Matthew Townshend      

Full name Matthew Walter Townshend

Born March 5, 1982, Mutare, Manicaland

Current age 36 years 228 days

Major teams Matabeleland, Zimbabwe Cricket Academy

Nickname Dobbo

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Education Christian Brothers College

Relation Father - DW Townshend, Uncle - TJ Townshend

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 9 14 3 137 32* 12.45 0 0 5 0
List A 4 4 2 14 7* 7.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 9 1070 695 14 3/61 49.64 3.89 76.4 0 0
List A 4 102 133 2 1/18 1/18 66.50 7.82 51.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1999/00 - 2001/02
List A debut 1998/99
Last List A Manicaland v Matabeleland at Harare, Dec 5, 2003 scorecard
Profile

Matthew Townshend learned his cricketing skills under the guidance of Dave Houghton and was one of the first intake when the Zimbabwe Academy opened in 1999. He toured Kenya with a Zimbabwean development team in 2000, but his bowling always suffered from a tendency to bowl too many wides and no-balls. Both his father Derrick and uncle Trevor played for Rhodesia in the late 1960s in the South African Currie Cup.
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