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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

Leonard Nhamburo

Rwanda Cricket Association Backs Zim Coach Leonard Nhamburo

By Sports Reporter RWANDA Cricket Association has backed Zimbabwean coach Leonard Nhamburo to turn around the fortunes of their women’s cricket team following his appointment as their new head coach on a two-year contract recently. The 40-year-old mentor from Harare’s high-density suburb of Glen View takes over the hot seat from Ugandan Joshua Mwanja who

Zimbabwe Men's Cricket Team

Pakistan Confirms Dates For Zimbabwe Tour

Cricket Addictor THE Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed that the Pakistan tour of Zimbabwe for two tests and three T20 internationals in the month of April will go ahead as planned. The Pakistan Cricket Board and Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) agreed to end their women’s limited-overs series in Harare after just one game due to the

Mary-Anne Musonda

Mary-Anne Musonda To Lead Zimbabwe To Face Pakistan

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE women’s cricket team captain Mary-Anne Musonda will be hoping to lead from the front when she leads the Lady Chevrons in the historic women’s one-day and Twenty20 international (T20I) series against Pakistan that gets underway in Harare on Tuesday. The 29-year-old all-rounder, who has played 14 T20I matches headlines the final

Kyle Jarvis

Chevrons Bowler Jarvis Ruled Out Of Afghanistan Series

By Sports Reporter EXPERIENCED Zimbabwe Cricket team fast bowler Kyle Jarvis is set to miss the upcoming series against Afghanistan after being omitted from the 30-man squad which is expected to begin preparations this week due to a disc injury. Preparations for the upcoming series against Afghanistan got underway on Monday after a squad of

Andy Flower

Andy Flower Linked With Pakistan Coaching Job

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE cricket legend Andy Flower is set to replace Misbah-ul-Haq as the coach of Pakistan’s senior cricket team, former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has claimed. Flower, a former Zimbabwe captain and England coach has had an illustrious cricketing career, and the records show why he is known as one of the

South Africa Players Raise Fists Before First Test Against Sri Lanka

BBC South Africa have expressed their “ongoing commitment” to supporting the Black Lives Matter movement after their players raised their fists before the first Test against Sri Lanka. The Proteas opted not to take a knee before their limited overs matches against England last month. Former South Africa president Nelson Mandela raised a clenched fist

Andy Marinos

Zimbabwe-Born Andy Marinos Named New Rugby Australia Boss

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE-BORN former Wales international Andy Marinos has been appointed Rugby Australia chief executive, replacing Raelene Castle who resigned from the role in April last year. Marinos is not new to rugby administration in the southern hemisphere, having led regional administrative body Sanzaar for the last five years. “Despite there being a lot

Brendon Denes with Kirsty Coventry

Kirsty Coventry Hails Victorious Boxing Star Brendon Denes

By Sports Reporter SPORTS minister Kirsty Coventry has hailed Zimbabwean boxer Brendon “Boika” Denes who lifted the country’s flag high by becoming the new World Boxing Organisation (WBC) Africa welterweight champion last weekend. The 25-year-old Denes, who is a member of the Charles Manyuchi Academy, overcame Mikka Shonena of Namibia at the Windhoek Country Club

Lady Chevrons players celebrate after winning the ICC Women’s Africa Qualifier after beating Namibia at Harare Sports Club last year

Zimbabwe Learn Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 Qualifying Pathway

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S national women cricket team will need to negotiate past the continental qualifiers to be hosted by neighbours Botswana in October next year in their quest for qualification to the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 in South Africa. Botswana, who will take part in qualifiers for the first time, will host that