Zimbabwe announces squad for Pakistan tour

Harare: Zimbabwe on Tuesday announced a 16-man squad to tour Pakistan for three one-day and two T20 internationals.

The tour beginning on March 22 is the first by a Test-playing nation since terror attacks on the Sri Lankan team bus in March 2009 in which six Pakistani policemen and two civilians were killed and six members of the Sri Lanka team injured.

Last week a delegation from Zimbabwe Cricket visited Lahore to assess security arrangements.

The squad comprises: Elton Chigumbura (Captain), Sikandar Raza Butt, Chamunorwa Chibhabha, Charles Coventry, Graeme Cremer, Craig Ervine, Roy Kaia, Hamilton Masakadza, Christopher Mpofu, Tawanda Mupariwa, Richmond Mutumbami, Tinashe Panyangara, Vusimuzi Sibanda, Prosper Utseya, Brian Vitori, Sean Williams.