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ZIMBABWE, ENGLAND AND NAMIBIA SCORE WINS

Zim win over Fiji

Fiji Under-19 suffered another massive defeat in their second match of the World Cup, losing by seven wickets to Zimbabwe Under-19 in Chittagong, two days after a 299-run thrashing against England. This time Fiji batted first and were shot out for 81 in 27.4 overs, with only three batsmen making double-figure scores and no one getting past 20. Offspinner Wesley Madhevere began his tournament ...

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ZIM UNDER – 19 CRICKETERS TAKE ON FIJI IN WC OPENER

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THE Zimbabwe Under-19 cricket team begins its World Cup campaign with what should be a routine victory when it faces debutants Fiji in its Group C opener at the MA Aziz Stadium in the Bangladeshi port city of Chittagong today.BY SPORTS REPORTER After enduring a tough build-up to the global youth showpiece, the Zimbabwe team would be eyeing a positive ...

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ZIM U19 CRICKETERS UPBEAT

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HARARE – Zimbabwe U19 cricket bowling coach Prosper Utseya is confident the team will do well at the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup which got underway in Bangladesh yesterday with the hosts beating South Africa by 43 runs in the opener. By Austin Karonga The locals who are pooled in Group C together with England, West Indies and Fiji open ...

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TAYLOR CONTEMPLATES COMEBACK

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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. BY SPORTS REPORTER The 29-year-old played his last game for Zimbabwe on March 15, 2015 against India at the International Cricket Council World Cup and ended with a magnificent century. His 433 runs at the ...

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MASAKADZA FAVOURITE FOR CAPTAINCY

OPENING batsman, Hamilton Masakadza (pictured) 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.DANIEL NHAKANISO Chigumbura, who was in his second stint as captain, announced his resignation after leading the national cricket team to an 18-run win against Bangladesh in Khulna, which levelled the four-match ...

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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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