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STREAK CALLS FOR DRS CHANGES

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ZIMBABWE national cricket team coach Heath Streak has called for a radical change in the use of the Decision Review System (DRS) after his side put up a gallant fight back to draw the second Test match against West Indies at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on Thursday. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO IN BULAWAYO Although West Indies won the two-match series ...

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RAZA, HAMI STAND TALL

Sikandar Raza revived Zimbabwe innings

Batsmen Hamilton Masakadza and Sikandar Raza Butt and captain Graeme Cremer, with the ball, were the standout performers for Zimbabwe in their two-match Test series which ended in a 1-0 defeat following the conclusion of the second match that played out to a draw in Bulawayo yesterday. By Kevin Mapasure Zimbabwe will be kicking themselves that they squandered an opportunity ...

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CREMER, CHAKABVA SCRIPT ZIMBABWE’S GREAT ESCAPE

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Zimbabwe’s battling rearguard secured a draw in the second Test at Queens Sports Club, but West Indies still took the series 1-0, their first Test series win under Jason Holder. Sikandar Raza‘s 89 and Regis Chakabva‘s 71 not out formed the backbone of their effort on the final day. Their obduracy was matched by Graeme Cremer, the captain, who blunted ...

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WINDIES IN CONTROL AGAINST ZIM

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imbabwe, 326 & 140/4 (67 ov) lead West Indies, 448, by 18 runs with six wickets remaining BY DANIEL NHAKANISO IN BULAWAYO WEST Indies took a firm grip of the second cricket Test against Zimbabwe at Queens Sports Club with a superb all-round performance on the penultimate day which left the hosts facing an uphill task to avoid a series ...

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POWELL, SPINNERS GIVES WEST INDIES SLIGHT ADVANTAGE

Sikandar Raza revived Zimbabwe innings

Hamilton Masakadza and Sikandar Raza starred with the bat on the second day at Queens, but incisive bowling and attritional batting from West Indies ensured the honours were shared at stumps. The Report by Liam Brickhill in Bulawayo Masakadza and Raza did enough to ensure that the hosts passed 300, which looked a long way off when they were 14 ...

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HAVE TO BE PATIENT ON SUCH PITCHES – ROACH

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  Kemar Roach is enjoying his return to West Indies’ Test side. After 11 wickets at 29.81 in his comeback series against England, Roach has responded well to the need to alter his lines and lengths on the slower and drier pitches in Bulawayo as West Indies’ senior seamer. His control with the ball was vital to their success in ...

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MASAKADZA’S HUNDRED LIGHTS UP RAIN HIT DAY

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Hamilton Masakadza’s fifth Test century carried Zimbabwe back into the match on a rainy first day at Queens Sports Club. Masakadza shared a 142-run partnership with PJ Moor to help the hosts recover from the depths of 14 for 3, Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel having scythed through the top order under gunmetal grey skies after Graeme Cremer had opted ...

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STREAK TOUGHS IT OUT IN CHEVRONS TRENCHES

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A YEAR on as the Zimbabwe national cricket team coach, Heath Streak highlights that the Chevrons are still a work in progress with the big goal being qualifying for the 2019 World Cup in England. BY Brighton Zhawi Streak was appointed national team coach on October 11, 2016 and sounds content with the progress the team has made under his ...

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ZIMBABWE CRICKET SET TO AFFECT PLAYERS, STAFF SALARIES

A lone Zimbabwean supporter sits in the stands during the One Day International cricket match against India at Harare Sports Club, Wednesday, June, 15, 2016. The Indian cricket team is in Zimbabwe for One Day International and T20 matches. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has been hit by a financial crunch which could affect salaries for all employees, including players. In a memo circulated within the board and seen by ESPNcricinfo, Nesta Vaki, ZC’s head of Corporate Affairs and Human Resources, informed the staff that they will only receive half their October salaries at the end of the month and that ...

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CHEVRONS A WORK IN PROGRESS

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IN THE end, in the grand scheme of things, one cannot say it was not expected. Sports Panorama with Enock Muchinjo We could only hope for a better result than Zimbabwe’s 117-run defeat to the West Indies in the first Test. For, as they say, without hope you have nothing. The nation certainly hoped for a far better result than ...

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