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Moor, a silver line glazing Zim cricket
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Moor, a silver line glazing Zim cricket

Staff Reporter - May 12, 2017

By Tiri Masawi WINDHOEK – Rising Zimbabwean cricket sensation, Peter Moor (26), who was in Namibia last week, is providing a silver lining to the dark cloud…

Madness at IPL auction floor – as bowler Rabada makes his little fortune
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Madness at IPL auction floor – as bowler Rabada makes his little fortune

Staff Reporter - Feb 24, 2017

By Robson Sharuko HARARE - There will be US$7 million worth of South African cricket talent on show at the Indian Premier League this year after a…

Zim cricket continues to impact world
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Zim cricket continues to impact world

Staff Reporter - Nov 18, 2016

By Robson Sharuko HARARE- ZIMBABWE’S century of Test matches might not have gone the way the country wanted, with the Chevrons crashing to another defeat at the…

Cricket prodigy out of Botswana – Thatayaone Tshose the first Motswana to join an English-based club
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Cricket prodigy out of Botswana – Thatayaone Tshose the first Motswana to join an English-based club

Staff Reporter - Nov 18, 2016

By Bakang Mhaladi GABORONE- BOTSWANA is one of the few countries in the world which shares a border with two Test cricket playing nations. But the gulf in…

SA cricket battles Cronje demon
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SA cricket battles Cronje demon

Staff Reporter - Aug 12, 2016

By Robson Sharuko HARARE - Sixteen years after Hansie Cronje sent South African cricket spinning into turmoil, in the wake of damaging revelations of his involvement in a…

Without the big boys It’s unlikely Southern Africa will celebrate gold as golf returns to the Olympics
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Without the big boys It’s unlikely Southern Africa will celebrate gold as golf returns to the Olympics

Staff Reporter - Jul 15, 2016

By Robson Sharuko Harare – When golf returns to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro next month, for the first time in more than a century, it is…

Namibian high performance squad takes on Botswana
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Namibian high performance squad takes on Botswana

Staff Reporter - Jul 08, 2016

By The Southern Times Staff Writer Windhoek – Botswana’s Under-19 national side will face Namibia’s high performance Under-17 squad at the Momentum Oupanga Cup (Friendship Cup) between 11…

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Cricket and rugby show England humiliation need not be terminal

Staff Reporter - Jul 01, 2016

By Julian Guyer London – England’s embarrassing exit from the European Championship finals at the hands of outsiders Iceland completed an unwanted treble failure for the country’s cricket,…

Cricket: Hong Kong’s Ahmed gets big ban over fixing approaches
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Cricket: Hong Kong’s Ahmed gets big ban over fixing approaches

Staff Reporter - Jun 16, 2016

Hong Kong – Hong Kong all-rounder Irfan Ahmed was banned for two-and-a-half years on Wednesday for breaking cricket’s anti-corruption rules by failing to report approaches by a…

South Africa’s Duminy ruled out of Windies game
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South Africa’s Duminy ruled out of Windies game

Staff Reporter - Mar 29, 2016

NEW DELHI - South Africa will play their vital World Twenty20 Group 1 match against West Indies without all-rounder JP Duminy who has been ruled out with…

Zim basketball stars  shine at German giants
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Zim basketball stars shine at German giants

Staff Reporter - Mar 26, 2016

By Robson Sharuko Harare - Basketball is not part of the Big Three Zimbabwe sporting disciplines – football, cricket and rugby – but Vitalis Chikoko is making a…

Chevrons and Proteas lead Africa’s charge at ICC Twenty20 World Cup
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Chevrons and Proteas lead Africa’s charge at ICC Twenty20 World Cup

Staff Reporter - Mar 11, 2016

> Robson Sharuko Harare- Zimbabwe will open their ICC Twenty20 World Cup campaign with a battle against minnows Hong Kong in Nagpur, India, next week as the…

At the oval in ‘76, death whispered from every ball
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At the oval in ‘76, death whispered from every ball

Staff Reporter - Feb 02, 2016

> Simon Lister That Sony tape recorder was precious, oh yes. He would cradle it as if it was his infant son. He had bought it back…

Black Stars shine in battle  named in honour of a cricketer rejected  by apartheid racists
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Black Stars shine in battle named in honour of a cricketer rejected by apartheid racists

Staff Reporter - Jan 25, 2016

> Robson Sharuko Harare- It’s one of sport’s greatest ironies that South Africa and England’s battle for the Basil D’Oliveira Trophy, an intense cricket showdown won by…