By Anashe Murombedzi
THE Zimbabwe national cricket team, the Chevrons are hoping to bounce back to winning ways when they face Sri-Lanka in a One Day International series which gets underway this Sunday.
The Chevrons, who arrived in Sri-Lanka this Monday, started training this Thursday ahead of their first One Day International against the hosts this Sunday.
Assistant coach, Stewart Matsikenyeri will lead the team after head coach, Lalchand Rajput tested positive for COVID-19 on arrival in Sri-Lanka.
Their opponents are without three players who also tested positive for Covid-19.
The Chevrons will be looking to bounce back to winning ways when they face Sri Lanka having lost eight of their last nine One Day Internationals.
Zimbabwe have also slumped in the Super league as they are at the bottom of the 13 team log with just two wins in nine matches.
Their opponents, Sri-Lanka have four wins in 15 games and are 6th in the Super League.
The ODI series is part of the ICC Cricket World Cup Super league which is the qualification pathway for the 2023 World Cup slated for India.