new zealand cricket team 06-10-11.jpgThe Zimbabwe cricket team’s scheduled encounters with New Zealand will soon come to fruition with the Black Caps expected in the country on the 12th of this month.

This will be Zimbabwe’s third test since being re-admitted into the longer version of the game’s arena.

The Black Caps are expected on the 12th of this month.

According to the New Zealand Herald, team captain, Ross Taylor was weary of the threat posed by a Zimbabwean side that was competitive in their recent encounters with Pakistan.

Meanwhile, New Zealand has disclosed details of Zimbabwe’s return tour of the country early next year, adding a three day warm up game to Zimbabwe’s tour of New Zealand.

Harry Barker Reserve in Gisborne will host the match between Zimbabwe and a New Zealand XI commencing on 21 January 2012.

Following the warm-up fixture, Zimbabwe will play one Test, three One Day Internationals and two Twenty20 Internationals in the National Bank Series.