Blessing Mahwire

Team Zimbabwe National Cricket Team Zimbabwe National Cricket Team
Born Jul 31, 1982
Nationality Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
Team History
Zimbabwe National Cricket Team Zimbabwe 2000 - present

Blessing Mahwire is a right handed batsman and right arm medium bowler who plays for Zimbabwe cricket team. He has also played for Zimbabwe Cricket Academy and Mashonaland teams.

Mahwire debuted in Test cricket on 9th November 2002 at Harare against Pakistan. In the 1st innings, he bowled 14.5 overs, out of which 2 were maidens, conceded 58 runs while taking 1 wicket. He scored 4 runs in 2 deliveries and was caught by Younis Khan off the bowling of Saqlain Mushtaq. In the 2nd innings, he bowled 14 overs, out of which 4 were maidens, conceded 60 runs without taking any wicket. He scored 3 runs in 5 deliveries and was leg before wicket to Waqar Younis. Pakistan won this match by 119 runs. Mahwire debuted in One day International cricket on 29th January 2004 at Melbourne against Australia. He bowled 6 overs, one of which was maiden, gave away 35 runs and took 1 wicket. This match did not have a result.

Career Highlights

Mahwire has appeared in 10 Test matches in which he has scored 147 runs at a batting average of 13.36 and strike rate of 42.48. He has hit 1 half century, 21 boundaries and 2 sixers. He has bowled 1287 deliveries, conceded 915 runs while taking 18 wickets. In 23 One day Internationals, he could score 117 runs at a batting average of 10.63 and strike rate of 46.98. He has bowled 885 deliveries and has taken 21 wickets while conceding 775 runs.

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