Close of Play

  • Fri, 09 May - day 1 - Zimbabwe 1st innings 69/3 (SV Carlisle 29*, BG Rogers 1*, 30 ov)
  • Sat, 10 May - day 2 - Zimbabwe 1st innings 296/8 (SV Carlisle 139*, DT Hondo 4*, 108 ov)
  • Sun, 11 May - day 3 - Worcestershire 2nd innings 247
  • Mon, 12 May - day 4 - Zimbabwe 2nd innings 175 (62 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • The bells ring for Travis Friend

    About 35 minutes after lunch on the third day of the Zimbabweans' match against Worcestershire, Travis Friend got a ball to rear from a length, and the county opener Anurag Singh, unable to get himself or his bat out of the way in time, edged a catch

  • Kabir snatches a tie as Zimbabwe falter at the last

    Miracles are badly needed by Zimbabweans in general, but even a small one was denied to their cricket team today, as Kabir Ali snatched a tie for Worcestershire with two wickets in three balls with the scores level

  • Zimbabwe on the rack

    The Zimbabwean tourists faced likely defeat at lunch on the final day of their match against Worcestershire

  • Zimbabweans need 176 to win on final day

    This intriguing match between Worcestershire and the Zimbabwean tourists, played though it is on a second-hand, substandard pitch, produced more intriguing cricket on the third day, as both sides in turn took and lost the initiative

  • Carlisle leads the way for Zimbabwe

    Stuart Carlisle celebrated his 31st birthday with the best century of his first-class career, a dogged marathon of 139 runs