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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.
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Jul 1, 2008

Don't punish cricket for Mugabe's sins

Guest Column: Why banning Zimbabwe from the game for political reasons isn't the way to go

John Traicos

Jul 1, 2008

Issue is cricket, not politics - Mali

News: The Zimbabwe issue is not about politics in the country or their ICC membership but concerns the development of cricket there, Ray Mali, the ICC president, told Cricinfo

Ajay S Shankar in Dubai

Jun 30, 2008

Zimbabwe Cricket chief questions other boards' tough actions

News: Ozias Bvute, the Zimbabwe Cricket chief, has questioned why several cricket bodies are taking a hard-line position against his country's board when no other sporting organisation has opted for such a stance

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jun 30, 2008

Chingoka slams ICC decision as unethical

News: Peter Chingoka, the chairman of Zimbabwe Cricket, has criticised Ray Mali for tabling a motion to discuss the future of Zimbabwe when the ICC meets in Dubai this week

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jun 29, 2008

UK minister explains Zimbabwe decision

News: Andy Burnham, the British culture secretary, has gone into more detail about the government's decision to instruct the ECB to cut bilateral ties with Zimbabwe

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jun 28, 2008

BCCI 'would like to fully support' Zimbabwe

News: In its first official reaction to the Zimbabwe issue, which tops the agenda for the ICC's annual meeting in Dubai next week, the Indian board has said it "would like to fully support" Zimbabwe Cricket on the issue of full membership of the world

Ajay S Shankar

Jun 27, 2008

India likely to back Zimbabwe

News: The BCCI is unlikely to support any stringent action against Zimbabwe at the ICC's annual meeting in Dubai next week, a top Indian board official has indicated

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jun 27, 2008

'Worsening' Zimbabwe situation tops ICC agenda

News: A two-thirds majority vote within the ICC board - seven out of 10 votes - is needed for any resolution to be moved on Zimbabwe

Ajay S Shankar

Jun 27, 2008

Chingoka urges ICC not to make political decision

News: Peter Chingoka, Zimbabwe Cricket's chairman, has written to all the members of all the ICC executive claiming that any move to ban Zimbabwe would be made for political and not cricketing reasons

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jun 25, 2008

Flower slams SA's 'pathetically weak' Zimbabwe decision

News: Andy Flower, the former Zimbabwe captain, has supported his country's suspension from the ICC but said South Africa's about-turn decision to cut ties with Zimbabwe was "pathetically weak"

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jun 25, 2008

British government bans Zimbabwe team

News: The British government has made it clear to the ECB that the Zimbabwe team will not be allowed into the country to take part in next summer's ICC World Twenty20

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jun 25, 2008

England cancel Zimbabwe tour

News: The ECB has cancelled next summer's tour by Zimbabwe and suspended all bilateral arrangements with the Zimbabwe board

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jun 25, 2008

Zimbabwe ban overshadows World Twenty20

News: Fears that the ICC World Twenty20 could be moved from England have grown as a result of the UK government's stance on Zimbabwe

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jun 25, 2008

'India's position crucial' on Zimbabwe - Morgan

News: David Morgan said he was pleased that the international community was taking action over the situation in Zimbabwe

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jun 25, 2008

Do the right thing

Sambit Bal: The ICC can undo years of indifference by suspending Zimbabwe from Full Member status

Sambit Bal

Jun 24, 2008

South Africa cut links with Zimbabwe

News: Pressure from its own cricketers appears to have forced Cricket South Africa into an embarrassing about-turn regarding cricketing links with Zimbabwe

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jun 24, 2008

ICC to discuss Zimbabwe future

News: The ICC will discuss the future of Zimbabwe cricket at their executive meeting in Dubai next week

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jun 24, 2008

The ICC's diminishing choices

News: Martin Williamson looks at the choices facing the ICC when it considers Zimbabwe's future

Martin Williamson

Jun 20, 2008

Players could force Zimbabwe boycott

News: South Africa's cricketers are believed to have told their board that they will not play against Zimbabwe

Steven Price in Harare

Jun 11, 2008

Strauss hints players might boycott Zimbabwe matches

News: Andrew Strauss has hinted that England's players will consider boycotting games against Zimbabwe should the 2009 series against them go ahead

ESPNcricinfo staff
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