West Indies Crush Zimbabwe In Antigua

A change of scene didn't bring about any change in luck for Zimbabwe as they were handed their fourth straight defeat on their tour of the Caribbean. This time the West Indies, led by Lendl Simmons, and with supporting roles from Tino Best, Dwayne Bravo and Sunil Narine, triumphed by eight wickets in the first Twenty20 in Antigua. The match was over almost before it had begun as Zimbabwe lost their three best batsmen inside the first five overs.
2 March 2013

Barnwell And Badree Keen To Impress

The series of two Twenty20 Internationals between the West Indies and Zimbabwe this weekend offer the likes of Christopher Barnwell and Samuel Badree an opportunity to make a name for themselves. Batsmen Barnwell was recalled after a good run of form in the Caribbean T20 while leg-spinner Badree has played six Twenty20 Internationals since making his debut in 2012.
1 March 2013

Bravo Pays Tribute To Team-Mates After Series Win

Prior to the West Indies' clean sweep of Zimbabwe in the One-Day International series, Dwayne Bravo had only captained the men in maroon to victory five times. He now has a more healthy tally of eight wins leading his side and he has paid tribute to his team for delivering a series of impressive performances that heralded a happy return for international cricket to Grenada.
28 February 2013

I Just Wanted To Bat To The End - Bravo

West Indies batsman Darren Bravo played two match-defining innings during the One-Day International series against Zimbabwe and both set up victories. In the opening match, his 71-ball unbeaten century laid the foundations for a 156-run win and in the final game his assured 72 not out took the West Indies over the line for a seven-wicket win.
27 February 2013

West Indies Seal Series Whitewash Against Plucky Zimbabwe

Darren Bravo's calm unbeaten 72 gave the West Indies a clean sweep of their ODI series against Zimbabwe. But for a period in the middle of their innings where Zimbabwe's pair of 22 year-old of leg-spinners, Natsai Mushangwe and debutant Tino Mutombodzi, built some pressure, the West Indies batsmen had things largely their own way.
26 February 2013

Gabriel, Barnwell In West Indies Twenty20 Squad

The West Indies have called up fast bowler Shannon Gabriel and recalled all-rounder Christopher Barnwell for their two Twenty20 Internationals against Zimbabwe next month. Uncapped Gabriel and Barnwell, who has four Twenty20 International appearances to his name, have been selected on the back of strong performances in the Caribbean T20 tournament in January.
26 February 2013

ODI Century Was Like A Burden Lifted - Sarwan

West Indian batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan says his match-winning century against Zimbabwe in Sunday's second One-Day International in Grenada was like a burden being lifted from his shoulders. Brought back into the side to add his considerable experience to a developing team, Sarwan delivered by scoring a career-best 120 as the West Indies sealed the series with a seven-wicket victory.
26 February 2013

Bravo Happy With Sarwan Century, Own Career-Best

Ramnaresh Sarwan's match-winning century in the second One-Day International against Zimbabwe was his first triple-figure score for the West Indies since February 2011. Opening the batting, his 120 in 143 balls was the guiding hand that West Indies relied on to win by seven wickets with an over to spare.
25 February 2013

Sarwan And Bravo Help See Off Much-Improved Zimbabwe

Career-best performances from stand-in captain Dwayne Bravo and Ramnaresh Sarwan ensured that the West Indies secured the series win with a game still to play in Grenada. However, the tourists put up much more of a fight on this occasion, with fifties from Vusi Sibanda, Hamilton Masakadza and Craig Ervine leading them to a competitive 273 for eight after they had elected to bat.
24 February 2013

West Indies Thrash Clueless Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe were thoroughly outclassed in the first One-Day International in Grenada, losing by 156 runs as the West Indies bounced back from their whitewash at the hands of Australia to inflict a huge defeat on the tourists. Johnson Charles and Darren Bravo both hit hundreds at the West Indies racked up 337 for four after being invited to bat, while their bowlers found it exceptionally easy to contain the Zimbabweans once the early blows had been struck by Kemar Roach and Sunil Narine.
22 February 2013

This Will Be A Good Series - Dwayne Bravo

The West Indies are hoping for a large crowd to come out and support them as they play their first match in Grenada tonight since 2009, with the opening One-Day International against Zimbabwe. A public holiday has been declared and the team is making its first home appearance since winning the ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.
22 February 2013

Jonathan Carter Added To West Indies ODI Squad

The West Indies have added Jonathan Carter to their One-Day International squad as cover for Kieron Pollard, who is experiencing difficulties in reaching Grenada ahead of Friday's opener against Zimbabwe. The three-match series gets underway on 22nd February and with Pollard absent, the uncapped Carter offers another big-hitting option in the middle order.
21 February 2013

I Am Ready For This Challenge - Denesh Ramdin

West Indies wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin is keen to make the most of his opportunity having been recalled for the limited overs matches against Zimbabwe. The West Indies play three One-Day Internationals and two Twenty20 matches between 22nd February and 3rd March with Ramdin back in the squad in place of Devon Thomas.
21 February 2013

Dwayne Bravo To Captain West Indies Against Zimbabwe

West Indies have chosen the forthcoming ODI series against Zimbabwe as an opportunity to rest some of their senior players. Captain Darren Sammy has been left out of the 13-man squad for the first two matches in Grenada, while the selectors have granted Chris Gayle permission to miss all three matches at his request. Dwayne Bravo will skipper the side in Sammy's absence.
17 February 2013

Price And Vitori The Casualties As Zimbabwe Announce Squads

Zimbabwe have announced their squads for the tour of the West Indies which begins in February. The main news is that veteran left-arm spinner Ray Price has been dropped from the limited-overs squads, while left-arm paceman Brian Vitori has been dropped for all three forms of the game. All-rounder Elton Chigumbura has also lost his place and did not even make the 24-man preliminary squad.
29 January 2013

Zimbabwe Set To Tour West Indies In February And March

Zimbabwe will tour the West Indies to play two Tests, three One-Day Internationals and two Twenty20 Internationals in February and March. The ODI series will see international cricket return to the Grenada National Stadium for the first time since 2009 and the Tests will be the first between the two sides since 2003.
27 November 2012

Zimbabwe Clinch Tri-Series Victory By Beating South Africa

Zimbabwe beat South Africa by nine wickets with 17 balls remaining to clinch victory in the Tri-Nations Twenty20 Series final in Harare. Francois du Plessis hit 66 as South Africa hit 146 for six but half-centuries from Hamilton Masakadza and Brendan Taylor saw Zimbabwe close on 150 for one.
24 June 2012

Levi Sets Up Victory And Final Place For South Africa

South Africa booked a rematch with Zimbabwe in the Tri-Nations Twenty20 series in Harare with a confident six-wicket win over their hosts in the last group game. With all three teams - Bangladesh also being involved - being level on 4 points with two wins and two defeats, South Africa and Zimbabwe qualify due to having the better net run-rates.
23 June 2012

Bangladesh Upset South Africa To Keep Hopes Alive

Bangladesh beat South Africa by three wickets to take their second straight victory and maintain their hopes of reaching the final of the Tri-Nations Twenty20 tournament in Harare. Mohammad Ashraful top scored with 40 and an unbeaten 27 in 26 balls from Ziaur Rahman helped them chase down a target of 130 to win with a ball to spare.
22 June 2012

Bangladesh Beat Zimbabwe To Stay In Tournament

Bangladesh claimed their first win of the Tri-Nations Twenty20 series in Zimbabwe, beating the hosts by six wickets with 15 balls to spare. Their confident run chase keeps them in with a chance of winning the tournament and ends Zimbabwe's run of two wins from their opening matches.
21 June 2012


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