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  • Tri-series, Match 5: Australia beat South Africa by 62 runs to reach final 30 minutes ago

    Australia beat South Africa by 62 runs in their triangular series one-day international on Tuesday as Mitchell Marsh served up a match-winning display with bat and ball. The big victory stopped Australia's mini-slump of two straight losses and put them into Saturday's final of the three-team tournament at Harare Sports Club....
  • Live Score: Australia vs South Africa, Tri-series in Harare 6 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: South Africa opted to bowl. PLAYING XIs: AUSTRALIA: SOUTH AFRICA: Number 1 ranked Australia issued a statement of intent on Monday when they crushed Zimbabwe by 198 runs in the tri-series opener, exhibiting a greater degree of ruthlessness than South Africa did in...
  • Tri-Series, 1st Match: Australia hammer Zimbabwe by 198 runs August 25, 2014

    Harare: Australia made their mark in their first game in Zimbabwe in a decade as they racked up a ground-record score in a huge 198-run win over the home team on Monday to open the triangular one-day series. Some brutal hitting by Australia's batsmen powered them to 350 for 6 -...
  • South Africa in control of Harare Test as Zimbabwe concede 141-run lead August 11, 2014

    Harare: South Africa made 397 in their first innings and led Zimbabwe by 113 at the end of the third day of the one-off Test at Harare Sports Club on Monday. The Zimbabweans were 28 for 1 in their second innings after posting 256 in the first, and were facing an...
  • Plenty of demons lurk in Harare pitch August 11, 2014

    Low, slow, crumbling and likely to get much worse quickly. That was the verdict on the Harare Sports Club pitch from both Zimbabwe and South Africa after the second day's play in their one-off Test yielded just 209 runs in the 90 overs. The Proteas finished on 201 for four and...
  • South Africa make slow progress against Zimbabwe on Day 2 August 10, 2014

    Harare: Faf du Plessis and Dean Elgar made half-centuries on Sunday as top-ranked South Africa slowly chased down Zimbabwe in the one-off Test at Harare Sports Club. Du Plessis was 69 not out and opener Elgar earlier made 61 to take South Africa to 201 for 4 by stumps on the...
  • Zimbabwe editor charged with subversion June 21, 2014

    Harare: The editor of a Zimbabwean state-owned newspaper appeared in court on Saturday on charges of subversion and undermining the authority of President Robert Mugabe. Edmund Kudzayi, editor of the Sunday Mail, was not asked to plead and was remanded in custody until a bail hearing on Monday. The charges...
  • Former Pakistan greats demand change after Harare defeat September 15, 2013

    Former Pakistan cricket greats and fans demanded a new national team captain and coach on Sunday after an embarrassing defeat against minnows Zimbabwe in the Harare Test. Zimbabwe, who only started playing Tests in 2011 after a six-year exile due to lack of players and facilities, pulled off an upset 24-run...
  • 2nd Test: Zimbabwe sense rare victory with Pakistan 158 for 5 on Day 4 September 13, 2013

    Harare: Zimbabwe sensed the chance of a long-awaited victory over a top team as Pakistan were 158 for 5 at stumps on the fourth day of the second Test on Friday, with the tourists needing another 106 runs to win on a finely balanced final day. Seeking to draw the two-game...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, 2nd Test, day 3 September 12, 2013

    Click here for the live commentary from the 2nd Test between Zimbabwe and Pakistan. Day 2 Roundup: Younis Khan completed 7000 Test runs and thwarted Zimbabwe with an unbeaten 52 to take Pakistan to 163 for 3 at stumps, cutting the hosts' lead to 131 in the deciding Test at Harare Sports...
  • 2nd Test: Zimbabwe seek improvement, Pakistan series September 10, 2013

    After winning the first Test convincingly by 221 runs, Pakistan are overwhelming favourites to win the second and final Test against a Zimbabwe team that is fighting hard to focus on cricket amid a battle over payment issues with their board. But the hosts will hope to put up a...
  • 1st Test: Pakistan rout Zimbabwe by 221 runs September 7, 2013

    Harare: Pakistan removed nine Zimbabwe batsmen on the final morning to convincingly win the first Test by 221 runs as the host crumbled to 120 all out at Harare Sports Club on Saturday. Spinners Saeed Ajmal and Abdur Rehman had four wickets each to rip the heart out of Zimbabwe's batting...
  • As it happened: Pakistan v Zimbabwe, 1st Test September 7, 2013

    CLICK HERE for all the updates from the final day of the first Test between Pakistan and Zimbabwe being played at the Harare Sports Club. Chasing 342 on Day 5, Zimbabwe lost 9 wickets in the first session to crash to 120 all out. Saeed Saeed Ajmal took four wickets to...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 3, Harare September 5, 2013

    CLICK HERE for all the live action from day three of the first Test between Pakistan and Zimbabwe being played in Harare. Zimbabwe resumed their first innings on the third morning 32 runs ahead of Pakistan with three wickets in hand. Day 2 Roundup: Half-centuries from middle-order batsmen Malcolm Waller and Sikandar Raza...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 1 September 3, 2013

    CLICK HERE to catch all the live updates from day one of the first Test between Zimbabwe and Pakistan in Harare. TOSS: Hamilton Masakadza has won the toss and Zimbabwe have decided to bowl. Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq isn't unhappy at losing the toss. "We do not mind batting first here. Stats...
  • 3rd ODI: Pakistan thrash Zimbabwe by 108 runs, win series 2-1 August 31, 2013

    Harare: Captain Misbah-ul-Haq led from the front with a half century and two brilliant run outs as Pakistan defeated Zimbabwe by 108 runs in the final one-day international to clinch the series 2-1. Misbah made a resolute 67 off 85 balls which lifted Pakistan to 260 for 6 and then ignited...
  • Zimbabwe may play third ODI, but protest to continue August 31, 2013

    Harare: Zimbabwe are likely to take the field in the third and final one-dayer against Pakistan on Saturday, as reported by ESPNCricinfo. The players cancelled their morning practice session on Friday over unpaid salaries and have extended the deadline to Monday for Zimbabwe Cricket to clear their dues. If the stand-off...
  • Back-up man Amit Mishra makes his case July 29, 2013

    Harare: Amit Mishra played his first ODI in April 2003, soon after India ended the World Cup as losing finalists. On Sunday, he played his 18th. A lot has changed for the legspinner from Haryana in the ten years between those two matches, but the task he performs on the...
  • As it happened: Zim v Ind, 3rd ODI: India win by 7 wickets July 28, 2013

    TOSS: India win the toss and Virat Kohli decided to field first. TEAM NEWS: India remain unchanged. Zimbabwe give Michael Chinouya a debut, drop Kyle Jarvis. PITCH: It's the same wicket as the one used for the 2nd ODI on Friday, but a lot dry. So there won't be as much seam...
  • 3rd ODI: Can Zimbabwe stop India from winning the series? July 28, 2013

    Harare: Two one-sided matches later, Zimbabwe have been left with a tall mountain to climb if they are to salvage anything from this series. Beaten by six wickets and 58 runs respectively in the previous ODIs at the same venue, Brendan Taylor's team must win on Sunday before the series...
  • Kohli, Rayudu drive India to victory over Zimbabwe July 24, 2013

    Virat Kohli made his second ODI century as captain - and 15th overall to become India's third-highest century-maker - and Ambati Rayudu marked his international debut with a promising 63* as India completed a one-sided victory over Zimbabwe in Harare to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. Chasing...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs India, 1st ODI July 24, 2013

    Live updates from the first ODI between India and Zimbabwe being played at the Harare Sports Club. For Virat Kohli's young Indian team this five-match series presents a chance to test the bench strength, while hosts Zimbabwe will see this as a chance to upset the reigning world champions. Zimbabwe do...
  • 1st ODI: Zimbabwe out to upset weakened India July 23, 2013

    Harare: On Thursday, at the Harare Sports Club surrounded by jacaranda trees and with a lovely gabled pavilion, a new bilateral series will kick off in an already busy international summer. Following the Ashes and 50-over contests in the West Indies and Sri Lanka, a fourth series will begin between...
  • David Warner's wobbles continue as he fails in Ashes trial July 19, 2013

    London: Disgraced batsman David Warner's hopes of playing in the third Ashes Test looked slim on Friday after he failed in both innings of Australia A's tour match against a Zimbabwe Select XI in Harare. After managing just six in his side's first innings, Warner was out for 11 on Friday...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe v Bangladesh, 2nd Test April 29, 2013

    With quick wickets falling at the other end, Hamilton Masakadza waged a lone battle as his side crumbled down to 257 runs in 95.3 overs. Zimbabwe second innings: 257 all-out Over 95.3 Kyle Jarvis is trapped in front of the wicket by Shakib Al Hasan for seven runs. Zimbabwe all out for...
  • Bangladesh eye redemption in 2nd Test against Zim April 24, 2013

    Harare: Chastened by a heavy defeat that has once again highlighted their lack of progress, Bangladesh begin the second and final Test against Zimbabwe on Thursday looking to prove they can adapt to foreign conditions and match their fellow Test strugglers. The Asian side came into the series as favourites after...