Articles tagged 'zc'

Broke ZC unable to pay players, staff 26 July 2018 HARARE – Struggling Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC), who are sinking deeper into a financial mess, have revealed they are not able to pay monies owed to players and staff due to stringent measures employed by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Zimbabwe were forced to field a largely inexperienced ...
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...
Cricket fans call on ZC board to step aside 5 July 2018 HARARE - Fans have called for the immediate resignation of the entire Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) board citing a number of grievances. The Zimbabwe Cricket Supporters Union (ZCSU)'s reasons for their disappointment range from maladministration, failure to develop the game, a shambolic domestic leagu...
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...
Manase returns to cricket 2 July 2018 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Cricket chairperson Wilson Manase has returned to cricket albeit in an unfamiliar position as he fights in suspended ZC board member Enock Ikope’s corner after he was provisionally suspended by ICC on corruption charges. Manase took over as chairperson after the retire...
Claims reveal ZC players' union infiltration 2 July 2018 HARARE - The existence of the newly-established Zimbabwe Cricket Association (ZCA) is already under threat following the emergency of spies within the union, the Daily News has been told. ZCA was formed last month after the local cricketers realised they needed a union in order to confront Zim...
Zim Cricket Association launched 16 June 2018 HARARE - Local cricketers have formed the Zimbabwe Cricketers Association (ZCA) in order to confront Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) when it comes to remuneration related negotiations. Previously, the Zimbabwean cricketers were represented by the short-lived Zimbabwe Professional Cricketers Association ...
Zim Cricket appoints Rajput 18 May 2018 HARARE – Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) yesterday appointed India’s Lalchand Rajput as the national team’s interim coach to replace the sacked Heath Streak. Rajput, a former India opener with two Tests to his name, has previously been in-charge of India’s coaching set-up during their World T20 triumph ...
Zim cricket in quagmire – Taibu 18 May 2018 HARARE – Tatenda Taibu reckons Zimbabwe cricket is headed for a dead end unless something drastic is done as a matter of urgency. The former Zimbabwe Test captain, who was recently relieved off his duties as convenor of selectors following the team's failure to qualify for next year's World Cu...
Mangongo demands $400 000 18 May 2018 HARARE – Former Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) U19 coach Steve Mangongo wants over $400 000 in damages for his unlawful dismissal last month. Mangongo took his former employer to the Labour Court arguing that his dismissal was irregular and not consistence with the Labour Act or the national code. [...
D-Day for Zim Cricket 18 May 2018 HARARE – Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has until 12 noon today to address the grievances from all the centrally-contracted players or else they will go on strike which will leave the upcoming tri-series in jeopardy. Zimbabwe is set to host Pakistan and Australia in a Twenty20 tri-series to be held in ...
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...
ZC hunts for Streak's successor 28 April 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) yesterday engaged the services of a private consultant to recruit a new coach to replace Heath Streak, who was sacked last month. However, ZC might run into legal problems later on because Streak together with ex-batting coach Lance Klusener, ex-fitness coach Sea...
Mountaineers choke at home 25 April 2018 HARARE - The Logan Cup is set to go all the way to the wire after log leaders Mountaineers choked at home against Mid West Rhinos in Mutare while second-placed Mashonaland Eagles narrowed the gap to two points following a rain affected draw against a stubborn Rising Stars at Takashinga Sports Clu...
Heath Streak refuses to go 14 April 2018 HARARE - Heath Streak has refused attempts by Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) to terminate his contract as national cricket team coach claiming that the union is hiding behind a “faceless” character now at the centre of the saga. Streak’s lawyers, who are also representing batting coach Lance Klusenser ...
Streak is not racist, says wife 14 April 2018 HARARE - Heath Streak’s wife, Nadine has jumped to the defence of her husband after Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) board chairperson Tavengwa Mukuhlani accused the (former) national team coach of being racist. Streak together with his entire technical team were relieved of their duties following Zimbab...
ZC purge claims 13 scalps 2 April 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket in a statement yesterday said they had relieved a total of 13 technical staff members of the various national teams as part of efforts to restore lost pride particularly after the disappointing failure to qualify for next year’s World Cup in England. The senior men na...
Streak in emotional farewell 1 April 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe senior men cricket team coach Heath Streak has given an emotional farewell to the local cricket fans and his charges led by Captain Graeme Cremer following a 24-hour ultimatum given to him by his paymasters on Thursday. The former national team skipper got the flake for the t...
Streak, Mangongo refuse to resign 1 April 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) is headed for a massive showdown with both the national team coach Heath Streak and Under-19 coach Steve Mangongo who are insisting they will not step down. The local game hit rock bottom this month when the national team failed to qualify for the 2019 ICC Cricke...
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...
Sikandar Raza still in pain 28 March 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe star-player Sikandar Raza almost broke down after receiving the Man-of-the-Series award as the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier curtain finally came down at Harare Sports Club on Sunday. The all-rounder was rewarded for his 319 runs averaging 53.17 and 15 wickets during a camp...
We will rise again – Mukuhlani 28 March 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) chairperson Tavengwa Mukuhlani has called on the nation’s support in the aftermath of the World Cup Qualifier debacle. Hosts Zimbabwe blew away a double chance of making it to England 2019 after giving away a health 290 total against West Indies after which they ...
ICC suspends Zim 'fixer' 28 March 2018 HARARE - Rajan Nayar, a domestic cricket official in Zimbabwe, has been suspended from all cricketing activities for 20 years by the ICC for attempting to improperly influence an international match. The incident had taken place in October last year when Nayar approached Zimbabwe captain Graem...
Zim A crush Kenya again 3 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe A are now on course for a limited over series whitewash win over Kenya after winning the third match by seven wickets at Mutare Sports Club yesterday. The hosts won the first match at the same venue by six wickets at the end of last month before sealing another 110 run win by...