Articles tagged 'ireland'

Let's double efforts to end violence against women, girls 7 December 2017 HARARE - The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence comes against a back drop of increased media focus, thanks to more women that are survivors of gender based violence (GBV) speaking openly about their experiences. This is an opportune time to double our efforts to end violence aga...
Zim ladies bounce back to beat Ireland 10 May 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe bounced back to beat Ireland by six wickets in their second match of the Africa Women's Quadrangular series in Potchefstroom, South Africa yesterday. Having lost their first game to the hosts South Africa by eight wickets on Sunday, Zimbabwe did well to secure their first vic...
Zim women leave for SA 2 May 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe senior women's cricket national team left for South Africa yesterday for the 50-over Quadrangular series to be held in Potchefstroom. The series will see Zimbabwe, India, Ireland and the hosts go against each other in limited overs matches. Zimbabwe will get the chance...
Zim women aim to gain ODI status 7 February 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe ladies cricket team begin their quest to achieve One Day International (ODI) status with a clash against Ireland at the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifiers in Colombo, Sri Lanka this morning. The team is high in confidence after making light work of Scotland winning by 95 runs i...
Ireland, Afghanistan await struggling Zim 3 October 2015 HARARE - ICC Associate nations Ireland and Afghanistan are relishing the opportunity to add more misery on a struggling Zimbabwe cricket side when they tour these lands later this month. The two nations arrive in Zimbabwe hard on the heels of the Pakistan series which ends on Monday. Pakist...
Du Toit: It was an easy decision 24 June 2014 HARARE - When former Ireland Under-20 scrumhalf Peter Du Toit received a call to represent Zimbabwe, where he was born, he answered the call without much hesitation. That was despite the fact that doing so would mean giving up on playing test rugby for Ireland, a country he has represented at ...
Ex-Ireland star joins Sables 16 June 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe have moved to solve their scrumhalf worries ahead of the World Cup qualifiers by including former Ireland Under-20 number 9 Peter Du Toit, who is eligible for the Sables through his Zimbabwean father. 23-year-old Du Toit will be part of the Sables squad set to begin camp toda...
Thanks for the cricket lesson 24 March 2014 HARARE - The last five days have been days filled with breathtaking cricket, and days that the community of Sylhet will never forget. From the two last ball finishes, to the amazing run chase by the Netherlands, which eliminated both Zimbabwe and Ireland, who were favourites to progress to the...
Zim needs miracle to save blushes 21 March 2014 HARARE - It seems that no matter the sport, Zimbabwean teams always find themselves having to qualify for major events, or even to progress to the next round that much harder than most teams. Naturally, the team’s five wicket win over the Netherlands on Wednesday was a massive relief, as it ke...
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...
Ireland beat Zim in T20 opener 17 March 2014 LONDON - Ireland clinched a dramatic last-ball victory over Zimbabwe in their World Twenty20 opener in Bangladesh. Zimbabwe were going at almost 10 runs an over before being pegged back and they posted 163-5 from their 20 overs. Paul Stirling's quick-fire 60 put Ireland in control and they ...
NZ complete perfect year 25 November 2013 LONDON - World Champions New Zealand became the first team in the professional era to win all their test matches in a calendar year as Aaron Cruden converted with the last kick of the game to beat Ireland 24-22 in a pulsating encounter at Lansdowne Road in Dublin on Sunday. The Irish had storm...
Is cricket in danger of dying? 28 July 2013 HARARE - Throughout the modern years of cricket, there have been those who have been determined to make cricket a game for the elite. They have gone out of their way to make it abundantly clear that they are not in favour of the game spreading or expanding. Why these people have such an undisguis...