Zimbabwe

'Comeback Kid' Samuels Delighted With Impact

Marlon Samuels marked his latest comeback to international cricket by taking career-best figures of four for 13 on day one of West Indies' first Test against Zimbabwe in Barbados. He took a wicket with his first ball and held on to a stunning catch early in the innings to remove Hamilton Masakadza as Zimbabwe were bowled out for 211.
13 March 2013

Sammy Confident As West Indies Eye Five In A Row

West Indies are keen to extend their winning run and make it five Test wins in a row when they take on Zimbabwe in the opening Test, which begins later today in Barbados. The team is in confident mood after winning the three One-Day Internationals and both Twenty20 Internationals and go into the match as heavy favourites.
12 March 2013

Masakadza, Cremer Impress In Tour Game

Hamilton Maakadza scored a century, Vusi Sibanda hit 80 and Graeme Cremer took seven wickets as Zimbabwe warmed up for their Test series in the West Indies by drawing with a Sagicor High Performance Centre team. Masakadza made 112 in the Zimbabweans' first innings, Sibanda made a half-century in the second innings while Cremer returned seven for 79 as the home side were bowled out for 230.
11 March 2013

Gayle, Samuels, Shillingford Back For Zimbabwe Test

West Indies have named a 13-man squad for the first Test against Zimbabwe, which gets underway on Tuesday (12th March) at the Kensington Oval in Barbados. Opening batsman Chris Gayle returns to the squad having been rested for the Twenty20 and One-Day International series, while Dwayne Bravo and Sunil Narine are among those who miss out.
8 March 2013

Roach, Samuels Named In Squad For Tour Game

Experienced internationals Marlon Samuels and Kemar Roach have been named as part of the Sagicor HPC squad to take on the Zimbabweans in a two-day tour game. Both teams will be able to use 13 players during the game, providing only 11 bat and the match is Zimbabwe's final preparation ahead of two Tests against West Indies in Barbados and Dominica.
5 March 2013

Bangladesh To Tour Zimbabwe In April

Bangladesh will tour Zimbabwe in April to play five limited overs internationals which will all be hosted at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo. The opening match will be played on 13th April.
5 March 2013

West Indies Wrap Up Limited-Overs Clean Sweep

West Indies were briefly tested by Zimbabwe before emerging as comfortable winners of the second Twenty20 International at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium. Lendl Simons helped them survive a stuttering first half of their innings with a mature 41 off 39 balls, before Kieron Pollard provided the late momentum and, in conjunction with Darren Sammy, harvested 60 off the final five overs.
3 March 2013

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

 
 
 
 

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