Zimbabwe the Champions of 2022 ICC Men's T20 Worldcup Qualifier B.
Zimbabwe the Champions of 2022 ICC Males’s T20 Worldcup Qualifier B. (Picture Supply: Twitter/ICC)

Zimbabwe’s qualification within the T20 World Cup this yr has introduced ahead a really busy schedule for the crew within the upcoming two months. The Zimbabwe crew is all set to host India and Bangladesh earlier than flying off to Australia for the primary time in 18 years.

India has not visited Zimbabwe since 2016, and the upcoming tour constitutes three ODIs which will likely be performed in Harare on August 18, 20, and 22 respectively. The collection is a part of the ICC ODI Tremendous League, which identifies the seven direct qualifiers and the hosts for the 50-over World Cup in India scheduled in 2023.

With solely three victories in 15 video games, Zimbabwe is presently ranked twelfth out of a complete of 13 groups. The ODI collection is scheduled to conclude lower than every week earlier than the 2022 Asia Cup, which will likely be held within the UAE from August 27 to September 11. Zimbabwe may have a possibility to grasp the Australian climate and pitches earlier than the world cup after they tour the nation.

Zimbabwe and Australia are set to play three ODIs in Townsville between August 28 to September 3. They haven’t toured Australia since 2003–04, and the 2 nations’ most up-to-date ODI matchup occurred in a tri-series in 2014, previous to the 2015 World Cup. From July 30 to August 2, Bangladesh will play Zimbabwe in three T20Is, adopted by three ODIs on August 5, 7, and 10. Each recreation will likely be held in Harare. Following the collection, Zimbabwe will host the Indian facet.

Zimbabwe received the eight-team qualifying competitors in Bulawayo earlier this week, securing their place on the 2022 T20 World Cup. Sikandar Raza returned 4 for 8 within the championship match as they defeated the Netherlands by 37 runs.

Zimbabwe’s schedule from July-September

Bangladesh tour of Zimbabwe 2022
1st T20I July 30 Harare
2nd T20I July 31 Harare
third T20I August 2 Harare
1st ODI August 5 Harare
2nd ODI August 7 Harare
third ODI August 10 Harare
India tour of Zimbabwe 2022
1st ODI August 18 Harare
2nd ODI August 20 Harare
third ODI August 22 Harare
Zimbabwe tour of Australia 2022
1st ODI August 28 Townsville
2nd ODI August 31 Townsville
third ODI September 3 Townsville