Graeme Cremer Appointed Zimbabwe's Captain For India Series

Updated: 09 June 2016 16:27 IST

Graeme Cremer, who missed the 2016 World T20 due to injury, will lead Zimbabwe for the series against India that begins from June 11.

Graeme Cremer Appointed Zimbabwe
Graeme Cremer will lead the 18-men Zimbabwe squad for the India series that starts in a week's time. © AFP

Harare:

Zimbabwe have appointed Graeme Cremer as the captain for their upcoming home series against India, while Hamilton Masakadza - who was sacked as the skipper last month - has retained his place in both ODI and T20I sides.

Medium pacer Tinashe Panyangara has been ruled out of the series with a back injury. Taurai Muzarabani, who has played six ODIs and seven T20Is, has been picked in Panyangara's place.

In addition to Cremer's legspin, Zimbabwe have left-arm spinners Wellington Masakzadza and Tendai Chisoro and another leg-spinner Timken Maruma as slow bowling options.

Tendai Chatara, Donald Tiripano and Neville Madziva will be the seamers.

Elton Chigumbura, Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams and Craig Ervine will form the top and middle order.

The ODIs will be played from June 11 to 15 and the T20s will be played from June 18 to 22. All six matches will be played in Harare.

Squads:

ODI: Graeme Cremer (capt), Richmond Mutumbami (wk), Taurai Muzarabani, Chamu Chibhabha, Peter Moor, Elton Chigumbura, Vusi Sibanda, Tawanda Mupariwa, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Neville Madziva, Donald Tiripano, Timycen Maruma, Wellington Masakadza, Tendai Chisoro, Hamilton Masakadza, Tendai Chatara, Craig Ervine

T20I: Graeme Cremer (capt), Richmond Mutumbami (wk), Taurai Muzarabani, Brian Chari, Peter Moor, Elton Chigumbura, Vusi Sibanda, Luke Jongwe, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Neville Madziva, Donald Tiripano, Timycen Maruma, Wellington Masakadza, Tendai Chisoro, Hamilton Masakadza, Tendai Chatara, Malcolm Waller.

Highlights
  • Graeme Cremer appointed Zimbabwe's captain for India series.
  • He replaced Hamilton Masakadza, who was sacked last month.
  • India and Zimbabwe play 3 ODIs and T20Is each, starting from June 11.
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