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Zim chase series win 10 July 2017 HARARE – The Zimbabwe cricket team is chasing a rare ODI series win against a higher ranked team besides Bangladesh when they take on Sri Lanka in Hambantota today. Zimbabwe's last series win over a top Test-playing nation was way back in 2001 when the side beat New Zealand 2-1. Since then,...
Ervine fifty helps Zim draw level 9 July 2017 HAMBANTOTA - Batsman Craig Ervine hit a quickfire 69 to help Zimbabwe pull off a four-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the rain-shortened fourth one-day international and level the five-match series at 2-2 in Hambantota yesterday. Chasing a Duckworth-Lewis revised target of 219 in 31 overs, Zi...
Zim out to level series 8 July 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe cricket team took a day off training yesterday to psyche up for this morning's must-win ODI match against Sri Lanka in Hambantota. Zimbabwe need to win today's match in order to save the series as they currently trail 2-1 with two matches to go. On Thursday, the touris...
Adaption will be key: Taibu 6 July 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket convenor of selectors Tatenda Taibu said adapting to the way the Sri Lankans play will be crucial when the two team teams lock horns in the third One Day International (ODI) match in Hambantota today. The five match ODI series is tied at 1-1 following a victory each b...
Mire ton flattens Sri Lanka 2 July 2017 HARARE - Opening batsman Solomon Mire scored his maiden ODI hundred as Zimbabwe became the first team to successfully chase a total over 300 against Sri Lanka in Galle on Friday. Sri Lanka won the toss and set a competitive total of 315/5 after 50 overs but the tourists were able to chase it d...
Recalled Wellington Masakadza injured 29 June 2017 HARARE – Zimbabwe off-spinner Wellington Masakadza was recalled for the One Day International series against Sri Lanka but then suffered an ankle injury in training ahead of tomorrow's first encounter in Galle. The tourists, who are also coming in from limited overs series in Scotland and Neth...
Zim seek series whitewash 24 June 2017 HARARE - After clinching the One Day International series with a game to spare on Thursday, Zimbabwe cricket team can today claim a rare series whitewash against the Netherlands in Amstelveen. Solomon Mire (82) and Craig Ervine (77) scored crucial half centuries as Zimbabwe chased down Nethe...
Zim go for the series 22 June 2017 HARARE – Zimbabwe are hoping to wrap up the three One Day International series against Netherlands with a win in today's second ODI at Amstelveen. Heath Streak's side cruised to a comfortable six-wicket win in the opening ODI on Tuesday and victory in today's match will ensure that they bag th...
Zim draw first blood 21 June 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe took off to a winning start in Netherlands with a comfortable six-wicket win over the Dutch in the first match of the three One Day International series at Amstelveen. The hosts were bundled out for 142 runs from 37.5 overs before the visitors surpassed the target reaching 14...
Zim shift focus to Netherlands 20 June 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe continue with their tour of Europe as they take on hosts Netherlands in the first match of the three One Day International series at Amstelveen this morning. Heath Streak's side salvaged a series draw against Scotland on Sunday courtesy of a Graeme Cremer five-for and batsman...
Bowler Mshangwe rediscovers form 18 June 2017 HARARE – Mountaineers spinner Natsai Mshangwe is slowly turning into a good batsman in the same way he has perfected his googly delivery. Although he made his One Day International debut back in 2011 primarily as a spinner, a year earlier Mshangwe was opening the batting for the Zimbabwe Under...
Cremer's five-for levels ODI series 18 June 2017 GLASGOW - Zimbabwe's spin-bowling attack capitalised on an overeager batting approach with captain Graeme Cremer's 5 for 29 doing the bulk of the damage to wipe out Scotland for 169 in 42 overs before Sikandar Raza's composed half-century clinched a six-wicket win for the tourists at the Grange. ...
Cremer questions Waller's dismissal 17 June 2017 HARARE – Graeme Cremer is a perfect gentleman and no doubt why he chose to play the gentleman's game of cricket. Rarely do you see the reserved Zimbabwe Cricket captain make an issue about umpiring decisions but when he does you ought to give him some benefit. Zimbabwe went down to Scotland...
Scots-Zim series gets underway 15 June 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe cricket team take on Scotland in the opening match of the two-One Day International series in Edinburgh this morning hoping for a flying start against the Associate side. Captain Graeme Cremer said they have prepared to the best of their ability but will not take the host...
Rain fears for Zim in Scotland 14 June 2017 HARARE - There are fears that Zimbabwe's two One Day Internationals against Scotland in Edinburgh might be affected by the wet weather currently prevailing in the United Kingdom. Zimbabwe left for Scotland on Sunday via Dubai and arrived on Monday ahead of tomorrow's first encounter. [Googl...
Tuskers end season in style 7 June 2017 HARARE - Domestic Pro 50 champions Matabeleland Tuskers ended their 2016/17 season with a nine-wicket win over Mashonaland Eagles at Harare Sports Club yesterday. Having already wrapped up the title last weekend with a seven-run Duckworth Lewis win over Mountaineers in Mutare, the Bulawayo-bas...
Champions Tuskers descend on Harare 6 June 2017 HARARE - Newly-crowned domestic cricket Pro-50 champions Matabeleland Tuskers will receive their trophy after the final game of the season against Mash Eagles at Harare Sports Club today. The Bulawayo-based side wrapped up the championship following their seven-run win over Mountaineers at Mut...
Taibu rules out sensational comeback 5 June 2017 HARARE - Ex-Zimbabwe cricket coach Alan Butcher triggered renewed hope of seeing former captain Tatenda Taibu back into the national colours again one more time. Whether the drive was sincere or made in jest it certainly had many Taibu fans filled with lots of anticipation that the “Little Mas...
Graeme Cremer sees some positives 2 June 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket captain Graeme Cremer says the team will make good use of their forthcoming matches as momentum slowly builds up towards the 2019 ICC World Cup qualifiers. The tournament to be held in England next year will feature 10 teams, down from 14 teams that participated at th...
Taibu, Butcher in reunion 1 June 2017 HARARE - Ex-Zimbabwe cricket coach Alan Butcher tried to convince Tatenda Taibu to come out of retirement when the two met in England recently. Taibu, the first black Zimbabwe captain, quit playing cricket in 2012 for the church when he was only 29 before he was lured back as the convenor of s...
'Grassroots crucial for cricket growth' 1 June 2017 BULAWAYO - Zimbabwe needs to take up cricket development at grassroots level for the game to reclaim its lost glory Heath Streak International Academy (HSIA) chief executive officer Joseph Rego has said. The country had a robust development programme in the past which saw the rise of the likes...
Zim A complete series whitewash 20 May 2017 HARARE - Hamilton Masakadza scored a century to help Zimbabwe A beat Canada by 70 runs during the third and final one-day game yesterday to secure a 3-0 series whitewash. Zimbabwe A had won the other two matches by two wickets and 78 run respectively against the Associate nation. Yesterday,...
Williams' century flattens Canada 19 May 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe A cricket side have won their three-match series against Canada following yesterday's 78-run win in the second one-day game largely thanks to Sean Williams' unbeaten century. The hosts had won the first match last Tuesday by two wickets and they now carry an unassailable ...
Zim A out to seal series 18 May 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe A will be looking for a more clinical batting performance when they take on Canada in the second one-day game at Harare Sports Club today. The hosts will win the three-match series if they triumph in today's match after having secured a two-wicket victory in the first match o...
Zimbabwe A sneak past Canada 17 May 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe A cricket side captain Sikandar Raza is pleased with his side's batting performance during yesterday's two-wicket win over Canada in the first one-day match. Canada won the toss and elected to bat first before posting a total of 248 for six in their allotted 50 overs. Open...