New Indian Express – HARARE: Left-arm seamer Brian Vitori, who has been cleared to bowl in the international cricket again, has been included in the 14-man Zimbabwe squad for the limited-overs series against Afghanistan, beginning on Monday at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

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  • HARARE: Left-arm seamer Brian Vitori, who has been cleared to bowl in the international cricket again, has been included in the 14-man Zimbabwe squad for the limited-overs series against Afghanistan, beginning on Monday at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
  • Reflecting on the fast bowler’s return to the squad, Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer described Vitori as a `true competitor` and said that he is pleased to have someone of his ability back in the squad.
  • Batsman Ryan Burl, who made his last appearance in limited-overs cricket for Zimbabwe in July 2017, has also been called up in the squad.
  • The tour, featuring two T20Is and five-match ODI series, will be a crucial for Zimbabwe as they step up their preparations for the World Cup Qualifier event which they will host in March.
  • “We could not have asked for better preparations for the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier than this series, coming hard on the heels of the Bangladesh tour.


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