Bongani Jele

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Bongani Jele
Personal information
Full nameBongani Patrick Jele
Born (1986-04-01) 1 April 1986 (age 34)
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Umpiring information
ODIs umpired11 (2016–2020)
T20Is umpired13 (2017–2020)
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 4 March 2020

Bongani Jele (born 1 April 1986) is a South African cricket umpire.[1][2] He is part of Cricket South Africa's umpire panel for first-class matches.[3] Along with Adrian Holdstock he umpired the final of the 2015–16 Ram Slam T20 Challenge in December 2015[4] and he stood in the first-class tour match between South Africa A and England XI later the same month.[5]

He stood in his first One Day International (ODI) match, between Australia and Ireland in Benoni, South Africa, on 27 September 2016.[6] He stood in his first Twenty20 International (T20I) match, between South Africa and Sri Lanka in Johannesburg, on 22 January 2017.[7] In January 2020, he was named as one of the sixteen umpires for the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup tournament in South Africa.[8]

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  1. ^ "Bongani Jele". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  2. ^ "CSA promotes seven umpires to Reserve List Panel". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Agenbag and Fritz break new ground for SA Cricket". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Ram Slam T20 Challenge, Final: Titans v Dolphins at Centurion, Dec 12, 2015". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  5. ^ "England tour of South Africa, Tour Match: South Africa A v England XI at Pietermaritzburg, Dec 20-22, 2015". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  6. ^ "Australia tour of South Africa, Only ODI: Australia v Ireland at Benoni, Sep 27, 2016". ESPNcricinfo. ESPN Sports Media. 27 September 2016. Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Sri Lanka tour of South Africa, 2nd T20I: South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, Jan 22, 2017". ESPNcricinfo. ESPN Sports Media. 22 January 2017. Retrieved 22 January 2017.
  8. ^ "Match officials named for ICC U19 Cricket World Cup". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 8 January 2020.

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