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PROTEAS EXPECT TOUGHER ODI CHALLENGE FROM BANGLADESH

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CAPE TOWN — The Proteas are excepting a tougher challenge from Bangladesh in the three-match one-day international (ODI) series starting at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley tomorrow. The visitors were comprehensively outplayed in the 2-0 Test series whitewash, but will be targeting a comeback in a format they have been competitive in over the years. The number seven ranked Bangladesh, ...

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STREAK CONFIDENT OF WINDIES UPSET

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ZIMBABWE cricket team coach Heath Streak says his charges will go into the two-match Test series against the West Indies gunning for victory, as they look to carry forward the momentum from their tour of Sri Lanka in July. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Streak’s men host the West Indies in an important two-match Test series with the first match starting on ...

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TAKASHINGA : MASTERS OF PERSEVERANCE

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A WAVE of nostalgia swept through a community of Zimbabwean cricket following last week’s column, in which I shared the story of one of the country’s most underrated black cricketers of the 1990s to mid-2000s. Sports Panorama with Enock Muchinjo Buttressing a point that cricket in Zimbabwe needed more of its exiled players and technical personnel to return home, I ...

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RABADA REACHES CAREER BEST NO. 3 RANKING

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Kagiso Rabada has climbed two spots in the ICC Test rankings for bowlers to reach a career-best third place. The South Africa fast bowler now has 876 ranking points, and sits behind James Anderson (896) and Ravindra Jadeja (884). R Ashwin (852) and Rangana Herath (833) have now dropped to fourth and fifth. Rabada took five wickets in each innings ...

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WEST INDIES IN FOR TEST SERIES

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The West Indies national cricket team are expected to arrive in Bulawayo around noon today ahead of their two-Test series against the hosts starting on October 21. BY Kevin Mapasure The Caribbean side join Zimbabwe, who are already in Bulawayo preparing for the series which both sides will be desperate to win and put some points on the board. The ...

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CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA POSTPONES GLOBAL T20 LEAGUE

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Cricket South Africa President Chris Nenzani speaks at the inaugural player draft of the T20 Global League T20 Global League BY Firdose MoondaSouth Africa correspondent, ESPNcricinfo The inaugural season of Cricket South Africa’s T20 Global League, which was scheduled to begin on November 3, has been postponed to November 2018 instead. The franchises understood that the delay in securing a ...

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FORMER ZC BOSS PICHANICK DIES

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Former Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) board chairman Alwyn Pichanick, who was 84 years old, died in Australia yesterday morning after a long battle with cancer. Alwyn’s son David announced the passing-on of his father on social media yesterday. “Today is a sad day for many. A great father, friend and mentor has left us. I was privileged to have a father ...

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PROTEAS PRIMED FOR INDIA, AUSTRALIA

South Africa's batsman Hashim Amla (2nd L) celebrates with his team mates after catching out Pakistan's Abdur Rehman during the One-Day International (ODI) at Centurion, November 30, 2013.    REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko    (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET) - RTX15YG2

CAPE TOWN — Proteas captain Faf du Plessis says the 2-0 Test cricket series win against Bangladesh is a timely confidence boost ahead of a tough summer featuring inbound tours against India and Australia. The Proteas were convincing in both matches – winning by an innings – particularly the contributions from the batsmen, who dominated in docile conditions. Du Plessis ...

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OUR GREATEST WEAKNESS LIES IN GIVING UP EASILY

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AMOS Maungwa was among thousands of Zimbabweans who made the great trek to South Africa after 2000 at the height of the country’s economic crisis which was characterised by runaway inflation. Sports Panorama with Enock Muchinjo Good men and women were forced to abandon their skills, God-given talents and professional qualifications in order to survive — eking out a living ...

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WEST INDIES UNCHANGED FOR ZIMBWABWE TESTS

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Kingstown — West Indies have named an unchanged squad for the upcoming cricket Test series in Zimbabwe, starting on October 21. The same 16-man squad that did duty in the recent Test series in England have been given a vote of confidence even though the Windies lost the three-match series 2-1. West Indies’ chairman of selectors, Courtney Browne said: “The ...

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