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  • ‘Tsholotsho game a must-win’

    November 2, 2017 12:17 AM 117

    Tsholotsho are firmly rooted in the relegation zone and will get the chop if they lose to Chicken Inn. Chicken Inn are fourth on the table with 56 points and trail leaders, Ngezi Platinum Stars, by four points. Tsholotsho have threatened to spoil the party for their opponents, saying they will not go down without a fight. Gumbo said his team’s focus

  • What Manchester United star Romelu Lukaku should have done with THAT penalty

    November 1, 2017 9:30 PM 84

    Man Utd star Romelu Lukaku did not get the chance to end his goal drought from the spot vs Benfica with the score at 1-0. The Belgian immediately picked up the ball after Marcus Rashford was felled inside the six-yard box with barely 15 minutes to go, but Ander Herrera then threw an arm around him to inform him he was taking it. To add to the confusion

  • Chibuku final set for Rufaro

    November 1, 2017 12:22 AM 105

    The Sunshine Boys, who are looking to become the only team to win the silverware twice since 2014, have had a fairy-tale run in the knockout competition despite their challenges in the league marathon. The Chibuku Super Cup is their only hope of success and with the final set to for Rufaro for the first time, they will be hoping to make full use of the home advantage

  • South Africa recommended to host 2023 World Cup

    October 31, 2017 11:16 PM 102

    failing with three successive bids, South Africa was recommended yesterday as the best host for the 2023 Rugby World Cup ahead of France and Ireland. World Rugby released a bid evaluation report by its experts and external consultants, and said South Africa was the unanimous pick. The final decision will be made on Nov. 15 in London in a secret ballot

  • 'Proud' Raza steps up as allrounder

    October 31, 2017 6:20 PM 89

    Sikandar Raza was Zimbabwe's unlikely bowling hero on the third day at Queens Sports Club. After his fighting first-innings 80, Raza picked up his maiden Test five-for and said he was both proud and humbled by the achievement. "It's quite a humbling and proud feeling, especially seeing your team do well as you take five," Raza said. "It's one of the roles

  • Retrospective Raza rues wasted review as WI edge ahead

    October 31, 2017 5:56 PM 91

    All-rounder Sikandar Raza took responsibility for the one that got away after Zimbabwe ceded control of the second Test to the West Indies on Tuesday. Raza's maiden five-wicket haul had set Zimbabwe on course for a significant first-innings lead as the West Indies were reduced to 230 for 7, still 96 runs short of Zimbabwe's first-innings total. When West Indies

  • We've put lots of miles on their legs: Kieran Powell

    October 31, 2017 5:05 PM 86

    Windies batsman Kieran Powell felt the visitors have 'put miles on the legs' of the Zimbabweans at the end of Day 3 on Monday (October 31). Replying to Zimbabwe's first-innings tally of 326, Windies finished the day on 374 for 7. When quizzed about the lead at hand and who holds the advantage, the swashbuckling southpaw said, "We're only 48 runs ahead

  • Holder, Dowrich keep Windies in command in Zimbabwe

    October 31, 2017 4:38 PM 85

    An unbroken 144-run stand for the eighth wicket between Jason Holder and Shane Dowrich ensured the West Indies emerged from day three of the second Test against Zimbabwe on Tuesday with a vital first-innings lead. Holder and Dowrich came together with the West Indies reeling on 230 for seven, still 96 runs short of Zimbabwe's first-innings total, after

  • Zimbabwe vs West Indies, 2nd Test Day 3 Highlights – As It Happened

    October 31, 2017 3:58 PM 84

    Day 2 Review: Zimbabwe legspinner Graeme Cremer struck late on day two to end a turgid opening stand and keep the West Indies in check in the second Test at Queens Sports Club on Monday. A grinding partnership of 76 in 46 overs between Kraigg Brathwaite and Kieran Powell had given the West Indies a solid base in their reply to Zimbabwe’s 326 all out, before

  • Gibson can't guarantee 2019 World Cup squad place for Morkel

    October 31, 2017 1:26 PM 87

    Morne Morkel has pledged his future to the Proteas for the next “few years” but coach Ottis Gibson cannot guarantee the 33-year old fast bowler a place in the 2019 World Cup squad. Morkel‚ who has played in 79 Tests‚ 112 ODIs and 44 T20s for the Proteas over eleven years‚ said last month that he needed clarity from Gibson on his short and long term future