White rebel cricketers called to Zimbabwe squad
Zimbabwe Cricket have extended the olive branch to Sean Ervine and Doug Marrillier in to strengthen the national team in their bid to test cricket.
Zimbabwe voluntarily withdrew from test cricket in 2006. Marrillier and Ervine have name the 38-member Zimbabwe squad for the tour of the West Indies.
The pair were part 13 white players who had rebelled against what they claimed was intimidation and racial bias in selection before they were booted out Zimbabwe Cricket.
The International Cricket Council watched warily from the sidelines after the ZCU announced a team containing only four first-choice players, all black, for the impending Test series with Sri Lanka.
An International Cricket Council team tasked to solve teething problems in Zimbabwe Cricket recommended, in their report last year that former national team players should be called back to the team to strengthen the team
Zimbabwe is pencilled to leave for the Caribbean on February 23 to play five ODIs against the West Indies starting on February 28 in Trinidad.
Marilliers had gone into real estate business in Zimbabwe while Ervine is in England.
Elton Chigumbura, Sean Ervine, Doug Marillier, Goodwin, Greg Lamb, Sean Williams, Forster Mutizwa, Trevor Garwe, Raymond Price, Chatara, Tawanda Mupariwa, Kyle Jarvis, Chris Mpofu, Brendan Taylor, Nyumbu, Vusi Sibanda, Dion Ebrahim, Timycen Maruma, Hamilton Masakadza, Taurai Muzarabani, Greg Strydom, Garvin Ewing, Stuart Matsikenyeri, Charles Coventry, Tatenda Taibu, Edward Rainsford, Chamu Chibhabha, Prosper Utseya