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STREAK APPOINTED ZIMBABWE HEAD COACH

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Zimbabwe have named former international Heath Streak as the country’s new national team head coach. Zimbabwe Cricket announced the appointment on Tuesday, ending the caretaker role of former South Africa international Makhaya Ntini, who is expected to stay on as bowling coach. Another former Proteas test cricketer, Lance Klusener, is the team’s batting coach. Streak, 42, played 65 tests and ...

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MOOR SHINES FOR ZIM A

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PETER Moor’s ton and half was the bedrock upon which Zimbabwe A built a good first innings score on day two of their first unofficial cricket Test against Pakistan A at Queens Sports Club yesterday. BY SPORTS REPORTER Having resumed his innings from an overnight score of 109, Moor raced to 157 runs off 222 balls, hitting 11 fours and ...

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SUSPICIOUS LOAN STALLS ZIMBABWE CRICKET AUDIT

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A SHADOWY bank loan of over $3 million, which has accumulated interest of $3,9m as we write, is one of the items stalling Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC)’s long-overdue audit of 2015, Standardsport can reveal. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO/ ENOCK MUCHINJO The loan now stands at $6,9m. Two weeks ago, auditors HLB Zimbabwe sensationally disowned what appears to be a fraudulently compiled ZC ...

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ZC TO UNVEIL STREAK

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Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) yesterday finalised the appointment of Heath Streak as the national team coach and the unveiling could be made soon. By Kevin Mapasure ZC conducted interviews on Wednesday where four candidates that also included former Zimbabwe all-rounder Andy Blignaut, Uganda coach Peter Kirsten and Justin Summons were interviewed. Sources at ZC yesterday told IndependentSport that a decision had ...

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STREAK, BLIGNAUT TUSSLE FOR TOP POST

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Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) edged closer to appointing a new national team coach after interviewing prospective candidates, among them Heath Streak, who is tipped to take up the post, in Harare yesterday. BY Kevin Mapasure Streak’s rivals for the top job include former Zimbabwe all-rounder, Andy Blignaut, former South Africa coach, Eric Simons as well current Uganda coach, Peter Kirsten. The ...

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CRICKETERS THREATEN SERIES BOYCOTT

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National team cricket players have threatened to boycott the current Zimbabwe-Pakistan A sides series over outstanding allowances and match fees. BY Kevin Mapasure Representatives of the players had a meeting with Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) managing director Wilfred Mukonidwa yesterday where they told him to facilitate their payment, failure of which they would stay away from the match set for Monday. ...

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CRICKETERS EYE BANGLADESH BIG BUCKS

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Twelve Zimbabwean cricketers will be hoping to get picked in tomorrow’s Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) draft. BY Kevin Mapasure This year’s edition of the BPL will take place between November 4 and December 9 in Dhaka and Chittagong. From the draft, the BPL teams have to pick a minimum of three and a maximum of 11 from a foreigners list ...

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ZC COURTS STREAK

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Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) is locked in negotiations with former captain Heath Streak who is earmarked to take over as the national team coach following the departure of Dav Whatmore who was sacked in April this year. By Kevin Mapasure While ZC was accepting applications for the post up until Friday last week, it has been learnt that the organisation is ...

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CRICKET PLAYERS END PROTEST

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Harare — Zimbabwe players have ended their protest over non-payment of match fees returning to training yesterday after being given an assurance by Wilfred Mukondiwa, the Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) managing director, that their monies will be paid. The players have also received certainty over contracts, although the specifics are not yet known. Last week, ESPNcricinfo reported that the Harare-based players, ...

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AUDIT STORM ROCKS ZC

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ZIMBABWE Cricket’s audited financial statement for 2015 could spark an investigation after members of the association’s new board raised alarm over questionable operating expenditures, we can reveal. By Enock Muchinjo The audit report, which has been circulated to the directors as an agenda item for next week’s annual general meeting, has been leaked to the Zimbabwe Independent and raises suspicions ...

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