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Chevrons Beef Up Squad For Pakistan Series

By Sports Reporter  ZIMBABWE Cricket has beefed up its squad ahead of the visit by Pakistan following the inclusion of the experienced pair of former captain Brendan Taylor and top order batsman Craig Ervine ahead of the Twenty20 international (T20I) series which gets underway in Harare on Wednesday. The two veteran batsmen missed Zimbabwe’s last

Sports Minister Kirsty Coventry

Govt Endorses Streak Ban, Seeks Further Sanctions Against Disgraced Ex-Captain

By Sports Reporter BLACK-LISTED former Zimbabwe Cricket captain and coach Heath Streak could face further sanctions after government, through the sports ministry, has made a request to the National Prosecuting Authority to determine if the disgraced cricket legend committed any criminal offence under the country’s laws. This comes after Streak was Wednesday handed an eight-year

Heath Streak

Zim Cricket Legend Heath Streak Banned Eight Years For Corruption

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE cricket legend Heath Streak has been banned for eight years after being charged with multiple breaches of the International Cricket Council (ICC)’s anti-corruption code, the world cricket governing body has revealed. According to the ICC, the former national captain and coach who is widely acknowledged as one of Zimbabwe’s greatest fast

Sean Williams

Williams Nominated For ICC Men’s Player Of The Month Award

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national cricket team captain Sean Williams has been recognised for his outstanding performances against Afghanistan last month after being nominated for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s Player of the Month Award for March. The other nominees for the accolade are Rashid Khan of Afghanistan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar of India. This

Zimbabwe Women’s Cricket Team Granted ODI & Test Status

By Sports Reporter WOMEN’S cricket in Zimbabwe is set for a major boost after the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket Committee granted One Day International (ODI) and Test status to all full-member women’s cricket teams including the national side, affectionately known as the Lady Chevrons. According to a media release, the ICC Cricket Committee, led

George Flanagan

England Rugby Star Banned For ‘Attacking Opponent’s Testicles’

Daily Mail Bradford Bulls hooker George Flanagan has been suspended for 10 matches and fined £250 after being found guilty of ‘attacking an opponent’s testicles’ for the second time in 18 months. The incident occurred in the 32nd minute of the Bulls’ Challenge Cup second-round 41-16 loss to Featherstone Rovers on March 21. Flanagan, who

Tawanda Muyeye

English Cricket Side Kent Sign Zim-Born Star Tawanda Muyeye

By Sports Reporter ENGLAND-BASED Zimbabwe cricket sensation Tawanda Muyeye has made a massive leap in his fledgling cricket career after signing a three-year contract with English county cricket side Kent on Wednesday. The 20-year-old former Zimbabwe youth international sport scholar at Eastbourne College in the United Kingdom, has been on the radar of several top

Zimbabwe Cricket Announces Itinerary For Pakistan’s Visit

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Cricket has confirmed the dates of the upcoming tour of the country by Pakistan in April-May for two Test matches and three Twenty20 international (T20I) games. Pakistan are expected to arrive in Zimbabwe on April 17 ahead of the series in which all matches will be played at Harare Sports Club,

Pakistan Ready For Zim Cricket Tour

Press Trust India ALL the 22 members of the Pakistan squad and 13 officials tested negative for Covid-19 on Thursday and they will leave the country for the twin tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe on Friday. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had carried out Covid-19 tests four times on all the players and officials

Chengetayi Mapaya

Triple Jump Ace Chengetayi Mapaya Breaks Longstanding Zim Record

By Sports Reporter UNITED States based Zimbabwean triple jump Chengetayi Mapaya enhanced his hopes of qualifying for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympic Games after breaking the country’s 23-year-old triple jump record at the weekend. The 22-year-old, who is on a sports scholarship at Texas Christian University (TCU), achieved the feat at National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Brendon Denes

Zim’s Rising Boxing Star Brendon Denes Primed for ABU Title Bout

By Sports Reporter AFTER capturing the WBC Africa welterweight title in Namibia, rising boxing star Brendon Denes will with continue his ascendancy when he battles for the Africa Boxing Union (ABU) super welterweight title in Tanzania later this month. Zimbabwean Brendon Denes (26), who is affectionately known as “Boika” faces off against the highly-rated Tanzanian

Sean Williams top-scored with 105 in his side's 10-wicket Test victory against Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi

Captain Fantastic Williams Hails Victorious Chevrons

By Sports Reporter INSPIRATIONAL Zimbabwe cricket team captain Sean Williams has hailed his young side after the Chevrons powered their way to a rare away Test cricket victory with a 10-wicket demolition of Afghanistan, inside just two days, at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Despite missing several key players due

Blessing Muzarabani took four wickets as Zimbabwe bowled Afghanistan out for 131 on the opening day of the Test match at Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi

Zimbabwe Edge Ahead Against Afghanistan

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE took early control of the first day of the Test against Afghanistan on Tuesday after a superb bowling performance from fast bowlers Blessing Muzarabani and Victor Nyauchi was later backed up by captain Sean Williams at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, UAE. On a thrilling opening day in which

Rising Chevrons Star Madhevere Geared For Afghanistan Challenge

By Sports Reporter RISING Zimbabwe cricket sensation Wesley Madhevere is unfazed by the fact that his team will be without their senior players for their upcoming bilateral series against Afghanistan which gets underway this Tuesday in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Chevrons, who are without experienced stars Brendan Taylor and Craig Ervine, Kyle Jarvis

Zim cricket coach Trevor Penny

Zim Cricket Coach Trevor Penny Gets IPL Coaching Role

By Sports Reporter THE profile of Zimbabwean cricket coach Trevor Penny continues to grow around the world following his latest appointment as the lead assistant coach of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. Penny will work with the Royals’ Director of Cricket, Kumar Sangakkara, captain Sanju Samson and the leadership team

Chevrons coach Lalchand Rajput

Chevrons Depart For Afghanistan Series

By Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe national cricket team left the country on Friday for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ahead of their historic maiden Test series against Afghanistan early next month with head coach Lalchand Rajput backing his charges to impress despite the absence of several experienced players. Next month’s series will mark the first

Stars Taylor And Ervine To Miss Zim’s Afghanistan Tour

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S preparations for the Test series against Afghanistan have been dealt a major blow after the experienced pair of Brendan Taylor and Craig Ervine were omitted from the inexperienced squad announced on Monday ahead the team’s departure for Abu Dhabi, UAE on Friday. The Chevrons are scheduled to play against their bogey

Ireland Announce Zim August Tour Schedule

By Sports Reporter IRELAND Cricket has announced the schedule of Zimbabwe’s tour of the European country in August which will see the two teams clash in three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and as many Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). The two sides were initially set to meet in Harare next month, but the tour was postponed due