Zimbabwe

  • India's tour of Zimbabwe put on hold due to fatigue factor May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian cricket team's upcoming tour of Zimbabwe, earlier scheduled to be held in July, has been put "on hold" due to "fatigue factor". The tour was supposed to follow the Champions Trophy in England and a tri-series in the West Indies from June 28 to July 11. The tour...
  • Shakib Al Hasan shines as Bangladesh share T20 series with Zimbabwe May 12, 2013

    Bulawayo: Shakib Al Hasan performed with bat and ball to hand Bangladesh a comfortable 34 run win over Zimbabwe and ensure a drawn Twenty 20 series in Bulawayo on Sunday. Bangladesh's victory in the second international levelled the series at 1-1 after Zimbabwe had won the opening match by six runs...
  • Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh in 1st T20 international May 11, 2013

    Bulawayo: Zimbabwe held on to beat Bangladesh by six runs in the first of two Twenty20 internationals at Queens Sports Club on Saturday. Tinashe Panyangara took two wickets in the last over as Bangladesh fell short after needing 10 off the final six balls for victory. Shamsur Rahman and Shakib Al...
  • 1st T20: Zimbabwe register narrow win over Bangladesh May 11, 2013

    Bangladesh innings: End of over No. 20: 162 for 8 Zimbabwe held their nerve to register a six-run victory over Bangladesh in the first Twenty20. Needing ten runs in the last over, Bangladesh could only make three, losing the wicket of Mushfiqur Rahim, who went after playing a cameo (28 off...
  • 1st T20I: Upbeat Zimbabwe look to upset rattled Bangladesh May 10, 2013

    With cricket world busy watching Indian Premier League, Bangladesh landed in Zimbabwe for a full fledged bilateral series hoping to dispatch the hosts' challenge but they were greeted by a resilient Zimbabwe who did well to draw the Tests series 1-1 and went on to win the ODI series 2-1....
  • Mushfiqur Rahim to step down as Bangladesh captain May 9, 2013

    Bulawayo: Mushfiqur Rahim will quit as captain of Bangladesh after two Twenty20 internationals against Zimbabwe this weekend. Wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur made the announcement after Bangladesh lost the third one-day international by seven wickets on Wednesday, conceding a one-day series to Zimbabwe despite beating them by a record margin in the first...
  • Vusi Sibanda delivers series win for Zimbabwe May 8, 2013

    Bulawayo: Opener Vusi Sibanda reached his first one-day international century in seven years with the match-winning shot as Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by seven wickets for a series victory in the deciding game on Wednesday. Sibanda's 103 not out took Zimbabwe to 251 for 3 and past Bangladesh's 247 for 9 with...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI May 8, 2013

    Live updates from the third ODI between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh at the Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo. ZIMBABWE INNINGS: End of over No. 47.1: Vusi Sibanda completed his second ODI century, and Sean Williams scored a quick-fire 55 as Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by seven wickets to win the final match. Bangladesh picked up...
  • 3rd ODI: Zimbabwe look to clinch series against Bangladesh May 7, 2013

    Bulawayo: Zimbabwe and Bangladesh go into Wednesday's third and final one-day international in Bulawayo locked at one match apiece, yet it is the hosts who know they will need to improve their game if they are to claim a rare series victory. After being humiliated by 121 runs in the first...
  • Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan fined for showing dissent May 6, 2013

    Dubai: Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was on Monday fined 75 per cent of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during his side's loss in the second one-day international against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo. Shakib was fined after he pleaded guilty to a Level 2 breach of...
  • 2nd ODI: Zimbabwe defeat Bangladesh by six wickets to level series May 5, 2013

    Bulawayo: Sean Williams hit a career-best 78 not out as Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by six wickets in the second one-day international in Bulawayo on Sunday to set up a series decider. Playing in only his second one-day match since the 2011 World Cup, Williams was aided by Malcolm Waller's unbeaten 39...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI May 5, 2013

    Live updates from the second one-dayer between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh played at Bulawayo. Zimbabwe innings: 47.5 overs: 253 for 4 An easy win for Zimbabwe in the end. Series is now tied at 1-1 with decider to take place on Wednesday. They lost wickets initially but Sean Williams (78) and Malcolm Waller...
  • 2nd ODI: Zimbabwe seek batting turnaround against Bangladesh May 4, 2013

    Bulawayo: Zimbabwe's batsmen go into Sunday's second one-day international against Bangladesh knowing that they must cast aside their suicidal tendencies if they are to keep the series alive. The hosts were bowled out for just 148 inside 33 overs as they lost the first one-dayer by 121 runs on Friday, with...
  • 1st ODI: Hossain, Rahman set up easy win for Bangladesh May 3, 2013

    Bulawayo: Nasir Hossain and Ziaur Rahman set up a huge 121-run win for Bangladesh over Zimbabwe in the first one-day international at Queens Sports Club on Friday. Bangladesh posted 269 for 8 in the three-match series opener in Bulawayo and Zimbabwe crumbled to 148 all out in reply in just 32.1...
  • Pakistan-born Sikander Raza Butt debuts for Zimbabwe May 3, 2013

    Bulawayo: Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bowl in the first of three one-day internationals against Bangladesh, as both sides handed out debuts in Bulawayo.While Bangladesh's new ODI cap was no surprise, with seamer Robiul Islam picked on the back of his 15 wickets in the two-Test series, Zimbabwe's...
  • 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...