Who is Elton Chigumbura and what is his net worth 2018? Elton Chigumbura is a renowned Zimbabwean cricketer. Elton Chigumbura was born on 14 March 1986 and he is recognised as Zimbabwe’s T20I and ODI captain selected in year 2014, prior to walking down in year 2016.
Chigumbura started his debut when he was of 18 years old, among the rebellious emergency and has played 14 Test matches in his career in cricket and he is the most topped cricket player in the present ODI squad with nearly 200 caps. He is even a valuable seam bowler, stared as being his team’s fastest in the present team, striking at speed of more than 140 km/h when he was at his peak. While he plays in the field he is a sporty outfielder, which can be perceived as once he took 4 catches in an ODI against the West Indies team at Queen’s Park Oval.
In year 2015 Chigumbura hit his ODI century, in match against Pakistan arranged in Lahore, in his 174th ODI match from his career. Having scored over 4000 runs and 100 wickets in ODIs matches, he is broadly viewed as one of Zimbabwe’s supreme all-rounders player. Chigumbura started his first-class debut for Mashonaland when he was of 15 and signified Zimbabwe in two successive Under-19 World Cups being arranged. He procured four wickets in their victory over Australian team in the Under-19 World Cup organised in Bangladesh.
Chigumbura made his international debut earlier than predictable due to the lack of the ‘rebel’ players, and played his first Test during a tour of Sri Lanka. Before Zimbabwean team being banded from Test cricket in year 2005, he played 6 Tests for Zimbabwe. Chigumbura hit one half century, an innings of 71 in match against Bangladesh arranged in Chittagong. And it turned out to be a worthy game for Chigumbura as he trailed up his batting performance through a best bowling return of 5/54 in his career.
Talking about the prestigious awards, Chigumburu has been bestowed with Man of the Match awards in ODI 4 times against Sri Lanka in 2004, against Bangladesh in 2009, against Australia in 2014 and against Pakistan in 2015. Chigumburu also has been bestowed with Man of the Match awards in T20 in series of ICC World Twenty20 (ZIM vs UAE) in Bangladesh in year 2014.
Elton Chigumbura Net Worth
The estimated total net worth of Elton Chigumbura is around $1.65 million. The estimated net worth of Elton Chigumbura highlights his income grossed from his matches, sponsorships, brand endorsements, business deals, etc.
In year 2010, Chigumbura contracted for Northamptonshire County Cricket Club in form of foreign player, offering him the opportunity to return to England after getting a small spell at Eppleton Cricket Club. Elton Chigumburu also remained as a pioneer, activists as well as brand ambassadors.
Recently, Elton Chigumbura played a superb game to lead his team to 170 score with few bold and dramatic late-order striking. The bowlers of the team remained thinking they would clean up the lower order as simply as they had completed in the ODIs, failed in control and funded a heavy price.
Also in year 2016, during India’s excursion to Zimbabwe, Chigumbura played in his 200th ODI match, with 3 for Africa XI and 197 of these for Zimbabwe.
Elton Chigumbura is a forceful batsman, who usually bats in the middle order for the team. He plays strong on the lofted drive and he steadily frees the fence in ODI matches with his large hitting in the final overs. Till date, Elton Chigumbura had made all his efforts to outshine the team towards victory by his performance.