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Zim thrashed, crash out of U-19 CWC

India U-19 155 for 0 (Gill 90*, Desai 56*) beat Zimbabwe U-19 154 all out (Shumba 36, Roche 31, Roy 4-20) by 10 wickets Mount MAUNGANUI — Much of the hype surrounding India at this cricket tournament has been around their fast-bowlers Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti and batsman Prithvi Shaw.

Naye charged over Cremer offer

THE International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged Rajan Nayer with three counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code after he tried to influence Zimbabwe national cricket team captain Graeme Cremer into fixing their Test series against West indies last year.

Zim win thriller

Zimbabwe 290 for 6 (Raza 81*, Masakadza 73, Gunaratne 3-37) beat Sri Lanka 278 (Kusal 80, Thisara 64, Chatara 4-33) by 12 runs DHAKA — Sikandar Raza, Hamilton Masakadza and Tendai Chatara yesterday combined to lead Zimbabwe to a 12-run one-day international cricket win over Sri Lanka, their first victory against a full member at a neutral venue in 15 years.

Zim U19 thrashed

Lincoln — The Zimbabwe Under-19 team’s hopes of qualifying for the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup went up in smoke yesterday after a seven-wicket thrashing by Australia in a Group B match at Lincoln, New Zealand.

Mathews rates Zimbabwe highly

Dhaka — Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said his side would like to strive as a team when they start their tri-nation one-day international (ODI) series campaign taking on Zimbabwe at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka today.

Zim aim to stop winless run – NewsDay Zimbabwe

DHAKA — A cold Dhaka needs a bit of warming up, so the cricket has come at a good time, and there is plenty at stake as Mirpur hosts the international game’s middle-weight battle.

Ntini steps down as Zim bowling coach – NewsDay Zimbabwe

Cape Town — Former South Africa fast bowler, Makhaya Ntini has stepped down from his role as Zimbabwe’s bowling coach with immediate effect, the board announced on Sunday.

Cricket team regroups for tri-series – NewsDay Zimbabwe

THE Zimbabwe national cricket team regroups in Harare tomorrow to begin preparations for the tri-series in Bangladesh against the hosts and Sri Lanka starting on January 15.

Faf fitness: Clarity on tomorrow

Cape Town — It should be known tomorrow whether national captain Faf du Plessis will be able to take his place in the Proteas team for the once-off, floodlit Test against Zimbabwe in Port Elizabeth from Boxing Day.

98 overs for four-day Test

Each day of the upcoming inaugural four-day Test between South Africa and Zimbabwe in Port Elizabeth will need to have a minimum of 98 overs per day, as per the International Cricket Council (ICC)’s playing conditions.


Lehmann urges Ashes greats to back under-fire Australia

Coach Darren Lehmann on Sunday urged former greats to get behind the Australian team for this week's Ashes Test series opener against England following uproar over the selection of the squad.

How Carey call could help Ferg