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Zimbabwe National Cricket Team Players in Detail (with Images)

Men’s National Team: Nicknamed the Chevrons or the Tuskers, this team has proudly represented Zimbabwe on the international stage since 1992. They currently rank 10th in Tests, 11th in ODIs, and 11th in T20Is. Some of their notable achievements include:

  • Participating in three Cricket World Cup tournaments (1992, 1996, 2003)
  • Finishing second in the 2004 ICC Champions Trophy

Interesting Facts:

  • Zimbabwe is the only country to have won the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier twice (2001 and 2018).
  • The Chevrons were the first African team to win an international cricket tournament, defeating India in the final of the 1998 Coca-Cola Champions Trophy.
  • Zimbabwe boasts several talented cricketers, including Sikandar Raza, who ranked 1st in the ICC T20I All-rounder Rankings (as of November 2023).
  • The team faces challenges due to financial constraints and limited international exposure.

This comprehensive information provides a deeper understanding of the Zimbabwe National Cricket Team, its history, achievements, and future prospects.

The Zimbabwe national cricket team boasts a diverse and talented squad, featuring experienced veterans and rising young stars. Here’s a comprehensive overview of the current players, with details and relevant images:

Player NameAgeRole
Brian Bennett26Batsman, Right-arm medium bowler
Craig Ervine37Captain, Batsman, Left-arm orthodox bowler
Tarisai Musakanda25Batsman, Right-arm off-break bowler
Tadiwanashe Marumani22Batsman, Right-arm off-break bowler
Milton Shumba31Batsman, Right-arm medium pacer
Sikandar Raza36All-rounder, Batsman, Right-arm off-break bowler
Ryan Burl30All-rounder, Batsman, Right-arm off-break bowler
Luke Jongwe26All-rounder, Batsman, Right-arm medium pacer
Wessley Madhevere22All-rounder, Batsman, Right-arm off-break bowler
Victor Nyauchi28Right-arm fast bowler
Richard Ngarava25Left-arm fast bowler
Blessing Muzarabani25Right-arm fast bowler
Tendai Chatara33Right-arm fast bowler

Batsmen:

1. Brian Bennett:

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Brian Bennett (Zimbabwe cricket player)

  • Age: 26
  • Right-handed batsman, right-arm medium bowler
  • Made his ODI debut in 2023, showcasing promise in domestic cricket.

2. Craig Ervine (Captain):

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Craig Ervine (Zimbabwe cricket player)

  • Age: 37
  • Left-handed batsman, left-arm orthodox bowler
  • Seasoned campaigner with over 100 international appearances
  • Known for his calm leadership and consistent performance.

3. Tarisai Musakanda:

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Tarisai Musakanda (Zimbabwe cricket player)

  • Age: 25
  • Right-handed batsman, right-arm off-break bowler
  • Impressed with his strokeplay and ability to score quickly
  • Promising young talent for Zimbabwe’s batting department.

4. Tadiwanashe Marumani:

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Tadiwanashe Marumani (Zimbabwe cricket player)

  • Age: 22
  • Right-handed batsman, right-arm off-break bowler
  • Shown promise at the domestic level with his sound technique
  • Possesses the potential to succeed on the international stage.

5. Milton Shumba:

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Milton Shumba (Zimbabwe cricket player)

  • Age: 31
  • Right-handed batsman, right-arm medium pacer
  • Provides quick runs in the middle order with his hard-hitting batting
  • Useful bowler capable of picking up wickets.

All-rounders:

1. Sikandar Raza:

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Sikandar Raza (Zimbabwe cricket player)

  • Age: 36
  • Right-handed batsman, right-arm off-break bowler
  • Star player known for his power-hitting and bowling prowess
  • Vital cog in both Zimbabwe’s batting and bowling lineups.

2. Ryan Burl:

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Ryan Burl (Zimbabwe cricket player)

  • Age: 30
  • Right-handed batsman, right-arm off-break bowler
  • Versatile player who contributes to both bat and ball
  • Good fielder and valuable lower-order batsman.

3. Luke Jongwe:

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Luke Jongwe (Zimbabwe cricket player)

  • Age: 26
  • Right-handed batsman, right-arm medium pacer
  • Impressed with his batting and bowling in domestic cricket
  • Future star potential for Zimbabwe.

4. Wessley Madhevere:

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Wessley Madhevere (Zimbabwe cricket player)

  • Age: 22
  • Right-handed batsman, right-arm off-break bowler
  • Young talent who has already made his mark in international cricket
  • Clean hitter and useful bowler.

Bowlers:

1. Victor Nyauchi:

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Victor Nyauchi (Zimbabwe cricket player)

  • Age: 28
  • Right-arm fast bowler
  • Spearhead of the Zimbabwe bowling attack

2. Richard Ngarava:

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Richard Ngarava (Zimbabwe cricket player)

  • Age: 25
  • Left-arm fast bowler
  • Young and exciting fast bowler who has impressed with his pace and accuracy
  • Future star potential for Zimbabwe.

3. Blessing Muzarabani:

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Blessing Muzarabani (Zimbabwe cricket player)

  • Age: 25
  • Right-arm fast bowler
  • Fastest bowler who can generate good pace
  • Valuable asset to the Zimbabwe bowling attack.

4. Tendai Chatara:

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Tendai Chatara (Zimbabwe cricket player)

  • Age: 33
  • Right-arm fast bowler
  • Experienced bowler with over 100 international appearances
  • Consistent performer and leader in the bowling attack.

Additional Notes:

  • This list covers some of the key players in the Zimbabwe national cricket team.
  • Several other talented individuals are vying for selection and a chance to represent their country.
  • The Zimbabwe national cricket team has a bright future with a good blend of experienced veterans and promising youngsters.

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