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Dec 7, 2007: As Zimbabwe Cricket continue to hog the limelight on and off the field, Dean du Plessis, a top cricket analyst and commentator in Zimbabwe, says the board must return to the old system of player development, and selection on merit
Zimbabwe in West Indies, 2006
May 3, 2006: Pommie Mbangwa, the former Zimbabwe bowler, has bemoaned the state of cricket in his country and has pleaded with officials to "agree on a way to move things forward".
Pommie Mbangwa profile
May 3, 2006: At the age of 29 most cricketers are in the prime of their career. Not many - none really - are commentators. The one exception - Pommie Mbangwa
Matabeleland unhappy with timing
Mar 29, 2005: A report in the Sunday News claims that Pommie Mbangwa has retired from playing and coaching to concentrate on his career as a commentator
The Zimbabwe crisis
May 4, 2004: More stories have emerged over the weekend concerning the bully-boy tactics of Zimbabwe Cricket Union board member Ozais Bvute
Feb 21, 2003: Abbreviations: Capital letters for team names denotes a Test match
Jan 19, 2002: FULL NAME: Mpumelelo Mbangwa BORN: 26 June 1976, Plumtree MAJOR TEAMS: Zimbabwe (1996/97- ), Matabeleland (1995/96 to date)
Nov 21, 2000:
Oct 27, 1999: MAJOR TEAMS: Zimbabwe (1996/97- ), Matabeleland (1995/96 to date)
Feb 14, 1997:
When Mitchell Johnson hit Virat Kohli on the helmet with a bouncer, Australian fielders came from everywhere. Mental disintegration had gone, replaced by the cricket unity. Two teams, one family.
From the bouncer that struck him on the badge of his helmet to the bouncer that dismissed him, Virat Kohli's century, and his duel with Mitchell Johnson, made for compelling human drama
After the tragedy of Phillip Hughes' death, this match showed that cricket and life will continue to go on. This time Test cricket dug in and got through to tea.
Turning your back on a system that the whole cricketing world wants a discussion on, refusing to discuss it because it is not 100%, is not good enough
The failed gamble of handing Karn Sharma a Test debut despite him having a moderate first-class record means India have to rethink who their spinner will be
After a long time we have seen an Indian team and captain enjoy the challenge of trying to overcome stronger opposition in an overseas Test