Furious Raza lashes out at ICC after Nigeria, Namibia replace Zimbabwe
Nigeria and Namibia have officially replaced Zimbabwe for the upcoming Men’s World T20 qualifier in October in UAE.
Things going all wrong for Zimbabwe cricket as the International Cricket Council (ICC) have officially closed the doors for Zimbabwe to play in the upcoming ICC World T20 Qualifiers. Nigeria and Namibia have replaced the men in red.
Nigeria finished third in the Africa Men’s Final and they will now be the 14th team in the qualifier in place of Zimbabwe Inclusion of Nigeria maintains the regional representation for the World T20 qualifier as they will be the third team from Africa in the tournament – alongside Kenya and Namibia.
The qualifiers in the UAE will also include hosts UAE, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jersey, Kenya, Namibia, Netherlands, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Scotland, Singapore and two teams from the Americas Final, scheduled to take player later this month. In the Women’s game, Namibia get a late entry into the qualifier as they replace Zimbabwe,
Meanwhile, Zimbabwe batsman Sikandar Raza is absolutely furious after hearing the news and lashed out at ICC on his Twitter asking them to take away everything they have.
“Just speechless at this decision by @ICC. So if ICC have anymore surprises for us please don’t be shy, just get them ALL out now so that we can plan our unemployed lives a bit better. Regards, An unemployed, frustrated and out of opportunities Cricketer,” he tweeted.
An unemployed ,frustrated and out of opportunities Cricketer pic.twitter.com/SHdMVbdecu
— Sikandar Raza (@SRazaB24) August 6, 2019