Zimbabwe

  • Fact-file: A statistical look at India v Zimbabwe in ODIs July 22, 2013

    Ahead of the five-match ODI series starting July 24, we present a statistical overview of India-Zimbabwe matches, including records, achievements and trivia from 1993-2010. Overall, India have played Zimbabwe 52 times in ODI cricket, winning 39 and losing ten matches for a win-loss percentage of 3.90. The two teams have...
  • Five Indian cricketers to watch in Zimbabwe July 22, 2013

    India's previous tour to Zimbabwe, in the summer of 2010 for a tri-series also featuring Sri Lanka, saw several new players make their ODI debuts. Among them were the pace bowling trio of Umesh Yadav, Ashok Dinda and R Vinay Kumar, each of whom has played for India several time...
  • India in Zimbabwe: A brief ODI history July 22, 2013

    Ahead of the five-match ODI series starting July 24, we take a look at how India have fared in Zimbabwe down the years. Overall, India have played 20 ODIs on Zimbabwean soil since 1992, winning 12 and losing eight. 1992-93 - India won 1-0 India first played an ODI in Zimbabwe on...
  • Team India departs for Zimbabwe for ODI series July 21, 2013

    Mumbai: A 15-member India squad, led by Virat Kohli, left here this morning for Zimbabwe to take on the hosts in a five-game One-Day International series commencing on July 24. The squad is without inspirational captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who has been given a break by the national selectors. The selectors...
  • Jadeja is the most valued cricketer at the moment: Kapil Dev July 20, 2013

    Kolkata: Legendary allrounder Kapil Dev on Saturday credited Ravindra Jadeja for the recent success of the Indian cricket team and termed the Saurashtra player the "most valued cricketer" presently. "Since he (Jadeja) came in, it made so much difference to the team. He is the most valued cricketer at the moment,"...
  • Doping in sports is unacceptable, says Kohli July 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Indian cricket team vice-captain Virat Kohli on Friday said doping in sport is simply not acceptable and called for the harshest possible punishment for those who bring disrepute to the game. Kohli's comments came in the wake of Delhi Ranji player and Kolkata Knight Rider's promising left-arm seamer Pradeep Sangwan...
  • Zimbabwe-bound Indian squad is strong, says Virat Kohli July 19, 2013

    Mumbai: The Indian team for the upcoming ODI series in Zimbabwe is missing some key players, including inspirational captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who have been rested, but skipper for the tour Virat Kohli Friday described the squad as a strong one. "I don't think experience matters, especially in limited overs game....
  • 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...
  • Top three teams from Dublin to qualify for ICC World Twenty20 July 16, 2013

    Dubai: The ICC on Tuesday announced a revised schedule for the Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier in Dublin this year which will now see top three teams from the event advancing to next year's World Twenty20 in Bangladesh instead of one. Following an ICC Board decision during the ICC annual conference week...
  • Rohit Sharma enjoying his 'best and most satisfying phase' July 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Rohit Sharma's success in the role of an opener has given a new lease of life to his international career and the promising batsman believes that the current run of form has been "the best and most satisfying phase" since he donned India colours. "From the point of view...
  • DDCA's Jain appointed team manager for Zimbabwe tour July 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) joint secretary Ravi Jain has been appointed manager of the Indian cricket team for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe, where it will play five ODIs between July 24 and August 3. "It is a matter of great honour for Delhi & District Cricket...
  • Rasool arrives at NCA, works on his fitness with trainers July 8, 2013

    Bangalore: Parvez Rasool, who became the first cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir to be included in the Indian team, spent his first day at the National Cricket Academy preparing for the upcoming tour to Zimbabwe beginning July 24. Hailing from Beijbehara, a small town in Kashmir, the off-spinner arrived at the...
  • Three dropped from Zimbabwe squad for India ODI series July 8, 2013

    Zimbabwe dropped three players as they named a slimmed down squad for the one-day international series against India starting later this month. Seamers Shingi Masakadza and Tinashe Panyangara and wicketkeeper Regis Chakabva were left out after playing in May's home series win over Bangladesh, the country's cricket union said on Sunday....
  • Pak-born Raza in Zimbabwe squad for India series July 7, 2013

    Harare: Pakistan-born cricketer Sikander Raza, who recently made his debut against Bangladesh in a home series, has been named in the 16-member Zimbabwe squad, led by Brendon Taylor, that will take on India in a five-match ODI series starting July 24, here. Born in Sialkot in the northeast of Pakistan, Raza...
  • End of the road for Sehwag, Gambhir and Yuvraj? July 6, 2013

    India's ICC Champions Trophy squad was a blueprint of the 2015 World Cup and the young Indian team did exceedingly well. Excluding seniors like Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan for the Champions Trophy and the subsequent tri-series in the West Indies hinted at the dawn of...
  • Jammu and Kashmir rejoices Rasool's inclusion into Indian team July 6, 2013

    Jammu: With young Parvez Rasool etching his name into record books after being named in the Indian squad for the upcoming ODI series against Zimbabwe, JKCA and former cricketers on Friday termed his selection as a historic day for the state and said his elevation will open up doors for...
  • Virat Kohli named India captain for Zimbabwe tour July 5, 2013

    Keeping the low-profile five ODI series against Zimbabwe in mind, the national selectors have picked up a squad comprising of new faces to be led by Virat Kohli. ...
  • J&K star Parvez Rasool in team India July 5, 2013

    The 24-year-old Parvez Rasool is the first player from Jammu and Kashmir to be named in the Indian side. ...
  • My hardwork has been rewarded, says Parvez Rasool July 5, 2013

    Srinagar: Parvez Rasool was modest yet honest in his admission that he did expect a national call-up after his seven-wicket haul against the mighty Australians earlier this year. "I am very happy that my name has been included in the Indian team. I did a lot of hard work this season,...
  • Zaheer Khan played a big role in my improvement, says Jaydev Unadkat July 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Jaydev Unadkat, who has earned a recall into the Indian squad for the tour of Zimbabwe, is thankful to Zaheer Khan for helping him improve as a cricketer during his stint with the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the sixth edition of IPL. "Zak (Zaheer) had a big role to...
  • Ranji Trophy performance helped my selection: Mohit Sharma July 5, 2013

    New Delhi: He was touted as the 'find of IPL 6' but 24-year-old Mohit Sharma believes that his two seasons of hardwork in the Ranji Trophy has paid dividends rather than his 20 wickets in the cash-rich league. "IPL has got me recognition but my 44 wickets in 11 Ranji Trophy...
  • Rasool should play his natural game: Bedi July 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Bishan Singh Bedi, who has been instrumental in shaping young Parveez Rasool's career, feels the Jammu and Kashmir cricketer should play his natural game and not think about competing with a seasoned pro like Ravichandran Ashwin. "Rasool deserved this call-up and he should utilize this opportunity to the fullest....
  • Parvez Rasool: First from J&K to play for Team India July 5, 2013

    When the BCCI tweeted the list of names on India's ODI squad for Zimbabwe on Friday, there was one name that caught the eye instantaneously - Parvez Rasool. After years of hard work under testing conditions in the tense Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) valley, the allrounder has become the first...
  • Kohli to lead India as Dhoni rested for Zimbabwe tour July 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Keeping the low-profile five one-day series against Zimbabwe in mind, the national selectors have picked up a squad comprising of new faces here on Friday to be led by Virat Kohli. MS Dhoni has been rested due to the hamstring injury he incurred during the ongoing tri-series in the West...
  • Selectors to pick squad for Zim tour with focus on 2015 WC July 4, 2013

    Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Indian selectors may recall some axed seniors to keep them in the mix for 2015 World Cup. ...
  • Selectors to take decisive call on seniors for Zimbabwe tour July 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Indian selectors will deliberate if injured skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni along with some other seniors should be rested when they pick squad on Friday for the upcoming five-match ODI series in Zimbabwe. The selectors had retained the victorious Champions Trophy squad for the tri-nation series but Indian players have played...
  • India squad for Zimbabwe tour to be picked on Friday July 3, 2013

    Mumbai: The Indian squad for the five-match ODI bilateral series in Zimbabwe commencing later this month will be picked here on Friday. "The selection committee will meet in Mumbai on July 5 to choose the team," BCCI source told PTI. It remains to be seen whether injured skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni...
  • Harare, Bulawayo to host India-Zimbabwe ODIs June 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Harare and Bulawayo will host the five ODIs of India's tour of Zimbabwe, between July 24 and August 3, the BCCI confirmed on Thursday. The first three ODIs will be played at the Harare Sports Club on July 24, 26 and 28. Bulawayo's Queens Sports Club will host the...
  • BCCI to select second-string India side for Zimbabwe tour June 20, 2013

    Mumbai: The BCCI is set to field a second-string team for India's tour of Zimbabwe in July-August, according to a leading Indian daily. India are scheduled to play five ODIs from July 24 to August 3. According to sources in the BCCI, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, R Ashwin,...