Tatenda TaibuUpdated: Jan 29, 2003 23:43 IST
Made his test debut at 18 while still a schoolboy and is being groomed to take over as wicketkeeper from Andy Flower. First name means 'thank-you' in his native Chishona language.
Played soccer before turning to cricket, where he began as an off spinner. Celebrates his 20th birthday after the World Cup. Was a member of the Zimbabwe squad aged 16. Now being used as first-choice wicketkeeper with Flower playing as a batsman.
First Published: Jan 24, 2003 23:38 IST