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Prakash Govindasreenivasan looks back at the career of the man who joined hands with Andy Flower and bravely stood up to tyranny. He was only 17 when he made his debut for Matabeleland in the Logan Cup when he took five wickets against Mashonaland. He suffered an indifferent form in the following season. But to his surprise, he was called up to the national side for the series against Pakistan in Olonga, went back to the drawing board and worked hard on his action under the able guidance of Dennis Lillee. To iron out the flaws, he reworked his action entirely and came back as a rejuvenated cricketer. Olonga was probably the quickest bowlers to emerge from Zimbabwe but had the drawbacks of being a bit erratic with his appetite for bowling regular no-balls and wide deliveries. In his short career, Olonga found his toughest opponent outside the cricket field. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe began to infiltrate into the selection policies of the team. By season, Mugabe charted out a quota system for the selection of a minimum number of black players in the team.

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Even as they pushed for a first ever Test win against Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe’s cricketers did so knowing their salaries would be cut after the two-Test series. Zimbabwe had been defeated in the first Test by 10 wickets, though they fought well in the first half of the match. Zimbabwe Cricket chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani said “it can’t be business as usual” given the financial crunch the team faced, and indicated that this was being done to ensure better long-term financial health.

It can’t be business as usual. But I will assume that everyone will accept it. We will rather make sacrifices today and survive tomorrow.

“However, we do not believe that the cancellation of one cricket match in Zimbabwe will make any difference to the leaders of that regime.

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Prince Dube was the hero for the home side netting in each of the half while Taderera Wellington came from the bench to add the third. Hlompho Kalake scored a late consolation goal to give Lesotho hope going into the second leg match to be played in Maseru next month. Lesotho enjoyed a lot of ball possession in the offensive areas in the opening exchanges of the match, but struggled to find their way past Zimbabwe’s defence and test goalie Chinani Simbarashe. However, against the run of play, Zimbabwe broke the deadlock as Dube found himself unmarked in the box and headed in a cross from Phenias Bamusi to give the Warriors the lead in the 20th minute of the game.

Both teams struggled to create more goal scoring chances and the match headed to the half-time break still separated by the Dube opener. The lanky forward had a chance to double the lead early in the second half as his attempted lob went over the bar with Lesotho goalkeeper, Ntsane Lichaba already beaten.

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Speed dating is taking romance to another level in Zimbabwe. Njuzu Digital will be hosting a match-making speed dating event on its platform, ZimDate on February 15, in Harare. Those interested apply to ZimDate WhatsApp or their Facebook platform and the targeted top matches, men and women will be selected to attend upon paying the event fee.

The upcoming event will be the first of a series that will be held in cities across the southern African country this year. Dhire further said participants will be given a badge number but will remain anonymous. A whistle is blown after every five minutes and partners switch to the next partner until one finds a suitable match.

The perfect match will then be allowed to share their personal details and go on an actual date at their convenience. Skip to content Wednesday, August 26, Watch TV. Anashe Murombedzi Speed dating is taking romance to another level in Zimbabwe. Share on:. Share this: Twitter Facebook. Like this: Like Loading Zimbabwe civil servants to receive staggered pay rise.


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Zimbabwe needed a miracle to even make a match of it and though their top order played a few adventurous strokes, the challenge was always.

The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. This article was published more than 10 years ago. Some information in it may no longer be current. England’s cricket team refused yesterday to play its coming World Cup match in Zimbabwe, dealing a blow to President Robert Mugabe’s government and a victory to the political opposition.

After much controversy and a failed last-minute court challenge, the English team backed out of tomorrow’s match against Zimbabwe, citing “security concerns. The decision, after equivocation from the English Cricket Board and the players, could cost the team vital points likely needed to reach the final rounds of the tournament. Malcolm Speed, chief executive of the International Cricket Council, announced that it had cancelled the match and would decide later on the ECB’s request to move it to another country.

World Cup director Ali Bacher said the game is being postponed in an attempt to find a compromise and avert an England boycott. Zimbabwe’s government did not immediately comment.

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That’s all we have for you today! It was a day well spent for the tourists but the Rhodesians will like to move on quickly and work towards making a comeback. Until then enjoy other cricketing action with us! Take care and ciao! Says he couldn’t get his eyes off the ball and couldn’t be complacent.

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Ten years ago 15 white Zimbabwean cricketers went on strike. The game has not been the same since. A s the nets at the Harare Sports Club came into view and he gained his first glimpse of Zimbabwe’s cricket future, Tatenda Taibu paused to survey the scene. Freshly installed, at 20, as the youngest international captain in the history of the game, Taibu was arriving from a meeting to take part in Zimbabwe’s first practice session of a new era.

Two days earlier, on April 16, , 13 players had gone on strike after the cricket board refused to meet their demands. Many of them were senior, experienced cricketers; all of them were white. The man squad practising in the nets had been announced just hours after the strike was confirmed. The majority were young and untested at international level; only one was white.

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Perhaps for the first time in 15 years, Bangladesh find themselves under pressure against Zimbabwe at home. During this period, Bangladesh have enjoyed, particularly at home, a heavy advantage in terms of spin-bowling, coupled with the opposition’s lack of experience. The loss in the Sylhet Test two years ago was treated as a blip for the home side, and a big occasion in Zimbabwe cricket.

But normal service resumed thereafter as Bangladesh bounced back to beat Zimbabwe by runs in the next Test. The current situation, however, presents a different context for the home side.

On the eve of Zimbabwe’s first match in the ICC World Cup , Flower and Olonga In doing so we are making a silent plea to those responsible to stop the​.

Latest News Editor’s Choice. Being in love is the most amazing feeling in the world and it is everyone’s wish to find someone who will love him or her unconditionally, but the process of finding your soul mate can be very difficult as some may lack the skill or find it hard to approach those whom they may have feelings towards. A Zimbabwean woman based in the United Kingdom Cleo Moyo has opened a platform for dating to fill that gap. In an interview with Sunday Life she said she started match making while she was still at university.

I started by doing match making for people with disabilities and in we started doing it for professionals as an agency as opposed to matchmaking service,” she said. The dating agency is also open for Christians.

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