Articles tagged 'brendan taylor'

Taylor return excites granny 62 10 October 2017 HARARE - The return to Zimbabwe of ex-captain Brendan Taylor was celebrated by all and sundry within and outside cricketing corridors. Taylor marked his return to domestic cricket with a century after scoring his 29th First Class ton in the first innings of Mid West Rhinos' seven-wicket win ov...
The show must go on 25 March 2015 HARARE - Legendary British rock band Queen, dominated the charts from the late 70s to the early 90s with smash hits, that is still remembered in today's music circles. In 1990, the sad news broke that their inspirational lead singer Freddie Mercury had been diagnosed with HIV. After the ini...
Taylor set to join Mash Eagles 14 January 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe Test captain and Mid West Rhinos batsman Brendan Taylor is set to join Harare franchise Mashonaland Eagles, the Daily News has learnt. Taylor is said to have made the choice to play for the Eagles because of family reasons. The 28-year-old wicketkeeper/ batsman made his Li...
Taylor: Bangladesh contest our own Ashes 19 September 2014 HARARE - The rivalry between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh has fast developed into some kind of small Ashes between Test cricket’s lowest ranked teams, reckons Zimbabwe five-day format captain Brendan Taylor. Wicketkeeper-batsman Taylor, 28, likened the bottom-of-the-table contest with the Asian sid...
Zim cricketers' earnings revealed 24 July 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) player earnings for the forthcoming 2014-15 season can be revealed today by the Daily News, with three players – captain Brendan Taylor, his deputy Hamilton Masakadza and ex-skipper Prosper Utseya – the highest earners on $ 6 000 salaries. We can disclose that th...
Is it time to start worrying? 19 March 2014 HARARE - It goes without saying that today is an absolute must win game for Zimbabwe when they take on the Netherlands, who are undoubtedly the more confident of the two teams after they dispatched the UAE by six wickets on Monday in the ICC World Twenty20 qualifiers. In the short time we have...
St Patrick's Day proves good omen for Irish 18 March 2014 HARARE - Seven years ago today, the world of cricket was rocked to its foundation when Ireland recorded their first major win in international cricket when they beat Pakistan in the 2007 addition of the ICC World Cup in the West Indies. Seven years to the day, the Irish were at it again as the...
Zim skipper Taylor signs up for IPL 12 February 2014 HARARE – Captain Brendan Taylor will be the only Zimbabwean in the 2014 edition of the India Premier League (IPL) after being auctioned to Sunrisers Hyderabad for a base price of India 30 LAK. UNVEILED: Sunrise Hyderabad announced the capture of Brendan Taylor on their official Twitter fee...
Zim cricketers call off boycott 4 February 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's cricketers have agreed to end their boycott to pave way for World Twenty20 preparations ahead of the tournament in Bangladesh next month after they were assured payment by at least next week. The Zimbabwe Cricket board at the weekend promised to pay outstanding dues owed to...
Taylor opens account with ton 10 December 2013 HARARE - Midwest Rhinos captain Brendan Taylor opened his Zimbabwean domestic franchise league account with a century in the Logan Cup as his team reached 296 runs before claiming a wicket in the final over of the day at Harare Sports Club on Monday. Hosts Mashonaland Eagles handed Under-19 pl...
It feels great to be a dad: Taylor 22 September 2013 HARARE - September has been a great month for Zimbabwe cricket captain Brendan Taylor who celebrated the birth of his first son, Mason and the country's Test victory over Pakistan. The 27-year-old was a surprise exclusion from the first Test squad on September 3 at Harare Sports Club.  ...
Taylor celebrates birth of son 4 September 2013 HARARE – Zimbabwe cricket captain Brendan Taylor and his wife Kelly-Anne are celebrating the arrival of their son, whom they have named Mason. Kelly-Anne Readings-Taylor gave birth to the bouncing baby boy at the Avenues Clinic in Harare yesterday, prompting the 27-year-old Zimbabwe skipper to...
Taylor shift focus to Pakistan 7 August 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket captain Brendan Taylor says he wants to forget his side's series whitewash defeat to India "as quickly as possible" and turn his attention to the upcoming tour by Pakistan. Pakistan are scheduled to arrive in the country on August 19 for a month-long tour. The full to...
Taylor blasts 'irritating' performance 30 July 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket captain Brendan Taylor has expressed disappointment in the manner his team lost the five-match ODI series against India with two games to spare. The hosts suffered a seven-wicket defeat in the third ODI in Harare on Sunday with 87 balls remaining to give the visitors an ...
Zim lose ODI series 28 July 2013 HARARE - India have won the five-match ODI series against Zimbabwe after winning the third match at Harare Sports Club on Sunday by seven wickets to take an unassailable 3-0 lead. New Zimbabwe coach Andy Waller and his charges desperately needed to win yesterday s match to stay alive in t...
Taylor unfazed by India's form 25 June 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket captain Brendan Taylor has congratulated India for lifting the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, but insisted beating the Asian giants next month is a realistic target. India beat host England by five runs on Sunday in a final reduced to 20 overs aside following persistent rain...
Can Zim rise when chips are down? 28 April 2013 HARARE - The first test was all about Zimbabwe. They posted a decent first innings total, thanks in the main to Brendan Taylor, then their bowlers put together a collective team effort that saw Bangladesh well and truly blown out of the water. They then rubbed salt into already raw wounds by choo...
Blown out of the water 24 February 2013 HARARE - After Zimbabwe's win in the warm up match, the words quietly confident were more than likely been used in the team s changing room when they arrived at the ground for the first of three One Day Internationals on Friday. The decision of Brendan Taylor to bowl only sparked a mild raising o...
Taylor speaks on Sammy, Gayle omission 21 February 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket captain Brendan Taylor says the omission of West Indies captain Darren Sammy and all-rounder Chris Gayle from the hosts ODI squad will not necessarily weaken the hosts. Taylor flew out to the Caribbean yesterday days after returning home from the Bangladesh Premier Leagu...
Three cricketers vie for two awards 8 November 2012 HARARE - Three Zimbabwe cricketers have been shortlisted twice in different categories for Saturday s Zimbabwe Cricket Player Awards in the capital. The three captain Brendan Taylor, batsman Hamilton Masakadza and seamer Brian Vitori were some of the most outstanding players for Zimbabwe in inter...