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October 15, 2018 9:09 AM Chevrons, SA dead rubber called off

Zimbabwe concluded their cricket tour of South Africa without a win after the third Twenty20 International was abandoned without a ball being bowled at Willowmoore Park in Benoni yesterday due to rain. A waterlogged outfield caused by incessant rain deemed the field not fit to be used, with the match officials calling the match off one and half hours 5

September 21, 2018 4:02 AM Streak seeks ZC liquidation

Former national team coach Heath Streak has applied for an order for provisional liquidation of Zimbabwe Cricket after the Association failed to respond to his claims to pay him, and his sacked staff, $198 695.77 in outstanding dues. Streak was relieved of his duties in April this year following the Chevrons’ failure to qualify for next year’s ICC World 11

September 16, 2018 3:58 PM Meet the visually impaired DeMbare fan

For most fans of the game, watching soccer is a feast for the eyes, but for Tafadzwa Matope “watching” his beloved Dynamos in action is an extra sensory experience, as the 31-year-old, who is visually impaired, has had to rely on other senses to follow the fortunes of the club he started supporting two decades ago. For years sport followers have been awestruck 13

September 10, 2018 4:33 AM ZC respond to Raza saga

Zimbabwe Cricket has seen social media posts by Sikandar Raza Butt regarding ZC’s decision not to offer him a new contract. As a matter of policy, we do not discuss employee issues in the media beyond making the necessary announcements. But when one deliberately misleads the unsuspecting public or makes patently false allegations that seek to tarnish 29

August 14, 2018 4:32 PM It’s not the economy

Over the years, local sports bodies and teams have cried out for funding and sponsorship ahead of crucial matches and assignments. Shortly before the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals, the Zimbabwe government had to fork out $1 million to bankroll the Warriors’ participation in Gabon. Just last month, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) announced they would 25

June 27, 2018 3:48 PM Zimbabwe Cricket, players’ dispute rages on

It seems like there is no end in sight to the ongoing dispute between Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) and a selected few top players who have been left out of the home tri-series involving Pakistan and Australia. Brendan Taylor, Graeme Cremer, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza and Craig Ervine are all not part of the 15-man Zimbabwe squad for the tri series as the selectors 35

June 19, 2018 11:40 AM Scotland ropes in Streak for tri-series

Scotland have drafted in former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak as a consultant for the remainder of their Twenty20 tri-series in the Netherlands. Streak, who took over 450 international wickets across Test and one-day cricket, accepted an invite from Scotland head coach Grant Bradburn. Scotland lost their opener against Ireland before a dramatic tie in Sunday’s 24

May 24, 2018 12:00 AM Flower temporarily replaces Strauss

Former Zimbabwe captain Andy Flower will temporarily replace Andrew Strauss who is stepping back from his role as England’s director of cricket while his wife is treated for cancer. His wife, Ruth, was diagnosed in December and is about to enter a new period of treatment. The former England captain, 41, said he will initially be out of the role for three 63

May 5, 2018 8:49 PM MDC-Khupe official wins Zanu PF primaries

An MDC candidate for the Thokozani Khupe-led splinter group in the forthcoming elections has won the Zanu PF primary elections. Tavengwa Mukuhlani, the under-fire Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) chairperson initially printed posters for the 2018 parliamentary elections standing on an MDC-Khupe ticket for Mhondoro-Ngezi, but curiously chose to run in Zanu PF primary 40

April 6, 2018 7:11 AM Masakadza ranked 10th in world

Veteran Zimbabwean batsman Hamilton Masakadza has been ranked among the top 10 players in the world in Twenty20 Internationals. The seasoned top order player is ranked 10th on the latest table released by the International Cricket Council. Masakadza was part of the Zimbabwe team which failed to qualify for the next ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales 32