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ZIM U-19s STALK WINDIES IN MUST – WIN TIE

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THE Zimbabwe Under-19 cricket team will be looking to bounce back from Sunday’s 39-run defeat and level the series against world champions West Indies in the second of a three-match Youth One-Day International series at Peterhouse School in Marondera today. BY MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE Zimbabwe need to win at all costs to remain in contention for the series, as they bid ...

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ZIMBABWE’S WINNING STREAK  

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WHEN Heath Streak was announced as the new Zimbabwe coach in October, some doubted that he would have the same success he had enjoyed as bowling coach of the rising Bangladesh team. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO After all, many had come before him and failed, including his predecessor, the highly-rated Australian World Cup winning coach Dav Whatmore, who had been sacked ...

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‘RAINBOW’ ZIM CRICKET TEAM RESTORE SOME FAITH

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THE notion that a win is a bonus has long been hardwired into the psyche of Zimbabwean cricket fans. By Enock Muchinjo What has been unacceptable and totally frustrating with this team for the better part of 12 years is the meek submission to opposition and absolute lack of contempt for anything less than the minimum standards the fans ask ...

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CREMER PROUD DESPITE ‘ROLLERCOASTER’ OF EMOTIONS

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With Zimbabwe having come so close to winning their first Test against Sri Lanka, and fallen short, there was disappointment for captain, Graeme Cremer. Online Disappointment about missing a vital stumping chance and two catches on day five. Disappointment that a third-umpire’s decision, Zimbabwe felt was straightforward, went against them. And even some disappointment that their next international assignment is ...

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SRI LANKA BEAT ZIM BY 4 WICKETS IN RECORD RUN CHASE

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SRI Lanka beat Zimbabwe by 4-wickets to win the One Off Test between the two teams at the RP Stadium in Colombo in a dramatic finish to the contest on the fifth and final day.  By Own Correspondent In the process they chased down 388 runs which is the largest fourth innings total chased in Sri Lanka and Asia as well. ...

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DAYLIGHT ROBBERY!

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Umpire Chettithody Shamshuddin stole the show after he made a strange decision over a key wicket that could have given Zimbabwe the impetus to go on and win their one-off Test against Sri Lanka on day five in Colombo yesterday. BY KEVIN MAPASURE While the wicket might not have necessarily given Zimbabwe the win, at least it could have given ...

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ZIM STARE HISTORY

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Thanks to Cremer, Zimbabwe’s dream of a historic win against Sri Lanka are alive, but even if they are chasing a target that has never successfully been pursued on the island, the hosts are not quite out of the game yet. Cricinfo  Sri Lanka 346 and 170 for 3 (Mendis 69*, Mathews 17*, Cremer 2-67) need another 218 runs to ...

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ENJOY ‘MUDHARA’ HAMMY

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HAMILTON MASAKADZA is the godfather in the Chevrons dressing room, and it’s not surprising that a man who has been in international cricket trenches for 16 years has such status. Most of the players call Masakadza “Mudhara Hammy”. By Brighton Zhawi The 33-year-old batsman, who announced his arrival in grand style with a Test cricket tonne against the West Indies ...

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HEATH STREAK WAVES MAGIC WAND AGAIN — 16 YEARS

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HISTORY has a strange way of repeating itself sometimes. Source : The Independent Zimbabwe’s historic win in Sri Lanka this week bears rather uncanny similarity to 16 years ago when the African side last won away to a major team in an ODI series. On both occasions, the host was an island nation and the tour included a single Test ...

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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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