India vs Zimbabwe: Team India set for another short tour, a second-string team to play against Zimbabwe Tour after West Indies.
Following India’s tour of the West Indies, the Men in Blue will get ready for their short tour in Africa.
Previous to the England tour, India paid a short trip to Ireland where they played a small ODI series.
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Former India skipper Virat Kohli is set to make a comeback to T20 cricket after a long span of 5 months in the 2nd T20I against England.
However, Kohli’s place in the team is currently under the scanner for the Asia Cup scheduled to take place in Sri Lanka next month.
The team management will be eyeing Kohli’s performance in the two T20I matches and then finalize the squad for the mega tournament.
India is ranked third in Tests, fourth in ODIs, and first in T20Is by the ICC. Rohit Sharma is the current captain of the team in all formats; the head coach is Rahul Dravid.
Zimbabwe Cricket official has said,
“We are absolutely delighted to host India and very interesting, competitive and memorable series”
After Six years the tour to the African nation is the first for India.
The last time India was there was when Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side had played three ODI’s and as many T20Isin June-July 2016
India will visit Zimbabwe for a three-match ODI series one month from now.
While the dates are yet to be authoritatively declared, part of the ICC One-Day Super League has been likely planned separately.
The matches are of monstrous importance for the host group as the focus from the series will combine with the capability for the following year’s ODI World Cup.
They are, be that as it may, not as significant for India, the hosts for the occasion, as Rohit Sharma’s side had straightforwardly equipped for the apex occasion next October.
The six ODIs India is scheduled to play consecutive this month, against England and the West Indies, are not a piece of the Super League.
“We are totally really glad to have India and we anticipate a cutthroat and critical series,”
a Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) official told on Friday (July 8).
At this point, all the matches are to be played at the Harare Sports Club in the capital city.
The Indian group is supposed to show up in Harare on August 15.
“It’s a major an open door for the players to play against the Indian players and for the cricketing clique in Zimbabwe.
It will make a great deal of interest among the more youthful age to take up this game.
By and large, the series is excellent for Zimbabwe cricket,“
said Lalchand Rajput, the previous mentor of the side, who has now been re-assigned as the Technical Director.
Dave Houghton is the lead trainer of the Craig Ervin-drove side.
These matches hold a huge incentive for Zimbabwe as they plan to meet all requirements for the 50-over World Cup booked to be played in 2023.
For India, it doesn’t hold as much significance as the hosts for the 2023 World Cup have proactively endured for the significant occasion.
It’s really glad to have India and Zimbabwe anticipate a serious and vital series and make it memorable
The specialized head of the Zimbabwean side, Lalchand Rajput said:
“It’s a major an open door for the players to play against the Indian players and for the cricketing crew in Zimbabwe.
It will make a ton of interest among the more youthful age to take up this game. By and large, the series is awesome for Zimbabwe cricket.”