Dhaka – Zimbabwe Cricket team arrived in the capital on Tuesday (Oct 16) on a month long tour to Bangladesh to play a three-match ODI and two-match Test series against the Tigers in Dhaka, Chattogram and Sylhet.Long serving experienced batsman Hamilton Masakadza, who retained captaincy in all formats against South Africa, will also lead the touring Zimbabwe team in both the ODI and Test series against in Bangladesh.
The first batch of Zimbabwe team reached Hazrat Shah Jalal International Airport in Dhaka in the morning while remaining three cricketers, who failed accompany team in the morning for their involvement in the Afghanistan Premier League, scheduled to reach here this (Tuesday) evening.
The day-night basis three-match ODI series between two teams will begin on October 21 at the home of Bangladesh cricket –Sher-e- Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur–while the remaining two ODIs scheduled for Oct 24 and 26 at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium of the port city of Chattogram
Prior to the ODI series, visiting Zimbabwe will play a one-day preparation match against the local selections on October 19 at BKSP in Savar.
On competition of the ODI series, the two-match Test series between two teams will begin on November 3 at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium while the 2nd and last Test will begin on November 11 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur.
ODI squad of Zimbabwe team: Hamilton Masakadza (capt), Solomon Mire, Craig Ervine, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Peter Moor, Elton Chigumbura, Donald Tiripano, Kyle Jarvis, Brandon Mavuta, Richard Ngarava, John Nyumbu, Wellington Masakadza, Tarisai Musakanda, Tendai Chatara and Cephas Zhuwao
Test squad of Zimbabwe team: Hamilton Masakadza (capt), Brian Chari, Craig Ervine, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Peter Moor, Regis Chakabva, Donald Tiripano, Kyle Jarvis, Brandon Mavuta, Richard Ngarava, John Nyumbu, Wellington Masakadza, Ryan Burl and Tendai Chatara.UNB