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Chakabva retains captaincy for upcoming India series

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S limited overs skipper Craig Ervine has been ruled out of Zimbabwe’s three-match One Day International (ODI) Series against India which gets underway at Harare Sports Club next Thursday (August 18). Ervine missed the just-ended ODI series against Bangladesh due to hamstring and knee injuries and was expected to make a return ahead

Sikandar Raza pleased with Zimbabwe youngsters stepping up in absence of senior players

By Mohammad Isam I espncricinfo.com Zimbabwe not only winning the T20I and ODI series against Bangladesh but also achieving that while trying out new players was very encouraging for senior batter Sikandar Raza. The hosts handed a debut to legspinner John Masara in the series-deciding third T20I, before giving ODI caps to medium-pace bowlers Victor Nyauchi and Brad Evans, spin-bowling allrounder Tony Munyonga,

Raza out for golden duck as Bangladesh claim consolation win against Zimbabwe

By AFP HARARE: Sikandar Raza’s golden run ended with a golden duck as his Zimbabwe side lost by 105 runs to Bangladesh on Wednesday in the third one-day international in Harare. An unbeaten 85 by Afif Hossain lifted Bangladesh to 256-9 in 50 overs when put in to bat and Mustafizur Rahman then took 4-17

Raza at the controls of high-flying Zimbabwe

By AFP HARARE: With all the noise going on elsewhere in the wealthy world of white- ball cricket, it is easy to miss a small revolution taking place in a territory that since 2003 has become something of a backwater. On Sunday, Zimbabwe pulled off a great run chase for the second time in three

Raza, Chakabva guide Zimbabwe to series win against Bangladesh

By Sports Reporter  STAR all-rounder Sikandar Raza claimed three wickets and smashed his second successive century as Zimbabwe cruised to an emphatic five-wicket victory over Bangladesh in front of a capacity crowd at Harare Sports Club. After smashing an unbeaten century in the opening ODI two days earlier, Raza was again in inspired form, blasting

Centurions Raza and Kaia inspire Zimbabwe to famous victory against Bangladesh

By Sports Reporter SIKANDAR Raza and Innocent Kaia both hit brilliant hundreds as Zimbabwe took a 1-0 lead in the three-match One Day International (ODI) series against Bangladesh with an emphatic five-wicket win in the opening match at Harare Sports Club on Friday. The victory was Zimbabwe’s first against Bangladesh in nine years as they

Chakabva to captain Zimbabwe in ODI series against Bangladesh

By Cricket Correspondent HARARE: Regis Chakabva will captain Zimbabwe in the three-match one-day international (ODI) series against Bangladesh, with regular skipper Craig Ervine sitting out as he looks to fully recuperate from the hamstring and knee niggles that he has been nursing. The hosts will also be without all-rounder Sean Williams who has been granted

Ex-England star Gary Ballance is ready to make a bombshell international switch to Zimbabwe

By MailOnline Paperwork submitted to the ICC just months before he was charged by the ECB for part in Yorkshire racism scandal Gary Ballance could turn his back on England by making a bombshell international comeback for Zimbabwe, Sportsmail can reveal. Paperwork regarding the 32-year-old switching his allegiance from England to the south-eastern African nation was submitted

Impressive Zimbabwe seal first ever T20 series win over Bangladesh

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S revival under new head coach Dave Houghton continued after they recorded their first-ever bilateral T20I series win against Bangladesh with a thrilling 10-run victory in the third and final series-deciding T20I at Harare Sports Club on Tuesday. Middle-order batsman Ryan Burl was the hero after scoring 34 runs in an over

Klusener backs Zimbabwe’s attacking approach

By Cricbuzz Zimbabwean batting coach Lance Klusener urges his charges to remain positive instead of going into a shell in the shortest format even if their backs are against the wall. A career-best 5 for 20 by Mosaddek Hossain helped Bangladesh level the T20 series 1-1 with a comfortable seven-wicket win over Zimbabwe in Harare

Zimbabwe’s winning streak finally ended by Bangladesh; tourists level series

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE suffered their first loss under new head coach Dave Houghton after succumbing to a seven-wicket victory against Bangladesh in the second Twenty20 International (T20I) at Harare Sports Club on Sunday. After Zimbabwe won the first match of the series on Saturday, the latest result meant Bangladesh levelled the series 1-1 to

Raza, Madhevere star as Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh in T20 opener

By AFP Harare: Batsmen Sikandar Raza and Wessly Madhevere starred as Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by 17 runs in Harare today in the first of a three-match Twenty20 international series. Zimbabwe posted 205-3 and restricted the tourists to 188-6 to take the lead in a series that continues tomorrow at the same venue and concludes on

Injured Chatara and Muzarabani not in Zimbabwe T20I squad against Bangladesh

By Agencies The same Zimbabwean side that competed in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier will play Bangladesh in a three-match T20I series beginning this coming Saturday in Harare. However, fast bowlers Tendai Chatara and Blessing Muzarabani will not be participating due to injuries. In their absence, the team has brought in Victor Nyauchi to bolster

Former Zimbabwe international makes comeback in Australia

By Sports Reporter  FORMER Zimbabwe international cricketer Solomon Mire has joined Australian side Malvern Cricket Club in the Victorian Sub District Cricket Association in what will be his first high-profile competition since retiring from international cricket three years ago. The 32-year-old opening batsman and medium pacer retired from international cricket in 2019 but has continued

Sohan ‘up for the challenge’ in Zimbabwe

By Agencies Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batter Nurul Hasan Sohan said that he is up for the challenge of leading the side in T20Is in the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe later this month.  “Obviously, it is a challenge for me, but I am up for it,” said Sohan to The Daily Star today after being named the captain for