Articles tagged 'cricket'

Eagles rediscover mojo,  Tuskers thump Mountaineers 15 March 2019 Newly-Crowned Pro-50 Champions Eagles have rediscovered their winning formula after evading the Rhinos horn to win the morning T20 encounter by six wickets at Harare Sports Club yesterday to make it two wins in two.
Mountaineers on cloud nine 17 February 2019 Mountaineer's coach Shepard Makunura believes their fitness levels were key in the franchise's triumph in the Logan Cup. The Manicaland-based outfit won their third title in a row following a 10-wicket win over Eagles at Old Hararians Sports Club earlier this week.
Zim set for Uganda tri-series 14 February 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwean women cricketers are set to travel to Uganda for a T20 tri-series at the beginning of April as part of their preparations for the 2019 ICC Women's T20 World Cup, Africa Qualifiers. Zimbabwe will host these continental qualifiers — a nine-team tournament which will see the t...
Zim to host Women WC Qualifier 14 February 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has been awarded the rights to host the Africa regional qualifying tournament for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020. The qualifiers are scheduled for Harare across three venues - Harare Sports Club, Old Hararians and Takashinga Cricket Club – from May 5 to 13. ...
Mountaineers to parade Logan Cup trophy 12 February 2019 HARARE – Mountaineers are relishing a chance to play their matches at home when the Pro 50 Championship gets underway next week and kick-start their Logan Cup victory celebrations at Mutare Sports Club. Mountaineers powered to a 10-wicket win over hapless Eagles at Old Hararians Sports Club on...
Hamilton boost for Mountaineers 7 February 2019 HARARE – Batsman Hamilton Masakadza is set to return from injury and feature for champions Mountaineers in a crucial Logan Cup tie against log leaders Eagles at Old Hararians Sports Club this morning. The towering batsman missed the greater part of the country’s premier domestic first class co...
Teen sensation shines for Zim 10 January 2019 HARARE - The Zimbabwe women’s cricket side unearthed a gem in 16-year-old Chiedza Mzembe, who claimed two wickets on debut in the 69-run victory over Namibia at the Sparta Oval, Walvis Bay in a T20 match yesterday. The right-arm seamer picked two wickets for 17 runs in her four overs complemen...
Mountaineers begin Logan Cup defence 3 December 2018 HARARE - Mountaineers coach Shepherd Makunura reckons his side will be up for the challenge when they begin their Logan Cup title defence against Rhinos at Kwekwe Sports Club today. The four-day First Class match is scheduled to last until Thursday as the country's domestic cricket season comm...
Nkiwane: Cricket's unsung heroine 11 November 2018 HARARE - Traditionally, women have been at the peripheral in the world of sports in terms of both  the playing surface and in administration with their male counterparts taking all the glory. However, for the past decade, women have been gradually climbing up the ladder to the helm of it all a...
Williams keeps Zimbabwe afloat 4 November 2018 SLYHET - The first day of Test cricket in Sylhet will be remembered for Sean Williams' fine 88, which frustrated the Bangladesh spinners yesterday. Zimbabwe ended the day on 236 for five, and possibly feeling happier than the home side. PJ Moor and Regis Chakabva, batting on 37 and 20 respe...
Zim out to tame Tigers 3 November 2018 HARARE - After back-to-back series whitewash against South Africa and Bangladesh, Zimbabwe will be hoping for a change in fortune when they take on the Tigers in the first Test today. Zimbabwe return to red ball cricket when they take on the hosts in Sylhet starting this morning with coach Lal...
UK-based cricketer sponsors Rocview 3 November 2018 HARARE - Rocview Cricket Academy's Twenty20 tournament set for Prince Edward School will be bankrolled to the tune of $3 000 by United Kingdom-based ex-club cricketer Blessing Zikhali. The 10-team limited overs event featuring Under-13 sides will see rising junior cricket powerhouse St Aidens ...
ZC axes Rising Stars 2 November 2018 HARARE - Rising Stars have been denied a chance to defend their domestic Pro50 Championship title after Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) reverted back to a four-team franchise system for the 2018/2019 calendar. The youthful outfit comprising national team players Tarisai Musakanda, Ryan Burl, Richard Nga...
Stanbic Stragglers Cricket tourney begins 28 August 2018 HARARE – At least over 200 budding cricketers between ages of nine and 12 converged at St George's College and Hartmann House for the annual Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe grassroots cricket development programme which kicked off on Monday. The week-long cricket showcase, courtesy of a partnership betw...
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 ...
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...
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 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...
Mountaineers warm up for title 9 May 2018 HARARE - Defending champions Mountaineers take on Rising Stars in their last Logan Cup match of the season this weekend at Takashinga Sports Club knowing that the title is virtually wrapped up. Mountaineers breathed a sigh of relief after log leaders Mashonaland Eagles who had emerged serious ...
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...