The Zimbabwe squad of 15 for the International Cricket Council World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh got into camp today.
The players gathered at Harare Sports Club Monday morning to resume preparations for the world Twenty20 showcase which is in Bangladesh from the 16th of March to the 6th of April.
The squad bowlers had a batting session with net bowlers at 9 o’clock and then the batsmen arrived 30 minutes later for 45 minutes of catching practice. This was followed by a two-hour net session leading to lunch.
The afternoon session began at 1430 hours, and ended with shuttles which began at 1615 hours.
The programme continues until Saturday, then there will be a break on Sunday before camp resumes on Monday until departure for Bangladesh on Wednesday the 5th of March.
Zimbabwe is in group B of the World Twenty20 qualifiers, with Ireland, the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates. The group winner will proceed with the winner of the other group comprising Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong and Nepal to the Super 10 stage.
In that stage, the group B winner will join England, South Africa, Sri Lanka and New Zealand in group 1. The group A winner will join Australia, India, Pakistan and the West Indies in group 2.
The top two sides after round-robin play in the groups will proceed to the knock-out stage leading to the final.
ICC W T20 BAN 2014 Zim 15
|1||Butt Sikandar Raza|
|11||Taylor Brendan (Captain)|