Former England batter Gary Ballance named in Zimbabwe Take a look at squad to play West Indies

Gary Ballance is about to play Take a look at cricket for the primary time since 2017 after being named in Zimbabwe’s squad to face West Indies in subsequent month’s two-match collection.
Sean Williams will miss the Assessments in Bulawayo as he recovers from a fractured finger, with Craig Ervine, enjoying his first Take a look at in three years, captaining the aspect in Williams’ absence.
Zimbabwe can even be with out allrounders Sikandar Raza and Ryan Burl as a consequence of franchise commitments abroad, whereas quick bowlers Tendai Chatara and Blessing Muzarabani are each out injured.

Harmless Kaia, Bradley Evans and Tanaka Chivanga, who’ve all performed limited-overs internationals, may very well be in line for Take a look at debuts. Chamu Chibhabha has been recalled six years after his final Take a look at look, whereas skilled allrounder Donald Tiripano has additionally been included.

Ballance performed 23 Assessments for England between 2014 and 2017, scoring 4 a whole bunch and averaging 37.45. He returned to Zimbabwe, the nation of his start, after being launched by Yorkshire final yr and made his ODI debut towards Eire earlier this month.

The collection, which begins at Queens Sports activities Membership on Saturday, will mark Zimbabwe’s return to Take a look at cricket after an 18-month hole.

Zimbabwe Take a look at squad to play West Indies: Gary Ballance, Chamunorwa Chibhabha, Tanaka Chivanga, Craig Ervine (capt), Bradley Evans, Joylord Gumbie, Harmless Kaia, Tanunurwa Makoni, Wellington Masakadza, Kudzai Maunze, Brandon Mavuta, Richard Ngarava, Victor Nyauchi, Milton Shumba, Donald Tiripano, Tafadzwa Tsiga

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