Pakistani-born cricketer Sikander Raza,who recently made his debut for Zimbabwe against Bangladesh in a home series,has been named in the 16-member squad for the five match One-Day International (ODI) against India starting July 24 in Harare. Born in Sialkot,Raza along with his parents has been residing here since 2002. He made his first-class debut in 2007. A top-order batsman,he returned to full-time cricket after completing his academics in the 2010-11 season and scored 625 runs at an healthy average of 41 per match.
squad: Brendan Taylor (capt & wk),Sikandar Raza,Tendai Chatara,Michael Chinouya,Elton Chigumbura,Graeme Cremer,Kyle Jarvis,Timycen Maruma,Hamilton Masakadza,Natsai Mshangwe,Tinotenda Mutombodzi,Vusimuzi Sibanda,Prosper Utseya,Brian Vitori,Malcolm Waller,Sean Williams.