Month: November 2016

Sri Lanka 166 for 4 (Tharanga 57*, Mendis 57, Vitori 3-52) beat Zimbabwe 160 (Musakanda 36, Williams 35, Gunaratne 3-10, Vandersay 3-50) by six wicketsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Sri Lanka were clinical in the field to bowl Zimbabwe out for 160 Getty Images Sri Lanka followed a clinical display in the field with steady middle-order batting
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For Tendai Chisoro and his team-mates, who have seen him play this way for domestic and A sides, his match-winning performance, which included an unbeaten 42 and 2 for 23, was nothing out of the ordinary. Called upon to open the bowling, 15 minutes after he had been pulling sixes off Jason Holder and Carlos
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Match facts Friday, November 25, 2016Start time 0930 local (0730 GMT) Shai Hope is one of the two batsmen to have scored hundreds in the tri-series AFP Big picture West Indies are yet to cross the line and win a match in Bulawayo on this tour after their tie against Zimbabwe and one-run defeat to Sri
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Sri Lanka fast bowler Suranga Lakmal has been fined 50% of his match fee for an incident involving Zimbabwe opener Chamu Chibhabha during Monday’s washout. According to an ICC release, “Lakmal dangerously threw the ball back at Chibhabha at the striker’s end” in the second over of play, in breach of article 2.1.1 of the
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13.3 overs Zimbabwe 55 for 2 v Sri LankaScorecard and ball-by-ball details Craig Ervine struck a fluent 23 not out before heavy rain ended the fourth match of the tri-series AFP A heavy thunderstorm and a damp outfield forced the abandonment of the fourth game of the tri-series after just 13.3 overs in Bulawayo. Despite overnight
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Match facts Monday, 21 NovemberStart time 0930 local (0730 GMT) Upul Tharanga and Sri Lanka’s middle order need to step up on Monday Associated Press Big Picture In cricket, ‘momentum’ is a lot like religious faith. Some people believe in it, and some don’t, but either way it seems to be part of the general milieu.
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Donald Tiripano makes for an unlikely, everyday cricketing hero. Well under six feet tall, he occasionally tops 130kph with the ball and just about holds his own the bat, without getting too bolshy. But against West Indies at Queens Sports Club on Saturday afternoon, he showed his mettle as a cricketer and became just the
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West Indies’ tie against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo took some of the gloss off what was otherwise an adventurous maiden hundred by West Indies batsman Shai Hope. Playing his second ODI, Hope marshalled West Indies’ chase along with Kraigg Brathwaite, the pair putting on 162 for the third wicket, and reached his ton with a whip
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Match facts November 19, 2016Start time 0930 local (0730 GMT) Big Picture If off-field distractions have followed West Indies to Zimbabwe, their performance in their first game of the tri-series did not show it. They brought a largely young, inexperienced squad here but their win on Wednesday suggested depth and quality nonetheless, and they will
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Zimbabwe coach Heath Streak lost his gruntle. While Zimbabwe was able to take heart from the way they resisted defeat during the Test series, Streak opened the press conference after his side’s eight-wicket thrashing in the tri-series opener by admitting: “I won’t have too many positives today.” Streak seemed particularly vexed by the white flag
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Sri Lanka 155 for 2 (De Silva 78*, Dickwella 41) beat Zimbabwe 154 (Moor 47, Cremer 31*, Gunaratne 3-21) by eight wicketsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Zimbabwe’s top-order collapse began when Brian Chari nicked Suranga Lakmal to second slip Associated Press Sent in to bat on a green and slightly damp Harare surface, Zimbabwe lasted only 41.3
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Match facts November 14, 2016, HarareStart time 0930 local (0730 GMT) Zimbabwe would welcome the change of format after giving a poor account of themselves in the Test series Associated Press Big Picture The summer rains have arrived in Zimbabwe. Scattered showers have cooled the countryside after October’s oven, and there is a palpable sense of
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Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has released a statement condemning the alleged racist abuse of Zimbabwe batsman Malcolm Waller by a section of the home crowd during the second Test against Sri Lanka last week. Waller is understood to have lodged the complaint when abusive comments were directed at him after he dropped a catch on the
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