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QUALIFICATION NO EASY TASK FOR ZIMBABWE

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Zimbabwe, as Full Members of the ICC, feel they should be part of major global tournaments. Their performances, though, do not always allow them that privilege. Ranked 12th in ODIs, Zimbabwe have no chance of playing the 2017 Champions Trophy and perhaps not even the 2019 World Cup, which will feature only 10 teams. They are ranked even lower in ...

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CHATARA DETERMINED TO PUT BROKEN SHIN BEHIND HIM

Shortly after finishing the 2015 World Cup as Zimbabwe’s best bowler, Tendai Chatara got injured playing football and was out for five months. Making a comeback wasn’t easy The training area at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur seems deliberately designed to help teams practice covertly, away from the gaze of the opposition and the media. A tarpaulin-sheathed fence obstructs the ...

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MASH EAGLES BAG LOGAN CUP

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HARARE – Mashonaland Eagles underlined their dominance in local franchise cricket by adding the Logan Cup to their Pro 50 and Twenty20 titles they won earlier in the season on Saturday. By Austin Karonga The Harare franchise side becomes only the first side in domestic cricket history to hold all three titles in one season led by their coach Stanley ...

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NEVER, EVER WRITE ZIM OFF

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IT has been some time since Zimbabwe had a lasting impact on a global ICC tournament, with the 2003 World Cup the last time they progressed beyond the opening round. By David Currie But Zimbabwe have provided some of the greatest shocks on the world stage over the years in both the 50-over format and Twenty20. Can they add to ...

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ZIM WARY OF AFGHNISTAN THREAT

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IN their first-ever World T20 encounter, Zimbabwe captured global attention when a team made up of rookies led by Tatenda Taibu humbled mighty Australia on September 12 2007 at the Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town, South Africa. BY MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE It was a star-studded Aussies team that had the likes of Adam Gilchrist, Mathew Hayden, Ricky Ponting, Andrew Symonds ...

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ZIM STEP UP ICC WORLD T20 PREPS

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ZIMBABWE’S national team will step up the intensity of their International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 preparations ahead of their Group B first round opener against Hong Kong in 10 days’ time when they take on the West Indies at the Sharjah Cricket Ground in the United Arab Emirates today. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The Dav Whatmore-coached side will take on ...

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CREMER TIPS ZIM TO REACH T20 WORLD CUP SEMIS

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BARELY 10 months after making a comeback into cricket, leg-spinner Graeme Cremer, who recently stormed into the top five on the ICC T20 bowling rankings, is hoping to lead Zimbabwe to the semifinal stage of next month’s T20 World Cup in India. BY Munyaradzi Madzokere Cremer, appointed vice-captain to Hamilton Masakadza in the Zimbabwe cricket team earlier this month, quit ...

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CHIGUMBURA RETURNS FOR ZIM

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HARARE – Former Zimbabwe cricket captain Elton Chigumbura is expected to join the rest of the squad today upon the conclusion of the inaugural Pakistan Super League whose final was on yesterday. BY AUSTIN KARONGA Chigumbura’s side Quetta Gladiators squared off against Islamabad at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium last night after which the fading all-rounder will be expected to ...

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LUKE JONGWE HOSPITALISED AFTER HEAD KNOCK

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All rounder Luke Jongwe suffered a head injury in Zimbabwe’s first practice match at the Sharjah Cricket Ground ahead of the World T20 in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday. While attempting a return catch, Jongwe missed the ball and it hit him above the right eye. He was taken by ambulance to hospital where an x-ray revealed no damage. ...

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VITORI SUSPENDED FOR ILLEGAL BOWLING ACTION

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Brian Vhitori, the Zimbabwe left-arm seamer, has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after an independent assessment found his bowling action to be illegal. Vitori, who was reported for a suspect action during the T20 series against Bangladesh in January, underwent assessment in Chennai, where all variations of his deliveries exceeded the 15-degree level of tolerance ...

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