Articles tagged 'zim cricket'

Zim lose to Sri Lanka 22 January 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe lost their second match of the ongoing ODI tri-series in Bangladesh going down by five wickets to Sri Lanka at the Shere Bangla National Stadium yesterday. Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera starred with both bat and ball to help his side secure their first victory and ensure they re...
Zim gear for day/night Test 20 December 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe will get a taste of floodlit cricket with a pink ball when they play a day/night match against a South African Invitation XI over three days at Boland Park, starting today. This will be the only warm-up Heath Streak’s men get before the historic four-day Test against the Prot...
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 ...
Zim, SA for 4-day Test 22 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe and South Africa have agreed to play a ground-breaking four-day Test match on Boxing Day at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth under floodlights. Cricket South Africa (CSA) had been struggling to find an opponent for the Boxing Day Test after India’s schedule meant the Asians...
Women cricket team disappointed 20 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe coach Adam Chifo is frustrated after his side’s three-wicket loss to Uganda in the final of the ICC World T20 Women’s Africa Qualifiers at the Wanderers Cricket Ground in Windhoek, Namibia on Saturday. Without shouldering the blame on any of his players, Chifo paid homage to ...
Williams snubs Afghan offer 7 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket all-rounder Sean Williams will no longer be taking part in the Shpageeza Cricket League in Afghanistan after opting to stay back home and work on his fitness. The 30-year-old left-hander had been drafted to play for Speenghar Tigers in the T20 competition in the war-t...
Cremer's wife defends cricket team 7 March 2017 HARARE - Having been stung by the severe criticism the Zimbabwe cricket team got form ex-players after the defeat to Afghanistan, captain Graeme Cremer’s wife Merna came to the defence of her man and the players on social media. Zimbabwe were dismissed 54 all out in the final ODI against the A...
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 on revenge mission 15 February 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe host Afghanistan in five One Day Internationals (ODIs) beginning tomorrow at Harare Sports Club hoping to avenge for past defeats at the hands of the Associate country. The locals have been embarrassed by the Afghanistan both at home and on neutral venues over the years. O...
Mayers to lead Zim women 25 January 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe ladies cricket all-rounder Sharne Mayers is set to lead the team at next month’s ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifiers in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The 24-year-old takes over from substantive skipper Chipo Mugeri, who is away on maternity leave. Mayers is, however, not new to captain...
ZC partners Cricket SA 24 January 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) is set to benefit from Cricket South Africa's (CSA) success story following a meeting between the two boards in Harare on Saturday. The meeting resolved to form a joint working group that would endeavour to improve co-operation and bilateral relations on cricket ...
Zim Cricket partners with PPC 9 December 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) received a desperately-needed injection after cement manufacturing giant PPC unveiled a sponsorship for the Under-14 side which will participate at the Interprovincial tournament taking place in Cape Town, South Africa. The local company provided floppy hats, bac...
Sports journalists condemn ZC 1 November 2016 HARARE - The Sports Journalists Association-Northern (Spoja-N) has slammed Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) for refusing to accredit some journalists from covering the ongoing Test series against Sri Lanka. Journalists from the Daily News and other independent media houses were barred from covering the s...
ZC sinks to new low 30 October 2016 HARARE - On a day the country was supposed to be celebrating a great milestone of 100 Test matches and our 100th Test player, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) bigwigs decided to grab all the headlines — albeit for the wrong reasons. Yesterday, ZC officials denied accreditation to journalists from our sta...
Zim cricket reaches milestone 30 October 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe will reach a milestone of 100 Test matches when they take on Sri Lanka this morning at Harare Sports Club. There is also another possibility of Zimbabwe capping their 100th Test player with seamer Taurai Muzarabani, Tarisai Musakanda (batsman) and Carl Mumba (medium seamer) a...
Streak's reign begins 28 October 2016 HARARE - New Zimbabwe cricket coach Heath Streak will lead the country for the first time when the hosts take on Sri Lanka in the first Test at Harare Sports Club starting on Saturday. Streak, a former Zimbabwe Test captain and assistant coach, was appointed earlier this month to take over fro...
Will 100th Test be lucky match? 28 October 2016 HARARE - The Sri Lankans are in town and while most fans are debating how long Zimbabwe will last, only a handful of supporters are aware that Zimbabwe will be playing their 100th Test match when they take to the field for the first of two matches on Saturday at Harare sports Club. Sri Lanka h...
Injury-hit Sri Lanka jet in 26 October 2016 HARARE - Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford said injuries to key players have  dealt a heavy blow to his side ahead of the two-Test match series against Zimbabwe. The series gets underway at Harare Sports Club on Saturday and the Asians arrived in the capital last night without their captain Angelo M...
Fica keen on Zim cricketers 25 October 2016 HARARE - The Federation of International Cricketers Association (Fica) says their door remains wide open for Zimbabwe should the local cricketers apply for affiliation with them again. In 2014, Fica made concerted efforts to help the now-defunct Zimbabwe Professional Cricketers Association (ZP...
Zim Test squad: No real surprises 21 October 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) sprung no major surprises when they announced a 20-man squad to face Sri Lanka in a two-match Test series which starts on October 29. Pace bowler Carl Mumba deservedly got a call up, while the impressive Tarisai Musakanda has also been drafted into the squad, and...
Mpofu named in Test squad 20 October 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe  Cricket has named a 20-member squad for the two-match home Tests series against Sri Lanka, with the first match scheduled to begin on October 29, at Harare Sports Club. Matabeleland Tuskers’ seamer Chris Mpofu was named in the squad following his impressive bowling display i...
Cremer lauds Streak's appointment 17 October 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe CRICKET (ZC) captain Graeme Cremer (pictured) says Heath Streak’s appointment as coach will give the side a good chance of qualifying for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Streak, a former Zimbabwe captain and assistant coach, was unveiled this week to replace Dav Whatmore, who was...
Zim Cricket appoints Streak 17 October 2016 BULAWAYO - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) yesterday unveiled former Test captain Heath Streak to take charge of the national team to replace Dav Whatmore, who was sacked in June. Streak returns to the team’s coaching set-up after emerging as the top candidate ahead of another Zimbabwe international And...
It turned political — Taibu 10 October 2016 HARARE - Our cricket correspondent Dean du Plessis caught up with new Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) convener of selectors Tatenda Taibu to discuss about his return to the game after a four-year hiatus. Below are excerpts of the interview.    Q: It can't be a complete interview with Tatenda Taibu witho...
I want to bring change to ZC - Taibu 10 October 2016 HARARE - Our cricket correspondent Dean du Plessis caught up with new Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) convener of selectors Tatenda Taibu to discuss about his return to the game after a four-year hiatus. Below are excerpts of the interview     Q: Well Tatenda, I think I should start off by welcoming ...