Southee Ruled Out Of Zimbabwe Test

New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee has been ruled out of the one-off Test match against Zimbabwe and will not travel due to a knee injury. Southee was ruled out of the Champions League Twenty20 in late September but New Zealand Cricket (NZC) were hopeful that he would be fit to tour Zimbabwe, naming him in the Test squad.
14 October 2011

Hafeez Stars Again As Pakistan Complete Perfect Tour

Pakistan gave their coach Waqar Younis a fine send-off by holding on to beat Zimbabwe by five runs in the second and final Twenty20 International in Harare. Mohammad Hafeez put in an outstanding all-round display - just as he had in the first game - to take three for 11 after having scored 51 as Pakistan completed a tour having won each and every match played.
18 September 2011

Hafeez Stars In 85-Run Pakistan Victory Over Zimbabwe

A half-century and then four wickets from Mohammad Hafeez laid the foundations for a comprehensive 85-run win by Pakistan over Zimbabwe in the first Twenty20 International in Harare. The in-form opening batsman struck 71 in 48 balls to propel the tourists - unbeaten on the tour so far - to 198 for four before his haul of four for ten went a long way towards Zimbabwe being bowled out for 113 in reply.
16 September 2011

Pakistan Clinch 3-0 Series Win Over Zimbabwe

Half-centuries from Younus Khan and Asad Shafiq followed by a four-wicket haul from Aizaz Cheema helped Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 28 runs in the third and final One-Day International in Harare. They posted 270 for five batting first and by restricting Zimbabwe to 242 for nine in reply, they sealed a 3-0 series win in the process, Younus also being named as the man of the series.
14 September 2011

Hafeez Guides Pakistan To Ten-Wicket Win

Mohammad Hafeez cracked an unbeaten century as Pakistan brushed aside Zimbabwe to take a series-clinching ten-wicket win in the second One-Day International in Harare. After Zimbabwe had battled to 225 for six with Hamilton Masakadza and Brendan Taylor making half-centuries, Hafeez hit 139 in 147 balls as Pakistan rattled off the runs required with 49 balls remaining.
11 September 2011

Pakistan Hold Off Zimbabwe For Five-Run Win

Pakistan were pushed hard before they eventually held on to beat Zimbabwe by five runs in an entertaining first One-Day International in Bulawayo. Half-centuries from Younus Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq steered Pakistan to a score of 247 for seven and it took a sharp performance in the field to prevent them being beaten.
8 September 2011

Pakistan End Zimbabwean Resistance

A Zimbabwean fightback did not materialise on the final day of their only Test against Pakistan in Bulawayo, with the result that they were beaten by seven wickets. Starting the day 81 runs to the good, they could only add six more before being bowled out in their second innings for 141, presenting Pakistan a target of 88, which they reached for the loss of three wickets in 21.4 overs.
5 September 2011

Pakistan And Zimbabwe Draw Tour Game

The touring Pakistan side drew their two-day tour match against the Zimbabwe XI as they began their preparations for the one-off Test match which begins on 1st September in Bulawayo. There were half-centuries in the game for Azhar Ali, Younus Khan and Chamu Chibhabha while Junaid Khan took four wickets in Zimbabwe's first innings.
31 August 2011

Bangladesh End ODI Series With Comprehensive Win

Bangladesh rounded off the One-Day International series in Zimbabwe with a comprehensive 93-run win in the fifth and final match in Bulawayo. They reached a score of 253 for six before dismissing Zimbabwe for 160 to claim a second straight win although Zimbabwe took the series 3-2.
21 August 2011

Iqbal Fires Bangladesh To Victory

A timely return to form for Tamim Iqbal underpined Bangladesh's six-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the fourth One-Day International in Bulawayo. Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor scored a battling century for the home side but having chosen to rest Craig Ervine and Brian Vitori, they were unable to get enough runs on the board.
19 August 2011

Zimbabwe Clinch Series With Thrilling Five-Run Win

Zimbabwe sparked joyous scenes among the crowd in Harare by holding their nerve to pull off a five-run win over Bangladesh in the third One-Day International that put them into an unassailable 3-0 series lead. They were almost denied by Mushfiqur Rahim's maiden ODI century but he was the last man to be dismissed, caught at long-on going for the winning hit, as Bangladesh were dismissed for 245 in reply to Zimbabwe's 250 for seven.
16 August 2011

Vitori, Sibanda, Taibu Clinch Win For Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe moved into a 2-0 series lead over Bangladesh with a seven-wicket victory in the second of five One-Day Internationals in Harare. Batting first, Bangladesh were dismissed for 188, once again enduring a terrible start as Brian Vitori followed up one five-wicket haul on debut with another, returning five for 25 as the tourists were reduced to 58 for six in the 19th over.
14 August 2011

Sibanda And Vitori On Song As Zimbabwe Win

Brian Vitori marked his debut with a five-wicket haul and Vusi Sibanda scored 96 as Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by four wickets in the first One-Day International in Harare. Left-arm seamer Vitori returned five for 30 as Bangladesh were bowled out for 184 and Sibanda anchored Zimbabwe's reply as they chased down their target in 41.2 overs.
12 August 2011

Nafees Targets ODI Series Win For Bangladesh

Bangladesh batsman Shahriar Nafees believes that his side can put behind them their disappointing 130-run defeat in the Test match against Zimbabwe and win the One-Day International series. With the team now fully focussed on the upcoming three-match series, that begins on 12th August in Harare, Nafees is looking for a stronger all-rounder performance.
11 August 2011

Zimbabwe Seal Victory Over Bangladesh

Bangladesh were dismissed for 244 on the final day of their only Test in Harare, handing victory to Zimbabwe by 130 runs as they made a winning comeback to five-day cricket. Bangladesh had been set an unlikely 375 to win and resumed on 112 for three before they were bowled out in 57.3 overs with seamer Kyle Jarvis taking four for 61.
8 August 2011

Zimbabwe XI Beat Touring Bangladeshis

Zimbabwe will go into their one-off Test against Bangladesh in confident mood after a strong Zimbabwe XI team beat the touring Bangladeshis by four wickets in a three-day warm-up game. Forster Mutizwa stroked an unbeaten 87 as Zimbabwe chased down 225 for six to win in the final innings having earlier been bowled out for just 113 in their first innings.
2 August 2011

Bangladesh Name Squad To Tour Zimbabwe

Bangladesh have named their squad for their upcoming tour of Zimbabwe, picking uncapped players Shuvaguto Horn and Nasir Hossain. The 15-man squad will play one Test and five One-Day Internationals with the Test match, from 4th to 8th August, being Zimbabwe's first for five years.
16 July 2011

Bangladesh Seal Series With Six-Wicket Win

Tamim Iqbal blasted a belligerent half-century as Bangladesh swept to a series-clinching six-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the fifth and final One-Day International in Chittagong. Iqbal hit 95 in 96 balls as Bangladesh passed Zimbabwe's score of 188 for six with seven overs to spare, Junaid Siddique also making 56 not out.
12 December 2010

Bangladesh And Zimbabwe Frustrated By Rain

The fourth One-Day International between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe in Chittagong was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to heavy rain. After a number of inspections by the umpires, the match was called off around four hours after the scheduled start time.
10 December 2010

Bangladesh Take Series Lead With 65-Run Win

Bangladesh moved into a 2-1 series lead over Zimbabwe after a 65-run win in the third One-Day International in Mirpur after a solid all-round performance saw them outplay their opponents. Batting first, half-centuries from Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim saw them post 246 for seven and four wickets apiece for Abdur Razzak and Shafiul Islam bowled Zimbabwe out for 181 in reply.
6 December 2010


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