Alester Maregwede

Team Zimbabwe National Cricket Team Zimbabwe National Cricket Team
Role Wicket Keeper
Born Aug 5, 1981
Nationality Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
Team History
Zimbabwe National Cricket Team Zimbabwe 2003 - present

Alester Maregwede is a wicketkeeper and a right handed batsman with the Zimbabwe cricket team. He has also played cricket for the Mashonaland, Mashonaland A and the Zimbabwe Cricket Academy teams.

Alester Maregwede started playing first class cricket in 1997. He made his debut in International cricket in a One day international match against West Indies played at Harare in 2003. He was caught out at a duck by Powell off a ball by Gayle. West Indies ultimately won the match by 8 wickets. The following year he made his debut in test cricket against Sri Lanka at Harare where he was sent back by an lbw by Muttiah Muralitharan for another duck after facing 17 balls in the first innings. In the second innings he scored 22 runs off 41 balls which also included 3 boundaries. However, Sri Lanka defeated Zimbabwe by an innings and 240 runs.

Maregwede was also vice captain to the Zimbabwe A team. He scored 64 runs against Australia when he represented Zimbabwe in the under-19 World Cup. In a total of 11 One day international matches, Maregwede scored 124 runs with a strike rate of 56.88. He has also played 2 test matches where he has a total of 74 runs.

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