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  • Zimbabwe restore Waller, Campbell for World Cup 3 days ago

    Harare: Ahead of the World Cup, Zimbabwe Cricket on Friday restored Andy Waller as coach of its national cricket team seven months after he was dismissed from the post. Another former national team and Under-19 coach Walter Chawaguta has been appointed fielding coach for the team during the World Cup in...
  • Alistair Campbell describes what a World Cup dream is like 6 days ago

    The World Cup really came alive for me way back in 1983 when I was 11-years-old. I was in the 'line-up' for breakfast at Boarding School when we heard the news that Zimbabwe had beaten Australia at Trent Bridge. The news was magical - almost too hard to imagine, let...
  • World Cup 2015: What to expect from the minnows 6 days ago

    The cricket World Cup over the years has been a place for the minnows where you can showcase your talent, although giving an opportunity to a side after every four years neither does any good to their confidence nor does it help their cricket grow. Some of the minnows, like...
  • Zimbabwe has most of the required elements to balance the World Cup side January 8, 2015

    A lot has changed in Zimbabwe Cricket with just a few weeks to go before the tournament starts, which may not be regarded as the best preparation. However, Dav Whatmore is the most experienced international coach in history, so the players can only benefit from his coaching expertise. Dav has...
  • World Cup Squads: Zimbabwe pick Utseya despite bowling restrictions January 7, 2015

    Harare: Zimbabwe has included Prosper Utseya in their Cricket World Cup squad despite the ICC placing restrictions on his bowling. Opening batsman Vusi Sibanda was left out of new coach Dav Whatmore's final 15-man squad for the tournament in Australia and New Zealand starting next month. Spinner Utseya was suspended last year...
  • Alistair Campbell gets new role with Zimbabwe Cricket January 1, 2015

    Harare: Former Zimbabwe captain Alistair Campbell has been appointed managing director of the country's cricket board. Chairman Wilson Manase confirmed Wednesday that the 42-year-old Campbell - who played 60 tests and 188 ODIs as a batsman - will assume the post at Zimbabwe Cricket, a role which will see him take...
  • Dav Whatmore confirmed as new Zimbabwe coach December 31, 2014

    Dav Whatmore has been unveiled as the new Zimbabwe coach with the Australian agreeing to an initial contract that runs until the end of the World Cup early next year. Whatmore, who coached Sri Lanka to the World Cup title in 1996, will take charge of his fourth international side...
  • Zimbabwe appoint Dav Whatmore as coach ahead of ICC World Cup December 28, 2014

    Harare: Australian Dav Whatmore will start work on Sunday as the new Zimbabwe cricket coach ahead of the 2015 World Cup. Zimbabwe Cricket said on Saturday that the former Sri Lanka and Bangladesh coach will be in charge of the African side at the tournament, which starts mid-February, after Stephen Mangongo...
  • Malcolm Waller's bowling action found to be illegal December 25, 2014

    Dubai: Zimbabwe off-spinner Malcolm Waller, on Thursday, was suspended from bowling in international cricket after his action was found illegal following an analysis by the International Cricket Council (ICC). "The International Cricket Council today confirmed that an independent analysis has found the bowling action of Zimbabwe's Malcolm Waller to be illegal...
  • Zimbabwe off-spinner Malcolm Waller suspended from bowling December 24, 2014

    Dubai: The ICC on Wednesday confirmed that an independent analysis has found the bowling action of Zimbabwe's Malcolm Waller to be illegal and the off-spinner has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect. The analysis revealed that all of his off-spin deliveries exceeded the 15 degrees level of...
  • Zimbabwe allrounder Malcolm Waller banned from bowling December 23, 2014

    Zimbabwe allrounder Malcolm Waller has been suspended from bowling just seven weeks out from the World Cup, the International Cricket Council said on Tuesday. The off-spinner was reported after the second Test against Bangladesh in Khulna last month and analysis performed by the ICC's accredited team of Human Movement Specialists at...
  • Zimbabwe fire cricket coach after whitewash loss December 19, 2014

    Zimbabwe have sacked cricket coach Stephen Mangongo following the team's whitewash defeat in Bangladesh. Zimbabwe lost all three Tests and five ODIs in Bangladesh, sparking an uproar among fans. Zimbabwe Cricket board chairman Wilson Manase said a new coach will be hired before the new year, alongside a specialist batting coach. Former...
  • 5th ODI: Taijul, Mahmudullah help Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 5 wickets December 1, 2014

    Dhaka: Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam became the first bowler to claim a hat trick on his debut in limited-overs international cricket on Monday as Bangladesh completed a 5-0 series win against Zimbabwe. Bangladesh won the fifth match by five wickets. Islam's 4-11 helped Bangladesh dismiss Zimbabwe for 128 in 30 overs before...
  • Bangladesh's Taijul Islam grabs hat-trick on ODI debut December 1, 2014

    Young Bangladesh spinner Taijul Islam on Monday became the first bowler in history to claim a hat-trick on his debut in one-day cricket, achieving the feat against Zimbabwe in Dhaka. The 22-year-old left-armer bowled Tinashe Panyangara off the last ball of the 27th over and then trapped John Nyumbu leg-before and...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 5th ODI December 1, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) PLAYING XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal , Anamul Haque, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Abul Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Taijul Islam, Jubair Hossain Zimbabwe: Sikandar Raza, Hamilton Masakadza, Vusi Sibanda, Brendan Taylor, Elton Chigumbura (c), Solomon Mire, Timycen...
  • 4th ODI: Mushfiqur Rahim shines in Bangladesh's victory over Zimbabwe November 28, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh were on the verge of sweeping Zimbabwe in their one-day international series after winning the fourth match by 21 runs on Friday. The bowlers put up a disciplined performance for the hosts to lead the series 4-0, restricting Zimbabwe to 235 for 8 after the batsmen helped them to...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 4th ODI November 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh opted to bat against Zimbabwe Playing XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Imrul Kayes, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Abul Hasan, Jubair Hossain, Rubel Hossain Zimbabwe: Timycen Maruma, Hamilton Masakadza, Vusi Sibanda, Brendan...
  • Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe in 3rd ODI, win series November 26, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh clinched the one-day international series against Zimbabwe with two games to spare after a comfortable 124-run win in the third match on Wednesday. It was Bangladesh's biggest win by margin against Zimbabwe, eclipsing a 121-run victory in 2013 at Bulawayo. Zimbabwe were bowled out for 173 in pursuit of Bangladesh's...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI November 26, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Bangladesh lead the series 2-0. PLAYING XIs: BANGLADESH: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Mominul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Arafat Sunny, Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam ZIMBABWE: Timycen Maruma, Hamilton Masakadza, Vusi Sibanda, Brendan Taylor, Regis...
  • 2nd ODI: Anamul, Arafat shine as Bangladesh sink Zimbabwe November 23, 2014

    Opening batsmen Anamul Haque and Tamim Iqbal each struck a half-century to set up an easy 68-run win for Bangladesh in the second one-day international against Zimbabwe in Chittagong on Sunday. Anamul made 80 off 110 balls while Tamim cracked 76 off 98 balls as Bangladesh posted 251-7 before dismissing Zimbabwe...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI November 23, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh opted to bat against Zimbabwe Playing XIs: Zimbabwe: Hamilton Masakadza, Sikandar Raza, Vusi Sibanda, Brendan Taylor, Regis Chakabva (wk), Elton Chigumbura (capt), Solomon Mire, Tinashe Panyangara, John Nyumbu, Tendai Chatara, Tafadzwa Kamungozi Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Shakib...
  • 1st ODI: Shakib hits ton as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 87 runs November 21, 2014

    Chittagong: Shakib Al Hasan became the 12th cricketer to smash a century and claim four wickets in a one-day international as Bangladesh comfortably beat Zimbabwe by 87 runs in the series opener on Friday. The allrounder picked up 4 for 41 to help Bangladesh bowl the visitors out for 194 after...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 1st ODI November 21, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Zimbabwe opted to field against Bangladesh. Playing XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Mominul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza(capt), Arafat Sunny, Al-Amin Hossain, Rubel Hossain Zimbabwe: Sikandar Raza, Vusi Sibanda, Brendan Taylor, Hamilton Masakadza, Elton Chigumbura(capt),...
  • 3rd Test: Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 186 runs to complete a 3-0 whitewash November 16, 2014

    Chittagong: Bangladesh completed their first ever 3-0 series sweep, and only their third ever series victory, as they cruised to a 186-run win over Zimbabwe on the fifth day of the third Test on Sunday. Zimbabwe were bowled out for 262 chasing an unlikely 449 runs for victory as the Bangladeshi...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Test, Day 5 November 16, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Bangladesh are on course for a 3-0 series sweep after setting Zimbabwe a winning target of 449 runs on the fourth day of the third Test on Saturday. Zimbabwe reached 71 for 1 at stumps. Sikandar Raza is on 43...
  • 3rd Test: Bangladesh set Zimbabwe 449 to win November 15, 2014

    Chittagong: Bangladesh are on course for a 3-0 series sweep after setting Zimbabwe a winning target of 449 runs on the fourth day of the third Test on Saturday. The African nation's highest successful run chase was 162 against Pakistan in 1998. Zimbabwe reached 71 for 1 at stumps. Sikandar Raza is...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Test, Day 4 November 15, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Bangladesh reached 23 for 0 without trouble and extended their lead to 152 after bowling out Zimbabwe for 374 on the third day. Imrul Kayes was batting on 11 with Tamim Iqbal on 8 at stumps, as Bangladesh...
  • 3rd Test: Bangladesh lead Zimbabwe by 152 runs after Day 3 November 14, 2014

    Chittagong: Bangladesh reached 23-0 without trouble and extended their lead to 152 after bowling out Zimbabwe for 374 on the third day of the third Test on Friday. Imrul Kayes was batting on 11 with Tamim Iqbal on 8 at stumps, as Bangladesh chase a first 3-0 series sweep. Legspinner Jubair Hossain...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Test, Day 3 November 14, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: Zimbabwe's top order came good to put up a strong reply to Bangladesh's huge first innings total of 503 on the second day. Opener Sikandar Raza remained unbeaten on 54 and Hamilton Masakadza was on 51 as the...
  • 3rd Test: Zimbabwe make spirited reply to Bangladesh's 503 November 13, 2014

    Zimbabwe's top order came good to put up a strong reply to Bangladesh's huge first innings total of 503 on the second day of the third and final Test in Chittagong on Thursday. Opener Sikandar Raza remained unbeaten on 54 and Hamilton Masakadza was on 51 as the tourists reached 113-1...