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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 ?

RAZA

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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MEET SA’S FIRST BLACK AFRICAN NATIONAL CRICKET COACH

Hilton Moreeng

As a child, Hilton Moreeng was taught to play cricket by a woman. In December 2012, Moreeng, then 34, completed a neat circle of life when he took over as coach of the South Africa women’s team. He also became the country’s first black African national coach, a pioneer in more ways than one. Moreeng’s career began when he was ...

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FOUR FOR AFGHANISTAN T20 LEAGUE

CRICKET-ZIM-WIS

AFGHANISTAN is a war zone, with bomb blasts the order of the day, but for four Zimbabwe cricketers the Asian country may just turn out to be a gold mine. Sports Reporter Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams, Hamilton Masakadza and Solomon Mire are set to do business in the Afghanistan T20 league next month – and make some tidy money too. ...

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GRAEME CREMER: THE SKIPPER CRICKET ALMOST LOST TO GOLF

GAREME CREMER

LEG-spinner Graeme Cremer was last year named Zimbabwe national cricket team captain across all formats, but for a long time before that he looked destined to be one of those that would get away as he contemplated pursuing a new career path altogether — as a professional golfer. By DANIEL NHAKANISO After a pay dispute with Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC), Cremer ...

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RHINOS CLAIM BIG WIN OVER TUSKERS

Chibhabha and Creamer

Captain Graeme Cremer took a total of eight wickets as Mid-West Rhinos claimed a 220-run victory over hosts Matabeleland Tuskers in a Logan Cup cricket match which ended at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo yesterday. By Kevin Mapasure Cremer, who also skippers the national team, took four wickets in each of the innings to help his side claim the big ...

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ZIM BIDS TO HOST CRICKET WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

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RECENTLY appointed Zimbabwe Cricket chief executive officer, Faisal Hasnain believes that the country could become the world’s best in the game if necessary steps are taken to achieve that. Mehluli Sibanda, Senior Sports Reporter Speaking to Sunday News from Dubai, United Arab Emirates where he is still winding up business before he starts work in Harare on 15 May, Hasnain is ...

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TAIBU’S BOYS TO MEN MISSION

Test cricket in bulawayo

ZIMBABWE CRICKET convener of selectors Tatenda Taibu says he wants to turn the 16 boys being dispatched for training to the United Kingdom into men in six months.By Brighton Zhawi The first batch of players is expected to fly out tomorrow while the second and final lots will leave as soon as visas are issued. “Provisionally, the rest of the ...

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ZIM-BORN SNATER INCLUDED IN NETHERLANDS SQUAD

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ZIMBABWE national team cricketers are likely to come up against a very familiar face when they take on the Netherlands in a three-match One Day International (ODI) series in June following the inclusion of Harare-born Shane Snater in the Dutch squad for the upcoming tour.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The 21-year-old Snater, a former St John’s College student, who represented Zimbabwe in ...

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