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The Namibia national cricket team will host Zimbabwe in a five-match T20 international series starting on Tuesday, October 24.

As per the Namibia vs Zimbabwe T20I 2023 schedule, all five T20Is will be played at the Wanderers Cricket Ground in Windhoek.

Ranked 13th in the ICC Men’s T20I rankings, Namibia will head into the upcoming series high on confidence after thrashing Uganda 4-0 in a four-match T20I series in July.

The hosts have announced a formidable squad to be led by captain Gerhard Erasmus against Zimbabwe. Jonathan Smit has been named the vice-captain.

On the other hand, the Zimbabwe national cricket team will look to bounce back after missing out on qualification for the ICC World Cup 2023 held in India.

Zimbabwe earlier finished fourth in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers 2023 with three wins and two losses.

Led by captain Craig Ervine, world’s 11th ranked T20I side, Zimbabwe, have also announced their 16-member T20I squad.

The likes of Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams, Blessing Muzarabani, Wellington Masakadza, Ryan Burl and Tendai Chatara have been included for the five-match T20I series.

Namibia vs Zimbabwe T20I head-to-head

Namibia hold a slight edge over Zimbabwe in T20 international cricket, having won three of the five matches that they have played so far. Zimbabwe have registered two victories.

Where to watch Namibia vs Zimbabwe T20I 2023 live in India?  

Live streaming of the Namibia vs Zimbabwe T20I 2023 will be available on the FanCode app and website in India.

There will be no live telecast of the Namibia vs Zimbabwe T20I 2023 on any TV channel in India.

Namibia vs Zimbabwe T20I 2023 schedule and live match start times

All times in India Standard Time (IST)

Day and Date

Match

Venue

Time (IST)

Tuesday, October 24

Namibia vs Zimbabwe, 1st T20I

Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek

5:30 PM IST

Wednesday, October 25

Namibia vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20I

Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek

5:30 PM IST

Friday, October 27

Namibia vs Zimbabwe, 3rd T20I

Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek

5:30 PM IST

Sunday, October 29

Namibia vs Zimbabwe, 4th T20I

Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek

2:30 PM IST

Monday, October 30

Namibia vs Zimbabwe, 5th T20I

Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek

5:30 PM IST

Namibia vs Zimbabwe T20I 2023 squads

Namibia T20I squad: Gerhard Erasmus (captain), JJ Smit (vice-captain), Karl Birkenstock, Niko Davin, Shaun Fouché, Jan Frylinck, Zane Green (wicket-keeper), Handre Klazinga, Malan Kruger, Jean-Pierre Kotze (wicket-keeper), Michael van Lingen, Tangeni Lungameni, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Bernard Scholtz, Ben Shikongo, Mauritius Ngupita

Zimbabwe T20I squad: Craig Ervine (captain), Faraz Akram, Ryan Burl, Tendai Chatara, Luke Jongwe, Innocent Kaia, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Brad Evans, Clive Madande (wicket-keeper), Wesley Madhevere, Wellington Masakadza, Nyasha Mayavo (wicket-keeper), Carl Mumba, Richard Ngarava, Sikandar Raza, Blessing Muzarabani, Nick Welch, Sean Williams

Photo credit: Alamy

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