The Zimbabwe duo had recently come into contact with family members who tested positive for Covid
“Sean Williams and Craig Ervine, part of Zimbabwe’s 20-man squad announced last week, could not join the squad,” Zimbabwe Cricket media manager Darlington Majonga said. “They had to self-isolate after both came into contact with family members who tested positive for Covid. According to national health protocols, they had to self-isolate.”
“We are missing a few experienced players but we have some young and exciting players coming through,” Taylor said. “It is a great opportunity for them to see where they stand. It is an exciting time for Zimbabwe cricket.”
The bulk of the responsibility in the batting department now rests with Taylor, who had also temporarily taken over the captaincy from Williams when he missed the Tests against Pakistan.
Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84