Zimbabwe

  • 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,...
  • India to play five one-dayers in Zimbabwe June 20, 2013

    Cape Town: India are to play five one-day internationals in Zimbabwe in July and August. "The only issue that's left is the confirmation of the schedule which should be released as soon as the two boards have agreed on the dates," Zimbabwe Cricket's communications manager Lovemore Banda said on Tuesday. Three one-dayers...
  • Egypt close in on WC birth; Cameroon slip up June 10, 2013

    Egypt are a win away from a place in Africa's final playoffs for the World Cup after beating Zimbabwe 4-2 on Sunday to maintain their perfect record in qualifying. Bob Bradley's team can win their group with victory over Mozambique next weekend, setting up a final two-legged tie to progress to...
  • Ivory Coast close in on WC; SA, Ghana in danger June 9, 2013

    Ivory Coast beat Gambia 3-0 in World Cup qualifying on Saturday, while Ethiopia and Zambia gained crucial victories that put South Africa and Ghana at risk of missing out on football's top tournament. Lacina Traore, Wilfried Bony and Yaya Toure scored in Gambia for the Ivorians, keeping Africa's top-ranked team in...
  • ICC Champions Trophy: A brief history May 31, 2013

    After nearly two months of crash-bang IPL, cricket will return to its international colours with the ICC Champions Trophy to be played in England from June 6-23. Once touted as the 'mini World Cup' and a brainchild of then ICC president Jagmohan Dalmiya, the tournament's main aim was the development...
  • 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...