ZIMBABWE U19 cricket selectors look set to have a chance to scout for potential players when the top six schools in the country converge at St John’s College in the capital for a T20 tournament.
BY EVANS GUTSA
Since the days of Tatenda Taibu and Hamilton Masakadza at Churchill Boys School in the early 2000s;Zimbabwe Cricket has been pregnant with talented school boys who have gone on to make a name in the international arena.
Former skipper Tatenda Taibu who is now the senior national team’s convener of selectors is one such example of a player who emerged straight from high school.
From Friday 23 to Sunday 25 September,six top cricket playing schools in the land alongside two from neighbouring South Africa will lock horns at St John’s college.
Peterhouse College,St George’s,Churchill,Prince Edward,Falcon College,St John’s,Cliffton College from Durban in South Africa and St Andrew’s Schoool from Bloemfonten in South Africa will fight it out in the Ram’s Cup.