Articles tagged 'icc'

Zim umpire for women's WC 20 June 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe International Cricket Umpire Langton Rusere is in England where he is officiating at the Women’s ICC World Cup. The 31-year-old umpire, who has been in England since June 15, officiated in yesterday’s World Cup warm-up match pitting New Zealand against India at Derby. Ruse...
ZC confident of continued Test cricket 22 March 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) chairperson Tavengwa Mukuhlani is confident that the proposed ICC changes that might see the locals playing second-tier cricket will hit a brick wall. Last month, ICC passed in principle a new constitution that sought to redress the imbalance of power and finance...
Zimbabwe cricket in danger? 17 March 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's fight to remain as one of the top flight Test-playing nations could be in jeopardy following the surprise resignation of ICC chairperson Shashank Manohar yesterday. Manohar, the first independent ICC chairperson not affiliated to any board, was elected unopposed in May last...
Zim women win WC qualifier warm up 6 February 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe women’s cricket side defeated Scotland by 95 runs in an ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier warm up match in Colombo, Sri Lanka yesterday. Trevor Phiri’s side made light work of the Scottish as they scored 197-9 in their allotted 50 overs with Pellagia Mujaji top-scoring with...
Brian Vitori gets 1-year ban 27 December 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's fast bowler Brian Vitori has been suspended from bowling by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for 12 months following an independent assessment of his bowling action. Vitori was assessed at the University of Pretoria in South Africa on December 12. The 26-year-old ...
SA 'to withdraw from ICC' 21 October 2016 JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has formally begun the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC), media reports say. They say diplomats have notified the UN of the move, accusing the ICC of bias against African countries. Last year, South Africa refused to arrest Sudane...
Relief for Zim Cricket 19 September 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has welcomed the withdrawal of the proposed two-tier structure in Test cricket at an International Cricket Council (ICC) Special General Meeting of chief executives in Dubai last week. The two-day meeting ended in Dubai last Wednesday with the delegates agreeing ...
Zim back on Test rankings 23 August 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe bounced back on the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings after the two-match defeat against New Zealand in Bulawayo earlier this month. The team, whose last Test was way back in November 2014, had been temporarily removed from the rankings owing to having played ...
Local cricket future at risk 23 July 2016 HARARE - There is a great danger of Zimbabwe completely missing out on Test cricket in the future if the two-tier system being proposed by the International Cricket Council (ICC) is implemented. The forthcoming two-match Test series against New Zealand might be the last one Zimbabwe hosts agai...
Kenya's VP wins ICC witness ruling 13 February 2016 GENEVA - International judges in the case of Kenyan Vice-President William Ruto have barred the use of recanted testimony. The decision means prior recorded witness statements cannot be used by prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in this case. Key witnesses in the case cha...
I don't mind being unpopular - Rusere 15 August 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket umpire Langton Rusere drew the wrath of local cricket fans in last month’s home series against India after he sent Elton Chigumbura back to the pavilion while officiating as a television umpire in the second ODI. A close call that took several minutes of meticulous ve...
'Mugabe helped dictator al-Bashir escape' 22 June 2015 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe apparently played a key role in facilitating the escape of wanted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from South African law enforcement authorities last week owing to warrants of arrest that he faces issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC). South Africa...
Zuma assured AU al-Bashir would not be arrested: Mugabe 17 June 2015 JOHANNESBURG - South Africa President Jacob Zuma gave the African Union summit assurances that Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir  (pictured) would not be arrested, President Robert Mugabe has said. Responding to questions by journalists following the close of the AU summit in Sandton just befo...
SA court to rule on Sudan's Omar al-Bashir arrest 15 June 2015 JOHANNESBURG - A South African court is due to decide shortly on whether Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir should be arrested for war crimes and genocide. The Pretoria High Court will rule on whether he should be handed over to the International Criminal Court (ICC) who have charged him with t...
ICC reprimand Chatara 26 February 2015 CANBERRA - Zimbabwe seamer Tendai Chatara was reprimanded by the International Cricket Council (ICC) yesterday for bowling two successive dangerous deliveries at West Indies record breaker Chris Gayle in their World Cup clash. The incident happened in the 50th over of the West Indies innings a...
Waller suspended for illegal bowling action 27 December 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe all-rounder Malcolm Waller has been suspended from international cricket after his bowling action was found to be illegal. The International Cricket Council (ICC) yesterday confirmed that an independent analysis has found the bowling action of Zimbabwe’s Malcolm Waller to be ...
Utseya eyes World Cup comeback 15 November 2014 HARARE - Suspended Zimbabwe off-spinner Prosper Utseya is hoping to compete in next year’s World Cup after completing a rehabilitation programme on his condemned bowling action. The 29-year-old former skipper was banned from international cricket by the International Cricket Council (ICC) last...
ICC bowling law heavy-handed 18 October 2014 HARARE - Genuine role models in Zimbabwean sport come in short supply, few as exemplary, on and off the field, as national cricketer Prosper Utseya. The Zimbabwe off-spinner’s quiet and reserved demeanour belies a fierce competitive streak — a fire we have seen grow each passing year inside th...
Utseya confident of prospering 10 October 2014 HARARE - Prosper Utseya is confident of revising his action and quickly bouncing back to international cricket, Zimbabwe Cricket managing director Wilfred Mukondiwa said yesterday. Utseya was on Wednesday suspended with immediate effect from bowling in international cricket by the Internationa...
Is this a witch-hunt? 10 October 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) and former national team captain Prosper Utseya received a huge setback on Wednesday when Utseya's bowling action was deemed to be illegal. Utseya and Bangladesh's Sohag Gazi have been added to the growing list of spin bowlers who have been reported for suspect a...
'Utseya's bowling action illegal' 8 October 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe has been dealt a major blow after off-spinner Prosper Utseya has been banned for an illegal bowling action by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Utseya, who has taken 130 ODI wickets in 160 matches and 10 wickets in four Tests, was reported for an illegal bowling action...
World Cup fever grips Zim but...! 2 October 2014 HARARE - How many cricket fans around the country who don't have access to the social media knew that the Cricket World Cup trophy had been in Zimbabwe? Yes, it's true- The International Cricket Council (ICC) took it upon themselves to spread the game of cricket to all the World Cup participan...
Zimbabwe a cricket liability - Mani 10 June 2014 HARARE - Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Ehsan Mani described Zimbabwe and two other nations as a “liability” in world cricket, saying the leading nations earn nothing from playing against them. Mani was responding to an earlier threat by India to withdraw from ICC events ...
ZC abolish franchise CEO posts 5 June 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket has decided to abolish chief executive posts of the domestic franchise system, replacing them with an administrator as part of an on-going streamlining exercise. The position of chief operating officer has also been scrapped, with financially troubled ZC announcing a ...
Bailout saga: Why ZC declined ICC offer 26 May 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) decision to refuse to accept an International Cricket Council (ICC) bailout was met with scorn as many cricket enthusiasts concluded that the association was being inconsiderate towards the plight of players and staff in general. The proposed bailout from the ICC...