HomeCricketCraig Ervine Named Full Time Zimbabwe Limited-Overs Captain

Craig Ervine Named Full Time Zimbabwe Limited-Overs Captain

Another country traversing to the club of Split captaincy today. As Craig Ervine Named Zimbabwe Full Time Limited-Overs Captain. While Sean Williams will continue to lead the Test side. Joining the recent development in Zimbabwean cricket, Lance Klusener has rejoined Zimbabwe as batting coach. And will take the baton from Stuart Matsikenyeri, who has now been demoted to the role of assistant coach. Lalchand Rajput continues to be the head coach of the side. Zimbabwe Cricket is yet to finalise the bowling coach. The new limited over skipper Ervine has led Zimbabwe in just one Test – where they lost by an innings to Bangladesh. Ervine till now has led the team for 15 matches.

Zimbabwe Cricket’s Official twitter handle releasing the update.

Meanwhile, Mary-Anne Musonda will captain the Women’s side. And Josephine Nkomo will be the Vice captain. Gary Brent will be the head coach of the women’s team. The new head coach of the women’s side has played 4 Tests, 70 ODIs and three T20Is for Zimbabwe between 1999 and 2008. Sinikiwe Mpofu will be Brent’s deputy. Trevor Garwe and Trevor Phiri will work as bowling and fielding coaches respectively for the women’s team.

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Moreover, Trevor Phiri has also been appointed the head coach of the Under-19 Women’s side. While former Zimbabwe player Prosper Utseya will be the head coach of the Men’s Under-19 side.With these paradigm changes in the leadership and coaching roles. Zimbabwe intends to bounce back as a prominent side in international cricket. As it used to be in the previous century.

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