Shanto, a Zimbabwe batsman who was injured, rejoins the Bangladesh lineup.
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Shanto, a Zimbabwe batsman who was injured, rejoins the Bangladesh lineup.

Tony Munyonga was substituted by Tanaka Chivanga in the starting lineup for the T20 World Cup qualifier match.

Zimbabwe decided to bat against Bangladesh.

After winning the toss against Bangladesh in the opening T20I in Harare, Zimbabwe chose to bat first.

Fast bowler Tanaka Chivanga has replaced offspinner Tony Munyonga in the home team’s starting XI from the T20 World Cup Qualifier victory against the Netherlands. Tendai Chatara and Blessing Muzarabani are already absent from Zimbabwe’s T20 World Cup qualifying campaign. The two quick bowlers are hurt.

Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, and Mushfiqur Rahim were resting from their T20I lineup when Bangladesh traveled to Zimbabwe, leaving deeper voids in their starting lineup.

After winning the toss against Bangladesh in the opening T20I in Harare, Zimbabwe chose to bat first.

Najmul Hossain Shanto makes his first appearance in the lineup since a disappointing series against Pakistan last year. It’s noteworthy that Munim Shahriar, who spent the majority of his BPL career as an opener, is set to bat in the middle of the order. Along with choosing four frontline bowlers, the visitors omitted Mahedi Hasan from their starting lineup.

Zimbabwe Squad Playing : Regis Chakabva (wk), Craig Ervine (capt), Wessly Madhevere, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Ryan Burl, Luke Jongwe, Wellington Masakadza, Richard Ngarava, Tanaka Chivanga.

Bangladesh Squad Playing: Litton Das, Anamul Haque, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Munim Shahriar, Mosaddek Hossain, Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (capt & wk), Nasum Ahmed, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam.

Match Info

  • MatchZIM vs BAN, 1st T20I, Bangladesh tour of Zimbabwe, 2022
  • Date Saturday, July 30, 2022
  • Toss Zimbabwe won the toss and opt to bat
  • Time 5:00 PM
  • Venue Harare Sports Club, Harare
  • Umpires Iknow Chabi, Langton Rusere
  • Third Umpire Christopher Phiri
  • Match Referee Andy Pycroft

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