Chigumbura succeeds Taylor as ODI, T20I captain

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All-rounder Elton Chigumbura has succeed Brendan Taylor as Zimbabwe's ODI and Twenty20 International captain. Taylor, however, will retain the captaincy of the Test XI.

All-rounder Elton Chigumbura has succeed Brendan Taylor as Zimbabwe's ODI and Twenty20 International captain. Taylor, however, will retain the captaincy of the Test XI.

This will be Chigumbura's second tenure at the helm of the limited-overs units, following May 2010 to March 2011's two dozen fixtures in the wake of spinner Prosper Utseya's resignation.

"Chigumbura has been appointed ODI and T20I captain, while Taylor will retain the leadership in the Tests, as part of Zimbabwe Cricket's decision to split the captaincy across formats," read a statement from ZC.

The Zimbabweans, who recently slipped to a two-two ODI series draw with Afghanistan in Bulawayo – will meet South Africa for a one-off Test and three ODIs in August. They will later contest a limited-overs tri-series with the Proteas and Australia.

October and November will bring three Tests and five ODIs against Bangladesh in Mirpur and Chittagong.

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