Articles tagged 'pakistan'

Mire rises in T20 rankings 10 July 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe batsman Solomon Mire has experienced a huge jump on the ICC T20 rankings announced yesterday following his performances in the just-ended home tri series involving Pakistan and Australia. Mire moved 202 places up the rankings to land on position 25 and is now on 581 points ...
Pakistan strike back 6 July 2018 HARARE - The number one ranked Twenty20 side Pakistan cruised to a 45-run victory over high-flying Australia to set up a mouth-watering final scheduled at the same venue on Sunday. The two sides have beaten each other once in this triangular series and both having had an easy go over hosts Zim...
Zim crash out of tri-series 5 July 2018 HARARE - An improved Zimbabwe cricket team crashed out of the ongoing Twenty20 triangular series after going down by seven wickets in their third match against Pakistan here yesterday. The hosts’ final round-robin match against Australia tomorrow will only be of academic interest as they can n...
Aussies, Pakistan jet in 30 June 2018 HARARE - Australia and Pakistan have commendably put aside the unfortunate political disturbances caused by a bomb blast at a Zanu PF rally at White City Stadium in Bulawayo last Saturday as they arrived in Zimbabwe for the Twenty20 triangular series. Pakistan were the first to touch down at R...
Zim cricketers threaten strike 11 May 2018 HARARE – Zimbabwe national cricketers have threatened to go on strike due to unpaid salaries, match fees and bonuses. This proposed industrial action will put in jeopardy the forthcoming home triangular Twenty20 series featuring Pakistan and Australia in June. The tri-series has been schedu...
Zim likely to tour Pakistan 11 March 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe cricket team could soon be touring Pakistan for a ODI and T20 series following Sports minister Makhosini Hlongwane’s visit to the Asian country. Hlongwane, who was accompanied by Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) chairperson Tavengwa Mukuhlani during the trip, met Pakistan Federal mi...
Another loss to Zim cricket 19 November 2016 HARARE - How many more times will we read headlines such as Zimbabwe’s loss, another country’s gain? Scores of talented young players have happily left the country to settle in countries such as England, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand. [GoogleAd] Throughout the years, fans have ...
A Test cricket festival 5 November 2016 HARARE - The last two weeks have been an absolute treat for cricket, and more, particularly Test cricket lovers. We have been treated to some outstanding Test cricket from the UAE, Bangladesh and now Australia. The series between Pakistan and the West Indies has been pretty one-sided from a...
'Pakistan a safe cricket destination' 23 September 2016 HARARE - Sports minister Makhosini Hlongwane has described Pakistan as a safe destination as he cleared the air on last year’s visit by the Zimbabwe cricket team during his meeting with the Pakistan Ambassador to Zimbabwe Asaf Khan yesterday. Last year, Zimbabwe became the first Test-playing n...
Poor start for Zim 2 October 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe got off their ODI series against Pakistan to a worst possible start after losing by 131 runs as the home side’s batsmen were suffocated by leg-spinner Yasir Shah here yesterday. After winning the toss, Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura elected to field first on the slow Harar...
Dav demands more 1 October 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket coach Dav Whatmore has challenged his batsmen to take a responsible approach in today’s ODI series opener against Pakistan at Harare Sports Club. The hosts go into this ODI series low on confidence after a 2-0 defeat in the Twenty20 series on Tuesday.   Zimbabwe’s ...
Zim doing themselves no favours 1 October 2015 HARARE - If you hadn't been following the recently concluded two-match Twenty20 series between Zimbabwe and Pakistan, you would probably have thought that losing by 13 and 15 runs respectively sounded like two closely-contested matches. Sadly, there was no real contest between bat and ball. ...
Chevrons disappoint in opener 28 September 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket team's slide continued yesterday when they fell to a 13-run defeat at the hands of Pakistan in their opening Twenty20 encounter. The defeat does not give a true reflection of the team's struggles with the bat. Had the visitors, whose fielding was quite encouraging,...
'Players considered abandoning Pak tour' 17 June 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe’s cricket team was rattled by the terrorist attack at Gaddaffi Stadium that killed two people, so much they considered abandoning the tour before its conclusion, batsman Sikandar Raza has revealed. Speaking in an interview with PakPassion.net, the 29-year-old top order batsma...
ZC defend Pakistan tour 3 June 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) chairman Wilson Manase has defended the team's tour to volatile Pakistan despite the directive by the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) not to go ahead with the trip. The team returned home on Monday evening after deciding to conclude the series which was ro...
Zim Cricket under fire over Pakistan tour 2 June 2015 HARARE - The Zimbabwe national cricket team jetted into a storm last night from Pakistan where the A-team escaped a terrorist attack at Gaddaffi Stadium that killed two people, with the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) threatening to take the game's leadership to task. A police sub-inspe...
Troops, checkpoints galore in Lahore 21 May 2015 LAHORE - Bemused players said they hoped to take the focus off security and put it back on cricket after authorities mounted an unprecedented operation to guard insurgency-hit Pakistan's first home international in six years. Thousands of police officers and paramilitary soldiers have been dep...
SRC stance on Pakistan tour welcome 17 May 2015 HARARE - The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) stance of warning the Zimbabwe cricket team against travelling to Pakistan is a welcome move. But Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) is adamant that the tour will go ahead despite the escalating terrorist attacks that have been taking place in the south A...
Touring Pakistan is risky! 14 May 2015 HARARE - After all has been said and done, one thing is very clear; Pakistan is not a safe destination to travel to at the moment. But sadly, the Zimbabwe cricket team will be travelling to the politically volatile South Asian country next Tuesday to play two Twenty20 matches and three One Day...
Cremer sneaks into Zim squad 13 May 2015 HARARE - Leg-spinner Graeme Cremer was a surprise inclusion in the Zimbabwe cricket 16-man squad to tour Pakistan later this month while Andy “Bundu” Waller was named the substantive batting coach. Cremer was initially left out of the travelling squad due to the fact he had had little game tim...
Pakistan tour goes ahead 30 April 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) yesterday confirmed that the national team's proposed tour of Pakistan will go ahead as planned. ZC had been tight-lipped on the matter only maintaining that the tour was work in progress but the hosts on the other hand were playing a leading role by revealing so...
Chatara out for six months 22 April 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket seamer Tendai Chatara will be out of action for at least six months after fracturing his left leg in a social football match in his hometown Mutare. Initially, the Mountaineers bowler had been expected to be out for at least four months, but national team physiotherap...
Pakistan Taliban kill 100 on school 16 December 2014 PESHAWAR - At least 100 people, 80 of them children, have been killed in a Taliban assault on an army-run school in Peshawar, Pakistani officials say. Five or six militants wearing security uniforms entered the school, officials said. Gunfire and explosions were heard as security forces surrou...
Flower hard to replace – Ziehl 16 June 2014 HARARE - Mid West Rhinos will find it difficult to replace coach Grant Flower according to franchise administrator Kenyon Ziehl. The Rhinos coach post become vacant after Flower was appointed the Pakistan batting coach last month. The Kwekwe-based franchise is now in the hunt of a replaceme...
Grant was 'tired' of Zim Cricket - Streak 17 May 2014 HARARE - Fomer Zimbabwe bowling coach Heath Streak says compatriot Grant Flower’s defection to Pakistan to take up the same role does not surprise him, revealing that the ex-Test opener confided with him that he “was tired” of Zimbabwe Cricket. Flower, 43, was this week appointed new Pakistan ...