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NTINI EXCITED TO BEGIN ‘DREAM’ OF COACHING

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Five years after completing a very successful career as an international cricketer for South Africa, Makhaya Ntini has a chance to nurture young talent and bring them to the big stage, having signed on as Zimbabwe’s bowling coach. BY FIRDOSE MOONDA His two-year run will begin with an important first step – the World T20 in India in March. Since his retirement in ...

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WHY LEAVING ZIM FOR HAMPSHIRE IS THE BEST DECISION SEAN ERVINE HAS MADE

Sean Ervine

IT is more than a decade since Sean Ervine gave up his international career with Zimbabwe, aged just 21, for Hampshire.Daily Echo Six trophies, 12,933 runs, 361 wickets and 210 catches later, it is a move he does not regret. As he prepares to launch a well-deserved benefit year (seanervine2016.com) ahead of his 12th season with the county, at the ...

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MASAKADZA, MADZIVA HELP ZIMBABWE LEVEL SERIES

Zim Bang Clash

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. The Report by Mohammad Isam While Chisoro picked up the key wickets of Sabbir ...

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CHIGUMBURA STEPS DOWN AS ZIMBABWE CAPTAIN

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Elton Chigumbura stepped down as Zimbabwe captain shortly after leading his team to an 18-run win that helped them level the four-match T20I series against Bangladesh in Khulna. Chigumbura, who ends his second stint as captain, reiterated his commitment to keep playing for Zimbabwe, but said the time was right for someone else to take over as captain. “I have ...

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BUOYANT ZIMBABWE LOOK TO COMPLETE COMEBACK

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Zimbabwe’s 31-run win in the third T20 has suddenly made the final game on Friday more meaningful. Bangladesh is leading 2-1 but they were thrown off kilter by the visitors’ six-hitting spree and tight bowling in the previous game. Malcolm Waller was the main man, producing a 23-ball 49 that ensured that Zimbabwe got to a big score from a ...

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FORMER CRICKET COACH PENS BOOK ON ZIM

Alan Butcher

HARARE – Former Zimbabwe cricket team coach Alan Butcher has written a book on  his tenure as national team coach titled The Good Murungu: A Cricket Tale of  the Unexpected.  BYAUSTIN KARONGA The book published by England-based company, Pitch Publishing, is set to be released in the United Kingdom on the first of April with a copy going for £12.99. Butcher ...

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ZIM SPINNERS KEEP SERIES ALIVE

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Zimbabwe’s batting line-up put up a power-packed 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. THE REPORT BY VISHAL DIKSHIT Zimbabwe’s spinners continued to pick wickets, like they had done earlier in the series, and derailed the hosts’ chase around the halfway mark despite their ...

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“WE’RE IN TROUBLE” – WHATMORE

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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. BY SPORTS REPORTER Speaking on the sidelines of his team’s training session at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna yesterday, Whatmore admitted that Bangladesh are a stronger outfit, but is confident his ...

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ZC APPOINTS NTINI, ATAPATTU AS COACHES

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Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has announced the appointments of former South Africa fast bowler Makhaya Ntini as national team bowling coach and former Sri Lanka captain and batsman Marvan Atapattu as batting consultant for Zimbabwe’s tour of Bangladesh.by Sports reporter In a statement yesterday, ZC said Ntini had been appointed on a two-year contract and would start work next month. Atapattu ...

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BELLIGERENT SHAHZAD TON PROPELS AFGHANISTAN OVER ZIMBABWE

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Cricket: Afghanistan v Zimbabwe. 2nd T20 International. Sharjah cricket stadium, Sharjah, UAE. Afghanistan's Mohammed Shahzad makes 50
 
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Mohammad Shahzad displayed trademark brute force and timing to make a record-breaking ton and lead Afghanistan to an 81-run win against Zimbabwe in the second T20I in Sharjah. The Report by Nikhil Kalro Shahzad clobbered a 67-ball 118, the highest individual score from an Associate nation in T20Is and fourth overall. By the time he was done, Zimbabwe had conceded ...

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