Articles tagged 'odi'

Dhoni lauds Zim efforts 24 June 2016 HARARE - India cricket captain MS Dhoni, gave his view of the local game urging the authorities to stitch more bilateral tours in order to improve their play. “Usually in this format, the games get close. Zimbabwe did well, bowled well... they need more games to get better,” Dhoni said. Ind...
India blow away Zim to level series 21 June 2016 HARARE - A wounded India yesterday thumped Zimbabwe by 10 wickets, setting the stage for a do-or-die series decider for the Prayag Cup T20 tomorrow. Zimbabwe won the toss and skipper Graeme Cremer chose to bat first, probably with Saturday's victory, when they also batted first, still lingerin...
Zim out to seal T20 series 20 June 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's win over India in the first of three T20 internationals at Harare Sports Club on Saturday all but sets up a thrilling climax in the series. Having been blown away 3-0 in the ODI series; Zimbabwe bounced back in spectacular fashion outclassing the men from India, thanks to a...
India crushes Zim again 16 June 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's woes with the bat continued after the locals slipped from a healthy 104-4 to 126-allout as India completed a 3-0 Killer Cup ODI series win following yesterday's 10-wicket victory. With India already enjoying a 2-0 series lead, the hosts were desperate to win yesterday's mat...
Ntini eats humble pie 15 June 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket interim coach Makhaya Ntini was forced to eat humble pie after his declarations of “sweeping India under the carpet” came back to haunt him. The second-string touring India side easily coasted to victory during the ongoing Killer Cup three-match ODI series after winni...
Cricket fans deserve better 15 June 2016 HARARE - It is an open secret that in sport, fans are the biggest shareholders. In any case not only do they part with their resources — money and time — whenever they attend matches, they also part with what I view as the most important thing in life, commitment. It is that commitment that...
Zim cricket fans in protest 14 June 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket fans staged a protest following the team's insipid performance during yesterday's eight-wicket defeat to a second-string India in the second match of the Killer Cup ODI series. India effectively sealed the three-match series with yesterday's win having won Saturday's ...
Zim out to level ODI series 13 June 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe cricket side will be hoping to win today's Killer Cup ODI match against India at Harare Sports Club in order to keep the three-match series alive. The hosts suffered a nine-wicket loss to the youthful India side in the first match of the series on Saturday. India domin...
India whitewash hapless Zimbabwe 15 July 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket team's performance against India yesterday was an antithesis of the effort shown in the first two ODIs after succumbing to an 83-run defeat.With yesterday's win, the tourists sealed a convincing 3-0 series win in the three-match ODI series. The second string Indian si...
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...
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...
Proteas complete Zim whitewash 22 August 2014 BULAWAYO - South Africa completed a three nil whitewash of Zimbabwe when they cruised to an emphatic seven-wicket win in front of an impressive Thursday afternoon crowd here yesterday. Both teams made three changes to their starting line-ups. Captain AB de Villiers, Hashim Amla and Imran Ta...
Proteas seal ODI series 20 August 2014 BULAWAYO - South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 61 runs in here yesterday to take a 2-0 lead in the three-match series. The tourists got off to another flying start and thoughts of 300 plus were undoubtedly on the cards. But John Nyumbu once again spun his magic, accounting for both Hashim Amla, w...
Zim aim to bounce back 26 July 2013 HARARE - The second match of this five match series between Zimbabwe and India takes place at Harare Sports Club today and it is unlikely to be any more evenly matched than the first ODI, in which India won by six wickets with more than five overs to spare. Zimbabwe did give a pretty good acco...
Mental strength key in ODI final 7 May 2013 HARARE - It goes without saying that Bangladesh has mastered the art of playing on Bulawayo s Queens Sports Club, whose conditions are pretty much similar to the subcontinent where they come from. The wicket is traditionally flatter and the bowlers have to sweat for their wickets, with spinners i...