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Sean Williams

Brilliant Williams steers Zimbabwe to series win

By Sports Reporter SEAN Williams smashed an entertaining third century to steer Zimbabwe to a 131-run victory over United Arab Emirates and seal the four-match One Day International (ODI) series with a game to spare at Harare Sports Club on Sunday. The 32-year-old Bulawayo-born middle order batsman smashed his third career ODI century with his

Zim Rugby Academy set for SA training camp ahead of SuperSport Challenge

By Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe Academy side will hold a two-week training camp in Cape Town, South Africa ahead of their first 2019 SuperSport Challenge match against Sharks at the False Bay Rugby club on May 4. The announcement of the training camp after Zimbabwe Rugby Union in collaboration with its fundraising arm, the Sables

Regis Chakabva

Chakabva and Moor give Zimbabwe second victory

By Sports Reporter WICKETKEEPER batsman Regis Chakabva and stand-in captain Peter Moor led Zimbabwe held their nerve with a fighting partnership in a nervy rain-affected chase as they beat United Arab Emirates by six wickets in the second ODI at the Harare Sports Club on Friday. The duo shared an unbeaten 93-run stand off just

Tendai Chatara

Zimbabwe thrash minnows UAE in ODI

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE produced a dominant performance with both ball and bat to cruise to a crushing seven wicket victory over visiting United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the first One Day International (ODI) at Harare Sports Club Wednesday. Led by three wickets from man of the match Tendai Chatara, Zimbabwe bowled out UAE for

Hamilton Masakadza

Injured Masakadza, Taylor ruled out of UAE series

By Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe national cricket team suffered an injury blow ahead of the upcoming One Day International (ODI) series against minnows United Arab Emirates after captain Hamilton Masakadza and experienced batsman Brendan Taylor were ruled out due to injury. The two experienced players are conspicuous by their absence from the 16-man squad that

Zimbabwe women cricket team brace for Uganda T20 tourney

By Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe women’s cricket team will have an opportunity to prepare for next month’s World Cup regional qualifier when they face East African opponents Uganda and Kenya in a Twenty20 (T20) tournament that gets underway in Kampala starting on Saturday. Zimbabwe captain Mary-Anne Musonda is confident that the players will get the

Tendai Mtawarira

Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira to make Super Rugby history

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE-BORN rugby star, Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira will make history on Saturday by equalling former Springboks captain Adriaan Strauss’ record as the most capped South African Super Rugby player. The 33-year-old veteran prop was on Wednesday named in Sharks’ starting line-up for Saturday’s clash against the Bulls at Kings Park in Durban which

Caster Simenya

United Nations backs S. Africa’s Semenya in case against IAAF

Africa News Semenya received support from the United Nations this week as they adopted a resolution tabled by South Africa “aimed at eliminating discrimination against women and girls in sport, giving significant global weight from a human rights perspective to Caster Semenya’s case”, according to a media release from the South African government. The resolution

ICC bans former Zimbabwe official Ikope for 10 years

Sports Reporter FORMER Zimbabwe Cricket board member Enock Ikope has been banned from the game for 10 years for corruption after attempting to fix the national cricket team’s Test match against the West Indies in 2017. Ikope was found guilty of breaching three counts of the International Cricket Council (ICC)’s Anti-Corruption Code. Ikope’s suspension announced

Heath Streak

English side Somerset sign Heath Streak as bowling consultant

By Sports Reporter FORMER Zimbabwe international Heath Streak has signed on for a short coaching stint with English county cricket side Somerset. Streak (44) will link up with the county on their pre-season tour of Abu Dhabi after joining as a consultant bowling coach. “I’m excited to work with such an exciting group of bowlers

Sikandar Raza

Sikandar Raza enjoying PSL stint

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE allrounder Sikandar Raza says he is enjoying being part of the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) and is learning a lot in the company of a seasoned support staff including Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur and Wasim Akram, who is acknowledged as one of the greatest bowlers of all time. Raza, who

UK-based Zim squash prodigy Gwidzima bags two ANSA awards

By Sports Reporter UK-BASED Zimbabwe’s junior squash sensation Ryan Gwidzima and weapon karateka Wilfred Mashaya were the biggest winners during the Annual National Sports Awards (ANSA) awards held in Harare on Friday night after winning two awards each in recognition of their achievements in 2018. The ANSA awards which are run by the Sports and