Thursday 10 February 2011 

Duffin Replaces Mawoyo In Zimbabwe World Cup Squad

Duffin Replaces Mawoyo In Zimbabwe World Cup Squad
Duffin Replaces Mawoyo In Zimbabwe World Cup Squad
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Left-handed batsman Terrence Duffin has been drafted in to Zimbabwe's 15-man ICC Cricket World Cup squad as a replacement for Tinotenda Mawoyo.

Mawoyo has an abdominal muscle tear and will miss the tournament, which gets underway on 19th February. Zimbabwe begin their campaign against reigning champions Australia on 21st February.

Duffin, 28, has played two Tests and 23 One-Day Internationals, scoring 546 runs in ODI cricket although his last ODI appearance came in the previous World Cup in 2007, when he against Ireland in Kingston, Jamaica.

Mawoyo becomes the seventh player to be replaced ahead of the tournament after the International Cricket Council's Event Technical Committee confirmed the change.

He had been a late addition to the squad, himself a replacement following the withdrawal of all-rounder Sean Ervine.

Zimbabwe are 250/1 to win the tournament with .

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