IND vs ZIM: Zimbabwe will challenge without ‘injured quartet’, Team India will benefit

The three-match ODI series between India and Zimbabwe is starting from August 18, in which the hosts will take the field under the captaincy of Regis Chakabwa.

Aug 13, 2022 | 5:02 PM

TV9 Bharatvarsh | Edited By: Sumit Sundriyal


Aug 13, 2022 | 5:02 PM




After defeating Bangladesh, Zimbabwe is now ready to face the Indian cricket team.  The three-match ODI series between the two teams will start from August 18.  The Indian team has left for this tour.  Zimbabwe has also announced the team.  However, with the announcement of the team, Zimbabwe's challenges have increased, as 4 such players, including its captain Craig Irwin, have been out, who could trouble Team India.  (Photo: AFP)

After defeating Bangladesh, Zimbabwe is now ready to face the Indian cricket team. The three-match ODI series between the two teams will start from August 18. The Indian team has left for this tour. Zimbabwe has also announced the team. However, with the announcement of the team, Zimbabwe’s challenges have increased, as 4 such players, including its captain Craig Irwin, have been out, who could trouble Team India. (Photo: AFP)

With the announcement of the team, Zimbabwe Cricket said that captain Craig Irwin has still not recovered from the problem of leg muscles.  Irwin has been a part of Zimbabwe for a long time and is also an important batsman of the team.  Irwin has scored 2899 runs in 105 matches, including 115 runs in 4 matches against India at an average of 57.  Obviously Zimbabwe will miss Irwin's captaincy and batting.  (Photo: AFP)

With the announcement of the team, Zimbabwe Cricket said that captain Craig Irwin has still not recovered from the problem of leg muscles. Irwin has been a part of Zimbabwe for a long time and is also an important batsman of the team. Irwin has scored 2899 runs in 105 matches, including 115 runs in 4 matches against India at an average of 57. Obviously Zimbabwe will miss Irwin’s captaincy and batting. (Photo: AFP)

The second major blow to Zimbabwe has come in the form of fast bowler Blessing Mujarbani.  Mujarbani, who troubles the batsmen with his fast pace, is not part of the series due to a thigh injury.  Mujarbani never played against India, but has taken 46 wickets in 33 matches at an average of 30 in his ODI career.  (Photo: AFP)

The second major blow to Zimbabwe has come in the form of fast bowler Blessing Mujarbani. Mujarbani, who troubles the batsmen with his fast pace, is not part of the series due to a thigh injury. Mujarbani never played against India, but has taken 46 wickets in 33 matches at an average of 30 in his ODI career. (Photo: AFP)

The team has suffered a double blow in the pace bowling department.  Apart from Mujarbani, the team's senior medium pacer Tendai Chatara is also injured.  Due to this he will not be able to play in this series.  Chatara's performance has been consistent for Zimbabwe and has taken 102 wickets in 79 matches.  (Photo: AFP)

The team has suffered a double blow in the pace bowling department. Apart from Mujarbani, the team’s senior medium pacer Tendai Chatara is also injured. Due to this he will not be able to play in this series. Chatara’s performance has been consistent for Zimbabwe and has taken 102 wickets in 79 matches. (Photo: AFP)

Similarly, the team's left-arm spinner Wellington Masakadza is out due to a shoulder injury.  Wellington is known for his precise and tight line bowling.  He has taken only 25 wickets in 24 matches, but his economy rate is below 5.  (Photo: AFP)

Similarly, the team’s left-arm spinner Wellington Masakadza is out due to a shoulder injury. Wellington is known for his precise and tight line bowling. He has taken only 25 wickets in 24 matches, but his economy rate is below 5. (Photo: AFP)






Most Read Stories