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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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THE DAY THAT MADE DONALD

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CHEVRONS bowler Donald Tiripano reveals that life has not been the same since the day he successfully defended five runs in the last over of the tied ODI against the West Indies at Queens Sports Club. By Brighton Zhawi On November 19 this year, the West Indies appeared to be on their way to victory as they needed five runs ...

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ZIMBABWE ANNOUNCE BUMPER DOMESTIC SEASON

Zimbabwe have announced an extended domestic season, running from December until the end of August, incorporating both club and provincial cricket. The schedule consisted of the Logan Cup (first-class matches) for the four provinces, a forty-over Zimbabwe Premier League, fifty-over List A games for the provinces, two T20 tournament windows and opportunities for the under-19 side to face the provinces. ...

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UNDERDOGS ZIMBABWE CHASE MAIDEN TRI-SERIES WIN AT HOME

Big picture -And so to the tri-series final, where a Sri Lanka squad brimming with promise, but light on experience, will meet a Zimbabwe side who have managed to rise to their feet after a rickety start to the series. Zimbabwe are still the underdogs, but the gulf is not so big that they cannot leap across it if they ...

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CHISORO DESERVES ALL THE CREDIT – RAZA

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For Tendai Chisoro and his team-mates, who have seen him play this way for domestic and A sides, his match-winning performance, which included an unbeaten 42 and 2 for 23, was nothing out of the ordinary.By Liam Brickhill in Bulawayo “I’ve done it before, I’ve opened the bowling in a couple of T20 games and I’ve been successful, so it ...

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THE RAZA EFFECT

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Whether batting in a crisis, patrolling the covers or chipping in with his part-time offbreaks, Sikandar Raza is the ultimate team man and often saves his best for the times he is needed most. By Liam Brickhill Sikandar Raza seems to score a lot of his runs when others haven’t, and thrives on pressure © AFP Every team needs a ...

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