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Tendai Chatara

Injured Tendai Chatara Ruled Out Of Sri Lanka Test Series

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE has been dealt a huge blow ahead of the two-match Test series against Sri Lanka which gets underway at Harare Sports Club Sunday after fast bowler Tendai Chatara was ruled out for the rest of the series with a bicep injury. The 28-year-old picked up the injury while in action for

The Zimbabwe Under 19 Cricket Team

Injury Setback for World Cup-bound U-19 Cricket Side

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S preparations for the ICC Under-19 World Cup in South Africa have suffered an injury setback after the team’s technical department was forced to make a last minute change with United Kingdom-based Sakhumuzi Ndlela being drafted into the side for the injured Brandon James. The tournament organisers, International Cricket Council (ICC) announced

Sean Williams

Williams, Chibhabha appointed Zimbabwe Cricket captains

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Cricket (ZC) finally ended speculation surrounding the national team captaincy after naming allrounder Sean Williams as the new Test captain. Opening batsman Chamu Chibhabha has been tasked to lead the team in One Day Internationals (ODIs) and T20s on an “interim” basis. Williams, who led the national side on an interim

Zim Under 19 Cricket Team

Zim U19s Intensify World Cup Preparations In SA

By Sports Reporter AFTER months of regional and national camps, the Zimbabwe Under-19 cricket team will embark on the final leg of their preparations for the upcoming World Cup when they take part in a Youth One-Day International (ODI) quadrangular in Durban, South Africa starting on Friday. The Zimbabwean youngsters are expected to leave for

Henry Olonga

Ex cricket star Henry Olonga’s heart bleeds for Zimbabwe

By Forbes India A part of the golden generation of Zimbabwean cricket of the late 1990s and early 2000s, Henry Olonga stands tall as one of the most audacious figures of the game. The country’s first-ever professional black cricketer, Olonga played 30 Tests and 50 ODIs in a career spanning eight years, picking up 126

Sri Lanka confirm cricket tour of Zimbabwe

By Sports Reporter SRI LANKA is set to kick off a busy schedule of international cricket for the Chevrons in 2020 when they tour Zimbabwe early next month for two Test matches beginning January 16. The upcoming cricket tour, which is part of the International Cricket Council’s Future Tours Programme, will be Zimbabwe’s first major

Tatenda Taibu

Taibu Gives Back To Former School

By Sports Reporter NOT even the pouring rain could dampen the spirits as former Zimbabwe cricket team captain, Tatenda Taibu, retraced his roots recently and gave back to his former primary school, Chipembere in Highfield, Harare where he donated a consignment of cricket equipment worth thousands of US dollars. The donation was made through his

Boxing treat for Vic Falls

By Matabeleland North Correspondent BOXING lovers in Victoria Falls are in for a treat as the resort town is set to host a five nations boxing friendly championships at a local hotel next week Saturday. Excitement in the resort town is high after the launch of the Victoria Falls Boxing Academy last week with expectations

He is coaching the Under-19 side...Prosper Utseya

Zimbabwe U-19 WC squad named

By Sports Reporter St John’s College student, Dion Myers will lead the Zimbabwe squad in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2020 campaign after being named captain of the side at the 16-team tournament that will be held in South Africa from 17 January to 9 February. Meyers will be deputised by allrounder Wesley Madhevere,

Grant Flower

Flower appointed Sri Lanka batting coach

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE cricket legend Grant Flower has made a quick return to the international game following appointing as batting coach of the Sri Lanka national cricket team. The 48-year-old former national team opening batsman signed a two year contract with Sri Lanka cricket on Friday in a move which reunites with South African

Zim Under-19 brace for World Cup

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Cricket selectors are expected to finalise the national Under-19 squad this weekend ahead of the country’s participation at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup to be hosted by South Africa next month. The youth team, which is coached by former Zimbabwe international Prosper Utseya, open their campaign at the

Sikandar Raza

Sikandar Raza set for Abu Dhabi T10 League

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE cricket team all-rounder Sikandar Raza will have the opportunity to showcase his talent on the global stage as he is set to be the only local player to feature in the 2019 Abu Dhabi T10 League which gets underway in the United Arab Emirates on Friday. Raza, who was recently omitted

Tendai Mtawarira

Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira retires on a high

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE-BORN World Cup winning prop, Tendai Mtawarira has announced his retirement from international rugby after leading South Africa to glory in this year’s edition of rugby’s global showpiece event in Japan on Saturday. The 34-year-old veteran of 117 Tests confirmed his decision after a solid performance in his final match – Saturday’s

The late Artwell Mandaza

Athletics legend Artwell Mandaza dies 

By Sports Reporter  RENOWNED Zimbabwe athletics legend, Artwell Mandaza has died. He was 73. His death was confirmed by his son, Durai Mandaza who revealed the revered sprinter died of heart attack at Nzvimbo village in Chiweshe on Monday morning. Six years ago, Mandaza suffered a stroke that incapacitated him for almost two years before

Cheetahs coach Gilbert Nyamutsamba

Cheetahs braced for Tusker Safari Sevens

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S national Sevens rugby team will have an opportunity to test their preparedness ahead of next month’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games qualifier when they battle it out against some top teams in the Tusker Safari Sevens in Kenya. The Tusker Safari Sevens which takes place from Friday to Sunday at the RFUEA

Zim Cricket boss Tavengwa Mukhuhlani

Zimbabwe Cricket boss allays victimisation fears

By Sports Reporter  ZIMBABWE Cricket chairman Tavengwa Mukhuhlani says there will be no victimisation of players perceived to have been in support of the Sports and Recreation Commission’s decision to suspend his board June this year. The decision resulted in the country being suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Senior national team players such

LATEST: ICC lifts Zimbabwe Cricket suspension

By Sports Reporter  ZIMBABWE Cricket was handed a much needed lifeline after cricket’s world governing body lifted the country’s suspension as a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday. Zimbabwe, who were suspended as a full member in July due to alleged government interference in the running of the game, were readmitted