West Indies will kick off their 2023 season with a two-match check sequence in opposition to Zimbabwe commencing on Saturday, February 4.
West Indies, initially of this 12 months’s marketing campaign, want to enhance their confidence and construct momentum within the longest format. However, it’s an ideal alternative for Zimbabwe to make an announcement in check cricket and showcase their expertise in entrance of the house crowd.
Earlier this week, West Indies performed a three-day warm-up match in opposition to the host nation on the similar venue on which each the scheduled checks will happen. Batting first, the Males in Maroon put up an incredible present and scored mammoth 517 runs within the first innings. The Windies skipper, Kraigg Brathwaite, scored a superb ton within the apply match and can certainly be seeking to proceed his kind.
In the meantime, Zimbabwe will miss their star all-rounder Sikandar Raza, who gained’t be collaborating within the sequence as a consequence of abroad commitments. Nonetheless, the addition of former England cricketer Gary Ballance within the Craig Ervine-led Zimbabwean aspect will present extra stability to the group’s batting line-up.
- 1st Check: February 4-8 on the Queens Sports activities Membership, Bulawayo – 8:00 am GMT/ 10:00 am native
- 2nd Check:February 12-16 on the Queens Sports activities Membership, Bulawayo – 8:00 am GMT/ 10:00 am native
West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Jermaine Blackwood, Nkrumah Bonner, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Roston Chase, Joshua Da Silva, Shannon Gabriel, Kemar Roach, Jason Holder, Alzarri Joseph, Kyle Mayers, Raymon Reifer, Devon Thomas, Jomel Warrican, Gudakesh Motie.
Zimbabwe: Gary Ballance, Chamunorwa Chibhabha, Tanaka Chivanga, Craig Ervine (c), Bradley Evans, Joylord Gumbie, Harmless Kaia, Tanunurwa Makoni, Wellington Masakadza, Kudzai Maunze, Brandon Mavuta, Richard Ngarava, Victor Nyauchi, Milton Shumba, Donald Tiripano, Tafadzwa Tsiga.
Telecast and dwell streaming particulars
- India: Star Sports activities, Disney+ Hotstar
- Pakistan: PTV Sports activities
- Caribbean: ESPN
- UK: Sky Sports activities
- Afghanistan: RTA Sports activities, Arjana TV
- Sri Lanka : Siyatha TV, Star Sports activities
- Bangladesh: Gazi TV (GTV), T Sports activities, BTV
- West Indies vs Zimbabwe, Check sequence 2023: Fixtures, Squads, Telecast and Dwell Streaming particulars
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