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Zimbabwe appoints Dav Whatmore as the new head coach

The former Australian cricketer Dav Whatmore has signed a four-year contract as the head coach of Zimbabwe cricket.

Whatmore, 61, who has a wealth of experience when it comes to coaching, has been the head coach of Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh national sides.

He will be looking forward to the upcoming five match series against Pakistan, including two Twenty20 matches and three one-day internationals, which begins on May 22.

Zimbabwe will be the first international team to tour Pakistan since the Islamic country was deemed unsafe in 2009 following a terrorist attacked Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore.

All five matches will be held in Lahore.

May 22: 1st T20I

May 24: 2nd T20I

May 26: 1st ODI

May 29: 2nd ODI

May 31: 3rd ODI

Currently, Zimbabwe ranks 11th in the ICC ODI ratings.

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