Zimbabwe

  • 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...
  • Taylor century props up Zimbabwe in 1st Test April 17, 2013

    Harare: Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor continued his strong batting performances against Bangladesh with an unbeaten century to take the home team to 217 for 4 at stumps on the opening day of the first Test on Wednesday. Taylor, who has two centuries and a half-century in his last three Test innings...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 1 April 17, 2013

    Live updates from day one of the first Test between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh played at the Harare Sports Complex. Zimbabwe 1st Innings: End of over No. 60, Zimbabwe 121 for 3 (Tea): Good session from Zimbabwe's point of view and the highlight being the fifty by Brendan Taylor. The hosts would like...
  • 1st Test: Pride at stake for Zimbabwe and Bangladesh April 16, 2013

    Harare: When the cricketing world is gripped by the IPL fever, elsewhere bottom placed Zimbabwe and Bangladesh lock horns in a two-match Test series starting here on Wednesday. In their last tour, Bangladesh lost the one-off Test, which led to the sacking of Shakib Al Hasan as captain. But their recent...
  • Craig Ervine opts out of Bangladesh Test series April 13, 2013

    Harare: Middle-order batsman Craig Ervine has opted to play club cricket in England rather than Tests for Zimbabwe and will miss this month's series against Bangladesh. Zimbabwe Cricket spokesman Lovemore Banda said on Saturday that Ervine, the team's leading run-scorer on their recent tour of West Indies, had turned down a...
  • All-rounder Shakib returns for Zimbabwe Tests April 11, 2013

    Dhaka: Star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan on Friday returned to bolster Bangladesh for an upcoming two-Test series in Zimbabwe after recovering from a shin-bone injury. Shakib, who underwent surgery in Australia in February, missed last month's tour of Sri Lanka. He has scored 1,835 runs and taken 102 wickets in...
  • Zimbabwe appoint Stephen Mangongo coach for Bangladesh series April 11, 2013

    Cape Town: Stephen Mangongo will coach Zimbabwe in their home series against Bangladesh this month and has promised sweeping changes from the side who lost in West Indies. Mangongo was assistant coach to Englishman Alan Butcher on the tour of the Caribbean and has now been handed the reins in...
  • Huge leap for Shane Shillingford in ICC Test rankings March 28, 2013

    Dubai: West Indies off-spinner Shane Shillingford's success in the recent two-Test series against Zimbabwe has catapulted him up the International Cricket Council Test bowlers' rankings. In the latest rankings released Wednesday, the 30-year-old Shillingford jumped a whopping 18 spots to be 23rd, to be the biggest mover. The right-armer bowled outstandingly to...
  • History-making Shane Shillingford has no plans to leave March 23, 2013

    Dominica: The offspinner Shane Shillingford has broken the West Indian record for most wickets in a two-match series, and following his second consecutive Man-of-the-Match award and first Man-of-the-Series award he is keen to continue the good work achieved against Zimbabwe. Shillingford finished with 19 wickets at 10.52 in two...
  • West Indies crush Zimbabwe by an innings and 65 runs to win the series March 23, 2013

    Dominica: West Indies cruised to an innings and 65-run victory over Zimbabwe to clinch the second and final Test inside three days at Windsor Park on Friday. After declaring at their overnight position of 381 for eight, and with a first innings lead of 206, the hosts bowled out Zimbabwe...