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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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ZIMBABWE TO HOST AFGHANISTAN IN BULAWAYO

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ZIMBABWE will host Afghanistan in Bulawayo for a cricket tour that comprises five one-day internationals (ODIs) and two Twenty20 matches. Source : Zimcricket Afghanistan are expected in Bulawayo on October 13, for the tour, which will see all the seven matches played at the Queens Sports Club in Zimbabwe’s second-largest city. The ODI matches are on October 16, 18, 20, ...

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POOR ZIMBABWE FALL SHORT OF 136 AGAIN

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Nothing frustrates a teacher more than to have his students failing to do corrections.Zimbabwe coach Dav Whatmore must be raging mad and who can find fault with him, what with a team that tosses winning positions like a piece of hot charcoal? Story Source D Nhakaniso NewsDay The first time can be forgiven, not the second. No. It’s criminal. For ...

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ZIMBABWE NAME SQUARD FOR PAKISTAN CHALLENGE

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Zimbabwe will play Pakistan in two Twenty20 and three One-Day International matches. Richmond Mutumbami and Taurai Muzarabani have been included in Zimbabwe’s 16-man squad to play Pakistan later this month, in two Twenty20 and three One-Day International (ODI) matches. Mutumbami, 26, is selected as wicketkeeper/batsman ahead of Regis Chakabva who kept wicket during the New Zealand tour of Zimbabwe in August. ...

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SAME OLD STORY

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THE Zimbabwe cricket team wasted another glorious chance to register a victory over a top side allowing Pakistan to rally back from a poor batting performance to win the first T20 by 13 runs After being set a modest winning target of 137 by the tourists, who had won the toss, Zimbabwe never looked like crossing the finishing line until ...

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