Brendan Taylor

West Indies beat Zimbabwe by 117 runs in first Test

West Indies beat Zimbabwe by 117 runs in first Test

A 64-run stand for the fifth wicket between Taylor and Sikandar Raza gave Zimbabwe a glimmer of hope, only for the hosts to be derailed by a series of soft dismissals.

Oct 24, 2017, 22:58 PM IST
Brendan Taylor, Kyle Jarvis to resume Test careers for Zimbabwe against West Indies

Brendan Taylor, Kyle Jarvis to resume Test careers for Zimbabwe against West Indies

Batsman and former captain Taylor and fast bowler Jarvis have made themselves available again for Zimbabwe after giving up internationals to pursue careers in English county cricket.

Oct 20, 2017, 17:28 PM IST
Zimbabwe vs West Indies: Former skipper Brendan Taylor back to strengthen Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe vs West Indies: Former skipper Brendan Taylor back to strengthen Zimbabwe

Taylor and Kyle Jarvis were included in the 16-man squad named on Tuesday for the two-Test series against West Indies at home.

Oct 17, 2017, 14:35 PM IST
India vs NZ: Brendan Taylor, former Zimbabwe captain, goofs up on Twitter regarding Mahendra Singh Dhoni's ODI career

India vs NZ: Brendan Taylor, former Zimbabwe captain, goofs up on Twitter regarding Mahendra Singh Dhoni's ODI career

The Test series between India and New Zealand ended on October 10 after India comprehensively won the third Test by 321 runs in just four days.

Oct 17, 2016, 11:16 AM IST
Graeme Cremer named Zimbabwe's Test captain for Test series against New Zealand

Graeme Cremer named Zimbabwe's Test captain for Test series against New Zealand

Four uncapped players – Chamu Chibhabha, Prince Masvaure, Peter Moor and Taurai Muzarabani – were selected in the squad for the matches in Bulawayo.

Jul 22, 2016, 09:00 AM IST
Controversial Zimbabwean cricketer Mark Vermeulen gets life ban for 'apes' racial slur

Controversial Zimbabwean cricketer Mark Vermeulen gets life ban for 'apes' racial slur

Mark Vermeulen has been banned from all cricket by Zimbabwe Cricket for engaging in a racist tirade on Facebook in which he denigrated black Zimbabweans by referring them as "apes".

Oct 17, 2015, 17:44 PM IST
Controversial Zimbabwean cricketer Mark Vermeulen in 'apes' racial slur row

Controversial Zimbabwean cricketer Mark Vermeulen in 'apes' racial slur row

Controversial Zimbabwean cricketer Mark Vermeulen has once again found himself in the middle a fresh controversy following a July Facebook post, in which he denigrated black people.

Oct 16, 2015, 17:54 PM IST
Man shocked to find Brendan Taylor sleeping off hangover in back of his car!

Man shocked to find Brendan Taylor sleeping off hangover in back of his car!

A rather unusual incident occurred on a rather usual morning in the life of Michael Whitaker on Wednesday.

Aug 28, 2015, 14:49 PM IST
Teenage spinner snares seven on Championship debut

Teenage spinner snares seven on Championship debut

Teenager Matt Carter enjoyed the most successful debut by an off-spinner in the English County Championship for 77 years when he took seven for 56 to bowl Nottinghamshire into a strong position in their First Division match away to Somerset on Monday.

Jun 16, 2015, 08:30 AM IST
Brendan Taylor admits 'dearth of money' behind Zimbabwe retirement

Brendan Taylor admits 'dearth of money' behind Zimbabwe retirement

Zimbabwe's retired cricketer Brendan Taylor has admitted that the lack of financial security was the reason behind his decision to quit international cricket after the World Cup.

Apr 18, 2015, 15:10 PM IST
Money forced me to quit Zimbabwe and play county: Brendan Taylor

Money forced me to quit Zimbabwe and play county: Brendan Taylor

Former Zimbabwe batsman Brendan Taylor has said his decision to retire from international cricket and play for English county Nottinghamshire was primarily because of financial benefits.

Apr 16, 2015, 18:25 PM IST
Brendan Taylor`s ton run continues on Championship debut

Brendan Taylor`s ton run continues on Championship debut

Former Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor marked his County Championship debut for Nottinghamshire with a hundred against Middlesex at Lord`s on Sunday.

Apr 13, 2015, 08:23 AM IST
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Centuries set ton of records in World Cup

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Centuries set ton of records in World Cup

The opening round of the World Cup witnessed 35 centuries compared to just six in the entire 1975 tournament, seemingly proving once and for all that one-day cricket is a batsman`s game.

Mar 16, 2015, 10:36 AM IST
ICC World Cup: MS Dhoni 'keeping' drills: Catch 10 balls on match days

ICC World Cup: MS Dhoni 'keeping' drills: Catch 10 balls on match days

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's cricketing philosophy has by and large remained unorthodox and the biggest testimony to that is his 'minimum practice and maximum result' theory that has worked wonders during his decade long career as India international.

Mar 15, 2015, 15:31 PM IST
Cricket World cup 2015: Don't always judge Rohit Sharma's form by runs scored, says skipper MS Dhoni

Cricket World cup 2015: Don't always judge Rohit Sharma's form by runs scored, says skipper MS Dhoni

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is not too much worried about Rohit Sharma's struggling form in the ongoing cricket World Cup and said that the important thing was to see the manner of his batting rather than the number of runs he has scored.Rohit has so far scored 159 runs in six group league matches at a mediocre average of 31.8 with two half-centuries to his credit.

Mar 15, 2015, 13:04 PM IST
Cricket World Cup: India vs Zimbabwe - Statistical highlights

Cricket World Cup: India vs Zimbabwe - Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights of the ICC Cricket World Cup match between India and Zimbabwe here on Saturday.

Mar 14, 2015, 22:05 PM IST
India vs Zimbabwe: Dropping Suresh Raina's catch was turning point, says Brendan Taylor

India vs Zimbabwe: Dropping Suresh Raina's catch was turning point, says Brendan Taylor

Zimbabwean stand-in skipper Brendan Taylor on Saturday rued dropping the catch of Suresh Raina, as it turned out to be the game changer against India in their last World Cup Pool B game at the Eden Park here.

Mar 14, 2015, 18:26 PM IST
I will miss wearing this red shirt of mine: Brendan Taylor

I will miss wearing this red shirt of mine: Brendan Taylor

Brendan Taylor's voice wasn't choked with emotion but the Zimbabwean was in a pensive mood after playing in his last match as an international cricketer, admitting that he would miss the "red jersey and the camaraderie" that he enjoyed over the years at the top level.

Mar 14, 2015, 18:07 PM IST
Taking chances: Suresh Raina's explosive innings highlights his importance

Taking chances: Suresh Raina's explosive innings highlights his importance

Giving all the actors their desired roles is simply not possible in any stage. However, there are some who exist to take their chanches, cease the moment and script their own stories. Indian cricketer Suresh Raina is one of those fastidious actors, who knows what to do, and when.

Mar 14, 2015, 17:49 PM IST
Cricket World cup 2015: Mahendra Singh Dhoni happy with workout in Zimbabwe win

Cricket World cup 2015: Mahendra Singh Dhoni happy with workout in Zimbabwe win

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was delighted to see his team cope with the pressure of chasing down Zimbabwe`s 287 on Saturday, insisting the extensive workout will help them in the World Cup knockout rounds.

Mar 14, 2015, 17:47 PM IST