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South African hunter eaten by crocodiles

Crocodiles are thought to have eaten a South African hunter after human remains were found inside two animals. Scott van Zyl disappeared last week after he went on a hunting safari in Zimbabwe. Accompanied by a pack of dogs and a Zimbabwean tracker, the professional hunter who organises trips for foreign clients is thought to…

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Thank you Younis Khan

By: Muhammad Saim Khan Pakistan produced a lot of brilliant cricketers like Hanif Mohammad, Javed Miandad, Imran Khan,Zaheer Abbas and many more. These all players have played in the nineties. Now if we come to 2000 onwards the greats are Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Inzeman-ul-Haq, Mohammad Yousaf, Shahid Afridi and Younis Khan. All of these…

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Malaria kills 150 after heavy rains

HARARE: At least 150 people have died of malaria in Zimbabwe over the past two months, with nearly 90,000 infections recorded, a government official said Monday, blaming the upsurge on intense rains. “We have seen increased cases of malaria due to the more rains received this year that increased the breeding grounds for mosquitoes,” Joseph…

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Good news for cricket revival in Pakistan

After successful conduct of Pakistan Super League (PSL2), there is another good news coming for revival of international cricket in the country. Watch the welcome development in this video report.

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Zimbabwe to consider sending cricket team to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Good news are pouring in after the huge success of Pakistan Super League (PSL) final in Lahore. The recent development is that Zimbabwe has signaled to send its cricket squad to Pakistan. It was announced by Zimbabwe Sports Minister Makhosini Hlongwane who held a meeting with Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination Mian Riaz…

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Zimbabwean sports minister terms PSL a huge success

LAHORE: Zimbabwean Minister for Sports Makhosini Hlongwane has applauded the smooth conduct of the Pakistan Super League final and said it would supplement the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) efforts for bringing back international cricket to Pakistan. He expressed these views during his meeting with PCB Chairman Shaharyar M Khan in his office here on Monday….

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Zimbabwe edge out West Indies to reach one-day final

Zimbabwe beat the West Indies by five runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method in Bulawayo on Friday to book a place in Sunday’s final of the triangular one-day international tournament against Sri Lanka. Rain ended the last round-robin match early after Zimbabwe fought back from a dismal start to post a competitive score and pegged the…

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Zimbabwe salvage tie in thriller with West Indies

Shai Hope hit his maiden one-day international century but the West Indies could only stutter to a dramatic tie in a triangular series clash with Zimbabwe in Bulawayo on Saturday. With Hope scoring 101 in just his second ODI the West Indies were well on track to overhaul the hosts’ 257 all out, until his…

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Sri Lanka win toss in ODI opener

HARARE: Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bowl first in their triangular one-day series opener against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club on Monday. With heavy rains having fallen over the weekend and cloudy skies remaining overhead, Upul Tharanga expected his seamers to enjoy the conditions early on as he captained Sri Lanka for…

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Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe by 257 runs to win series 2-0

Harare, Zimbabwe: Rangana Herath finished with 13 wickets as Sri Lanka completed a convincing 257-run victory over Zimbabwe in the second Test to sweep the series 2-0 at Harare Sports Club on Thursday. The tourists went into the final day needing just three wickets to wrap up the match, and Herath required less than an…

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Sri Lanka’s oldest captain banks on youngsters

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s oldest ever skipper Rangana Herath Monday said he hoped to build on the recent Test whitewash against Australia despite leading a young and inexperienced team to Zimbabwe. The 38-year-old spinner became the oldest player named to head an overseas tour as regular captain Angelo Mathews and his deputy Dinesh Chandimal pulled out…

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Sodhi stars as New Zealand secure Zimbabwe series

HARARE: Ish Sodhi finished with seven wickets in the match as New Zealand wrapped up a 254-run victory over Zimbabwe in the second Test on Wednesday to sweep the series 2-0. Although Zimbabwe showed some fight early on day five when nightwatchman Donald Tiripano and first-innings centurion Craig Ervine stood firm for the better part…

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New Zealand 329-2 at stumps in Zimbabwe

HARARE: Opening batsman Tom Latham scored his second consecutive century in Zimbabwe as New Zealand stamped their authority on the second Test at Queens Sports Club on Saturday. Latham followed up his hundred in New Zealand’s crushing win in the first Test with 136 in the second, which allowed the tourists to close the first…

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New Zealand thrash Zimbabwe to win first Test

BULAWAYO: New Zealand wrapped up an innings victory against Zimbabwe in the first Test in Bulawayo on Sunday despite a maiden Test century from Sean Williams finally giving the hosts something to smile about. New Zealand bowled Zimbabwe out for 295 to win the game by an innings and 117 runs, with left-arm seamer Neil…

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Cricket: Taylor helps New Zealand build massive lead

BULAWAYO: Ross Taylor and BJ Watling continued to grind Zimbabwe into the dust as their unbroken 220-run stand helped New Zealand build a mammoth first-innings lead on day three of the first Test at Queens Sports Club on Saturday. Taylor brought up his 14th Test century and converted it into an unbeaten 156, while Watling…

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Latham, Williamson help Kiwis build lead

HARARE: Unbeaten half-centuries from Tom Latham and Kane Williamson saw New Zealand move effortlessly into a first-innings lead on day two of the first Test against Zimbabwe at Queens Sports Club on Friday. Latham moved to within two runs of a fourth Test century, while Williamson was unbeaten on 61 as New Zealand reached tea…

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Wagner rips apart rusty Zimbabwe

HARARE: Left-arm seamer Neil Wagner used his raw pace and aggression to rip out five Zimbabwean wickets as New Zealand took little time to impose themselves on the first Test at Queens Sports Club on Thursday. On a surface offering little to the bowlers, Wagner bent his back and used the short ball to good…

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Williamson captains New Zealand in Zimbabwe

Bulawayo: New Zealand’s Test cricket team begins a fresh era under new captain Kane Williamson on Thursday, when they start a two-match series against Zimbabwe at Queens Sports Club. New Zealand’s last Test assignment took place back in February, when former captain Brendon McCullum closed his international career with a typically buccaneering century as the…

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Cremer named Zimbabwe captain for test return

HARARE: Zimbabwe have appointed Graeme Cremer as captain of a 16-man squad named on Thursday for the two-test series against New Zealand starting next week. The 29-year-old spinner replaces Brendan Taylor in the role for Zimbabwe’s first test since they lost three matches in Bangladesh in late 2014. Four uncapped players – Chamu Chibhabha, Prince…

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India win series with three-run victory

HARARE: Kedar Jadhav’s brisk half-century proved the difference as India held off a spirited Zimbabwe in the third Twenty20 international at Harare Sports Club on Monday to clinch the series 2-1. In a low-scoring game that went down to the final ball, the value of Jadhav’s 58 from 42 balls on a slow pitch was…

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India level Tweny20 series with 10-wicket win

HARARE: Mandeep Singh blasted a quick-fire unbeaten half-century as India crushed Zimbabwe by 10 wickets to level the Twenty20 series on Monday. The result sets up a series decider in the third and final game that will also be played at the Harare Sports Club on Wednesday. Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat,…

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