Chatara Replaces Injured Mpofu For Zimbabwe
Experienced Zimbabwean pace bowler Christopher Mpofu has been ruled out of his country's tour of New Zealand and has been replaced by Tendai Chatara.
Mpofu suffered a lower back injury during the recent Stanbic T20 competition in Zimbabwe and will miss the tour which comprises one Test, three One-Day Internationals and two Twenty20 Internationals.
The uncapped Chatara was added to a 20-man training squad which is preparing in Zimbabwe ahead of departure to New Zealand, where the Test match gets underway on 26th January.
|26 Jan 2012||Only Test||New Zealand v Zimbabwe||McLean Park, Napier|
|03 Feb 2012||1st ODI||New Zealand v Zimbabwe||University Oval, Dunedin|
|06 Feb 2012||2nd ODI||New Zealand v Zimbabwe||Cobham Oval (New), Whangarei|
|09 Feb 2012||3rd ODI||New Zealand v Zimbabwe||McLean Park, Napier|
|11 Feb 2012||1st Twenty20||New Zealand v Zimbabwe||Eden Park, Auckland|
|14 Feb 2012||2nd Twenty20||New Zealand v Zimbabwe||Seddon Park, Hamilton|
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