple tied the knot in 2018.


Born on 17 May 1990, he is 33 years old.


He is 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) tall.

Career Stats

[As of 17 September 2023]

Competition Test ODI T20I
Matches 56 30 36
Runs Scored 2997 1367 670
Batting Average 35.25 54.68 21.61
Strike Rate 48.29 91.07 118.16
100s/50s 2/20 5/4 0/1
Top Score 171 144 72
Catches 28 23 15



FAQs about Temba Bavuma

What is Temba Bavuma’s Net Worth?

His net worth is $5 million.

Who is his wife?

Phila Lobi.

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