Antum Naqvi joins Zimbabwe for India T20Is

Antum Naqvi, another Pakistani cricketer, joined Zimbabwe for the five-match T20I series against India in Harare after his first call-up.

Antum Naqvi joins Zimbabwe for India T20Is

His citizenship status must be verified before the 25-year-old batter can join the squad. Top-order hitter Naqvi became the first Zimbabwean representative cricketer to score a triple century at the start of the year.

In his second year in Zimbabwean domestic cricket, he captained Mid West Rhinos and struck an undefeated 300 in the Logan Cup.

In seven T20 matches, Naqvi has 146.80 strike rate. After being born in Brussels, Belgium, to Pakistani parents, he migrated to Australia at four to become a commercial airline pilot. Cricket took precedence over aircraft.

Zimbabwe’s second Pakistani player is Naqvi. Sikandar Raza, the first Pakistani to join Zimbabwe, leads the series. In Lahore Qalandars’ player development program for the Queen’s, Naqvi . The batter participated in Lahore Qalandars’ Queen series player development program in Australia.

Zimbabwe didn’t qualify for the 2024 T20 World Cup. So, Zimbabwe and India will play five T20Is July 6–14.

Zimbabwe squad
Captain Sikandar Raza, Faraz Akram, Brian Bennett, Johnathan Campbell, Tendai Chatara, Luke Jongwe, Innocent Kaia, Clive Madande, Wessly Madhevere, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Wellington Masakadza, Brandon Mavuta, Blessing Muzarabani, Dion Myers, Antum Naqvi, Richard Ngarava.

Zimbabwe sign Pakistani Antum Naqvi for India T20Is.

Gulfishaa Avaan
Gulfishaa Avaan
Gulfishaa is writer who delivers engaging and informative news on sports to readers of Ten Sports TV Website.

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