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WOMEN’S CRICKET TEAMS ON TRACK

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The Zimbabwe women cricket team’s hopes of winning a ticket to the ICC Global Women’s World Twenty20 qualifier are intact after their impressive opening two wins in the continental qualifier, currently underway at the Wanderers Cricket Club in , Namibia. BY HENRY MHARA The Chipo Mugeri-captained side are competing with four other nations, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and hosts Namibia, for ...

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OF WEST INDIES,MOSQUITOES AND DR STAMPS

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WEST Indies are expected to arrive in Zimbabwe next month for a full bilateral tour, and one of the local fans gleefully looking forward to the matches should be former Health minister Timothy Stamps. By Enock Muchinjo Welsh-born Stamps remembers tours by the men from the Caribbean to England before his emigration to pre-Independent Zimbabwe many years ago. He has ...

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MAWOYO GIVES BACK TO MUTARE

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ZIMBABWE national cricket team opening batsman Tino Mawoyo gives back to his hometown when he hosts a three-day cricket festival for children from disadvantaged communities in Mutare starting tomorrow. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Dubbed the Tino Mawoyo Junior Development Festival, the programme, which is set to become a regular feature on the domestic cricket calendar, will be staged at Mutare Sports ...

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SOWING SEEDS OF EQUALITY

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CODIE Marillier’s face lights up at the sight of a fellow cricketer he aspires to form many great partnerships with in future. BY Enock Muchinjo “Look! There’s Leon over there, in the orange shirt!” exclaims 13-year-old Codie, hysterically drawing the attention of his mum and little brother. The gifted Ruzawi Junior School pupil is travelling to Dubai in December for ...

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STREAK GETS COACHING GIG IN SA’S T20GLOBAL LEAGUE

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ZIMBABWE national cricket team coach Heath Streak will provide some local flavour in the inaugural South African T20 Global League later this year after being named bowling coach of the Port Elizabeth franchise, Nelson Mandela Bay Stars. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The Nelson Mandela Bay Stars, which is owned by Dubai-based businessman Ajay Sethi, will feature in the eight-team tournament, which ...

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MUTARE’S FAVOURITE SON PLOUGHS BACK

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IN Mutare, where Tino Mawoyo comes from, his larger-than-life status is unmistakable. By Enock Muchinjo People speak of him with a sense of ownership, revealing deep admiration and pride in one of the city’s best-loved sons. They know him well and share in his achievements — the joy and anguish, the ups and downs. This bond has existed despite a ...

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INSPIRATION IS CONTAGIOUS

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IT IS a warm summer evening in Harare and hope is in the air. Sports Panorama with Enock Muchinjo One of those nights when the future looks so bright, when it seems only the darkness of the night is concealing something very special. Such was the night on this particular Sunday in 2004 — a feel-good atmosphere conspicuous, created by ...

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MONEY, ADDICTION AND DESPERATION

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ZIMBABWE has just missed out on a famous Test cricket match win over Sri Lanka in heartbreaking fashion, and the dejection in the room among the punters is palpable. By Enock Muchinjo Cricket is not their favourite sport. Football is. They had gotten hooked on this particular cricket match for two main reasons. One, the overwhelming majority of them place ...

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ICC BOSS PLEDGES TO RESUSCITATE ZIM CRICKET

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International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman, Shashank Manohar, who arrived in Harare yesterday, is on a mission to find ways to rebuild the game in the country, which is in a bad state. BY Kevin Mapasure Manohar touched down at Harare International Airport late yesterday, accompanied by his wife to begin a five-day visit, which will also take him to Victoria ...

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ZIM A PLAYERS CONDUCT GRASSROOTS TRAINING

Indian bowler Jasprit Bhumra, right, appeals for the wicket of Zimbabwean batsman Richard Mutumbami during the One Day International cricket match against Zimbabwe 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)

BUDDING cricketers in Gweru got a lifetime opportunity to acquire expert advice and coaching from national team players when they trained under the watch of Zimbabwe A players yesterday. BY MUKUDZEI CHINGWERE On their way from Bulawayo to Kwekwe where they will play their second four-day match against South Africa’s emerging side, the national team fringe players made a stopover ...

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