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Zim women's cricket team to play in Bangladesh next week

by Moyo Roy
10 Nov 2011 at 00:35hrs | Views
The Zimbabwe women's cricket team leaves the country for Bangladesh on Friday where they will take part in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Cup Qualifiers which start on Monday.

Zimbabwe, who have never qualified for the ICC Women's World Cup are in Group A with South Africa, Sri Lanka, Netherlands and the United States.

Group B comprises hosts Bangladesh, West Indies, Pakistan, Ireland and Japan and the top two teams from both groups qualify for the finals in India in 2013.

Zimbabwe, who will be captained by 19-year-old all-rounder Sharne Mayers open their campaign on Monday with a tricky tie against the Netherlands at the Krira Shikkha Protisthan Ground in Savar.

Zimbabwe squad: Sharne Meyers (captain), Julia Chibhabha, Precious Marange, Ashley Ndiraya, Sharyce Saili, Modester Mupachikwa, Pellagia Mujaji, Nonhlanhla Nyathi, Sinikiwe Mpofu, Thandolwenkosi Mlilo, Christabel Chatonzwa, Sarah Dambanevana, Audrey Mazvishaya, Loreen Tshuma

Source - HT
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