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5 things to watch out for in the Zimbabwe - New Zealand series
5 things to watch out for in the Zimbabwe - New Zealand series

New Zealand’s tour of Zimbabwe, comprising of 3 ODIs and 1 T20I is set to commence today. With both the teams undergoing some significant changes, it would be interesting to see how they fare. Though Zimbabwe were lacklustre in their home series against India earlier, a few players have grabbed the attention with their individual performances. Meanwhile, the New Zealand squad consists of a predominantly young brigade this time, and it woul

Aug 1 2015
ICC chief executive David Richardson worried about the future of bilateral series
ICC chief executive David Richardson worried about the future of bilateral series

David Richardson is worried at the success of domestic T20 leagues ICC chief executive David Richardson has expressed concerns about the future of bilateral series, ESPNcricinfo reported. The South African also hinted that talks will be held to decide on ways to improve interest in individual series. Richardson expressed concerns at the success of domestic T20 leagues and feels even the major bilateral series’ like the Ashe

Jul 30 2015
Pakistan to tour Zimbabwe from September 24 to October 5
Pakistan to tour Zimbabwe from September 24 to October 5

Zimbabwe have toured Pakistan recently Pakistan cricket team will be touring Zimbabwe from the 24th of September to the 5th of October. Three twenty20 international and three one-day international matches will be played during the fortnight. “We have dealt with the tour outline with my PCB counterpart Shahryar Khan. The management of our respective boards will now continue to fine-tune the tour schedule,” said Zimbabwe Cricket

Jul 29 2015
New Zealand to play as 'Aotearoa' in 1st ODI against Zimbabwe
New Zealand to play as 'Aotearoa' in 1st ODI against Zimbabwe

Aotearao will be depicted on the front of the New Zealand team’s shirts during the 1st ODI against Zimbabwe The New Zealand cricket team will play under the name ‘Aotearoa’ during the 1st ODI against Zimbabwe, ESPNCricinfo reports. The move is a part of the celebrations of Maori Language Week, and Aotearoa – New Zeland’s name in Maori – will be depicted on the front of the team’s shirts.&n

Jul 28 2015
Stats: Tillakaratne Dilshan breaks into the 10000 club
Stats: Tillakaratne Dilshan breaks into the 10000 club

Tillakaratne Dilshan – Getting better with age As soon as Angelo Mathews won the toss and decided to bat first, all eyes were set on the opener Tilakaratene Dilshan, who was just 55 runs away from reaching the 10,000 runs milestone. He didn’t upset the crowd too, reaching the new height and becoming the fourth Sri Lankan to ever score 10,000-plus runs in an ODI career. The home team, Sri Lanka restore their pride by winning the

When a cat's purr turned into a tiger's roar
When a cat's purr turned into a tiger's roar

This wasn’t a shocker afterall When Bangladesh whitewashed Zimbabwe 5-0 in December last year, nobody batted an eyelid. Then at the 2015 ICC World Cup, another feather was added to their cap when they knocked England out of the group stage to book a ticket in the knockout stages for themselves. But then it was deemed that English Cricket had reached its lowest ebb in limited overs cricket and Bangladesh had been at the right place and

Jul 26 2015
Reports: Pakistan's tour of Zimbabwe called off to protect Champions Trophy spot
Reports: Pakistan's tour of Zimbabwe called off to protect Champions Trophy spot

The 3rd ODI between Pakistan and Zimbabwe in progress at the Gaddafi Stadium Pakistan team's tour of Zimbabwe in August-September and a planned tri-series ODI tournament also involving West Indies have been called off after mutual understanding between the countries of Pakistan and Zimbabwe, a PCB official confirmed. "It is true we were having second thoughts about playing a tri-series with West Indies, but the Zimbabwe Board

Jul 25 2015
ICC plans for ODI fund for Associate Members and compulsory participation for Full Members in T20 qualifiers
ICC plans for ODI fund for Associate Members and compulsory participation for Full Members in T20 qualifiers

Afghanistan is one of the countries that is having problems There is good news for Associate Members. David Richardson, ICC Chief Executive, said that the option of setting up an ODI fund is being explored. The top associate countries, Ireland and Afghanistan, have been having trouble despite being included in the ICC ODI rankings, because of waning broadcaster interest due to profitability concerns. “It’s a fact that even matc

Jul 25 2015
Zimbabwe tired of losing in cricket: Sikander Raza
Zimbabwe tired of losing in cricket: Sikander Raza

Raza was the stand-in captain for Zimbabwe in last T20 Harare, July 20 (IANS) Zimbabwe T20 captain Sikander Raza has said it was time they started making a habit of winning because they are tired of competing and losing to better teams. Defending 146 runs in a tight encounter, Zimbabwe on Sunday defeated India by 10 runs to square their two-match T20 series 1-1. "We were sick and tired of just competing against the better nations and

Jul 20 2015
India vs Zimbabwe: second T20I final scoreboard
India vs Zimbabwe: second T20I final scoreboard

Chibhabha led Zimbabwe team from the front Harare, July 19 (IANS) Zimbabwe beat India by 10 runs in their second and final Twenty20 International to draw the series 1-1 at the Harare Sports Club here on Sunday. Opener Chamu Chibhabha’s 67 guided the hosts to 145/7 in reply to which the visitors could manage only 135/9 in the allotted 20 overs. Wicketkeeper-batsman Robin Uthappa top-scored with 42 for India while leg-spinner Graeme Cr

Jul 19 2015
Zimbabwe's Utseya lays racism allegations against Campbell
Zimbabwe's Utseya lays racism allegations against Campbell

Utseya has alleged Campbell for racism Harare, July 19 (IANS) Claiming that he is a victim of racism, off-spinner Prosper Utseya has, in a letter to Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC), levelled a string of allegations against ZC managing director Alistair Campbell. In the letter addressed to ZC chairman Wilson Manase, Utseya accused Campbell of having a "personal agenda" against him which influenced his non-selection (in the playing XI) at the

Jul 19 2015
Zimbabwe beat India by 10 runs
Zimbabwe beat India by 10 runs

Zimbabwe takes pride with the lone victory Zimbabwe defeated India by winning the match by 10 runs in the second and final Twenty20 International (T20I) at the Harare Sports Club here on Sunday. The home team recorded their first ever win against India in T20Is. This is also their first ever T20I victory in Harare. After winning the toss, Zimbabwe's stand-in captain Sikandar Raza decided to bat first. Opener Chamu Chibhabha's

Jul 19 2015
Zimbabwe's mid-innings scoreboard
Zimbabwe's mid-innings scoreboard

Zimbabwe’s Sikandar Raza is the stand-in captain for today’s match Harare, July 19 (IANS) Zimbabwe scored 145/7 in their second and final Twenty20 International against India at the Harare Sports Club here on Sunday. Opener Chamu Chibhabha top scored with 67 while India pacers Mohit Sharma and Bhuvneshwar Kumar bagged two wickets apiece. The following is the mid-innings scoreboard of the second and final Twenty20 International

Jul 19 2015
Chibhabha's battling 67 lifts Zimbabwe to 145/7
Chibhabha's battling 67 lifts Zimbabwe to 145/7

Chibhabha led the team from front Harare, July 19 (IANS) Opener Chamu Chibhabha's fighting knock of 51-ball 67 lifted Zimbabwe to 145/7 in 20 overs against India in the second and final Twenty20 International (T20I) at the Harare Sports Club here on Sunday. Right-hander Chibhabha, who registered his fourth T20I fifty, waged a lone battle as Indian bowlers took wickets at regular intervals to keep the hosts in check. The 28-year-old in-f

Jul 19 2015
Zimbabwe won the toss and will bat first
Zimbabwe won the toss and will bat first

India lead the T20 series by 1-0 Zimbabwe have won the toss and decided to bat first. India won the first Twenty20 match by 54 runs. This will be the last match of the visitors on Zimbabwe tour; they won the three-match one-day international series by 3-0. Sikandar Raza is the stand-in captain for Zimbabwe today as Elton Chigumbura has pulled up because of an injury. "'We will bat first. Second game on this track, it might get slo

Jul 19 2015
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