Charles Coventry is a wicketkeeper, right handed batsman and legbreak bowler of the Zimbabwe cricket team. He has also played for Zimbabwe Cricket Academy and Matabeleland.
In One day Internationals, Coventry debuted on 6th July 2003 against England at Bristol. He was the No. 2 batsman and he scored 3 runs in 10 balls and took 1 catch. England won this match by 6 wickets with 193 deliveries remaining. Zimbabwe and India contested their first Test match at Bulawayo from 13th September to 16th September 2005, which was the debut Test of Coventry. In the 1st innings, he scored 2 runs in 10 deliveries while batting at the No. 7 position. He took 2 catches. In the 2nd innings, he scored 24 runs in 27 balls inclusive of 4 boundaries at the No. 7 batting position. India won this match by an innings and 90 runs.
Coventry appeared in 2 Test matches and took 3 catches and hit 1 sixer and 14 fours. He scored 88 runs with 37 as his highest score. His batting average was 22 and batting strike rate was 94.62. Coventry took 5 catches in 11 One day Internationals. 199 runs were scored by him at a batting average of 19.90 and batting strike rate of 85.77. His highest score was 74 and he has hit 1 fifty, 7 sixers and 19 fours.