Which bacteria could be behind elephant deaths in Zimbabwe and Botswana?

Below are some facts about the different micro-organisms believed to have caused elephant deaths in the two countries.

Sep 30, 2020, 01:44 AM IST

22 elephants in Zimbabwe die of mysterious bacterial infection

Zimbabwe`s wildlife agency said on Wednesday it had discovered more elephant carcasses near a major game park, bringing the number of dead animals suspected to have been killed by a bacterial infection to 22, double the initial figure.

Sep 03, 2020, 08:27 AM IST

Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga flays President Mnangagwade, decries state 'chokehold'

Tsitsi Dangarembga was bundled into a police truck while holding placards on Friday and charged with breaking the COVID-19 lockdown to hold an illegal gathering.

Aug 05, 2020, 01:41 AM IST

On this day in 1999, Neil Johnson guided Zimabwe to historic win over South Africa in ICC World Cup

Johnson, who came to open the batting for his side, provided a perfect start to Zimabwbe by scoring 76 runs off just 117 balls, including 10 boundaries. 

May 29, 2020, 14:30 PM IST

Born May 23, 1966: Graeme Hick, former England batsman

Zimbabwe-born former England batsman Graeme Hick, who played a total of 185 matches for the national side across formats, was born on this day in 1966.

May 23, 2020, 16:54 PM IST

Bangladesh pacer Mohammad Sharif bids adieu to all forms of cricket

By bidding adieu to the game, the 34-year-old has also put an end to his 20-year-long illustrious domestic career.

Apr 12, 2020, 10:44 AM IST

Former South African spinner Jackie du Preez dies aged 77

The former spinner amassed 4,000 first-class runs, including a ton, besides taking 395 wickets and 80 catches in his career spanning nearly 20 years.

Apr 10, 2020, 09:43 AM IST

Tamim Iqbal succeeds Mashrafe Mortaza as Bangladesh ODI captain

Opening batsman Tamim Iqbal has been appointed as the new captain of Bangladesh's One-Day International (ODI) side, the country's cricket board has confirmed. 

Mar 09, 2020, 10:51 AM IST

Bangladesh all-rounder Soumya Sarkar's wedding ceremony marred by theft

Bangladesh all-rounder Soumya Sarkar recently began his new innings when he tied the knot with Prionti Debnath in Khulna Club.

Mar 01, 2020, 15:36 PM IST

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 qualification process confirmed

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed the qualification process for the additional ICC Men’s T20 World Cup that will take place in 2021 in India.

Jan 24, 2020, 17:24 PM IST

Hamilton Masakadza named Zimbabwe's first director of cricket

Masakadza, who has also served as the captain of the team in all three formats of the game, has amassed more than 2000 Test runs, 5,658 ODI runs and 1,662 T20I runs in his international career. 


Oct 31, 2019, 12:23 PM IST

Pakistan skipper, teammates urge fans' backing in home series against Sri Lanka

Newly-appointed head coach Mishah-ul-Haq jogged back memory lane to recall the last time ODIs were staged in Karachi.

Sep 24, 2019, 23:31 PM IST

Afghanistan's Rashid Khan doubtful for T20I tri-series final due to injury

Afghanistan, who have already booked their place in the final of the T20I tri-series, will look to fancy their chances when they lock horns with Bangladesh at Sher-e-Bangla in Dhaka on Tuesday. 

Sep 23, 2019, 12:01 PM IST

Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam recalled in Bangladesh T20I squad

Hossain, who has not appeared in a T20I match for Bangladesh since August last year, has been recalled in order to add some experience to the pace attack. 

Sep 16, 2019, 12:10 PM IST

Mohammad Saifuddin recalled in Bangladesh squad for T20I tri-series

Bangladesh will begin the tri-series with the oepning match against Zimbabwe at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Friday.

Sep 10, 2019, 12:49 PM IST

Late former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe's family pushes back against government burial plan

The family of Zimbabwe founder Robert Mugabe is pushing back against the government`s plan to bury him at the National Heroes Acre monument in Harare and wants him to be buried in his home village instead, three relatives told Reuters.

Sep 09, 2019, 10:09 AM IST

Zimbabwe plans Mugabe's funeral and burial on September 14

Robert Mugabe had dominated Zimbabwean politics for almost four decades from independence in 1980 until he was removed by his own army in a November 2017 coup.

Sep 08, 2019, 23:09 PM IST

Sikandar Raza left out of Zimbabwe T20I squad over disciplinary issues

Zimbabwe are scheduled to play the T20I tri-series, featuring Bangladesh and Afghanistan, from September 13 to 24.

Sep 07, 2019, 15:05 PM IST

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe dies aged 95

Zimbabwe`s former president Robert Mugabe has died aged 95, the country`s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on his official Twitter account.

Sep 06, 2019, 11:09 AM IST

ICC pays homage to former Zimbabwe Cricket chief Peter Chingoka

Chingoka had a long career as a cricket administrator, including as the president of the Zimbabwe Cricket Union from 1992 to 2014.

Aug 23, 2019, 11:40 AM IST