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Rookie Duffin replaces Taibu as Zimbabwe captain

Written by: Staff

Harare, Feb 24 (UNI) Terry Duffin will succeed Tatenda Taibu as the new skipper of Zimbabwe cricket team announced for the five-match one-day series against Kenya beginning tomorrow.

The 23-year-old will be making his ODI debut when he will lead a 15-man squad announced by the newly constituted Zimbabwe Cricket Board after he accepted the contract offered by them.

Earlier, Duffin led the country's U-19 squad between 1998 and 2000.

The team features four other uncapped players alongwith the left-handed Duffin.

Ryan Higgins and Keegan Meth, who played in the recently concluded U-19 World cup, and Gregory Strydom and Pete Rinke are the four new faces chosen for the series.

Squad: Terrence Duffin (capt), Elton Chigumbura, Keith Dabengwa, Ryan Higgins, Anthony Ireland, Blessing Mahwire, Hamilton Masakadza, Keegan Meth, Waddington Mwayenga, Edward Rainsford, Piet Rinke, Gregory Strydom, Brendan Taylor, Prosper Utseya.


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