Articles tagged 'australia'

Mire rises in T20 rankings 10 July 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe batsman Solomon Mire has experienced a huge jump on the ICC T20 rankings announced yesterday following his performances in the just-ended home tri series involving Pakistan and Australia. Mire moved 202 places up the rankings to land on position 25 and is now on 581 points ...
Pakistan strike back 6 July 2018 HARARE - The number one ranked Twenty20 side Pakistan cruised to a 45-run victory over high-flying Australia to set up a mouth-watering final scheduled at the same venue on Sunday. The two sides have beaten each other once in this triangular series and both having had an easy go over hosts Zim...
Aussies wallop hapless Zimbabwe 4 July 2018 HARARE - Australia broke a number of records on their way to an easy 100-run win over struggling hosts Zimbabwe in the ongoing Twenty20 triangular series yesterday. The Baggy Greens' merciless skipper Aaron Finch led from the front with a career best 172 which is now the second highest individ...
Aussies, Pakistan jet in 30 June 2018 HARARE - Australia and Pakistan have commendably put aside the unfortunate political disturbances caused by a bomb blast at a Zanu PF rally at White City Stadium in Bulawayo last Saturday as they arrived in Zimbabwe for the Twenty20 triangular series. Pakistan were the first to touch down at R...
Promoter makes strides in Aussie 6 June 2018 HARARE – Australia-based music promoter and businessman Guardian Mushangwe has expanded his empire into the health sector as a means to keep afloat. Mushangwe recently launched Mopane Community Health an organisation that focuses on Disability and Mental Health Support, Clinical Mental Health ...
Zim cricketers threaten strike 11 May 2018 HARARE – Zimbabwe national cricketers have threatened to go on strike due to unpaid salaries, match fees and bonuses. This proposed industrial action will put in jeopardy the forthcoming home triangular Twenty20 series featuring Pakistan and Australia in June. The tri-series has been schedu...
Zim U19 falls to Australia 18 January 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe suffered their first defeat at the ongoing ICC Under 19 World Cup yesterday going down to Australia by seven wickets further complicating the side’s chances of a quarter-final berth. After being asked to bat first, Zimbabwe fell for 134 runs inside 33.2 overs before the young...
Tigers' win inspires Graeme Cremer 1 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket national team captain Graeme Cremer has been inspired by Bangladesh’s sensational and maiden 20-run win over Australia in the opening Test in Dhaka on Wednesday. Tigers’ spinner Shakib Al Hassan walked away with the man-of-the-match gong and $1 500 richer courtesy of ...
Dondo in maiden Aussie tour 20 August 2017 HARARE – Rookie Afro-fusion artiste Sam Dondo who recently launched his second album Game Changer will embark on his first ever international tour of Australia in November. He will perform in four cities of Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Darwin alongside Jah Prayzah. Dondo was ecstatic abou...
Give imbube more airplay, says Vusa Mkhaya 1 February 2017 BULAWAYO - Musician and producer Vusa Mkhaya, who has been based in in Austria for the past 20 years, is currently hogging the limelight with his latest and third solo album titled uManyanyatha. Mkhaya, member of the award -winning imbube outfit Insingizi, is currently on a short break in Zimb...
Aussies invincibility aura gone 18 November 2016 HARARE - When Australia and South Africa took to the field in Hobart for the second Test last Saturday, there was a sense of inevitability as to the result. However, nobody expected to see the home side bowled out for 85 on the first day. [GoogleAd] It was always going to be an all lose ...
Proteas fire routs Aussies 11 November 2016 HARARE - A Test series between Australia and South Africa is an absolute treat from the gods, and the first Test between these two passionate nations didn’t disappoint. South Africa arrived in Australia after two consecutive Test losses to India in India late last year, as well as a home serie...
A Test cricket festival 5 November 2016 HARARE - The last two weeks have been an absolute treat for cricket, and more, particularly Test cricket lovers. We have been treated to some outstanding Test cricket from the UAE, Bangladesh and now Australia. The series between Pakistan and the West Indies has been pretty one-sided from a...
Mighty Warriors global appeal 11 August 2016 HARARE - Although they heavily lost their entire group matches at the Rio Olympic Games, the Mighty Warriors definitely won many admirers. The aggregate scoreline in the all three of the Zimbabwe national women's football side was 15-3 but that did not stop the side from leaving an indelible m...
'Australia could boost Zim investment' 19 May 2016 HARARE - A stable business environment in Zimbabwe could see a rise in Australian investments in the southern African nation, according to Canberra's envoy here, following an exodus of investors in recent years. This comes as Zimbabwe's empowerment policy that aims to redress colonial-era imba...
Australia PM announces general election 8 May 2016 PERTH - Australia's general election will be held on July 2, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced Sunday. He said he visited Governor General Peter Cosgrove to request the dissolution of the country's parliament in preparation for an election. Turnbull announced both houses of parliame...
Tough draw for Mighty Warriors 15 April 2016 HARARE - The Mighty Warriors were placed in a tough Group F when the draw for the 2016 Olympic Games was conducted in Brazil yesterday. Shadreck Mlauzi would have to contend with women’s football powerhouses Canada, Germany and Australia when the tournament starts on August 3. [GoogleAd] ...
Tony Abbott steps into the wilderness 15 September 2015 CANBERRA - It was to his Christian faith that former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott turned to draw inspiration on his last day in office, quoting the Psalms “what shall I render unto the Lord for all his blessings to me?” He didn't look blessed. But perhaps it was his faith that even...
Australian PM faces leadership challenge 14 September 2015 CANBERRA - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has vowed to fight for the leadership of the ruling Liberal Party, after a surprise challenge from former minister and one-time party leader Malcolm Turnbull. Members of the Liberal government will meet later Monday to decide the posts of prime ...
Kohli punishes Aussie bowlers 29 December 2014 MELBOURNE - Virat Kohli blasted a brilliant 169 to help India claw back into the third Test yesterday and was still firing missiles at the Australian team well after the close of play on day three. The flamboyant batsman has not taken a backward step on the tour, compiling three defiant centur...
State memorial service for Hughes 29 November 2014 MELBOURNE - The Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, who died on Thursday after being hit in the head by a ball, will be honoured with a state memorial service. The service will take place at the Sydney Cricket Ground next week, the same stadium where he suffered the horrific injury on Tuesday...
Aus batsman Hughes dies 27 November 2014 SYDNEY- Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died in hospital on Thursday, two days after the international batsman was struck on the head by a ball during a domestic match. Governing body Cricket Australia (CA) confirmed the 25-year-old had lost his fight for life, casting a pall over the cric...
Charambas cherish Australian tour 18 September 2014 HARARE - Pastor Charles Charamba, who recently completed a three-date tour of Australia with the Fishers of Men, is convinced that Zimbabwean music is headed for greater heights. He believes that soon Zimbabwe will be at the same level with countries like Jamaica, India, Britain, Brazil and th...
Have Zim taken any note? 8 September 2014 HARARE - Before the triangular series got underway, there were mixed feelings about this tournament, mostly from the international fraternity. What was the meaning of Australia and South Africa wasting their time and energy playing in a country which is constantly under the microscope for vari...
Eventful tri-series comes to an end 6 September 2014 HARARE - It was billed as a neutral venue clash between South Africa and Australia with Zimbabwe making up the numbers, but the hosts made known their presence and made the tournament a competitive one. That historic three-wicket win over Australia, ending a 31-year wait since the famous victo...