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ICC’s African Development Manager Patricia Kambarami passes away

In sad news for Associate cricket fans, Patricia Kambarami, the International Cricket Council (ICC) regional development manager for Africa has passed away. An influential...

All Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2024 Squads

The sixth edition of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier in UAE sees 10 teams vie for the final two spots in this...

Zimbabwe men win cricket gold at African Games but status kerfuffle leaves sour taste

It was double delight for Zimbabwean cricketers at the ongoing African Games in Ghana. Eleven days after the women clinched gold in a thrilling...

Nigerian Women win bronze medal in cricket at the 2023 African Games

The Nigerian women's cricket team prevailed in a thrilling 3rd place playoff game against Uganda to take out the bronze medal at the 2023...

Zimbabwe, Uganda secure global qualifier berths

The line up for the Women’s T20 Global Qualifier is complete, after Zimbabwe and Uganda secured the final two spots during the Africa Division...

Africa Qualifier Preview – Can Namibia make it three in a row?

And just like that, we’ve reached the final qualifier for the 2024 T20 World Cup. A journey that started even before qualification for the...

Plans afoot by Zimbabwe Cricket to build new stadium at iconic Victoria Falls

Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) have unveiled major plans to build a new cricket stadium at the iconic resort city of Victoria Falls. The initiative forms part...

Super Sixes – Sole crushes Zimbabwean dreams

Scotland (234/8, 50 overs) defeated Zimbabwe (203 all out, 41.1 overs) by 31 runs Scotland’s dreams of the Cricket World Cup in India lived to...

Super Six Day 1 – Zimbabwe survive Oman scare

Zimbabwe (332/7, 50 overs) defeated Oman (318/9, 50 overs) by 14 runs Zimbabwe overcame a galvanised performance from Oman to take a step closer to...

Sikandar Raza’s all-round effort blitzes the Dutch

Former Dutch national coach Peter Drinnen used to lament his charges’ capacity to excel for half a game, either the batting or the bowling...

Cricket World Cup Qualifier Day 3 – Zimbabwe dominate Netherlands, Nepal win

Zimbabwe produced a dominant batting performance to beat Netherlands for their second win, whilst Nepal defeated USA despite a century for Shayan Jehangir. Zimbabwe (319/4,...

Cricket World Cup Qualifier Day 1 – Zimbabwe, West Indies claim comfortable wins

Zimbabwe and the West Indies proved too strong for their associate opponents on Day 1 of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier, defeating Nepal...

Team news ahead of Cricket World Cup Qualifier

The Cricket World Cup Qualifier will determine the final two spots at the 2023 Cricket World Cup, held in India in October and November. All...

Zimbabwe’s spinners set up another win

The third ODI of the Super League series between Zimbabwe and the Netherlands was almost as one-sided as the first two had been thrilling,...

Madhevere s(t)eals it for Zimbabwe

I have been watching cricket at all levels for more than seventy years, and I have now officially seen everything. The second Super League match...

Nidamanuru brings the Dutch back from the brink

Lazarus, the Bible tells us, rose from the dead; but seldom have we seen two resurrections in one day, as we did at the...

Dutch go pick-and-mix to Southern Africa

The 17-man squad for the Netherlands’ final five Super League matches, to be played in Zimbabwe and South Africa between 21 March and 2...

Ireland begin 2023 with Zimbabwean Challenge

Starting January 12th, the touring side face a stern test in Harare consisting of three T20s and three ODIs with the latter looking incredibly...

Dutch gain direct qualification to 2024 T20 World Cup after dramatic final day

After a determined win over South Africa, and with some assistance from Pakistan and India, the Netherlands finished 4th in their Super 12s group...

Dutch pace attack spearheads the win over Zimbabwe

An outstanding effort by the Netherlands’ five-man pace attack at the Adelaide Oval on Wednesday set up the side’s first victory of the Super...

Netherlands, Zimbabwe and Ireland learn Super 12s opponents

After a dramatic and ever-changing week of T20 cricket, the advancing teams have confirmed their opponents and fixtures for the Super 12s of the...

Raza raises Bellerive roof in victory over Scotland

Let once again but the unstoppable Sikandar Raza, Zimbabwe raced into the second round with a strong performance, even if a slow chase threatened...

Zimbabwe fail to capitalise on early dominance in loss to West Indies.

West Indies completed the Group A parity cycle with a convincing win over Zimbabwe, exposing frailties in their batting when Sikandar Raza doesn't stick...

Ireland can’t count Blessings in Hobart cold

Sikandar Raza has suddenly become a bit of a household name in cricket. Before this year, he was a kind of pub quiz question...

Bowlers in charge on Bulawayo final day

A final round of matches which saw just 897 runs scored across the four games at an average of 5.84 an over, with 66...

Global Qualifier B Preview – Zimbabwe favourites, followed by free-for-all

The last two spots at the 2022 World Cup in Australia go on the line this week, with eight teams hopeful of a place...

Capricorn Women’s Tri-Series Wrap: Zimbabwe triumph, Namibia and Uganda find positives

Zimbabwe’s women were too good against Namibia in the final of this week’s Capricorn Women’s Tri-Series, lifting the trophy in the Namibian capital of...

Cricket to make its African Games Debut in 2023

In a boon for the sport in the region, cricket is all set to make its debut in the 2023 Africa Games. Due to...

Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier Day 1: Group B thrown open

This year's Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier promised to be one of the closest editions, and if day one action is anything to go...

Super Over: Six talking points ahead of the Women’s World Cup Qualifier

After two postponements and a change of venue from Sri Lanka to Zimbabwe due to the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, the ICC Women’s...

Namibia take on Zimbabwe in Africa Qualifier Final

With just one spot up for grabs, Namibia face tournament favourites Zimbabwe in a contest fitting of a final in Botswana. Undefeated in the lead...

Zimbabwe level Scotland T20I series

Zimbabwe have hit back from defeat in the first T20I, forcing their series against Scotland into a decider with a 10-run win over the...

Scotland’s Awaited Return to The Grange

Is there an international cricket ground as picturesque as The Grange? On a mild autumnal afternoon, when most grounds have slipped into hibernation, it...

Thailand secure T20I series win against Zimbabwe

A scintillating knock from Chanida Sutthiruang followed by a characteristically probing spell by Nattaya Boochatham ensured that Thailand defeated Zimbabwe by 27 runs in...

Chantham special spurs Thailand to big win over Zimbabwe

Natthakan Chantham's inspired knock led Thailand to a comfortable 53-run win over Zimbabwe in the second T20I of the three match series, setting up...

Zimbabwe edge Thailand by one wicket in first T20I

Zimbabwe snatched victory from the jaws of defeat, beating Thailand by one wicket in the first T20I of the three-match series. Zimbabwe won the...

Thailand and Zimbabwe complete one-day series in deadlock

Thailand and Zimbabwe shared the spoils in the third and fourth one-day matches of the tour, as the bilateral series ended with both teams...

Thailand to tour South Africa and Zimbabwe ahead of Women’s World Cup Qualifier

In a statement of intent ahead of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier, Thailand will tour South Africa and Zimbabwe in the coming...

Kwibuka T20 Tournament scheduled for June 2021

The Rwanda Cricket Association (RCA) has announced its intentions of staging the Kwibuka T20 Tournament from June 4-13 in Kigali. Held on an annual...

Zimbabwe cricket yearning for on field action

Zimbabwe's national cricket sides have been poised for lots of on field action in early 2021, though due to COVID-19, some international series have...

A word with Dutch cricket star Shane Snater

Emerging Cricket recently spoke to Dutch international Shane Snater about his cricketing journey. Alongside his Netherlands career, Snater has played for English county cricket...

Namibia and Zimbabwe series falls foul of COVID

Following the Zimbabwean government imposing new lockdown measures due to a rising number of COVID-19 cases, the upcoming series between the women's teams of...

Snater Rocks on Logan Cup debut

After signing for the Southern Rocks, Dutch international Shane Snater shined on debut for the side during the Logan Cup encounter between the Rocks...

Namibian women gearing up for Zimbabwe in 2021

The Namibian women's cricket team is set to take on their next door rivals Zimbabwe in five T20 internationals and two 50-over games between...

Snater signs for Southern Rocks

Dutch international Shane Snater has been signed by the Southern Rocks to play in Zimbabwe’s Logan Cup. Snater, who has recently signed a deal...

Elton Chigumbura’s final curtain call

The international career of former Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura’s came to an end on Tuesday following the final game of Pakistan's home series against...

Does Masakadza hold the key for Zimbabwe?

Hamilton Masakadza is a name that is synonymous with Zimbabwean cricket. After being an active player for his county over a 19-year-period, scoring over...

Cricket Zimbabwe stakes claim to host successive World Cup Qualifiers

Cricket Zimbabwe is aiming to host the 2022 ICC Men’s World Cup Qualifying tournament. The tournament gives ten teams the opportunity to qualify for...

EC weekly roundup: Thailand’s debut, Nepal central contracts, and more

Thailand’s women headline this EC weekly review, as they stepped onto the storied turf of the WACA ground to make their T20 World Cup...

Under 19 Cricket World Cup Associate Review

With the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup reaching its conclusion the tournament caps off a list of firsts for Associate cricket nations, with Japan...

Nepal catapulted into global qualifiers as ICC announces 2021 men’s T20 World Cup pathway

Despite not proceeding beyond the Asia regional finals in qualification for this year's T20 World Cup after finishing behind Singapore and Qatar, Nepal is...

Status and statistics – cricket’s hegemonic nonsense

Republished and updated after the Maldives were defeated by 249 runs against Bangladesh during the South Asian Games in Nepal. They were dismissed for...

T20 Internationals, Tim Wigmore and Pavel Florin

In the second edition of his new column Tim Brooks looks at universal T20I status, the rise of Pavel Florin and Cricket 2.0 -...

Namibia and Nigeria take suspended Zimbabwe’s spot at men’s and women’s T20 World Cup Qualifiers

On Tuesday evening from Dubai the ICC confirmed that Namibia will compete in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019, replacing Zimbabwe which...

OPINION: Zimbabwe suspension highlights double standards and warped priorities of ICC board

As the dust settles on the ICC’s decision to suspend Zimbabwe, the situation remains far from certain. Players’ careers have been thrown into limbo,...

Tanzania continue to impress with unbeaten run at Kwibuka Peace Tournament

Most of the news in the mainstream media has been about the record-breaking runs conceded and low totals scored by Mali so it was...

Taylor and Chatara win it for Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe won for the first time in the final game of their four-match visit to the Netherlands on Tuesday, but only after the Dutch...

Rampant Netherlands overpower Zimbabwe again

A change of format and a change of venue made no significant difference to the outcome when Zimbabwe took on the Netherlands in the...

Dutch take ODI series in a last-over thriller

Friday’s second ODI between the Netherlands and Zimbabwe was as tense and enthralling as the first had been one-sided, and it took until the...

O’Dowd guides the Dutch to a notable victory

There have been few ODI defeats of a Full member by an Associate as comprehensive as the Netherlands’ 7-wicket victory over a lacklustre Zimbabwe...

The Zimbabwe years: ’83, ’87, ’92. Associates at the World Cup, Part 2.

Having revisited the fortunes of Associate nations at the first two World Cups in 1975 and 1979 in Part 1 of this five-part series,...

Associates at the World Cup, Part 1: 1975 & 1979

Thanks to the International Cricket Council’s retrograde decision to reduce the number of the teams at the World Cup, the 12th edition of the showpiece event,...

Zimbabwe take out African Women’s Qualifier

Zimbabwe punched their ticket to the 2019 ICC Women's World T20 Qualifier, defeating Namibia by 50 runs in the African Women's region final.

Zimbabwe, Namibia dominate Africa Women’s Qualifiers.

* Skipper Etim grabs hattrick as Nigeria down Mozambique* Mayers stars again as Zimbabwe stroll to victory* Van Zyl’s four for 7 sets up...

ICC T20I Rankings Released

The International Cricket Council has rolled out an 80-team rankings list for men's T20 Internationals, with 52 members making up the women's rankings. Dubbing T20I...

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