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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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‘IT’S GONNA BE A GOOD YEAR’

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2016 was quite a busy year for Zimbabwe Cricket and it is difficult for me to sum it up in one word or phrase. There was a lot of cricket played, with the age-group teams, women and the senior national team all in action throughout the year. The Under-17 toured Malaysia and Namibia, the women started their preparations for the ...

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‘MY OBJECTIVE IS TO MAKE SURE ZIM CRICKET RESURRECTS”

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London — Tatenda Taibu has a lot on his plate, but then he seems to like it that way. Source :cricinfo   Captain of his country at 20, Taibu retired before he was 30, and after several years away from the game, is now throwing himself wholeheartedly into a new career as an administrator. Placed in charge of selection by ...

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VITORI SUSPENDED FROM BOWLING FOR 12 MONTHS

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Brian Vitori played only one international match since he was reported for a suspect action the first time, and he was reported again in that match © AFP Zimbabwe fast bowler Brian Vitori has been suspended from bowling in international cricket for 12 months, after his action for some deliveries was once again found to be illegal. He was hit ...

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LOGAN CUP BOYCOTT WORRIES STREAK

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ZIMBABWE cricket senior team coach Heath Streak has voiced concern over the salary dispute between Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) and domestic cricket players that disrupted the Logan Cup encounter pitting Bulawayo Metropolitan Tuskers against Midlands Rhinos in Bulawayo last week. BY MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE It emerged that only the ZC contracted players had received their full salaries, while their domestic counterparts were ...

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CHISORA PROMISES MORE DRAMA

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BRITISH heavyweights Dereck Chisora and Dillian Whyte put on a spectacular show during their bad blood showdown earlier this month. The two rivals met on the undercard of Anthony Joshua’s IBF title defence against Eric Molina in Manchester after a turbulent build-up. Chisora was fined more than £30,000 and disqualified from competing for the British heavyweight title for throwing a ...

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