Articles tagged 'bangladesh'

Zim on cloud nine 8 November 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe cricket team is over the moon following the 151-run victory over Bangladesh in the first Test in Sylhet on Tuesday afternoon. This was Zimbabwe's first win in red ball cricket in five years and the side's first away victory in 17 years. After losing all their matches i...
Williams keeps Zimbabwe afloat 4 November 2018 SLYHET - The first day of Test cricket in Sylhet will be remembered for Sean Williams’ fine 88, which frustrated the Bangladesh spinners yesterday. Zimbabwe ended the day on 236 for five, and possibly feeling happier than the home side. PJ Moor and Regis Chakabva, batting on 37 and 20 respe...
Zim out to tame Tigers 3 November 2018 HARARE - After back-to-back series whitewash against South Africa and Bangladesh, Zimbabwe will be hoping for a change in fortune when they take on the Tigers in the first Test today. Zimbabwe return to red ball cricket when they take on the hosts in Sylhet starting this morning with coach Lal...
Bangladesh for Dairibord Rugby Festival 13 April 2018 HARARE - Bangladesh are set to provide an international feel to this year’s edition of the Dairibord Schools Rugby Festival together with a host of regional teams when the tournament roars to life on April 29 to May 5. Prince Edward School the usual venue, will host the rugby extravaganza that...
Tigers coachless for Zim tri-series 4 January 2018 HARARE – Bangladesh will not have a substantive coach in time for the tri-series against Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka which starts on January 15. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan said Richard Halsall, the assistant coach, will be in charge of coaching the side while manager Kha...
Cremer relishes Dhaka challenge 6 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket captain Graeme Cremer is confident he will be a valuable asset for Dhaka Dynamites when the fifth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) commences in two months’ time. Cremer will be one of the several local players snatched by various BPL sides together with ...
National T20 tourney cancelled 6 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has cancelled the National Twenty20 tournament which was supposed to serve as the first competition of the 2017/2018 domestic cricket season. With a number of local players set to be part of the auction for the Afghanistan Premier League, ZC had to postpone the c...
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 ...
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...
Lightning strikes kill 50 in Bangladesh 16 May 2016 DHAKA - More than 50 people across Bangladesh have died after being struck by lightning in the past two days, police say. Many of the dead were farmers who were killed as they worked in their paddy fields. Bangladesh is prone to electrical storms but this year they have been particularly se...
Something to smile about 20 November 2015 HARARE - Although Zimbabwe's cricket fans are still reeling from yet another woeful performance, both Malcolm Waller and Neville Madziva gave the disgruntled supporters something to smile about when Zimbabwe rose from the ashes of despair to clinch a morale boosting three wicket win in the second...
Zimbabwe endure another Banglawash 13 November 2015 HARARE - It was more or less a year ago when Zimbabwe embarked on a lengthy tour of Bangladesh which included three Test matches, and five ODIs, and by the time Bangladesh were finished with Zimbabwe, the team came limping home with their confidence shattered and with a lot of off- field dramas a...
Zimbabwe Cricket apology insincere 6 December 2014 HARARE - The apology this week by Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) chairman Wilson Manase for the national side's dismal performance in Bangladesh comes across to us as mere blame shifting and an insincere utterance.  Zimbabwe slumped to an all-time low on the recent subcontinent tour, losing all three T...
Bangladesh debacle leaves huge scar 5 December 2014 HARARE - Worse has happened in Zimbabwean cricket, off the field. On it, we have reached new levels of mediocrity with the whitewash defeat in Bangladesh.  That result will leave a deep scar on our nation’s cricket psyche, and it can be compared to all the previous misfortunes that have befall...
We are sorry – ZC 3 December 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) board chairman, Wilson Manase yesterday issued a public apology for the national team’s dismal performance during the disastrous tour of Bangladesh. Stephen Mangongo and his charges were thoroughly outclassed and exposed by a ruthless Bangladeshi side that first ...
We've become a laughing stock 2 December 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket fans have reacted angrily to the team’s whitewash defeat on tour in Bangladesh with a wave of posts on social network sites. The tone of the comments ranges from depression and despair to rage and resentment, with coach Stephen Mangongo and the ZC executive bearing th...
Bangladesh complete Zim whitewash 2 December 2014 DHAKAR - Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam became the first cricketer to claim a hat-trick on his debut in a one-day international as he set up a five-wicket victory for Bangladesh over Zimbabwe on Monday. The win in Dhaka gave Bangladesh a clean sweep in the five-match ODI series against their fe...
You can't flog a dead horse 27 November 2014 HARARE - A few days ago, I was fortunate enough to get feedback from one of our readers who like most Zimbabwean cricket fans, shares all the worries and concerns that we all have about the rapidly deteriorating team, it's coaching staff, and of course it's entire management and general staff. ...
Bangladesh seal ODI series 27 November 2014 DHAKAR - Bangladesh dismissed Zimbabwe for 173 in 39.5 overs to register a 124-run victory and take an unassailable 3-0 series lead in the third one-day international in Dhaka on Wednesday. Earlier, opener Anamul Haque struck 95 to steer Bangladesh to a respectable 297-6. Haque shared a 121...
Zimbabwe still under fire 21 November 2014 HARARE - If Zimbabwe were hoping to find some sort of respite after the 3-0 drubbing in the Test series, there hopes were severely dented when they went down to the Bangladesh XI team in a one-day warm-up match. It was another sound thrashing, this time by 88 runs, just two days before the fir...
Zim was always my first choice: PJ 15 November 2014 HARARE - Uncapped batsman PJ Moor says it has always been a “goal” to play for Zimbabwe despite earlier links with Ireland. The Harare-born rising star leaves the country today to join the Zimbabwe ODI squad for the five-match series against Bangladesh, which starts after the completion of the...
Bangladesh strike against Zim 15 November 2014 DHAKAR - Young legspinner Jubair Hossain grabbed a five-wicket haul in only his third test to hand Bangladesh the advantage in the third and final Test against Zimbabwe in Chittagong yesterday. The 19-year-old finished with 5-96 as Bangladesh, hoping to sweep the series 3-0, dismissed Zimbabwe...
Come home and close the doors 14 November 2014 HARARE - It gives me or indeed no other journalist any pleasure when having to write a constant spiel of sadness and negativity about a player or in this case a team and its entire board of administrator. Zimbabwe’s Test series away to Bangladesh has gone according to expectation, with the hos...
Chakabva steps into the limelight 8 November 2014 HARARE - Wind back the clock to last week, and Bangladesh have just put themselves in a spot of bother in the first Test at Mirpur, chasing down a seemingly comfortable second innings winning target. The Zimbabweans momentarily have their tails up, and the little man behind the wicket, Regis C...
Bangladesh seal series victory 8 November 2014 HARARE - All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan yesterday became the third man to hit a hundred and take 10-wickets in the same match as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 162 runs in the second Test to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Zimbabwe, who lost the first Test in Dhaka by three ...