This Week in Zimbabwe (#15)

Posted by admin on July 13, 2009

It has been an exciting week full of news as the upcoming Bangladesh tour draws ever closer.

Preliminary squad in training

A preliminary squad made up mainly of Zimbabwe and Zimbabwe A players have been working together in Harare. Last week they were training in the nets and outfield at Harare Sports Club.

Mark Vermeulen has been reported as working extremely hard hoping to gain selection.

Full story: Zimbabwe squad in training, Taylor absent - but ready to play

Taylor to prove fitness ahead of BD tour

In order to be selected for the upcoming ODI series against Bangladesh, Brendan Taylor will need to prove his fitness says coach Walter Chawaguta.

"The first thing we have to do is to get the lad here, assess his fitness and see how he fares against some locally based guys who have been doing the business", he said to the Sunday Mail.

Taylor has confirmed he will be flying back to Zimbabwe ahead of the series.

Campbell named head of selection

Alistair Campbell, the former Zimbabwe Test captain, has been named head of the new selection panel.

The new selection panel will consist of Campbell and five other members, one from each of the newly formed franchises.

Full story: Alistair Campbell named head of the national selection panel