The Zimbabwe Government has allowed Zimbabwe cricket to participate in the proposed tour of Pakistan that has been scheduled for October-November. The white ball tour will see the two sides facing off in three one-day international (ODI) matches and as many Twenty-20 international (T20I) games.
The ODI series which will be played in Pakistan, and will be a part of the inaugural ICC Cricket World Cup Super League, is drafted in for 30 October and 1 and 3 November. The T20I matches are scheduled for 7, 8 and 10 November.
Zimbabwe government approves their tour of Pakistan
The government of Zimbabwe has approved their proposed tour of Pakistan to play a white ball series, slated in October-November.
“The Sports and Recreation Commission hereby gives you notice, following your application, that the Minister of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation has approved your request to play the referenced matches,” read the letter from Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) Director General Prince Mupazviriho.
Zimbabwe Cricket extend gratitude to the Government and are excited to participate in the Pakistan tour
The ZC chairman Tavenga Mukuhlani has extended gratitude on behalf of the team to the Government of Zimbabwe for authorising their tour. He also expressed they are excited to play against Pakistan in the series.
“We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to our Minister of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation, the Honourable Kirsty Coventry, the SRC and the entire Government of Zimbabwe for authorising the tour,” ZC Chairman Tavenga Mukuhlani said.
“Needless to say, we at ZC are bursting with excitement as we look forward to playing cricket again and representing our nation with pride and passion in Pakistan.”
Zimbabwe had called up a provisional squad of 25, for a training camp in Harare starting on Tuesday,
ahead of their proposed white ball series tour to Pakistan.
Zimbabwe’s training squad for Pakistan Tour:
Faraz Akram, Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva, Brian Chari, Tendai Chatara, Chamu Chibhabha, Elton Chigumbura, Tendai Chisoro, Craig Ervine, Kyle Jarvis, Luke Jongwe, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wesley Madhevere, Timycen Maruma, Wellington Masakadza, Brandon Mavuta, Peter Moor, Carl Mumba, Richmond Mutumbami, Richard Ngarava, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Brendan Taylor, Donald Tiripano, Sean Williams