Masakadza to retire after the Bangladesh T20 series

Chevrons skipper Hamilton Masakadza has announced he will retire from all forms of international cricket after the Bangladesh t20 series which will run from 13 to 24 September.

Masakadza made his test debut in 2001 at 17, scoring a century on the occasion. He became the first black Zimbabwean to score a test century and the then youngest test centurion. In all he played a total of 38 tests, 209 One Day Internationals and 62 T20s.

After the ICC suspended and froze funding to ZC following government interference, The skipper wrote a letter to the sports minister citing a number of issues one of them was of leading a divided change room.

This is the second retirement after Solomon Mire from ZC players in a space of a month. More players might follow suit if the ICC decides not to overturn ZC’s suspension in its October meeting.

Vice captain PJ Moor will step into role of a skipper across all formats.
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