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Zimbabwe squad announced for tour fixtures

Wednesday 11th March 2020
& News
Written by Stephen Martin

The Zimbabwe Select squad, that will face Derbyshire during the pre-season tour, in partnership with Briggs of Burton, has been announced. 

Billy Godleman’s side have been in Zimbabwe since Monday, as they prepare for the new season with a schedule of six matches across three formats, as well as regular training sessions.

Zimbabwe Cricket have now confirmed their 17-man squad for the tour, which includes a number of experienced internationals.

All-rounder, Elton Chigumbura has played more than 250 matches across all formats for Zimbabwe, and he will compete alongside Under-19 stars Wesley Madhevere, Milton Shumba and Tadiwanashe Marumani.

Sean Williams, Peter Moor and Brian Chari are also among the international players to feature in the squad, with the first Twenty20 scheduled to take place on Saturday 14 March.

Zimbabwe Select squad to face Derbyshire: 

Brian Chari, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wesley Madhevere, Milton Shumba, Sean Williams, Peter Moor, Joylord Gumbie, Elton Chigumbura, Luke Jongwe, Faraz Akram, Neville Madziva, Richard Ngarava, Charlton Tshuma, Tendai Chisoro, Wellington Masakadza, Ernest Masuku, Tadiwanashe Marumani.

The Derbyshire team will return to England on Sunday 29 March, three weeks before the County Championship opener against Leicestershire at The Pattonair County Ground.

2020 pre-season tour, in partnership with Briggs of Burton match schedule:

Wednesday 11 March: Evening Reception with British Ambassador to Zimbabwe
Saturday 14 March:
T20 vs Zimbabwe Select XI
Sunday 15 March:
T20 vs Zimbabwe Select XI
Tuesday 17 March:
50-Over match vs Zimbabwe Select XI
Thursday 19 March: 
50-Over match vs Zimbabwe Select XI
Sat 21 – Mon 23 March: Three-Day match vs Zimbabwe Select XI
Wed 25 – Fri 27 March: Three-Day match vs Zimbabwe Select XI

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