Zimbabwe

11:09 AM ET Liam Brickhill Former Zimbabwe Cricket chairman Peter Chingoka has died. Chingoka, who was 65, was one of the first black Zimbabweans to make his name in cricket, initially as a player and subsequently in administration. As a seamer and a useful lower-order batsman in his youth, Chingoka captained the South African African
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Zimbabwe news August 9, 2019 This is the first step in getting the suspension lifted, but it’s not quite a straightforward road yet Gerald Mlotshwa, chairman of Zimbabwe’s Sports and Recreation Commission, that was put in charge of running Zimbabwe cricket © AFP The spat between Zimbabwe’s Sports and Recreation Commission and Zimbabwe Cricket appears
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2:40 PM ET Liam Brickhill Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza has written to sports minister Kirsty Coventry to ask for “urgent intervention” after Zimbabwe Cricket’s suspension by the ICC. Masakadza’s letter follows similar communication from women’s captain Mary-Anne Musonda, who had asked the minister to step in and resolve the apparent impasse between Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC)
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6:20 AM ET Liam Brickhill Zimbabwe allrounder Solomon Mire has announced his decision “to retire from Zimbabwe Cricket in all formats with immediate effect”. “It is unfortunate and untimely however to leave under the current circumstances that are out of my control but i have decided to take a step in a new direction,” Mire
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10:37 AM ET Liam Brickhill Zimbabwe will not be able to stage their domestic competitions in the coming season, or fulfil their Future Tours Programme (FTP) itinerary and other international obligations, including the tour to Bangladesh for a T20I tri-series that was to include Afghanistan in September, according to a statement released by Zimbabwe Cricket
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12:18 AM ET Disappointment, despair and heartbreak. These are the words Sikandar Raza used to describe the mood among his Zimbabwe team-mates, as they frantically called each other and exchanged messages in the minutes following the ICC’s decision to suspend Zimbabwe with immediate effect over ‘government interference’. Raza said his team-mates’ emotions were similar to
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2:55 PM ET Liam Brickhill Zimbabwe have been suspended from the ICC with immediate effect. ICC funding to Zimbabwe Cricket has been frozen, and representative teams from Zimbabwe will not be allowed to participate in any ICC events while under suspension, making Zimbabwe’s participation in the T20 World Cup Qualifier in October highly unlikely. After
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Jul 12, 2019 Ireland 134 for 1 (Stirling 83*, Balbirnie 28*) beat Zimbabwe 132 for 8 (Ervine 55, Williams 34, Adair 4-40) by nine wickets (DLS method) A blazing Paul Stirling special powered Ireland to a nine-wicket demolition of Zimbabwe in the rain-truncated second T20I in Bready. Craig Ervine’s rapid fifty lifted Zimbabwe to 132
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3:00 AM ET Ireland 191 for 4 (McCollum 54, Porterfield 49) beat Zimbabwe 190 all out (Williams 67, Murtagh 3-39) by six wickets James McCollum‘s second fifty of the series, and a nuggety 49 from captain William Porterfield, took Ireland to an historic six-wicket win over Zimbabwe in Stormont. Following on from his fifty in
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7:33 AM ET Liam Brickhill The power struggle in Zimbabwean cricket has raged on this week, with the police being dispatched to secure Zimbabwe Cricket’s office in Harare, amid allegations that ousted board chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani has instructed ZC employees not to turn up for work. The suspension put in place by the Sports and
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3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Netherlands 199 for 6 (Van der Merwe 75*, Cooper 54) beat Zimbwbwe 150 (Ervine 59, Glover 3-20, Seelaar 3-28, Klaassen 3-38) by 49 runs He walked in after Netherlands lost two wickets for three runs. He walked back with his highest T20I score and the biggest hand in a thumping
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12:14 PM ET Liam Brickhill The entire board of Zimbabwe Cricket has been suspended with immediate effect by the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC), a government parastatal and the governing organisation of all registered sporting associations in the country. ZC acting managing director Givemore Makoni has also been suspended from his position. David Ellman-Brown, Ahmed
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3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Netherlands 209 for 3 (O’Dowd 82*) beat Zimbabwe 205 for 8 (Taylor 71, Klaassen 2-29) by seven wickets Max O’Dowd pulls over midwicket Peter Della Penna While the cricket watching public are binging on the World Cup, Netherlands made a serious statement by totally outplaying Zimbabwe, with opening batsman Max O’Dowd
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10:51 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Seniors Hamilton Masakadza and Brendan Taylor, who had been sidelined from the ODI series against UAE with injuries, have returned to Zimbabwe’s squad for their limited-overs tour of Netherlands, which starts with the first ODI in Deventer on June 19. Masakadza will take back captaincy from Peter Moor, who had
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11:28 AM ET Liam Brickhill Zimbabwe cricketer Brendan Taylor‘s wife was mugged outside their home in Harare earlier this week, with Taylor posting about the incident via his Twitter account and urging residents of the city to remain vigilant amid reports of increased crime. “Just had an alarming situation outside my house,” Taylor wrote. “I
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