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ICC WORLD T20 TROPHY COMING TO ZIMBABWE

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The 2016 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 trophy is scheduled to arrive in Zimbabwe between January 2 and 3 as part of its journey across the globe. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The trophy which embarked on its global journey from Mumbai, India yesterday is expected to return to New Delhi on February 1. As part of the Nissan Trophy Tour, ...

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MANGONGO EXPECTS TOUGH WORLD CUP

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ZIMBABWE’s Under-19 cricket side is expecting tough matches at the World Cup in Bangladesh where they have been pooled with England, West Indies and Fiji. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO But coach Steve Mangongo has said they will not be in that pool to make numbers, but will also play hard to try and progress. The draw for the tournament, which will ...

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ZIM WOMEN’S TEAM SUFFRES T20 HEARTBREAK

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Bangladesh and Ireland registered victories against Zimbabwe and Scotland respectively in the semi-finals of the ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifer tournament in Thailand yesterday to book the last two berths for the Women’s World T20 finals to be held in India next year. Bangladesh and Ireland join current champions Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and ...

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FINANCIAL BOOST FOR ZIMBABWE CRICKET

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ZIMBABWE Cricket (ZC) is set to receive $10 million from the International Cricket Council (ICC) over a period of eight years as part of the Test Cricket Fund announced during last year’s takeover of cricket’s governing body by India, Australia and England.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The Test Cricket Fund was introduced to help ensure all Test-playing teams, except the Board of ...

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WALLER AND MADZIVA STAR FOR ZIM

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Dhaka – Zimbabwe salvaged some pride by securing a three-wicket win over Bangladesh in the second and final Twenty20 international on Sunday. Neville Madziva was instrumental in avoiding the embarrassing tour sweep as he hammered the required 18 runs in the last over to level the two-match T20 series after taking two wickets. “We knew that we could do it. ...

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ZIMBABWE IN THE HUNT FOR T20 SERIES SOLACE

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Zimbabwe and Bangladesh have played fewer Twenty20s than Ireland at the international level. Both teams have had to rely on the World T20 for exposure in this format, and even now the two-match series will largely be a chance to fine-tune things before the next one in March 2016. Cricinfo Largely, because Zimbabwe, having lost the ODIs 0-3 to Bangladesh, ...

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ZC BOSS OPENS UP ON TEAM’S DISMAL SHOW

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Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) board chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani has described the national team’s recent embarrassing defeat to associate side Afghanistan as unacceptable promising to take necessary action. By Kevin Mapasure   The senior men’s national team lost both the One Day International (ODI) and the T-20 series to minnows Afghanistan in matches that were played at Queens Sports Club over the ...

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UTSEYA TIPPED FOR COACHING POSITION

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Former national cricket team captain Prosper Utseya is being considered for a coaching job with the Under-19 national side currently preparing for the World Cup to be held in Bangladesh next year. By Kevin Mapasure Of the coaching positions in the age group, only the head coach’s position filled by Steve Mangongo has been occupied. Utseya is being considered for ...

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IRELAND SEAL CONSOLATION VICTORY AS ZIM CLAIMS SERIES

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ZIMBABWE missed an opportunity to seal a rare series whitewash on home soil after Ireland capitalised on a poor batting performance by the hosts to secure a hard-fought two-wicket victory in the third one day international (ODI) at Harare Sports Club yesterday. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Ireland’s consolation victory meant Zimbabwe won the three-match ODI series 2-1 to overtake their opponents ...

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IRELAND, AFGHANISTAN AWAIT STRUGGLING ZIM

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HARARE – ICC Associate nations Ireland and Afghanistan are relishing the opportunity to add more misery on a struggling Zimbabwe cricket side when they tour these lands later this month. The two nations arrive in Zimbabwe hard on the heels of the Pakistan series which ends on Monday. Pakistan, who are on a reciprocal tour visit to Zimbabwe, have already ...

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