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ZIMBABWE LOSE FIRST ODI

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Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by 12 runs Hosts, Zimbabwe were made to pay for a sluggish run chase, slumping to a 12-run defeat to Afghanistan via the Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-interrupted first one-day international (ODI) cricket match at Harare Sports Club yesterday. BY MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE With the win, Afghanistan, who have developed a bogey side tag over Zimbabwe, took the ...

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STREAK PLOTS AFGHAN DOWNFALL

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Zimbabwe cricket team coach Heath Streak says he has a comprehensive game plan in place to deal with Afghanistan as the Chevrons seek to put the Associate member in their right place when they clash in a five-match One Day International series that begins at the Harare Sports Club this morning. Whether home or away, Zimbabwe have played second fiddle ...

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FITNESS TEST TO DETERMINE WILLIAMS, MASAKADZA’S FATE

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ZIMBABWE senior batsmen Hamilton Masakadza and Sean Williams will undergo another mandatory fitness test today that will determine their participation in the five-match one-day international (ODI) cricket series against Afghanistan, which gets underway tomorrow at Harare Sports Club. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The duo, together with opening batsman, Chamu Chibhabha and spinner, Tendai Chisoro, were all left out of the 14-man ...

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POONAM YADAV FIVE-FOR DEMOLISHES ZIMBABWE

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A five-wicket haul from the legspinner Poonam Yadav led India to a nine-wicket win against Zimbabwe, who collapsed to 60 all out after choosing to bat first at the P Sara Oval. Seamers Mansi Joshi and Soni Yadav struck early for India, taking a wicket each to reduce Zimbabwe to 11 for 2, before the spinners took over. Only Mary-Anne ...

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ZIM WOMEN TEAM CONFIDENT WC TICKET

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The Zimbabwe women cricket team will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing start to their ICC Women World Qualifier campaign with a big win against minnows Thailand in a crucial Group A encounter in Sri Lanka today.By Munyaradzi Madzokere Zimbabwe remain confident of booking a ticket to the 2017 ICC Women World Cup despite losing to rivals Ireland ...

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SOLOMON MIRE BACK IN ZIMBABWE SQUAD

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Allrounder Solomon Mire, who has played 10 ODIs for Zimbabwe, most recently at the 2015 World Cup, has made himself available for international duty. Zimbabwe Cricket have included him in the squad to play Afghanistan in a five-match ODI series that starts next Thursday. By Firdose Moonda Mire, who has been playing grade cricket in Australia since the end of ...

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WOMEN’S CRICKET TEAM TARGETS WC SPORT

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The Zimbabwe national women’s cricket team are confident of qualifying for the 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup set for England in June when they compete at the 10-team qualifying competition, which begins in Sri Lanka next Tuesday. BY MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE Zimbabwe are taking part at the final qualifying tournament following their success at the Africa regional competition late last year. ...

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ZIMBABWE A SURRENDER SERIES

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Zimbabwe A lost their third game on the trot yesterday to surrender the five-match unofficial one-day international cricket series against touring Afghanistan with two matches to be played. BY Kevin Mapasure Afghanistan A clinched a 20-run victory and with that win claimed the series, which is being played at Harare Sports Club. Despite a spirited fight by the young Zimbabwe ...

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ZIM A OUT TO KEEP SERIES ALIVE

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Zimbabwe A will be looking to avert a series loss when they clash with Afghanistan A in the third of five unofficial cricket one-day internationals (ODIs)at Harare Sports Club this morning. BY Sports Reporter The hosts’ second-string side suffered consecutive defeats in the first two matches and are in danger of surrendering the series in only the third match. So ...

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STREAK SEEKS MENTAL TOUGHNESS

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ZIMBABWE cricket team coach Heath Streak has engaged the services of respected South African mental strength coach, motivational speaker and trainer Christo Spies in a bid to boost the team’s mental toughness ahead of next month’s One-Day International (ODI) series against Afghanistan. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Spies, who has worked with South Africa’s top companies and sportspersons, spent most this week ...

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