Four Zimbabwe U-19 World Cup players test Covid positive | Cricket News

BARBADOS: Four members of the Zimbabwe squad for the upcoming ICC Under-19 men’s World Cup have tested positive for Covid-19, the country’s cricket board confirmed. The four players, who took part in a four-match youth one-day series against the Ireland Under-19 side that ended here on Sunday, underwent PCR tests on Monday morning. “Zimbabwe Cricket … Read more

India to tour Zimbabwe for three-match ODI series in August

Series between India and Zimbabwe is part of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League Series between India and Zimbabwe is part of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League The Indian cricket team will travel to Zimbabwe for the first time in six years for a three-match ODI series, next month. The three ODIs … Read more

Zimbabwe introduces gold coin to help bolster collapsing currency

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor John Mangudya holds a sample of a gold coin at the launch in Harare on July, 25.Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/The Associated Press Faced with a collapsing currency and the world’s worst inflation rate, the Zimbabwe government has introduced an unconventional new weapon: a 22-carat gold coin with a value of more than … Read more

B’desh skipper Tamin Iqbal in ‘favour of very important format’

Bangladesh ODI skipper Tamin Iqbal is in favor of ODIs. Photo : ANI KEY HIGHLIGHTS Bangladesh’s ODI skipper, Tamim Iqbal, comes in defense of the ODI format of the game. According to him, ODIs are a very important format. Tamim is the leading run getter for B’desh in 50-over matches. Bangladesh opening batter and ODI … Read more

ICC U-19 World Cup: Pakistan through to 5th-place playoff, UAE and West Indies finish on a high | Cricket News

COOLIDGE (Antigua): Haseebullah Khan struck a half-century as Pakistan sealed their place in the fifth place play-off with a six-wicket victory over Bangladesh despite a fine hundred from Ariful Islam in the U-19 World Cup here. Bangladesh’s innings was dominated by Islam, who arrived at the crease in the 12th over with his side on … Read more

Zimbabwe sells 1,500 gold coins in its fight against inflation, plans to release 2,000 more

(Kitco News) Zimbabwe saw strong demand for its gold coins released to tame inflation by providing a store of value to the country’s plunging currency and giving the population an alternative to the US dollar. The country’s central bank sold 1,500 gold coins after launching the program on July 25, Bloomberg … Read more

Sikandar Raza: ‘Nightmare of not qualifying for 2019 World Cup never went away’

Cricket in Zimbabwe is looking up. Bangladesh and India are set to tour the country before they head to Australia for the T20 World Cup. Zimbabwe will be there too; a dominant performance in the global qualifiers has ensured that. The moment was four years in the making. They had missed out on the last … Read more

Elizabeth Strout, Leila Mottley among 13 authors up for Booker Prize for fiction

Author Elizabeth Strout attends the New York Public Library 2018 Library Lions Gala, on Nov. 5, 2018.Dominik Bindl/Getty Images Best-selling American writers Karen Joy Fowler, Elizabeth Strout and Leila Mottley are among 13 authors in the running for the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction. Fowler’s novel about Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, “Booth,” Strout’s symphony of everyday … Read more

Cricket news | Zimbabwe are on the rise again after two decades of chaos

After two decades of turmoil, Zimbabwe are a cricket team slowly getting back on track. After two decades of political turmoil, rampant corruption and administrative chaos, a new dawn is breaking for Zimbabwe cricket. With Test match status reinstated, regular fixtures against high-quality opposition on the books and a strong showing in the recent T20 … Read more

Canada teams learn path at Rugby World Cup Sevens in South Africa

Canada’s men will play Zimbabwe while the Canadian women face China in their opening matches at the Rugby World Cup Sevens in South Africa. The schedule was released Thursday, marking the 50-day lead-up to the Sept. 9-11 tournament in Cape Town. Host South Africa is the top seed in the 24-team men’s competition, with Australia … Read more