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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 14

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 29

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 21

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 61

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 38

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 28

March 30, 2018 10:09 PM Streak sad after sacked through email

ZIMBABWE Cricket have sacked Chevrons head coach Heath Streak, his entire coaching assistants and further removed captain Graeme Cremer for bungling the country’s World Cup qualifier campaign last week. Batting coach Lance Klusener, bowling coach Douglas Hondo, fielding coach Walter Chawaguta, fitness coach Sean Bell and team analyst Stanley Chioza - all other 266

March 9, 2018 4:21 AM Cricket: Zim’s Vitori suspended again

ZIMBABWEAN cricketer Brian Vitori has been suspended for the third time after the Event Panel of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 confirmed that the left-arm fast bowler uses an illegal bowling action. The suspension from bowling in international cricket, according to the International Cricket Council (ICC), begins with immediate effect 73

February 27, 2018 1:04 AM World Cup: Zim hosts nine cricket teams

Addressing the teams at a reception on Sunday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said the hosting of the tournament was important as it marked Zimbabwe's full readmission into the world cricket arena, the Herald newspaper reported on Monday. Mnangagwa also urged sports practitioners to shun corruption and uphold high moral ethics, honesty and integrity 50

January 9, 2018 8:11 AM Training for out of contract players

Former Warriors’ players Joel Luphahla and Dazzy Kapenya will conduct this year’s edition of the Football Union of Zimbabwe (FUZ) out-of-contract players training camp in Bulawayo on Tuesday next week. The Harare training camp begins today at Motor Action Sports Club, with the Heath Streak Cricket Academy hosting the Bulawayo leg from January 16-20. FUZ also wants 65