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Zimbabwe pick Ballance for Ireland T20 series

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HARARE: Zimbabwe have included former England Test batsman Gary Ballance in a 15-man squad for three T20 Internationals against Ireland in Harare during January.

The 33-year-old left-handed batter, who was born in the southern Africa country, represented England in 23 Tests and 16 ODIs.

He scored 1,498 Test runs at an average of 37.45 and 297 ODI runs at an average of 21.21 during a five-year England career that began in 2013.

After being released from Yorkshire with two years of his contract still to run, Ballance signed a two-year deal to play domestic and international cricket for Zimbabwe.

Squad: Craig Ervine (captain), Gary Ballance, Ryan Burl, Tendai Chatara, Bradley Evans, Luke Jongwe, Innocent Kaia, Clive Madande, Wesley Madhevere, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Wellington Masakadza, Tony Munyonga, Richard Ngarava, Victor Nyauchi, Sean Williams.

Published in Dawn, January 5th, 2023


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