Zimbabwe has suffered a significant setback forward of the two-match house Check sequence (ZIM vs WI) towards the West Indies. The crew’s Check captain Shaun Williams is not going to be part of the sequence as a consequence of a fracture in his finger. In his place, the accountability of captaincy has been handed over to restricted overs captain Craig Ervine.
Zimbabwe will play each the Checks towards the West Indies in Bulawayo. Other than common Check captain Shaun Williams, many different key gamers of the crew may also not be part of the sequence as a consequence of completely different causes. Sikandar Raza and Ryan Burl will miss the sequence towards the Caribbean crew to satisfy their commitments within the T20 league. Other than them, Blessing Mujrabani and Tendai Chatara are recovering from their respective accidents. For that reason, each of them are additionally not part of the squad.
The absence of those key gamers has benefited 4 uncapped gamers, who’ve been included within the Check squad. Tafadzwa Siga, Joylord Gumbi, Kudjai Mounze and Tanunurwa Makoni have been inducted for the primary time. On the similar time, Harmless Kaia, who not too long ago made a spot within the restricted overs crew, might get an opportunity to make his Check debut.
Donald Tiripano and Chamunorwa Chibhabha have been recalled to the squad. As well as, former England participant Gary Ballance, who not too long ago performed internationally for Zimbabwe, has additionally discovered a spot within the squad, who will present power within the center order.
The primary Check between Zimbabwe and West Indies will start on the Queen’s Sports activities Membership from February 4 and the second Check on the similar floor from February 12.
Zimbabwe squad for Check sequence towards West Indies
Gary Ballance, Chamunorwa Chibhabha, Tanaka Chiwanga, Craig Ervine (c), Bradley Evans, Joylord Gumby, Harmless Kaia, Tanunurwa Makoni, Wellington Masakadza, Kudjai Moonje, Brandon Mavuta, Richard Ngarwa, Victor Nyuchi, Milton Shumba, Donald Tiripano, Tafadzwa Siga .