Zimbabwe name T20 squad
Harare - Zimbabwe called up spinner Tafadzwa Kamungozi for the World Twenty20
and finally submitted its squad on Friday following a player strike
that put the team's participation in doubt.
was the only major surprise from Zimbabwe. The 26-year-old legspinner
played the last of his four one-day internationals in 2006 and has no
international T20 experience.
Brendan Taylor captains the squad
for the tournament in Bangladesh starting on March 16, and where
Zimbabwe faces games against Ireland, Netherlands and United Arab
Emirates to qualify for the main Super 10 stage.
given permission to name its 15-man squad late after months of problems
over non-payment resulted in players going on strike late last year and
the national team not training. Players have now been paid after the
struggling Zimbabwe cricket board was given a $3 million loan by the
Hamilton Masakadza is the most experienced batsman alongside skipper Taylor.
Brendan Taylor (captain), Hamilton Masakadza, Prosper Utseya, Elton
Chigumbura, Sean Williams, Malcolm Waller, Vusi Sibanda, Sikander Raza
Butt, Brian Vitori, Tendai Chatara, Natsai M'shangwe, Shingirai
Masakadza, Timycen Maruma, Tafadzwa Kamungozi, Tinashe Panyangara.