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STREAK WARNS OTHER TOP CRICKET NATIONS

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Zimbabwe national team coach, Heath Streak has fired warning shots at other cricket nations after the Chevrons completed an historic 3-2 one-day international (ODI) series win over Sri Lanka in Hambantota on Monday. By Munyaradzi Madzokere “From a coach’s perspective this serves as a warning to other top cricket nations that we, as a country, are beginning to turn that ...

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‘THE FIRST GAME PLAYED A HUGE ROLE IN BELIEVING WE CAN WIN’

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    Following his pivotal all-round display in the series decider, Sikandar Raza talks about Zimbabwe’s mindset during their historic series win against Sri Lanka A day after their historic 3-2 ODI series win over Sri Lanka, the achievement was still sinking in for the Zimbabwe players. Sikandar Raza, one of the star performers in the series-deciding fifth ODI, spoke to ESPNcricinfo soon after ...

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ZIM CLAIM HISTORIC SERIES WIN

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Despite a nervy chase, perennial underdogs claim first-ever series win over Sri Lanka in deciding ODI in Hambanota AFP Zimbabwe have edged out Sri Lanka by three wickets in the fifth one-day international on Monday to clinch their first overseas triumph in eight years. Taking the series 3-2, the 11th-ranked Zimbabwe team also registered their first series win in the ...

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GUNARATNE’S FIFTY LIFTS SRI LANKA TO 203

SRI LANKA ZIM

  Asela Gunaratne gave Sri Lanka a late lift with a half-century. Zimbabwe, energised by the prospect of defeating Sri Lanka in a bilateral series for the first time, bowled with venom, fielded with purpose, and laid on a 50-over siege that allowed the opposition to scramble to no more than 203 for 8. THE REPORT BY ANDREW FIDEL FERNANDO ...

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HOW OUR CRICKETERS BECAME CHEVRONS

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  I HAVE recently found myself being asked quite a few times to explain the origins of the name Chevrons in relation to Zimbabwe’s cricket team. By Enock Muchinjo My reaction has been rather unenthusiastic. I have never used the term myself, or have knowledge of the first person to use it. The only time it appeared in a story ...

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GUNTHILAKA, DICKWELLA THRASH ZIMBABWE

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Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has been fined 20% of his match fee, and his team 10%, for being found one over short of their target during the third ODI against Zimbabwe. If Sri Lanka, under Mathews, commit another over-rates breach within the next 12 months, Mathews will face a suspension. THE REPORT BY ANDREW FIDEL FERNANDO This is Sri ...

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CHEVRONS’ HISTORIC WIN BREAKS THE INTERNET….SRI LANKA MAKES EXCUSES

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SRI LANKA captain Angelo Mathews has once more blamed the loss to Zimbabwe on poor fielding, after his team failed to defend a target of 317. Three catches were dropped during the innings – two of them off top-scorer Solomon Mire. Dropped catches have plagued Sri Lanka for about two years now, but the problem has seemingly reached a nadir ...

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CREMER, RAZA STEER ZIM TO VICTORY OVER SCOTLAND, SERIES DRAWN

GAREME CREMER

SKIPPER Graeme Cremer and Sikandar Raza put a sterling show to steer Zimbabwe to a resounding six wicket victory over Scotland in the second One Day International match at Grange Cricket Club Ground in Edinburg yesterday for the two match series to conclude in a draw. Mehluli Sibanda, Senior Sports Reporter Zimbabwe 171-4 37 overs (Raza 58*, Burl 30*, Ervine 30, ...

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IS ZIM’S LITTLE HELPING HAND WORTH THE RISK ?

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SIKANDAR Raza believes in giving others a chance.He is a beneficiary of one. BY Enock Muchinjo The story of this Pakistani-born Zimbabwe cricketer begins to me around August 2006 when I worked in the media department of Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) for 19 months. Zimbabwe’s first-class structure has never been weaker and unappealing than it was then. But thanks to the ...

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AFGHAN DILEMMA FOR ZIM CRICKETERS

Hammillton Masakadza

THE participation of four Zimbabwean cricketers in a tournament in war-ravaged Afghanistan could hinge on government authorisation, an official has said. Enock Muchinjo National team players Hamilton Masakadza, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza and Solomon Mire are scheduled to play in the Afghan T20 League next month after being bought by franchises in a player auction in May. The country’s sports ...

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