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ICC lifts suspensions on Zimbabwe and Nepal

10 October, 2019 11:05 pm 11:05 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Zimbabwe was reinstated as a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday, nearly three months after its cricket board was suspended for government interference. The ICC had frozen funding to Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) in July and banned its teams from international events after the African country’s Sports and Recreation … Read More


An era ends in Zimbabwe as Great Mugabe buried in home village

09 September, 2019 12:44 am 12:44 am

KUTAMA (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s founding leader and long-serving president Robert Mugabe was buried on Saturday in his home village of Kutama, ending a dispute between his family and the government of his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa over his final resting place. Mugabe ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years from independence in 1980 but was a polarising … Read More

Zimbabwe, Masakadza, signs off, super special, win

Zimbabwe’s Masakadza signs off with ‘super special’ win

09 September, 2019 12:53 pm 12:53 pm

DHAKA (Reuters) – Hamilton Masakadza signed off from international cricket in style, leading Zimbabwe to their first Twenty20 International win over Afghanistan with a blistering knock of 71 off 42 balls on Saturday. Since making his debut in 2001, the 36-year-old batsman went on to play 38 tests, 209 one-dayers and 66 Twenty20 internationals, notching … Read More

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Ex-Zimbabwe cricket director banned over West Indies fix attempt

03 March, 2019 6:01 pm 6:01 pm

DUBAI (AFP) – Former Zimbabwe Cricket director Enock Ikope has been banned from the game for 10 years over corruption linked to the 2017 West Indies tour fix attempt. Ikope was found guilty of breaching three counts of the International Cricket Council´s Anti-Corruption Code. His suspension was announced by the ICC on Wednesday following the … Read More

Wish I could have got the hat-trick: Imran Tahir

10 October, 2018 9:50 am 9:50 am

BUFFALO PARK (92 News) –  Imran Tahir ended the first Twenty20 International against Zimbabwe with a five-wicket haul, but it was telling of his ambition that he still wished he “could have got the hat-trick”. Tahir dismissed Hamilton Masakadza (1) and Tarisai Musakanda (0) dismissed in consecutive deliveries at the beginning of the fourth over, … Read More

‘That wasn’t me!’ – Steyn delights in maiden fifty

10 October, 2018 9:15 am 9:15 am

MANGUANG OVAL (92 News) – Dale Steyn needed 117 matches to score his maiden one-day international half-century, at the age of 35 and playing his first ODI in nearly two years, and nobody was more surprised or delighted than the man himself. Steyn, one of the premier bowlers of his era, made 60 on Wednesday, … Read More

Top Zimbabwe court confirms Mnangagwa’s presidential election victory

08 August, 2018 9:46 am 9:46 am

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court confirmed President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s disputed July 30 election victory, dismissing an opposition challenge that had held up his inauguration, which will now be held on Sunday. Before the vote, Mnangagwa had said a credible election could pull Zimbabwe out of its diplomatic isolation under former president Robert Mugabe, ending … Read More

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa moves to stop Chamisa’s election court cha...

08 August, 2018 5:34 pm 5:34 pm

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has filed submissions in the land’s highest court opposing a court challenge to his victory by main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa, one of his lawyers said on Wednesday. The first election since Robert Mugabe was forced to resign after a coup in November had been expected to end … Read More

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa wins first post-Mugabe election

08 August, 2018 9:07 am 9:07 am

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former spy chief installed after Robert Mugabe’s removal in a coup in November, was elected on Thursday after a poll marred by the deaths of six people in an army crackdown on opposition protests. After two days of claims and counterclaims, the 75-year-old Mnangagwa secured a comfortable … Read More

Zimbabwe warns of crack down after opposition vote protests

08 August, 2018 11:52 am 11:52 am

HARARE (92 News) – In Zimbabwe, government has warned of crack down on opposition after three people were killed when protests against alleged electoral fraud were met by live ammunition in Harare. The Movement for Democratic Change supporters, who say their leader Nelson Chamisa won the vote, burnt tyres and pulled down street signs.

Battered Zimbabwe look to salvage pride against rampaging Pakistan today

07 July, 2018 6:18 pm 6:18 pm

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe – With the series already lost, Zimbabwe will play for pride in the fourth one-day international of the five-match series against Pakistan in Bulawayo on Friday and look to open their win account. After a humbling at the hands of the visitors – Zimbabwe were bowled out for 67 in the third ODI … Read More

Faheem Ashraf skittles Zimbabwe for 67 as Pakistan seal ODI series

07 July, 2018 4:29 pm 4:29 pm

HARARE (92 News) – After a third thumping in three – this the most demoralising of the lot for the home side – Pakistan sealed the five-match ODI series against Zimbabwe at the first time of asking. Zimbabwe’s 67 was the second lowest total any side has slumped to against Pakistan in ODIs. It has … Read More

Fakhar Zaman ton helps Pakistan thump Zimbabwe again

07 July, 2018 8:42 pm 8:42 pm

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe – Fakhar Zaman’s second ODI century, and seven wickets shared between Usman Khan and Hassan Ali, ensured Pakistan completed a nine-wicket win and took a 2-0 lead in the five-match ODI series. Pakistan were always heavy favourites for this series after many of Zimbabwe’s best players ruled themselves out due to an ongoing … Read More

Pakistan knock Zimbabwe out of triangular series

07 July, 2018 6:12 pm 6:12 pm

HARARE – Crucial runs from Fakhar Zaman, Hussain Talat, Sarfraz Ahmed and Shoaib Malik help Pakistan win their second game of the triangular series. Zimbabwe looked like they had left the Aaron Finch experience behind them, but a spirited effort led by Solomon Mire was still not enough to beat Pakistan in the fourth game … Read More

Zaman, bowlers star as Pakistan thrash Zimbabwe in tri-series opener

07 July, 2018 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

HARARE (92 News) – Fakhar Zaman, Shoaib Malik and Asif Ali do the job with the bat before bowlers stop hosts 74 runs short. Pakistan are the No1 Twenty20 International side in the world, and showed just why they are such a formidable unit in the format by running away to a 74-run win over … Read More