Articles tagged 'zimbabwe cricket'

Cremer itches for return 11 October 2018 HARARE - Leg-spinner Graeme Cremer is itching for a return to national duty as he begins his rehabilitation following a successful knee surgery last month. The former Zimbabwe captain said he is happy with his recovery path and is hopeful he would have enough time to recover and be a late incl...
ZC in Raza climb-down 27 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has made a progressive U-turn by including all-rounder Sikandar Raza in the squad for next month's tour of Bangladesh. The star batsman and off-spinner was denied a central contract and was not included on the roster for the tours of South Africa and Bangladesh a...
ZC's journey into the wilderness 25 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe national cricket team departs tomorrow for a whirlwind journey into the wilderness of international cricket that will see them fulfil a limited overs series against neighbouring South Africa before proceeding to the subcontinent for another limited overs engagement and a two-mat...
Cricket stars inspire team with disabilities 25 September 2018 HARARE - Judging by the reception the Zimbabwe National Cricket (ZC) team got during their tour of the National Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) in Ruwa last week, there is no doubt team captain Hamilton Masakadza remains a popular figure in local cricket circles. The Zimbabwe Cricket team took tim...
Streak goes after ZC 21 September 2018 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe coach Heath Streak has filed a liquidation suit against Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) claiming that the union owes him and other former employees close to $200 000. Streak yesterday approached the High Court seeking to appoint Winsley Militala as ZC's liquidator in summons fil...
Raza, ZC in dialogue 11 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) and star player Sikandar Raza appear to be finding each other again in the aftermath of a minor fallout that saw both parties washing their dirty linen in public recently. Raza has been one of the few success stories on the local front and leading exemplary on th...
ICC throws Zim Cricket lifeline 8 September 2018 HARARE - The International Cricket Council gave Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) another chance to put their house in order subsequently saving the country from imminent suspension despite pressure from other member countries to act. Getting kicked out by the ICC would have spelt doom for the local game ...
Rajput lauds players' attitude 6 September 2018 HARARE - Newly-appointed Zimbabwe Cricket coach Lalchand Rajput has lauded national team players’ attitude and commitment towards the game adding that it has made his role as substantive gaffer relatively much easier. The former Afghanistan mentor credited for bringing about the Asian side’s T...
Cremer undergoes knee surgery 25 August 2018 HARARE - Immediate-past ex-Zimbabwe cricket captain Graeme Cremer went through a successful knee surgery in Harare on Thursday. The 31-year-old leg-spinner is set to miss the country’s scheduled tours to South Africa and Bangladesh in September but is optimistic of joining the team for the Ban...
ZC braces for tough times 15 August 2018 HARARE - Anguish is expected to ensue as struggling Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) have confirmed a massive restructuring exercise that will see almost all staff contracts ending this month not being renewed owing to financial constraints. ZC hit rock bottom after they failed to pay staff salaries and ...
ZC board must be crazy: Mangongo 24 July 2018 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe U19 coach Stephen Mangongo, pictured below, believes the Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) board is “crazy” in the aftermath of the 5-0 ODI series whitewash against Pakistan in Bulawayo. Zimbabwe were so poor during the series as they missed a number of their senior players, who o...
Cheetahs finish 23/24 at WC 24 July 2018 HARARE - Following Zimbabwe's 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Pakistan in an ODI series in Bulawayo, the national team's fans are not happy at all with the result. The fans' anger is directed towards the Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) board led by chairperson Tavengwa Mukuhlani who they accuse of destroy...
Zim in poor start 14 July 2018 BULAWAYO - The Zimbabwe cricket team got their ODI series against Pakistan to a bad start after they were bowled all out for a paltry 107 runs and lost by 201 runs in the opening match here yesterday. Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq scored a career best 128 off 134 deliveries to help the visitors ...
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...
Aussies wallop hapless Zimbabwe 4 July 2018 HARARE - Australia broke a number of records on their way to an easy 100-run win over struggling hosts Zimbabwe in the ongoing Twenty20 triangular series yesterday. The Baggy Greens' merciless skipper Aaron Finch led from the front with a career best 172 which is now the second highest individ...
Aussies back in business 3 July 2018 HARARE - Australia put aside struggles from their tour of England by expertly dispatching the number one-ranked Twenty20 side Pakistan by nine-wickets in the second match of the triangular series yesterday. It was just the tonic the Australians needed to forget about their tour of England wher...
Musakanda stars in Zim defeat 2 July 2018 Match Summary: Zimbabwe 108 all out (17.5 overs) - Tarisai Musakanda 43 (35), Solomon Mire 27 (29) Mohammad Hafeez 2-3 (0.5 overs), Mohammad Nawaz 2-11 (4), Usman Khan 2-11 (3), Hasan Ali 2-19 (2) Pakistan 182/4 (20 overs)- Fakhar Zaman 61 (40), Asaf Ali 41*(21), Shoaib Malik 37 (24), Tendai C...
Aussie cricket team expresses unease 28 June 2018 HARARE - The Australia cricket team is closely monitoring the security situation in Zimbabwe following a bomb blast that rocked President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s rally in Bulawayo last Saturday. Australia, who last toured here in 2014, together with Pakistan, are scheduled to tour Zimbabwe for a ...
ZC, players' dispute rages on 27 June 2018 HARARE - It seems like there is no end in sight to the ongoing dispute between Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) and a selected few top players who have been left out of the home tri-series involving Pakistan and Australia. Brendan Taylor, Graeme Cremer, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza and Craig Ervine are a...
'Streak best coach in the world' 28 May 2018 BULAWAYO - Although he is being vilified in his home country, former Zimbabwe cricket national team coach Heath Streak has been described as one of the best in the business. Streak was sacked and labelled a “racist” by Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) following the national team's failure to qualify fo...
SRC outlines role 27 May 2018 HARARE - Local sport has hit turbulent airs in recent months due to events unfolding both at the country’s biggest codes, Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) and Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC). The Zifa executive committee led by Philip Chiyangwa allowed their mandate to run out in March this year wit...
ZC rues Hasnain's exit 5 May 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) was left poorer following the resignation of managing director Faisal Hasnain last Friday, board chairperson Tavengwa Mukuhlani revealed. The Pakistan-born cricket administrator threw in the towel after Zimbabwe failed to qualify in their own backyard for the 201...
ZC boss resigns 4 May 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) managing director Faisal Hasnain has resigned amid calls for the entire board to step down following the national team’s failure to qualify for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup to be hosted in England and Wales. Zimbabwe failed to secure a place at next year’s glob...
Mangongo challenges ZC dismissal 17 April 2018 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe U19 coach Steve Mangongo has challenged his dismissal by Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) last month with his lawyers insisting the move is “illegal”. Mangongo has hired the services of former Zimbabwe Professional Cricketers Association (ZPCA) chief executive Eliah Zvimba to rep...
Zim Cricket board must be dissolved 10 April 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe national cricket side elimination from the 2019 World Cup (WC) as painful as it was must give the country a chance to re-arrange the game and build for the future. However, it must be said without fear that the re-building of the national teams and re-arrangement of the dec...