Articles tagged 'west indies'

West Indies ring changes 2 February 2018 HARARE - THE West Indies have rung the changes in their coaching department ahead of next month’s 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers to be held in Zimbabwe. Respected bowling coach Roddy Estwick has been sacked for the upcoming tournament after joining the team 20 months ago. The 56-year...
ZC boss wants DRS reviewed 13 November 2017 HARARE - It was a mixed bag of emotions when Zimbabwe used the Decision Review System (DRS) for the first time during the just ended two-match Test series against West Indies in Bulawayo. DRS is a technology-based system used in cricket to assist the match officials with their decision-making....
Brathwaite gives Zimbabwe trouble 24 October 2017 BULAWAYO - Things are not looking rosy for the hosts after the West Indies piled more runs on the third day of the first Test with Kraigg Brathwaite’s 86 and Roston Chase’s unbeaten 91 giving them a huge lead of 429 runs. At the end of play yesterday, West Indies were on 369 for 8 with Chase s...
Zim take aim at West Indies 21 October 2017 HARARE - After almost a three-month sabbatical Zimbabwe are looking forward to some red ball cricket when they host West Indies in the first Test at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo starting this morning. Zimbabwe’s last Test match was back in July when Graeme Cremer’s side lost by four wickets ...
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...
Zim A, West Indies match ends in draw 19 October 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe A denied West Indies after batting through the remainder of the last day of the three-day warm up match for 70 runs for the loss of four wickets after being set 486 runs to win at Bulawayo Athletic Club yesterday. The visitors declared twice in the match first on 365/7d in th...
Zim A on the back foot 17 October 2017 BULAWAYO - Zimbabwe A perished for 143 runs on the second day of their three-day warm-up match against the touring West Indies at Bulawayo Athletic Club yesterday. West Indies had declared on 336 runs for the loss of seven wickets but technically they had only lost five wickets after two of th...
Holder happy with squad 13 October 2017 HARARE - West Indies captain Jason Holder said his side is heading in the right direction despite losing both Test and ODI series against England adding that he is happy with the youthful side that remains unchanged for the series against Zimbabwe. The Caribbean Islanders arrived in Bulawayo o...
Windies name unchanged squad 5 October 2017 HARARE - The West Indies have named an unchanged Test squad for their tour of Zimbabwe later this month. West Indies will play two Tests against Zimbabwe following a three-day tour match against Zimbabwe A starting on October 15 at Bulawayo Athletic Club. The same 15 players that lost a thr...
Masakadza opens up on 16-year career 2 August 2017 HARARE – At 33, cricketer star Hamilton Masakadza is proud that half of his lifetime has been spent on the field, let alone that he still serves the Zimbabwe senior men national team with impunity. His coach at Mountaineers where he has been attached for so long for his provincial cricket form...
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...
T20 is the champion format 11 April 2016 HARARE - Purists like myself will always believe that Test cricket always has been and always will be the ultimate form of cricket. But there is no doubt that after the recently concluded ICC Twenty20 World Cup in India, the shortest version of the game has reiterated its massive following aro...
'More needs to be done' 26 February 2015 HARARE – Despite the defeat to the West Indies on Tuesday, Zimbabwe cricket fans have applauded the team's effort in the 2015 World Cup so far. Zimbabwe could not withstand the West Indies acceleration of scoring late in their innings as Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels piled on a one-day record...
Gayle blows away Zim 25 February 2015 CANBERRA - West Indies master blaster Chris Gayle silenced his critics with the highest ever score at a cricket World Cup,  bludgeoning his way to  215 and a record 16 sixes before he was finally caught on the final ball of the innings yesterday. It ended the laid-back West Indian's century dr...
Zim bank on Whatmore factor 24 February 2015 HAMILTON - Zimbabwe believe the guile of coach Dav Whatmore can help them spring a World Cup upset by beating the West Indies, senior batsman Hamilton Masakadza said yesterday. Zimbabwe head into today's pivotal Pool B match at Canberra's Manuka Oval level on points with the unpredictable Cari...
Zim wary of dormant Gayle 24 February 2015 HAMILTON - Chris Gayle's love of late-night loafing - something his social media accounts bear testimony to - have made him cricket's version of New York: the man who never sleeps. His captain Jason Holder confirmed as much, albeit in a slightly more serious context. "Chris is awake. I can ass...
Zim crashes out of U19 World Cup 19 February 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Under-19 cricket team crashed out of the Youth World Cup following a seven-wicket deaf against South Africa in Abu Dhabi yesterday. The defeat to neighbours South Africa coupled by West Indies' 63-run victory over Canada saw Zimbabwe finishing the group stage in third place. ...
West Indies debacle a wake-up call: Taylor 22 April 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket captain Brendan Taylor says the team s disastrous tour of the West Indies last month served as a wake-up call for the side. Zimbabwe picked themselves up from that Caribbean tour, where they were whitewashed across all three formats, to demolish Bangladesh by 335 runs wi...
Can Zim make West Indies pay? 20 February 2013 HARARE - The West Indies seemingly took a cue from the likes of Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka when they decided to rest captain Darren Sammy as well as former captain and controversial former captain Chris Gayle for the upcoming One-Day International series against Zimbabwe which gets underway on...
Zim's only real chance in the Caribbean 3 February 2013 HARARE - When it was confirmed that Zimbabwe was going to tour the West Indies, the first question that came to mind was, in which form would Zimbabwe possibly be able to beat the West Indies? The answer that immediately sprung to mind was the two Twenty20 matches, but, that theory was dealt a bl...
Time to go out and play 31 January 2013 HARARE - Now that the squads have been announced to tour the West Indies, we can finally focus on what lies ahead of us, and discuss the players who will be representing the country. It has been many years since Zimbabwe embarked on a tour as long as the one they are about to undertake, three ODI...
Zim name touring party for West Indies 30 January 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket yesterday named two squads for next month s tour of the West Indies, naming just one player without a cap in any of the three formats. 22-year-old Mashonaland Eagles spinner Tino Mutombodzi, who will return home after the ODIs and Twenty20 internationals, is the only pla...
West Indies announces itinerary for Zim tour 2 January 2013 HARARE - The West Indies Cricket Board has announced the tour itinerary for Zimbabwe s tour of the Caribbean next month. World Twenty20 champions West Indies will face Zimbabwe in a six-match series. The Windies, who lifted the ICC World T20 trophy in Sri Lanka two months ago, will take on the Af...