Full name David Travolta Mutendera
Born January 25, 1979, Salisbury (now Harare)
Current age 37 years 363 days
Major teams Zimbabwe, Mashonaland A, Midlands
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
|Only Test||Zimbabwe v New Zealand at Bulawayo, Sep 12-16, 2000 scorecard|
|ODI debut||Kenya v Zimbabwe at Nairobi (Gym), Sep 25, 1999 scorecard|
|Last ODI||Zimbabwe v India at Bulawayo, Jun 27, 2001 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Midlands v Mashonaland at Kwekwe, Apr 9-11, 2004 scorecard|
|List A debut||1999/00|
|Last List A||Manicaland v Mashonaland at Mutare, Nov 22, 2004 scorecard|
David Mutendera was one of the first cricketers from the black townships in Harare to play international cricket, thanks to the development scheme run by the Zimbabwe Cricket Union. He was a member of the first intake of students at the Zimbabwe Cricket Academy in 1999. He made his ODI debut in 1999-2000 and played his solitary Test the following season. David is almost two metres tall and strongly built, his height enabling him to gain unexpected lift from the pitch, and he bowls mainly off-cutters. Injury problems and a faulty action have severely impeded his progress recently.
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