Articles tagged 'taylor'

Raza, BT make all star team 1 April 2018 HARARE - Even though they failed to make it to the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, the only solace for Zimbabwe is that two of their players were able to make it into the qualifier’s team of the tournament. All-rounder Sikandar Raza and wicketkeeper batsman Brendan Taylor both made it into the rec...
Taylor, Jarvis in Test squad 19 October 2017 HARARE - Ex-Test captain Brendan Taylor and pace bowler Kyle Jarvis are set to make their international cricket return after both were included in the 16-man Test squad to face West Indies in the two-match series that gets underway in Bulawayo this weekend. Taylor penned a four-year contract p...
How Mukuhlani is transforming ZC 1 October 2017 HARARE - After completing a memorable coup that saw the return of ex-Test captain Brendan Taylor and speed merchant Kyle Jarvis, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) chairperson Tavengwa Mukuhlani has pleaded for patience. With these two marquee cricketers returning to the national team, the entire nation wi...
ZC complete Jarvis capture 28 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket’s (ZC) target to go past the World Cup Qualifiers set for early next year got another boost after pace bowler Kyle Jarvis terminated his Kolpak contract with England County side Lancashire. This means Jarvis is now available for selection to play for Zimbabwe again af...
Brendan Taylor in, Jarvis next 21 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) are not showing any signs of growing weary in their pursuit of pace bowler Kyle Jarvis after successfully negotiating with ex-captain Brendan Taylor to return to the national fold. Taylor is back with Zimbabwe after agreeing a four-year contract at the terminatio...
Afghan debacle sucks in Butcher 9 March 2017 HARARE - As the debate surrounding Zimbabwe’s poor performance in last month’s ODI series against Afghanistan continues, former coach Alan Butcher has been sucked into the row. Zimbabwe suffered a 3-2 series defeat to the Associate national but what got supporters and former cricketers worked ...
Taylor, Vermeulen in ugly spat 4 March 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket’s appalling display in which they pummelled to a new low by becoming the first Test-playing side to be bowled out inside 13.5 overs in ODI cricket has torched a social media storm. Local fans were on Sunday left shell-shocked at Harare Sports Club as Afghanistan’s bow...
Zim Cricket woos ex-stars 11 May 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) is considering bringing back former stars plying their trade abroad in order to rekindle the national team's dwindling fortunes. The locals hit an all-time low after they were knocked out of the ICC World T20 tournament in the qualifying stage by Associate nation...
ZC speaks on Taylor 20 April 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has reacted angrily to claims by former Test captain Brendan Taylor that he received only $250 during this year’s Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. The 29-year-old retired from international cricket when Zimbabwe’s campaign ended in the group stage ...
Taylor paid $250 for World Cup? 20 April 2015 LONDON - A World Cup star, a national hero in his prime, but Brendan Taylor gave it all up to play for Nottinghamshire on the back of earning a reported $250 for his recent World Cup campaign. The 29-year-old’s decision to retire from international cricket at the World Cup, having smashed 138 ...
Taylor explains decision to quit 18 March 2015 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Test captain Brendan Taylor yesterday revealed why he had chosen to walk away from Zimbabwe Cricket after signing for English County side Nottinghamshire. The 29-year-old wicketkeeper batsman signed a three-year Kolpak deal with Nottinghamshire and will not be allowed ...
Taylor signs for Nottinghamshire 13 March 2015 LONDON - Nottinghamshire have bolstered their depleted batting ranks by signing up Zimbabwean Brendan Taylor.With Michael Lumb and Jake Libby injured, Taylor will come in to patch up the squad. Terms of his stay at Nottinghamshire will be agreed once Zimbabwe complete their World Cup campaign wit...
Taylor released by IPL's Hyderabad 23 December 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Test captain Brendan Taylor was last week released by his Indian Premier League (IPL) side, Sunrisers Hyderabad. The 28-year-old became only the third Zimbabwean player to make it to the lucrative IPL after retired skipper Tatenda Taibu and former spinner Raymond Price. Taibu...
We were mentally weak - Taylor 28 October 2014 HARARE – Zimbabwe crushed to an aberrant three-wicket defeat inside three days of the first Test match against Bangladesh at Mipur yesterday with Captain Brendan Taylor admitting the team was mentally weak with the bat. “Credit to Bangladesh, we were mentally weak with the bat, we can't win...
Rain clouds continue to gather 23 August 2014 HARARE - Nobody said it would be easy. Nobody gave Zimbabwe any real chance of winning against South Africa in the ODIs. Perhaps, if we had rolled back the years to the late nineties, or early 2000s, people would have given Zimbabwe a chance. Not much, but a chance all the same. This ...
Shake-up looms at Zimbabwe Cricket 10 July 2014 HARARE – Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) is in advanced stages of restructuring the national side's coaching and captaincy set-up in a move described by some insiders as racial, the Daily News can reveal. Under the proposal, coach Andy Waller will be relegated to a figurehead role of director of coachin...
Waller, Taylor lament SL series cancellation 18 September 2013 HARARE – Zimbabwe cricket coach Andy “Bundu” Waller has bemoaned the postponement of Sri Lanka's tour here, saying the development was retrograde. The Zimbabweans are currently on cloud nine following their 24-run win over Pakistan to level the two-match Test series last week, and Waller says ...
Taylor, Masakadza for Bangladesh T20 series 16 January 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket captain Brendan Taylor and his deputy Hamilton Masakadza were expected to fly out of Harare last night for the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka. The pair has been contracted by Bangladeshi teams to play in that country s Twenty20 Premier League. Taylor will play for the Chittag...
Zim's secret weapon at World Twenty20 16 September 2012 HARARE - Richard Muzhange is a true athlete. Apart from being a budding cricketer, he was selected to represent Zimbabwe at the Under-16 athletics (javelin) and U-20 basketball. A medium-pacer, he took 3 for 37 against the Bangladesh Under-19s in an unofficial ODI in November 2009. His favourite ...
Taylor relishes leading role 9 September 2012 HARARE - Tomorrow the Zimbabwe cricket team pack their bags for the ICC World Twenty20 tournament that will run from September 18 to October 7 in Sri Lanka. Upon arrival, Zimbabwe, who are in Group C together with the hosts and neighbouring South Africa, will get the feel of the Sri Lankan wicket...
Taylor dedicates World T20 to coach's late dad 8 September 2012 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket captain Brendan Taylor has dedicated the team s forthcoming ICC World Twenty20 to the late father of coach Alan Butcher, who died last week in the United Kingdom. Butcher flew back to England to mourn his father, who lost his battle against prostate cancer, thereby missi...