Tinashe Panyangara is a right handed batsman and right arm fast medium bowler who plays for Zimbabwe cricket team. He has also played for teams like Manicaland and Zimbabwe Under-19s.
Panyangara made his One day International debut on 20th April 2004 at Bulawayo against Sri Lanka Cricket team. He did not get a chance to bat in this match. However, he bowled 5 overs, out of which 1 was maiden and he gave away 22 runs while taking 1 wicket. His economy rate was 4.40. This match was won by Sri Lanka. Panyangara made his Test debut on 6th May 2004 at Harare against Sri Lanka. In the 1st innings, he was unbeaten on 32 after facing 44 deliveries. He hit 3 boundaries and 1 sixer. He bowled 26.1 overs out of which 2 were maidens and conceded 101 runs while taking 3 wickets. In the 2nd innings, he scored 18 runs in 15 deliveries and was caught by Jayawardene off the bowling of Jayasuriya.
Panyangara has participated in 3 Test matches and has scored 128 runs at a batting average of 32 and strike rate of 68.44. He has hit 17 boundaries and 2 sixers and his highest score is 40 not out. He has bowled 535 deliveries and conceded 286 runs while taking 8 wickets. His bowling average is 35.75 and economy rate 3.20. Panyangara has taken part in 23 One day Internationals in which he has scored 90 runs at a batting average of 6 and strike rate of 43.68. He has also taken 3 catches. He has bowled 1062 balls and has given away 956 runs while taking 26 wickets. His bowling average has been 36.76 and economy rate 5.40.