Canada arrived in Harare on Friday and will get their tour of Zimbabwe underway with a warm-up match against a High Performance Centre (HPC) side at Harare Sports Club this Sunday.
The HPC squad picked for the match is entirely made up of Under-19 players and will be coached by Stephen Mangongo.
After the warm-up match, Canada will face Zimbabwe A in three one-day matches – all to be played at Harare Sports Club – on Tuesday the 16th, Thursday the 18th and Friday the 19th of May 2017.
Much of the squad took part in the under-19 series against Namibia in April which Zimbabwe won 4-0.
Allrounder Liam Roche was a standout performer for the young Zimbabweans in that series top scoring with an unbeaten 96 in the fifth match and taking 9 wickets in four matches.
Roche also captained the squad while Jayden Schadendorf also put in a consistent showing opening the batting with Bright Piri.
All the matches are scheduled to start at 09:00 hours local time.
HPC squad to play Canada: Bright Phiri, Clive Madhande, Jayden Schadendorf, Milton Shumba, Dion Myers, Kieran Robinson, Liam Roche, Dion Mazhawidza, Jonathan Conolly, Tintotenda Jakachira, Tanunurwa Makoni, Gregory Dollar, Declan Oldrieve, Prince Kaunda, Privilege Chesa.
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