Zimbabwe

  • Andy Waller named new Zimbabwe coach May 3, 2013

    Andy Waller has been named as Zimbabwe's new coach, taking over from Englishman Alan Butcher who departed after the recent tour to West Indies, Zimbabwe Cricket officials said on Friday. Waller will be assisted by Stephen Mangongo, who is the caretaker coach for the current home series against Bangladesh. Waller, 53,...
  • Ziaur, Nasir help Bangladesh thrash Zimbabwe by 121 runs May 3, 2013

    Live updates from the first ODI between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh in Bulawayo. Zimbabwe innings: End of 32.1 overs: 148 all out Shingi Masakadza becomes the last man to fall to Robiul Islam for 33 lbw. Ziaur Rahman ends with a five-wicket haul. End of 30 overs: 139 for 7 Shingi Masakadza tonked two...
  • 1st ODI: Zimbabwe, Bangladesh switch to 50-over format May 2, 2013

    Bulawayo: Having contested a hard-fought tied Test series, Zimbabwe and Bangladesh turn their focus to the 50-over format with the first of three ODIs starting here on Friday. Bangladesh bossed the hosts in the second Test at Harare to level the series, and will take that spirited performance in the...
  • Bangladesh dedicate win to factory victims April 29, 2013

    Harare: Bangladesh's cricket captain Mushfiqur Rahim on Monday dedicated his team's victory over Zimbabwe in a Test match to several hundred of their compatriots who lost their lives when a factory collapsed last week. The match got underway on Thursday - a day after a garment factory collapsed with around 3,000...
  • Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe, end long losing streak April 29, 2013

    Harare: Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 143 runs Monday for their first Test win in four years and only their fourth victory ever in the five-day format. Bangladesh bowled Zimbabwe out for 257 on the final day of the second Test at Harare Sports Club to draw their series 1-1 and end...
  • 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...
  • 2nd Test: Bangladesh close in on historic victory April 28, 2013

    Bangladesh closed in on a maiden test win in Zimbabwe after reducing the hosts to 138 for four wickets in pursuit of 401 as bad light brought an early halt to play on day four of the second and final test at the Harare Sports Club on Sunday. An excellent 93...
  • 2nd Test: Bangladesh hold the edge as Zimbabwe falter in pursuit of 401 April 28, 2013

    Spinner Shakib Al Hasan and debutant Ziaur Rahman picked up a couple of wickets each as Zimbabwe ended the day on 138 at the loss of four wickets. Over 43.1, Zimbabawe 138 for four, Bad light ends play: Zimbabwe continue to lose wickets in intervals as Malcolm Waller...
  • Bangladesh build lead as they seek to level series April 27, 2013

    Harare: Bangladesh bowled Zimbabwe out for 282 and built a 272-run lead by stumps on the third day of the second Test on Saturday, pushing for the win that would level the series between cricket's lowest-ranked teams. Seamer Robiul Islam took 5 for 85 and spinner Sohag Gazi had 4-59 to...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Day 3 April 27, 2013

    Live updates from Day 3 of the second Test between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh at the Harare Sports Club on Saturday. Bangladesh second innings: End of over 44, Bangladesh 140 for 4: Shakib Al Hasan scored a solid fifty and at the other end is well supported by Mushfiqur Rahim who is batting...
  • Zim recover towards the end but Bangladesh still on top April 26, 2013

    Harare: A blazing innings of 45 from Elton Chigumbura rescued Zimbabwe as they closed on 158 for four on day two of the second and final Test against Bangladesh at Harare Sports Club on Friday. Chigumbura, who was the star with the ball in the Bangladesh first innings, put on...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Day 2 April 26, 2013

    Live updates from Day 2 of the second Test between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh at the Harare Sports Club on Friday. Zimbabwe 1st innings: End of over 62, Zimbabwe 158 for 4 (stumps): Elton Chigumbura has turned it around for Zimbabwe quite a bit scoring 45* off 49 balls. His partnership with Malcolm...
  • Shakib shrugs off injury to lead Bangladesh to 300-6 April 25, 2013

    Harare: Shakib Al Hasan made light of a thumb injury to score a quick-fire 81 and steer Bangladesh to 300 for six on the first day of the second and final Test against Zimbabwe on Thursday. The total, compiled at a brisk rate of 3.41 runs per over, was more than...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Day 1 April 25, 2013

    Live updates from day one of the second Test between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh at the Harare Sports Club on Thursday. Bangladesh 1st innings End of over No. 88, Bangladesh 300 for 6: It's stumps now! Nasir Hossain and Ziaur Rahman are in the middle for Bangladesh. Earlier Rahim and Shakib shared a...
  • 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...
  • Zimbabwe thrashing highlights Bangladesh woes April 21, 2013

    Harare: When Zimbabwe return to the ICC Test rankings after Thursday's second Test against Bangladesh, they will enter the table above their opponents regardless of the result. For Bangladesh, this is a damning indictment on their lack of progress since they entered the Test arena in November 2000, and raises further...
  • 1st Test: Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by 335 runs April 20, 2013

    Harare: Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by 335 runs in the first Test at Harare Sports Club on Saturday after skipper Brendan Taylor became just the third Zimbabwean to score a century in each innings of a match. Taylor's 171 and 102 not out set up Zimbabwe's victory in the first of...
  • Brendan Taylor emulates Flower brothers in Bangladesh Test April 24, 2013

    Harare: Brendan Taylor became just the third Zimbabwean batsman to score centuries in both innings of a Test match as his side registered a handsome 335-run victory over Bangladesh in the first Test at Harare Sports Club. Zimbabwe declared once Taylor had reached the landmark half an hour into day four...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 4 April 20, 2013

    Zimbabwe dismissed Bangladesh for 147 in the second innings thumping the visitors by 335 in the 1st Test at Harare. Read on for the updates Bangladesh innings: End of over 49.2 : Bangladesh 147 all out Graeme Cremer scalped the remaining two wickets in consecutive deliveries dismissing Rubel Hossain...
  • Zimbabwe on top after 16 wickets tumble on Day 3 April 20, 2013

    Harare: Bangladesh will need to produce a record fourth-innings total to beat Zimbabwe in the first Test after 16 wickets tumbled on the third day on Friday. Bangladesh, replying to the home team's 389, lost their last five wickets for no run as they were skittled out for 134 before...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 3 April 19, 2013

    Zimbabwe took a massive 442-run lead over Bangladesh after the hosts bundled out the visitors' for 134 in the first innings with Kyle Jarvis and Shingi Masakadza picking four wickets each. In Zimbabwe's second innings, Roibul Hossain picked up a six wickets to put Zimbabwe in trouble before Taylor and...
  • 1st Test: Taylor's career-best takes Zimbabwe to 389 April 18, 2013

    Harare: Brendan Taylor's career-best 171 propelled Zimbabwe to 389 all out in their first innings against Bangladesh on the second day of the opening Test on Thursday. Bangladesh were 95 for 1 at stumps, 294 behind after Taylor's big innings anchored Zimbabwe again at Harare Sports Club. Zimbabwe's captain added 66 to...
  • As it happened: Zim v Ban, 1st Test Day 2 April 18, 2013

    Live updates from the the second day of the first Test between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh being played at the Harare Sports Complex. Bangladesh first innings: End of over No.13, Bangladesh 55 for 1: After getting off to a good start to their innings, Bangladesh lost Shahriar Nafees for 29 off Kyle Jarvis...