Tendai Mtawarira was born on August 1, 1985 in Harare, Zimbabwe. He is a Zimbabwean-born South African Rugby player who joined the Natal Sharks in Super Rugby in 2008. Known by friends and fans as “The Beast”, he attended Churchill School in Harare before moving to Peterhouse Boys’ School in Marondera both in Zimbabwe.In June 2010, he qualified to play for South African international team.
Tendai weighs 116 kg (18 st 4 lb; 256 lb) and has a height of 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in). This is the summary of his career at the senior level;
2006–2012 Sharks XV
2006–2013 Sharks (Currie Cup)
2010 Sharks Invitational XV
2007– present – Sharks