Spinner Utseya was suspended last year while the ICC reviewed his action, and although he has been cleared to play, he can only bowl medium-pacers and not his favoured off-spin.
Opening batsman Vusi Sibanda has, however, been left out of new coach Dav Whatmore’s final squad for the tournament in Australia and New Zealand which starts next month.??
Sibanda has been dropped after an extended run of poor form, with his last half-century in one-day cricket coming back in 2013, with Stuart Matsikenyeri called out of retirement to replace him.?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ??
Batsman Sean Williams has been recalled following his fallout with former coach Stephen Mangongo.
Mangongo was fired last month and replaced by former Sri Lanka and Bangladesh coach Whatmore on a short-term deal.
Zimbabwe open their World Cup campaign with a match against South Africa in Hamilton on February 15.
They will also face the United Arab Emirates, West Indies, Pakistan, Ireland and India in Pool B.
Squad: Elton Chigumbura (capt), Sikandar Raza, Regis Chakabva, Tendai Chatara, Chamu Chibhabha, Craig Ervine, Tafadzwa Kamungozi, Hamilton Masakadza, Stuart Matsikenyeri, Solomon Mire, Tawanda Mupariwa, Tinashe Panyangara, Brendan Taylor, Prosper Utseya, Sean Williams.