Cape Town - Zimbabwe
have included the uncapped duo of Brandon Mavuta and Ryan Murray in
their squad for the ODI triangular series in Bangladesh, involving the
hosts and Sri Lanka.
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Apart from the two former Zimbabwe
Under-19 players, Blessing Muzarabani - who made his Test debut for
Zimbabwe against South Africa on Boxing Day - is also in line to get his
first one-day international (ODI) cap after he was included in the 15-man
Zimbabwe skipper Graeme Cremer and his side,
which will be banking on the experience of Hamilton Masakadza, Brendan
Taylor, Sikandar Raza, Craig Ervine, Christopher Mpofu and Kyle Jarvis,
are scheduled to leave for Bangladesh on Tuesday.
The tour will be a critical test for
Zimbabwe as they step up their preparations for the World Cup qualifier
event which they will host in March.
In the tri-series, Zimbabwe will play
Bangladesh in the first match on January 15, before Heath Streak's
charges face Sri Lanka two days later.
After taking on Sri Lanka again on January 21, Zimbabwe will have a day's rest before entertaining Bangladesh
for the second time.
The final is scheduled for January 27.
All matches will be played at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka.
Zimbabwe ODI squad:
Graeme Cremer (capt), Hamilton Masakadza, Solomon Mire, Craig Ervine,
Brendan Taylor, Sikandar Raza, PJ Moor, Malcolm Waller, Ryan Murray,
Tendai Chisoro, Brandon Mavuta, Blessing Muzarabani, Chris Mpofu, Tendai
Chatara, Kyle Jarvis