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Lady Chevrons conferred ODI and Test status

Zimbabwe’s women cricket team, Lady Chevrons, is primed up for a major boost after they were granted for the One Day International (ODI) and Test status by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Test status means the Zimbabwe women will have the opportunity to test themselves regularly against the bigger teams in the game.

In a media release, ICC Cricket committee led by former Indian captain Anil Kumble deliberated on a number of issues in the international game and presented its recommendations which were approved.

“It was decided that Test and ODI status shall be awarded to all Full Member women’s teams,” Kumble said.

The development mans the women’s teams of Zimbabwe, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, join the other ten teams that had the privilege of playing Test cricket.

Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has been making efforts to ensure that the national women’s cricket team receives regular game time following the establishment of two women’s domestic competitions last year.

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