Former Zimbabwe cricket captain Hamilton Masakadza, who recently retired from international cricket, has been given the new responsibility. He has been made the new director of the Zimbabwe Cricket Board. He will take over the post from November 1.
BREAKING NEWS: Former national captain Hamilton Masakadza has been appointed as @ZimCricketv director of cricket, a newly created role designed to transform the game both on and off the field. Congratulations and we wish you all the best! #CongratsHamilton ???????????? pic.twitter.com/bVdKy07wKu— Zimbabwe Cricket (@ZimCricketv) October 30, 2019
On September 3, Masakadza had announced his retirement from international cricket. However, after that, he played a few matches in the T20 tri-series against Bangladesh and Afghanistan and said goodbye to international cricket. And on September 20, Masakadza played his last international match against Afghanistan.
The 36-year-old Masakadza has played 38 Tests, 209 One-Days and 66 T20 matches in an 18-year career. Masakadza, who played 313 international matches, has a significant contribution in Zimbabwe cricket. Masakadza has scored 2223 runs in Test cricket with the help of five centuries and eight half-centuries.
At the same time, he has scored 5658 runs in ODIs. He has scored five centuries and 34 half-centuries in ODIs, while in T20s he has scored 1662 runs in 66 matches.