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Madhevere earns maiden call-up in Zimbabwe's limited-overs squad

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Wesley Madhevere has earned his maiden call-up to the Zimbabwe side for the limited-overs series in Bangladesh. Sean Williams is back in the side along with Tinashe Kamunhukamwe and Richmond Mutumbami.
Madhevere impressed in the ICC Under-19 World Cup earlier this year as he struck two half-centuries and picked up eight wickets. "Wesley is one of the most exciting talents to emerge from Zimbabwe in recent years and his massive potential has been on show at the last three ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup tournaments, including the recent one in South Africa," national selector Prosper Utseya said.
"His call-up is well-deserved and it is very encouraging to see him in line for his international debut as we look to continue gradually blooding in younger players into our senior national team."
Williams missed the Test because of the birth of his daughter while Prince Masvaure, Kevin Kasuza, Regis Chakabva, Victor Nyauchi and Brian Mudzinganyama, who were part of the one-off Test, have not been included in the side. Chamu Chibhabha, who was named captain for the limited-overs side earlier this year on an interim basis, will have his first taste as captain in international cricket.
The series will start with the first ODI on March 1. All three 50-overs games will be played in Sylhet before the two T20Is - on March 9 and 11 - being played in Dhaka.

Squad: Chamu Chibhabha (captain), Sikandar Raza Butt, Craig Ervine, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wesley Madhevere, Timycen Maruma, Christopher Mpofu, Carl Mumba, Tinotenda Mutombodzi, Richmond Mutumbami (wicketkeeper), Ainsley Ndlovu, Brendan Taylor, Donald Tiripano, Charlton Tshuma, Sean Williams.

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