Friday, 18 October 2019

Tag Archives: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is once again member of the ICC

LONDON: Cricket chiefs readmitted Zimbabwe as an International Cricket Council (ICC) member following a three-month suspension over political interference. An ICC statement said the move followed a meeting in Dubai involving the Zimbabwe Cricket chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani and sports minister, Kirsty Coventry. “I would like to thank the Zimbabwe sports ...

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Bangladesh down Zimbabwe to reach final

CHATTOGRAM: With their backs up against the wall, Bangladesh cruised to a 39-run win over Zimbabwe in a sweltering Chattogram to book their place in next week’s tri-series final. Put in to bat by Zimbabwe, Bangladesh’s 175 for 7 was built around a 78-run fourth-wicket stand between Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur ...

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Robert Mugabe, longtime Zimbabwe leader, dies at 95

HARARE: Robert Mugabe, the former leader of Zimbabwe forced to resign in 2017 after a 37-year rule whose early promise was eroded by economic turmoil, disputed elections and human rights violations, has died. He was 95. His successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa confirmed Mugabe’s death in a tweet Friday, mourning him ...

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Ashwin left heartbroken after ICC ban on Zimbabwe cricket

The suspension of Zimbabwe cricket board by the International Cricket Council (ICC) has left the cricketing world in shock and surprise. Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin took to social media to express his emotions and what he feels about the ban. Ravichandran Ashwin took to his official Twitter handle and wrote, ...

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Zimbabwe suspended following ICC Annual Conference

LONDON: The introduction of concussion replacements and a change to over-rate punishments were two of the major decisions made at the ICC Annual Conference in London, where the headline was the decision to suspend Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect. The ICC Board unanimously decided that the Full Member had failed ...

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Zimbabwe win ODI series against UAE

HARARE: After running them close two nights ago, UAE were put through another tough examination in Harare. Zimbabwe’s quality of batsmanship was far superior, as they clinched the four-match ODI series 3-0 with one to play. This was made possible courtesy Sean Williams’ third ODI century, an unbeaten 84-ball 109, ...

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Broadcast costs derail Afghanistan’s proposed Zimbabwe tour

HARARE: Afghanistan’s proposed tour of Zimbabwe for five one-day international matches next month has been cancelled because of broadcast costs, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) said. The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) had asked Zimbabwe Cricket to host the series in Harare to help their team prepare for the World Cup in England. ...

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Zambian airline suspends flights to Zimbabwe

LUSAKA: A Zambian airline on announced that it will suspend flights between the capitals of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Proflight Zambia said the suspension will begin on Jan. 29, 2019 and it expects to resume flights from March 1, 2019. “We regret to announce that due to the current situation in ...

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Three dead as Zimbabwe tightens crackdown over protests

HARARE: Three people have been shot dead and many injured, Zimbabwe’s main opposition party said Tuesday, as security forces crack down on protests triggered by a sharp, sudden rise in fuel prices. The streets of the capital Harare were deserted a day after widespread demonstrations when public anger erupted over ...

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