The national selectors have announced the following squad for the Only Test Series against Pakistan: 1. Brendan Taylor (Captain); 2. Regis Chakabva; 3. Chamunorwa Chibhabha; 4. Craig Ervine; 5. Kyle Jarvis; 6. Hamilton Masakadza; 7. Tinotenda Mawoyo; 8. Christopher Mpofu; 9. Raymond Price; 10. Vusimuzi Sibanda; 11. Tatenda Taibu; 12. Prosper Utseya; 13. Brian Vitori; 14. Malcolm Waller; and 15. Gregory Lamb
Warmup Match : Pakistanis 222 (Younis 71, Ali 67, Lamb 3-31) & 72-1 (Hafeez 39) drew with Zimbabwe XI 225 (Chibhabha 70, Junaid 4-62)
Junaid Khan came good for the Pakistanis, claiming four wickets, as the two-day tour game in Bulawayo ended in a draw. The Zimbabwe XI managed only a three-run first innings lead after a lower-order collapse, following which the Pakistanis put on 72 for 1 in 24 overs before the match ended.
Please be advised that the accreditation window for the Pakistan tour of Zimbabwe closed on Friday the 19th of August 2011 as per the media advisory sent on Wednesday the 8th of August 2011. The tour will run from the 26th of August to the 19th of September 2011.
Keegan Meth was withdrawn from the final UCB ODI match between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo, on Sunday. He sustained a mouth injury off the last ball of the Bangladesh innings when he had a direct ball blow straight onto his mouth after Nasir Hossain played a shot back to him.