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'Victim of political machinations,' says Zimbabwe VP amid sex scandal

25 Feb 2021

'Victim of political machinations,' says Zimbabwe VP amid sex scandal

Zimbabwe Vice-President Kembo Mohadi (71) has alleged a conspiracy to tarnish his image in the midst of a sex scandal.

#ThisDayThatYear: Kapil Dev smashes 175* against Zimbabwe

18 Jun 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Kapil Dev smashes 175* against Zimbabwe

On this day in the 1983, former Indian cricket team skipper Kapil Dev smashed 175* against Zimbabwe at the World Cup.

Cricket Australia announces dates for summer fixtures: Details here

28 May 2020

Cricket Australia announces dates for summer fixtures: Details here

Cricket Australia has announced a full international schedule for the 2020-21 summer.

Mushfiqur back in the squad for T20I series against Zimbabwe

05 Mar 2020

Mushfiqur back in the squad for T20I series against Zimbabwe

Bangladesh star batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has been recalled for the upcoming T20I series against Zimbabwe.

Mashrafe Mortaza steps down as Bangladesh's ODI captain

05 Mar 2020

Mashrafe Mortaza steps down as Bangladesh's ODI captain

Mashrafe Mortaza has confirmed that he will step down as Bangladesh's ODI captain following the ongoing series against Zimbabwe.

One-off Test, Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe: List of records broken

25 Feb 2020

One-off Test, Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe: List of records broken

Bangladesh overcame Zimbabwe on Day 4 of the one-off Test match in Dhaka.

Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe dies at 95

06 Sep 2019

Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe dies at 95

The former President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe died at the age of 95 in Singapore, the country's current chief Emmerson Mnangagwa announced on Friday.

Zimbabwe cricketers ready to play for free: Details here

31 Jul 2019

Zimbabwe cricketers ready to play for free: Details here

Zimbabwe suffered a setback last week when the International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended them over interference by their government.

ICC suspends Zimbabwe Cricket over 'political interference'

19 Jul 2019

ICC suspends Zimbabwe Cricket over 'political interference'

In an unfortunate event, Zimbabwe Cricket has been suspended by the ICC with immediate effect.

April 2019: This month in the sporting world

01 Apr, 2019

April 2019: This month in the sporting world

The month of April, every year, is one of the thrilling phases in the sporting world.

Cyclone Idai: Over 1,000 people feared dead in Mozambique

19 Mar 2019

Cyclone Idai: Over 1,000 people feared dead in Mozambique

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi said over 1,000 people were feared dead in the country which was hit by the deadly Cyclone Idai four days ago. He said the cyclone submerged entire villages and left dead bodies floating in the flood waters.

Cyclone Idai hits Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi; 150 killed, 1.5mn affected

17 Mar 2019

Cyclone Idai hits Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi; 150 killed, 1.5mn affected

Three southern African countries, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi have been hit by a vicious cyclone that has killed nearly 150 people, left hundreds more missing, and stranded tens of thousands who are cut off from roads and telephones in mainly poor, rural areas.

Zimbabwe's ex-President Robert Mugabe looted of Rs. 7cr in cash

27 Jan 2019

Zimbabwe's ex-President Robert Mugabe looted of Rs. 7cr in cash

Ousted Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, 94, lost nearly $1 million (Rs. 7 crore) in cash after it was stolen from his briefcase earlier this month.

#ThatWas2018: Who all would feature in ODI XI of 2018?

29 Dec 2018

#ThatWas2018: Who all would feature in ODI XI of 2018?

We are all set to welcome 2019.

2019 IPL auction: Top players who went unsold

19 Dec 2018

2019 IPL auction: Top players who went unsold

The Indian Premier league (IPL) auction for the 12th edition was held in Jaipur on Tuesday.

Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh in first Test: Here're records broken

06 Nov 2018

Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh in first Test: Here're records broken

Zimbabwe sealed an important away Test win as they beat Bangladesh by 151 runs on the fourth day of the first Test.

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu meets Indian community in Zimbabwe

03 Nov 2018

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu meets Indian community in Zimbabwe

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, on his second leg of three-nation Africa visit, addressed the local Indian community in Zimbabwe today.

Lalchand Rajput appointed Zimbabwe's new head coach

24 Aug 2018

Lalchand Rajput appointed Zimbabwe's new head coach

Former Indian cricketer and manager Lalchand Rajput has been appointed Zimbabwe's head coach.

Zimbabwe: Emmerson Mnangagwa wins presidential election

03 Aug 2018

Zimbabwe: Emmerson Mnangagwa wins presidential election

Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa is now the Zimbabwe President , the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) said today, in an election marred by deadly violence and opposition allegations of vote rigging.

Fakhar, Imam stitch record ODI opening partnership

20 Jul 2018

Fakhar, Imam stitch record ODI opening partnership

Pakistani batsmen, Fakhar Zaman and Imam-ul-Haq, broke the record of the highest opening partnership in ODI cricket.

Pakistan thrash Zimbabwe by 9 wickets: Here are records broken

18 Jul 2018

Pakistan thrash Zimbabwe by 9 wickets: Here are records broken

The third ODI of the ongoing series, between Pakistan and Zimbabwe, saw the Asian side walk over their African rivals with ease.

Funny incidents when Pakistani cricketers made a fool of themselves

17 Jul 2018

Funny incidents when Pakistani cricketers made a fool of themselves

Pakistani cricketer Hasan Ali's wicket celebration, against Zimbabwe, left the pacer red-faced after he pulled his neck muscle.

20-year suspension for Zimbabwe official Rajan Nayer for match fixing

27 Mar 2018

20-year suspension for Zimbabwe official Rajan Nayer for match fixing

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has handed a 20-year suspension, from all cricket activities, to Zimbabwe official Rajan Nayer.

2018 World Cup Qualifiers: All about the Super Sixes

20 Mar 2018

2018 World Cup Qualifiers: All about the Super Sixes

In the ongoing Super Sixes stage of the ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2018, five teams are still in contention to qualify for the main event.

Zimbabwe's Brian Vitori suspended for illegal action

09 Mar 2018

Zimbabwe's Brian Vitori suspended for illegal action

In a massive blow to Zimbabwe's World Cup qualification hopes, left-arm pacer Brian Vitori has been suspended for illegal bowling action for the third time in two years.

Chinese condoms too small for our men: Zimbabwean Health Minister

04 Mar 2018

Chinese condoms too small for our men: Zimbabwean Health Minister

Turns out size matters. More so if it's a Chinese condom you are trying to fit on a Zimbabwean penis.

#CricketInNumbers: Batting records held by bowlers

02 Mar 2018

#CricketInNumbers: Batting records held by bowlers

There have been a number of times when the whole batting line-up has failed to score but the bowlers have stepped up to the situation to take the team out of trouble.

West Indies to tour Pakistan for a 3-match T20 series

10 Feb 2018

West Indies to tour Pakistan for a 3-match T20 series

West Indies cricket team will tour Pakistan for a three-match T20I series in March 2018. This development confirmed by the Pakistan Cricket Board.

'Golden goodbye' payoff: Ousted Zimbabwean president, Mugabe to receive $10m

26 Nov 2017

'Golden goodbye' payoff: Ousted Zimbabwean president, Mugabe to receive $10m

Former-Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe was recently forced to give up his throne for former-ally Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Mnangagwa becomes Zimbabwe President, promises jobs and peace

23 Nov 2017

Mnangagwa becomes Zimbabwe President, promises jobs and peace

Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has entered office after former president Robert Mugabe's formally resigned.

President Mugabe finally resigns, Zimbabwe erupts in celebration

22 Nov 2017

President Mugabe finally resigns, Zimbabwe erupts in celebration

A series of dramatic events over the past few days in Zimbabwe has finally resulted in ending President Robert Mugabe's 37 -year-long controversial rule.

Zimbabwe crisis: Impeachment proceedings against Mugabe to commence

21 Nov 2017

Zimbabwe crisis: Impeachment proceedings against Mugabe to commence

Former Zimbabwean Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose sacking led to last week's army takeover, has urged President Robert Mugabe to resign immediately.

Zimbabwe crisis: Defiant President Mugabe vows to stay in power

20 Nov 2017

Zimbabwe crisis: Defiant President Mugabe vows to stay in power

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, has vowed to remain in power for the coming weeks, despite growing calls for his resignation following a military takeover.

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe sacked from ruling party

19 Nov 2017

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe sacked from ruling party

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been fired as the leader of ruling party ZANU-PF, said sources who attended a special ZANU-PF meeting to decide Mugabe's fate.

Thousands rally in Zimbabwe to celebrate end of Mugabe era

18 Nov 2017

Thousands rally in Zimbabwe to celebrate end of Mugabe era

Thousands have taken to the streets in Zimbabwe's capital Harare demanding the resignation of the country's longtime ruler President Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe refuses to step down following military takeover

17 Nov 2017

Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe refuses to step down following military takeover

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, has reportedly refused to step down immediately and is resisting growing calls for resignation.

Zimbabwe: Why has the military placed President Mugabe under house-arrest?

16 Nov 2017

Zimbabwe: Why has the military placed President Mugabe under house-arrest?

Zimbabwe has been witnessing some high-octane political drama in recent days.

Zimbabwe: Reports suggest President Mugabe has been detained

15 Nov 2017

Zimbabwe: Reports suggest President Mugabe has been detained

The Zimbabwe military has reportedly seized control of the country.

Why does Zimbabwe have a 'Ministry of WhatsApp?'

24 Oct 2017

Why does Zimbabwe have a 'Ministry of WhatsApp?'

Zimbabwe has become the first country to set up a ministry exclusively dedicated to cybersecurity and online monitoring.

WHO revokes Robert Mugabe's role as goodwill ambassador

23 Oct 2017

WHO revokes Robert Mugabe's role as goodwill ambassador

The World Health Organization (WHO) has canceled Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's appointment as a goodwill ambassador.