Articles tagged 'graeme cremer'

Cremer halts career 12 January 2019 HARARE - Leg-spinner Graeme Cremer has jumped out of the Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) ship temporarily to settle with his family in the United Arab Emirates. The ex-Zimbabwe captain, however, insists he will be back soon as he explores the option of commuting back and forth to join his teammates both...
Cremer 60 percent loading 6 January 2019 HARARE - Ex-Zimbabwe cricket captain Graeme Cremer is itching for a quick return to the national fold following a successful surgery on a knee injury that had relegated him to the bench since the team's World Cup Qualifiers debacle at home in March last year.  The 32-year-old leg-spinner playi...
Cremer itches for return 11 October 2018 HARARE - Leg-spinner Graeme Cremer is itching for a return to national duty as he begins his rehabilitation following a successful knee surgery last month. The former Zimbabwe captain said he is happy with his recovery path and is hopeful he would have enough time to recover and be a late incl...
Cremer undergoes knee surgery 25 August 2018 HARARE - Immediate-past ex-Zimbabwe cricket captain Graeme Cremer went through a successful knee surgery in Harare on Thursday. The 31-year-old leg-spinner is set to miss the country's scheduled tours to South Africa and Bangladesh in September but is optimistic of joining the team for the Ban...
Death of cricket or new dawn? 25 March 2018 HARARE - Warriors fans have often been left devastated after stumbling at the final hurdles of various competitions, but Zimbabwe Cricket's exit against the UAE last Thursday must be the most bitter of pills to swallow. Fans were seen shedding tears of hopeless frustration and sadness as the l...
Zim in agonising loss 20 March 2018 HARARE - Brendan Taylor's 138 went in vain as Zimbabwe lost to West Indies by four wickets in an entertaining Super Six ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier encounter here yesterday. The result left Zimbabwe to fight for their qualification in their final match against United Arab Emirates on Thurs...
Chevrons eye Windies scalp 19 March 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe could seal qualification for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup if they beat West Indies (Windies) in this crucial tie of the Super Six ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers at Harare Sports Club today. Heath Streak's men will be hoping to maintain their winning streak following last ...
Zim, Scotland in dramatic stalemate 13 March 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe finished top of Group B with a dramatic tie against Scotland in their last group stage match at Queens Sports Club yesterday. Rising seamer Blessing Muzarabani claimed the last wicket of 21-year-old tailender Brad Wheal whom he had caught behind by wicketkeeper Brendan Taylor...
Cremer banks on home support 12 March 2018 BULAWAYO - With every point gained in the ongoing ICC World Cup Qualifiers right from the round robin stage, Zimbabwe are not taking any foot off the accelerator and are banking on home support when they take on Scotland in a Group B top of the table clash at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo this m...
Zim through to Super 6 11 March 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe eased past Hong Kong by 89 runs riding on the back of Hamilton Masakadza's 84 and Sikandar Raza's three wickets to cement their Super Six berth at the ongoing ICC World Cup Qualifiers at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo yesterday. There is still a game to go for the hosts in Gr...
Zim win nail-biter 7 March 2018 Phew!!! The above expression sums up the roller coaster of emotion that characterised the cliff-hanger ICC World Cup Qualifier encounter in which Zimbabwe edged rivals Afghanistan by two runs to go two games up at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo yesterday. All-rounder Sikandar Raza won himse...
Nemesis Zim, Afghan square-off in Byo 6 March 2018 BULAWAYO - ODDS are stacked highly against Zimbabwe but momentum and conditions largely favour the hosts when nemesis Zimbabwe and Afghanistan clash in a World Cup Qualifier at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo this morning. Back in 2014 Zimbabwe and Afghanistan played a 2-2 draw in the One Day I...
Zim inconsistency baffles Cremer 15 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket captain Graeme Cremer is miffed by the inconsistency being displayed by his side in the on-going ODI series against Afghanistan in the United Arab Emirates. On Tuesday, the locals lost the third ODI by six wickets after being bowled out for 154 runs in 34.3 overs whic...
Zim, Afghan series underway 5 February 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe men's cricket team continues with its preparations for next month's 2019 ICC World Cup Qualifiers and this morning they date Afghanistan in a Twenty20 match in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The second match of the series will take place at the same venue tomorrow before ...
Cremer's milestone in vain as Tigers maul Zim again 24 January 2018 HARARE - Graeme Cremer (pictured) reached 100 One Day International cricket wickets but Zimbabwe made a complete hash of their 217-run chase against the Tigers of Bangladesh in Mirpur, as they were bowled out for 125 and lost by 91 runs. In the process, they also lost control of their path to ...
Zim lose to Sri Lanka 22 January 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe lost their second match of the ongoing ODI tri-series in Bangladesh going down by five wickets to Sri Lanka at the Shere Bangla National Stadium yesterday. Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera starred with both bat and ball to help his side secure their first victory and ensure they re...
Cremer match fixing saga deepens 19 January 2018 HARARE - The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged former Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) board member Rajan Nayer with three counts of breaching the ICC Anti- Corruption Code. Nayer was charged after he reportedly approached Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer with overtures to fix an internationa...
Cremer seeks improvement 17 January 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer believes his side's lack of game time ahead of the opening match of the tri-series contributed to their eight-wicket loss to hosts Bangladesh on Monday. After winning the toss, Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza sent in Zimbabwe to bat first and Cremer'...
Zim finally leave for Bangladesh 12 January 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe cricket team finally left the country yesterday afternoon for Bangladesh ahead of the triangular ODI series with the captain Graeme Cremer declaring his charges ready. Heath Streak and his charges are using this triangular series which also involves Sri Lanka as preparati...
Zim gear for day/night Test 20 December 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe will get a taste of floodlit cricket with a pink ball when they play a day/night match against a South African Invitation XI over three days at Boland Park, starting today. This will be the only warm-up Heath Streak's men get before the historic four-day Test against the Prot...
Zim in SA for historic Test 17 December 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket captain Graeme Cremer arrived on Thursday night from a tour of duty in Bangladesh and had little time to rest as he led his charges into the place of the unknown, the historic four-day Test match against South Africa. The Zimbabwe skipper redeemed himself with three w...
Cremer's wife defends cricket team 7 March 2017 HARARE - Having been stung by the severe criticism the Zimbabwe cricket team got form ex-players after the defeat to Afghanistan, captain Graeme Cremer's wife Merna came to the defence of her man and the players on social media. Zimbabwe were dismissed 54 all out in the final ODI against the A...