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MALIK CONCUSSED AFTER BEING HIT ON THE HEAD

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Shoaib Malik, who made his one-day international debut in 1999, was playing his 261st ODI PAKISTAN all-rounder Shoaib Malik suffered concussion after being hit on the head by the ball during the one-day international defeat by New Zealand. The 35-year-old was not wearing a helmet while batting when he was struck by Colin Munro’s throw in Hamilton. Malik faced four ...

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ZIM WIN THRILLER

Zimbabwe cricketer Vusi Sibanda (R) plays a shot as the Bangladesh wicketkeeper Nurul Hasan (L) looks on during the third T20 cricket match between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on January 20, 2016. AFP PHOTO/ Munir uz ZAMAN / AFP / MUNIR UZ ZAMAN        (Photo credit should read MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

DHAKA — Sikandar Raza, Hamilton Masakadza and Tendai Chatara yesterday combined to lead Zimbabwe to a 12-run one-day international cricket win over Sri Lanka, their first victory against a full member at a neutral venue in 15 years.   Zimbabwe 290 for 6 (Raza 81*, Masakadza 73, Gunaratne 3-37) beat Sri Lanka 278 (Kusal 80, Thisara 64, Chatara 4-33) by 12 ...

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ZIM UNDER 19 THRASHED

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Australia 135/3 beat Zimbabwe 134 (Bartlett 3/20) by 7 wickets with 31.4 overs remaining   ICC/Sports Reporter Lincoln — The Zimbabwe Under-19 team’s hopes of qualifying for the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup went up in smoke yesterday after a seven-wicket thrashing by Australia in a Group B match at Lincoln, New Zealand. After a comprehensive win over Papua New ...

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MATHEWS RATES ZIMBABWE HIGHLY

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Dhaka — Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said his side would like to strive as a team when they start their tri-nation one-day international (ODI) series campaign taking on Zimbabwe at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka today. DhakaTribune The Lankans travelled to Bangladesh with not too many fond memories in 50-over cricket in the recent past. The side in ...

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MUST-WIN FOR AUSTRALIA, ZIMBABWE

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 13:  Wessely Madevere of Zimbabwe dives to save his wicket during the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup match between Zimbabwe and Papua New Guinea at Lincoln Green on January 13, 2018 in Christchurch, New Zealand.  (Photo by Kai Schwoerer-IDI/IDI via Getty Images)

CHRISTCHURCH — After comprehensively winning their opening game against Papua New Guinea (PNG), Zimbabwe can secure their passage to the quarter-finals of the 2018 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup with victory over Australia today.   ICC If they don’t win however, they will almost certainly need to beat India in their final game, a most unenviable task. Australia, meanwhile, face two ...

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CRICKET WORLD CUP PATHWAY RELEASED

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The International Cricket Council (ICC) yesterday released the schedule for the World Cup qualifiers that will be hosted by Zimbabwe starting March 4.   BY Kevin Mapasure Zimbabwe have been separated from tournament favourites West Indies in the group stages of the tournament and have been pooled together with Afghanistan. The other nations in Group B together with Zimbabwe include ...

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ZIM THRASHED IN OPENER

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Bangladesh 171 for 2 (Tamim 84*, Shakib 37) beat Zimbabwe 170 (Raza 52, Shakib 3-43) by eight wickets   AFP Dhaka — Opener Tamim Iqbal struck an unbeaten half-century to guide Bangladesh to an eight-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the opening match of a tri-nation one-day international (ODI) cricket tournament in Dhaka yesterday. Tamim struck 84 off 93 balls at the ...

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ZIM AIM TO STOP WINLESS RUN

Zimbabwe players Malcolm Waller (L) and Hamilton Masakadza (R) celebrate the victory on the fourth day of the first test match between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh on April 20, 2013 at the Harare Sports Club. AFP PHOTO/Jekesai Njikizana        (Photo credit should read JEKESAI NJIKIZANA/AFP/Getty Images)

DHAKA — A cold Dhaka needs a bit of warming up, so the cricket has come at a good time, and there is plenty at stake as Mirpur hosts the international game’s middle-weight battle.   Cricinfo Bangladesh are taking their first step into the post-Chandika Hathurusingha era and will want to erase all memories of their winless tour of South Africa ...

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ZIM THUMP PNG AT WORLD CUP

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 13:  Wessely Madevere of Zimbabwe dives to save his wicket during the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup match between Zimbabwe and Papua New Guinea at Lincoln Green on January 13, 2018 in Christchurch, New Zealand.  (Photo by Kai Schwoerer-IDI/IDI via Getty Images)

He was entrusted to open the batting and he did so with aplomb, helping Zimbabwe kickstart its ICC Under-19 World Cup campaign with thunderous 10 wicket victory over a hapless Papua New Guinea. By Brighton Zhawi All-rounder Wesley Madhevere occupied a lower middle order position for most of Zimbabwe’s preparations, but when coach Steve Mangongo told him he would be ...

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DOOR STILL OPEN – STREAK

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Heath Streak says the door is still open for the ICC Cricket World Cup qualifiers hopefuls, with Douglas Hondo still in contention to seal national team bowling coach post on a more permanent basis.   “Only time will tell” said the 43-year-old gaffer. Tomorrow marks the beginning of the final leg of preparations for the World Cup qualifiers set for ...

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