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ZIMBABWE will go full throttle when they take on touring Netherlands in three-match one-day international (ODI) series that will be played at Harare Sports Club starting tomorrow. ...

The International Cricket Counci (ICC) is likely to grant Test status to the four-day match between South Africa and Zimbabwe on Boxing Day, but strictly as a “trial” exercise. ...

Zimbabwe Cricket chief executive Faisal Hasnain has expressed his “delight” at being involved in the inaugural four-day, day-night Test against South Africa at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth on Boxing Day this year. ...

Australia cricket skipper Steve Smith yesterday dismissed suggestions that his captaincy was under threat after a string of disappointing performances by the once all-conquering side. ...

Sydney — The Australian one-day cricket side are better equipped to handle spin in the forthcoming five-match series in India, captain Steve Smith has said. ...

FORMER Zimbabwe national cricket team captain, Elton Chigumbura has been left out of the squad to face Sri Lanka in the two-Test match series in Harare and Bulawayo starting at the end of the month. ...

Harare — Zimbabwe made a few changes to their team for the first T20I against India, most notably the inclusion of pluck, spirit and ebullience. ...

The Zimbabwe national cricket team players have promised to lift themselves out of the mess they plunged themselves into with a timid show on their way to a whitewash defeat in the one-day international (ODI) series, with a better show in T20 series against India starting today. ...

Brian Vitori, 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. ...

With most of the cricket world coming down hard on West Indies U19 team’s “disgraceful” method of qualifying for the World Cup quarter-finals in their match against Zimbabwe on Tuesday, Indian spinner Ravi Ashwin has taken a firm stand in favour of the under-fire young Caribbean bowler Keemo Paul. ...

West Indies Under-19 entered the quarterfinal of the World Cup in controversial and tense circumstances, as Keemo Paul effected a mankad to claim the last Zimbabwe Under-19 wicket - that of Richard Ngarava - with three runs needed off the final over. ...

FORMER Zimbabwe cricket captain Brendan Taylor has not ruled out an international comeback, hinting that he will one day return to play for the country. ...

OPENING batsman, Hamilton Masakadza has emerged as a strong favourite to take over the Zimbabwe cricket team captaincy from all-rounder Elton Chigumbura’s resignation from the post last Friday. ...

First it was Hamilton Masakadza, who scored a record-breaking 93 to help Zimbabwe post a formidable total. Then came Tendai Chisoro's three-wicket haul that applied the brakes on Bangladesh's chase of 181 as the visitors levelled the series at 2-2 with an 18-run win in Khulna. ...

Zimbabwe’s batting line-up yesterday put up a power-packed cricket performance, something they hadn’t done earlier in the series, to keep it alive with a 31-run win in the third T20 against Bangladesh. ...

ZIMBABWE national cricket coach Dav Whatmore is expecting a tough outing for his side against Bangladesh in the four-match Twenty20 International (T20) series which kicks off tomorrow. ...

Senior Zimbabwe top order cricket batsman, Hamilton Masakadza is back in the national team fold, following a call-up to the squad ahead of their tour of the United Arab Emirates, where they will face Afghanistan in five one-day internationals (ODIs) and two T20s starting next week. ...

Former Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) chairman, Wilson Manase has criticised the four-year suspension imposed on him by the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) after the national cricket team toured Pakistan in May. ...

THE Zimbabwe national cricket team will play five one-day internationals (ODIs) and two Twenty20 (T20) internationals against Afghanistan in a return series to be held in Dubai later this month ...

Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Ireland and Scotland will be competing for the two coveted places in next year’s ICC Women’s World Twenty20 India 2016, when they face off in the semi-finals in Bangkok today. ...

ZIMBABWE Cricket (ZC) is set to receive $10 million from the International Cricket Council (ICC) over a period of eight years as part of the Test Cricket Fund announced during last year’s takeover of cricket’s governing body by India, Australia and England. ...

In three spells that tested the skill of the Zimbabwe batsmen and drew plenty of oohs and aahs from the crowd at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mustafizur Rahman took his third five-for to ensure Bangladesh’s 3-0 sweep of the one-day international (ODI) cricket series. ...

Zimbabwe cricket captain Elton Chigumbura has said his team is glad to take every opportunity to play top-level cricket, after it became the first international side to arrive in Bangladesh ...

Pace bowler Kamrul Islam Rabbi is the only uncapped cricket player in the 14-member Bangladesh squad for the first two ODIs against Zimbabwe on November 7 and 9, in Mirpur. ...

Zimbabwe Cricket has included leg spinner Graeme Cremer in the squad that leaves the country tomorrow for three one-day Test internationals (ODIs) and two Twenty20 series against a ...

Afghanistan sealed another historic cricket first with a 2-0 Twenty20 series victory over Zimbabwe in the second match at Queens Sports Club yesterday. ...

Zimbabwe batsman Hamilton Masakadza’s limited-overs career at international level is in disarray, after he was left out of the cricket squad that will tour Bangladesh this weekend. ...

Bulawayo — The final home international of Zimbabwe’s busiest cricket season in more than a decade draws to a close with the second Twenty20 against Afghanistan at Queens ...

ZIMBABWE’S out-of-form batsmen Vusi Sibanda and Hamilton Masakadza will next month have another opportunity to redeem themselves during the incoming tour by the Bangladesh A cricket team. ...

THE Zimbabwe national cricket team will be hoping to wrap up the five-match one-day international (ODI) series with a match to spare when they take on visiting Afghanistan at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo today. ...