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

Zimbabwe Stun South Africa With 29-Run Victory

Zimbabwe beat South Africa by 29 runs to maintain a perfect start to the Tri-Nations Twenty20 series they are hosting in Harare. They followed up an 11-run win over Bangladesh in their opening game with a clinical performance, scoring 176 for four before bowling South Africa out for 147.
20 June 2012

Amla Guides South Africa To Opening Win

South Africa's batting proved too strong for Bangladesh as they got their triangular series in Harare off to a winning start with a 39-run win. After winning the toss and electing to bat, South Africa raced to 70 without loss in the seventh over, as Richard Levi blasted 37 from only 21 balls and partnered skipper Hashim Amla.
19 June 2012

Masakadza Blasts Zimbabwe To Victory In Opener

Hamilton Masakadza blasted 62 in 35 balls as Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by 11 runs in the opening game of the Twenty20 tri-series they are hosting in Harare. His innings helped the home side reach 154 for six and in reply, Bangladesh closed on 143 for five, Christopher Mpofu impressing with two for 20.
18 June 2012

Johan Botha Ruled Out Of Twenty20 Tri-Series

South Africa off-spinner Johan Botha has been ruled out of the Twenty20 International tri-series in Zimbabwe with a knee injury. He was due to captain the Proteas in Zimbabwe, where they will also take on Bangladesh, and his place in charge of the team has been handed to Hashim Amla.
14 June 2012

Williamson Seals Perfect Finish For New Zealand

Zimbabwe saved their best performance of their tour of New Zealand for the last game but were still beaten by five wickets in the second Twenty20 International in Hamilton. Half-centuries from Hamilton Masakadza and Brendan Taylor had enabled them to post 200 for two and set New Zealand a stiff target but the home side got home with two balls to spare thanks to a partnership of 103 between Rob Nicol and James Franklin and then a brilliant late surge from Kane Williamson.
14 February 2012

Guptill Smashes New Zealand To Another Victory

Martin Guptill blasted an unbeaten 91 in 54 balls to guide New Zealand to a seven-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the opening Twenty20 International in Auckland. Hamilton Masakadza had scored a half-century as Zimbabwe posted 159 for eight but New Zealand raced to victory in just 16.5 overs.
11 February 2012

McCullum Leads New Zealand Rout Of Zimbabwe

New Zealand rounded off their three-match One-Day International series against Zimbabwe by winning the final match by 202 runs in Napier to seal a 3-0 series victory. Captain Brendon McCullum hammered 119 in 88 balls as the Black Caps scored 373 for eight and Zimbabwe were bowled out for a disappointing 171 in reply.
9 February 2012

Brownlie Suffers Fractured Finger

New Zealand batsman Dean Brownlie is likely to miss the rest of the limited-overs matches against Zimbabwe with a fractured finger. The 27 year-old made his debut in the first match of the series in Dunedin, but injured his hand while fielding in the second match.
7 February 2012

New Zealand's Batsmen Wrap Up Series Win

New Zealand handed Zimbabwe a batting masterclass on their way to taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series at Whangarei's New Cobham Oval. Rob Nicol and Jacob Oram were the chief architects of the tourists' destruction with innings of 146 and 59 from 28 balls respectively.
6 February 2012

Zimbabwe's Batsmen Fail Again

Zimbabwe's top-order crumbled once again in Dunedin as the tourists followed their dismal performance in the first Test at Napier with one almost as bad in the opening One-Day International. Chasing a modest New Zealand total of 249 to win, Zimbabwe lost three wickets - two of them to Kyle Mills (three for 26) - for just 15 runs at the start of their run chase and never really recovered, in spite of a buccaneering 58 from their captain Brendan Taylor.
3 February 2012

Watling And Martin Lead New Zealand To Thumping Win

New Zealand stormed to an innings-and-301-run win over Zimbabwe in well under three days of their only Test match in Napier. After BJ Watling completed an unbeaten 102, New Zealand declared on 495 for seven and then shot Zimbabwe out for 51 and 143.
28 January 2012

New Zealand Add Sam Wells To Test Squad

New Zealand have added uncapped Otago all-rounder Sam Wells to their squad for the Test match against Zimbabwe which begins in Napier on 26th January. Wells has impressed the New Zealand coaching staff during the three-day game between New Zealand A and the touring Zimbabweans and his inclusion completes the 13-player squad for the one-off Test.
23 January 2012

Young Left Out Of New Zealand Test Squad

New Zealand have named uncapped wicket-keeper Kruger van Wyk in their 12-man Test squad to take on Zimbabwe from 26th January in Napier. Van Wyk is offered an opportunity as Reece Young misses out while Jesse Ryder is absent as he continues his recovery from injury.
16 January 2012

Chatara Replaces Injured Mpofu For Zimbabwe

Experienced Zimbabwean pace bowler Christopher Mpofu has been ruled out of his country's tour of New Zealand and has been replaced by Tendai Chatara. Mpofu suffered a lower back injury during the recent Stanbic T20 competition in Zimbabwe and will miss the tour which comprises one Test, three One-Day Internationals and two Twenty20 Internationals.
4 January 2012

New Zealand Hold Off Brave Zimbabwe For 34-Run Win

New Zealand survived an impressive Zimbabwe counter-attack to take victory in the one-off Test in Bulawayo by just 34 runs having been pushed all the way by their hosts. Eventually, despite Brendan Taylor's knock of 117, a target of 366 proved beyond Zimbabwe as Doug Bracewell took five wickets and Daniel Vettori three.
5 November 2011

Calf Injury Rules Ryder Out Of Zimbabwe Test

Powerful New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder has been ruled out of the Test match against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo with a right calf injury. Ryder picked up the injury during a warm-up game against a Zimbabwe XI, when he was able to deliver just three balls before struggling with the problem.
31 October 2011

Kyle Mills Ruled Out Of Zimbabwe Test Match

New Zealand fast bowler Kyle Mills has been ruled out of the Test match against Zimbabwe and has returned home following an abductor muscle injury. New Zealand won both Twenty20 Internationals and took the three-match One-Day Internationals series 2-1 with Mills playing in the opening Twenty20 and opening ODI.
27 October 2011

Waller Takes Zimbabwe To Dramatic Victory

Malcolm Waller hit an unbeaten 99 in 74 balls as Zimbabwe recorded their highest successful run chase to beat New Zealand by one wicket with one ball of the third and final One-Day International remaining in Bulawayo. In a high-scoring game, twin centuries from Ross Taylor, who made 119, and Kane Williamson, whose 100 came from just 69 balls, were not enough for New Zealand, who nevertheless clinched the series 2-1.
25 October 2011

Guptill Hits Century As New Zealand Clinch Series

Martin Guptill scored a century and Andy McKay took four wickets as New Zealand beat Zimbabwe by six wickets in the second One-Day International in Harare to move into an unassailable 2-0 series lead. Guptill made 105 and Brendon McCullum 87 as the Black Caps overhauled a target of 260 by closing on 261 for six in reply to Zimbabwe's score of 259 for eight.
22 October 2011


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