Zimbabwe Tour Of Pakistan 2020 [ 3 Odis & 3 T20s ] : Pre Series Discussion

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Stoneman Returns wrote:
Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:49 am
Early swing will be there, and if they monitor Sri Lanka's successfull recent shorter format tour to Pakistan they could come with better plans.

Spin will be the huge factor in upcomming series.
Do Zim spend a lot of time watching other series and monitoring them to prepare?

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zimbos_05 wrote:
Sat Oct 10, 2020 1:36 am
Stoneman Returns wrote:
Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:49 am
Early swing will be there, and if they monitor Sri Lanka's successfull recent shorter format tour to Pakistan they could come with better plans.

Spin will be the huge factor in upcomming series.
Do Zim spend a lot of time watching other series and monitoring them to prepare?
Thats the reason for Zimbabwe's present situation in the game.
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Yea if we’re to pick a spinner I’d honestly rather see Mavuta in.

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I really do miss Graeme Cremer, what a hole he’s left 😞

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𝗠𝗨𝗭𝗔𝗥𝗔𝗕𝗔𝗡𝗜 𝗕𝗢𝗨𝗡𝗖𝗘𝗦 𝗕𝗔𝗖𝗞 𝗔𝗦 𝗭𝗜𝗠𝗕𝗔𝗕𝗪𝗘 𝗡𝗔𝗠𝗘 𝗦𝗜𝗗𝗘 𝗧𝗢 𝗙𝗔𝗖𝗘 𝗣𝗔𝗞𝗜𝗦𝗧𝗔𝗡

Blessing Muzarabani is set to resume his international career after he was named in Zimbabwe’s squad for the limited-overs series in Pakistan.

The 24-year-old fast bowler was selected for the tour after he recently ended his stint with English county side Northamptonshire.

Muzarabani had played one Test, 18 one-day international (ODI) matches and six Twenty20 international (T20I) games for Zimbabwe when he decided to put his international career on hold in 2018 to take up a county contract.

His return is a massive boost for Zimbabwe, especially with the experienced frontline seamer Kyle Jarvis ruled out of the Pakistan tour due to a stress fracture injury.

Meanwhile, two uncapped players, Milton Shumba and Faraz Akram, have made it into Zimbabwe’s 20-man squad that is set to go into a bio-secure bubble in Harare on Monday before leaving for Pakistan on 19 October.

Zimbabwe have also included other young talents in the form of Wessly Madhevere and Richard Ngarava.

The touring squad is however quite experienced, with captain Chamu Chibhabha and fellow seasoned campaigners Brendan Taylor, Tendai Chatara, Craig Ervine, Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams and Elton Chigumbura forming the nucleus of the side.

The ODI series in Pakistan, which will be part of the inaugural ICC Cricket World Cup Super League, is pencilled in for 30 October and 1 and 3 November.

The T20I matches are scheduled for 7, 8 and 10 November.

𝗭𝗶𝗺𝗯𝗮𝗯𝘄𝗲 𝗦𝗾𝘂𝗮𝗱 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗣𝗮𝗸𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗻 𝗧𝗼𝘂𝗿:

Chamu Chibhabha (captain), Faraz Akram, Ryan Burl, Brian Chari, Tendai Chatara, Elton Chigumbura, Tendai Chisoro, Craig Ervine, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wessly Madhevere, Wellington Masakadza, Carl Mumba, Richmond Mutumbami, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Brendan Taylor, Donald Tiripano, Sean Williams

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Did not have enough time to get onto the forums during the buildup to the Pak series.

We are sending a 20 man squad which makes it look like there would are some T20 specialists in there. We just don't know who they are.

The most frustrating thing for me is to see Faraz Akram there. Is he there to understand the Pakistani sledging? What has he done to get the nod ahead of Neville Madziva?

Feel really sorry for Madziva.

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The most frustrating thing for me is to see Faraz Akram there. Is he there to understand the Pakistani sledging? What has he done to get the nod ahead of Neville Madziva?

Feel really sorry for Madziva.

At least they had the good sense to immediately put Blessing on the team and not take Chakabva with them.

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CrimsonAvenger wrote:
Sat Oct 10, 2020 4:11 pm
We are sending a 20 man squad which makes it look like there would are some T20 specialists in there. We just don't know who they are.
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So true.

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TapsC2 wrote:
Fri Oct 09, 2020 10:25 pm
I don’t see the point of picking a specialist spinner who isn’t a leg spinner when we have Wes Williams and Raza in the same team
The sad (or maybe good ?( reality is atm the three best spinners in the country are Raza, Willie and Chisoro. All much of a muchness. Two of those three are not like the other. They make the team on batting alone.
It means in reality we can take a risk or carry another bat.
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Not sure about anyone else but to me that is a very underwhelming squad.

Are Kyle and PJ out injured? Few others I would have included that are not there

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