From being also-rans, Zimbabwe slowly became the team everyone took seriously, before political turmoil brought them back to square one. But normalcy seems to be returning to their set-up. They’ve beaten West Indies, India and Sri Lanka this year.
Recently appointed captain of the team, Elton Chigumbura believes they’re heading in the right direction --- especially with the franchise system at the domestic level, which has attracted foreign players and coaches.
Yahoo! Cricket caught up with Chigumbura to find out how are they placed with the World Cup coming up. Excerpts:
On how Zimbabwe are preparing for the World Cup
We are here in Bangladesh right now. The guys are working hard, especially on how to play the slow bowlers. So after this tour when we go home, we’ll know what we need to work on, on the bowling and batting side, so that we come back to the sub-continent for the World Cup, we will be a step ahead. It’s good to play Bangladesh. We’ve not had a good start in this series;Read More »from Zimbabwe will cause some World Cup upsets: Chigumbura