Articles tagged 'cricket'

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...
Brendan Taylor in, Jarvis next 21 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) are not showing any signs of growing weary in their pursuit of pace bowler Kyle Jarvis after successfully negotiating with ex-captain Brendan Taylor to return to the national fold. Taylor is back with Zimbabwe after agreeing a four-year contract at the terminatio...
Zim cricketers happy in Afghanistan 19 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricketers participating in the Shpageeza Cricket League in Kabul, Afghanistan say they are happy to continue participating in the tournament despite a blast that killed three people last week. A suicide bomber is reported to have detonated his device leading to the deadly bl...
Taylor confirms return to Zim cricket 18 September 2017 HARARE - It's official. Former Zimbabwe Cricket captain Brendan Taylor is set to don the national team jersey one more time after ending his Kolpak contract with England’s County Cricket side Nottinghamshire last week. The right-handed batsman called it quits in March 2015 to pursue a Kolpak d...
Zimbabwe ladies aim at Uganda 12 September 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe women cricket team are not entertaining any elements of complacency after posting two wins in two matches in the on-going ICC Women’s World T20, Africa Qualifier in Windhoek, Namibia. A win against hosts Namibia on Saturday and another over Tanzania on Sunday gives the lo...
Churchill win CABS T20 12 September 2017 HARARE - Churchill High School ended South African schools’ hegemony on the CABS T20 Tournament after winning the three-day event at St George’s College on Sunday. For the past five years, visiting South African teams had completely dominated the event winning it on all five previous occasions...
Zim make it two wins 11 September 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Women’s cricket team made it two wins in a row after beating Tanzania by 72 runs yesterday in Windhoek, Namibia at the ICC Women's World T20, Africa Qualifier. Zimbabwe posted a total of 125/8 in their allotted 20 overs courtesy of a half century by Chipo Mugeri (57) and ...
Mayers, Musonda miss out 9 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe get their ICC Women World T20 Africa Qualifiers campaign up and running against hosts Namibia in Windhoek this afternoon without two key players; Sharne Mayers and Mary-Anne Musonda. The team arrived in Windhoek from a successful tour of South Africa where they won six out of...
Taibu's year of cogitating 8 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) convener of selectors Tatenda Taibu has revealed that it took him a year before he finally accepted an offer to come back from Liverpool and be part of the game’s rebuilding exercise. Due to the deep scars he had suffered in his previous two stints as a player, T...
Local schools gun for CABS T20 8 September 2017 HARARE - Local schools are looking to end the dominance of their South African counterparts when the CABS T20 cricket tournament commences at St George’s College in Harare this morning. A total of 12 teams will be vying for the coveted title over the next three days with 10 local schools going...
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...
2 SA sides for CABS T20 Tournament 7 September 2017 HARARE - Two South African sides are scheduled to take part in the CABS T20 Tournament to be held at St George’s College in Harare starting tomorrow. The three-day Twenty20 extravaganza running under the banner “Smashing Cricket” is set to feature St Benedict’s from Johannesburg, who arrived i...
Cremer relishes Dhaka challenge 6 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket captain Graeme Cremer is confident he will be a valuable asset for Dhaka Dynamites when the fifth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) commences in two months’ time. Cremer will be one of the several local players snatched by various BPL sides together with ...
National T20 tourney cancelled 6 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has cancelled the National Twenty20 tournament which was supposed to serve as the first competition of the 2017/2018 domestic cricket season. With a number of local players set to be part of the auction for the Afghanistan Premier League, ZC had to postpone the c...
Stanbic Stragglers Week unearth gems 5 September 2017 HARARE - An exciting week at the Stanbic Stragglers Junior Cricket extravaganza came to an end last Friday at Hartman House and St George’s College. Over 500 fledgling cricketers took part in the grassroots developmental tournament that was graced by the Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) leadership led by...
Tigers' win inspires Graeme Cremer 1 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket national team captain Graeme Cremer has been inspired by Bangladesh’s sensational and maiden 20-run win over Australia in the opening Test in Dhaka on Wednesday. Tigers’ spinner Shakib Al Hassan walked away with the man-of-the-match gong and $1 500 richer courtesy of ...
Kyle Jarvis keeps ZC guessing 31 August 2017 HARARE - Ex-Zimbabwe cricket speed merchant Kyle Jarvis has kept the door open for a possible return to international cricket. The 28-year-old pace bowler is in the final year of his contract with England County Cricket side Lancashire having joined the side in September 2013 on a Kolpak deal ...
Jarvis keeps ZC guessing 31 August 2017 HARARE - Ex-Zimbabwe cricket speed merchant Kyle Jarvis has kept the door open for a possible return to international cricket. The 28-year-old pace bowler is in the final year of his contract with England County Cricket side Lancashire having joined the side in September 2013 on a Kolpak deal ...
Stragglers tourney excites Tinker 30 August 2017 HARARE - Veteran former Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) development coach Ian Tinker is excited by the talent being exhibited at the ongoing annual Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe-sponsored grassroots cricket development programme, Stragglers Junior Cricket. Over 300 children between the ages of nine and 12 from ...
Stanbic Stragglers tourney kicks off 28 August 2017 HARARE - The annual Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe-sponsored grassroots cricket development programme, Stragglers Junior Cricket week, kicks off today until next Friday at Hartmann House and St. George’s College in Harare. The week-long cricket event will see budding cricketers between ages of nine and...
Ex-employee drags ZC back to court 28 August 2017 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) marketing executive Andrew Muzamhindo has dragged the organisation back to court demanding $30 000 in interest emanating from the $103 000 arbitral award that he won in 2009. According to court summons that he filed before the High Court on Thursday last w...
ZC now enjoying SA partnership 22 August 2017 HARARE – Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) are beginning to benefit from the visit by a high-powered Cricket South Africa (CSA) delegation at the beginning of the year whose purpose sought to improve bilateral relations. CSA’s four-member delegation comprising chief executive Haroon Lorgat, Chris Nenzani ...
Zimbabwe women to host Namibia 19 August 2017 HARARE – The Zimbabwe women cricket team hosts Namibia in three Twenty20 matches games as they fine tune for next month’s ICC Women Africa T20 World Cup Qualifiers scheduled for Windhoek. The Namibians are expected to arrive in the country around midday tomorrow and head straight into the seri...
Zim A go down fighting 19 August 2017 HARARE – Zimbabwe showed lots of character but fell short by 15 runs against the South Africa Emerging side in the second unofficial One Day International at Harare Sports Club yesterday. The visitors effectively sealed the three-match series as they now carry an unassailable 2-0 lead followin...
Mutombodzi on the mend 17 August 2017 HARARE - Mashonaland Eagles captain Tino Mutombodzi is hoping to bounce back to international limited overs in tomorrow’s second ODI between Zimbabwe A and the South African Emerging at Harare Sports Club. The national cricket team fringe all-rounder sustained a strain on his left leg in Zimba...