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USA sweep Canada to reach Women's T20 and Cricket World Cup Qualifiers

The Qualifier in Florida saw the rivals square off in three T20 internationals over three days, with the table-toppers advancing to represent their region at the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019.

May 22, 2019, 17:23 PM IST

PNG, Zimbabwe secure spots in Women's T20 and Cricket World Cup Qualifiers

Zimbabwe topped Group A with a 100 percent record, while Namibia did likewise in Group B to set up a fascinating showpiece in Harare.

May 14, 2019, 07:38 AM IST

Women set to take centre stage in ICC Qualifier Africa 2019

Uganda are the defending champions for the women's tournament, having memorably held off Zimbabwe in Windhoek two years ago.

May 05, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

Injured Hamilton Masakadza, Brendan Taylor ruled out of Zimbabwe ODI squad for UAE series

In Masakadza's absence, batsman Peter Moor will lead the national side against the UAE. 

Apr 09, 2019, 00:50 AM IST

Muhammad Naveed to lead UAE squad in ODI series against Zimbabwe

Middle-order batsman Rameez Shahzad, on the other hand, has not been included in the UAE squad as he is still recovering from a finger injury which he sustained last month. 

Apr 08, 2019, 20:03 PM IST

Zimbabwe to host UAE for four ODIs in April

Zimbabwe will play a four-match ODI series against UAE between April 10 to April 16. 

Mar 19, 2019, 12:27 PM IST

Death toll in Mozambique' Cyclone Idai, floods could surpass 1,000: President Filipe Nyusi

The number of people killed in a powerful storm and preceding floods in Mozambique could exceed 1,000, the president said on Monday, putting the potential death toll greatly more than current figures.

Mar 19, 2019, 07:52 AM IST

Afghanistan call off proposed tour to Zimbabwe over broadcasting costs

While Zimbabwe played their last ODI match in November 2018 when they visited Bangladesh, Afghanistan settled for a 2-2 draw against Ireland in the ODI series. 

Mar 12, 2019, 15:06 PM IST

Former Zimbabwe Cricket Director Enock Ikope banned by ICC for 10 years

Ikope was bound by the ICC Anti-Corruption Code as a result of his affiliation to the HMCA as its Chairman and to Zimbabwe Cricket as its (at the time) Director.

Mar 07, 2019, 10:49 AM IST

ICC bans former Zimbabwe Cricket director Enock Ikope for 10 years

Ikope was provisionally suspended last year after being charged for offences such as refusing to co-operate, delaying and obstruction of an investigation into possible corruption by the ACU.

Mar 06, 2019, 16:28 PM IST

UN seeks $234 million in aid for drought-hit Zimbabwe

The UN was seeking $234 million in emergency aid in response, its Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Mark Lowcock told reporters in Harare.

Feb 28, 2019, 16:10 PM IST

Zimbabwe in 'total internet shutdown' amid violent anti-fuel hike protests

Thousands of Zimbabwean citizens were unable to access the internet on Friday after the government had ordered the nation`s biggest telecom operator to shut down its services again, amid the violent anti-fuel hike demonstrations that have rocked the African nation since this week. 

Jan 19, 2019, 09:19 AM IST

Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts open to the idea of four-day Tests

At the same time, he denied any reports suggesting the fact that Australia had attempted to doctor the Perth wicket for the second Test against India. 

Dec 15, 2018, 16:33 PM IST

Zimbabwe win a Diwali gift for me, says coach Lalchand Rajput

Zimbabwe had won their last Test match when they beat Pakistan at home in Harare in 2013.

Nov 06, 2018, 17:53 PM IST

ICC modifies Duckworth-Lewis as high-scoring games become the norm

This decision involved analysis which took into account 428 T20Is and 700 ODIs comprising of about 2,40,000 deliveries

Sep 29, 2018, 14:33 PM IST

Zimbabwe begins voting in first election since Robert Mugabe's removal

The election will see 75-year-old President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a long-time Mugabe ally, face 40-year-old Nelson Chamisa, a lawyer, and pastor who is vying to become Zimbabwe`s youngest head of state.

Jul 30, 2018, 14:03 PM IST

Top ODI spot up for grabs in India's series against England

India will have to blank England 3-0 in the upcoming One-Day International (ODI) series to get back to the top spot in the ICC rankings, a statement from cricket`s world governing body stated on Tuesday.

Jul 11, 2018, 22:14 PM IST

T20 tri-series: Pakistan thrashes Australia by 45 runs in dress rehearsal

In their second encounter in the T20 tri-series in Zimbabwe, Pakistan defeated Australia by 45 runs on Thursday. With this, Australia’s long wait to climb on the top of the ICC’s T20I rankings went in the back burner.

Jul 06, 2018, 00:18 AM IST

Shoaib Malik plans to retire from ODIs cricket after 2019 World Cup

Shoaib Malik expressed his desire to win the 50-over World cup tournament in 2019.

Jun 27, 2018, 09:48 AM IST

No fielding coach for Pakistan in Zimbabwe tour, Darren Berry to join in September

Darren Berry name was shortlisted after fellow Australian Steve Rixon completed his contract with the PCB and left for home after the T20 series in Scotland instead of preferring to extend his contract. 

Jun 26, 2018, 10:46 AM IST