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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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