The Zimbabwe crisis

As Zimbabwe itself descended into chaos under the increasingly draconian rule of Robert Mugabe, the cricket structure in the country disintegrated, leading to many top players, mostly white, leaving for greener pastures, and the increasing politicisation of the board under Peter Chingoka.

Henry Olonga wears a black armband

Zimbabwe news

Zimbabwe strike delays domestic season

Uncertainty surrounds the resumption of domestic cricket in Zimbabwe after a player strike over a contractual dispute prevented the start of the first-class competition on Tuesday

Zimbabwe news

'I don't see an end to Zimbabwe's crisis'

ESPNcricinfo's South Africa correspondent Firdose Moonda chats with freelance journalist Liam Brickhill about the financial situation in Zimbabwean cricket and just where it's heading

The Switch Hit Cricket Show

Can India save Test cricket?

Why India's thrilling win in front of a bumper final-day crowd could turn the Twenty20 tide. Plus, England resolve their contract distraction

The Switch Hit Cricket Show

To split or not to split?

Haroon Lorgat on the 40-over one-dayers' trial, why KP doesn't need a county, and Windies cricket goes full circle

Little cricket, lots of corruption

The game was an afterthought in a decade of near anarchy under the Mugabe regime: Zimbabwe lost Test status, most of its senior players, and the compassion of the cricketing world

Zimbabwe in 2009

Hope floats

The return of former players to decision-making roles and the revamp of the domestic structure spell better days ahead for Zimbabwe

Ozias Bvute

'I don't wield power over the fortunes of men'

Zimbabwe Cricket's CEO talks about why, contrary to popular belief, he isn't the man who pulls the strings in the country's cricket administration

Zimbabwe wants to beat ICC schedule

Cricket South Africa to restore links with Zimbabwe

Barely a year after cutting ties with Zimbabwe, Cricket South Africa (CSA) has pledged to resume bilateral relations with the fraught country and support efforts to build a proficient Test team