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Associate batting performance of the year

Right, said Mo

Mohammad Shahzad's swashbuckling century secured Afghanistan's fourth series victory over Zimbabwe in the space of three months

Mohammad Shahzad unleashes one of his pulls

Zimbabwe v Afghanistan, 3rd ODI, Harare

'I actually had tears in my eyes'

Zimbabwe's Chris Mpofu on the team's thoughts as they turned the third ODI against Afghanistan around, and the feelings of happy disbelief once the job was done

Chris Mpofu practises his bowling before Zimbabwe's game against Sri Lanka


Some sparks, mostly gloom

Their results showed that there is still talent within Zimbabwe's ranks, but how can cricket flourish while the country grapples with larger problems?

West Indies and Zimbabwe players shake hands after a tie

Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, tri-series final, Bulawayo

Of Sean Williams and fielding

Terrific fielding, not-so-terrific fielding and Sean Williams feature prominently in the plays from the tri-series final in Bulawayo

Sean Williams pushes one into the off side

Zimbabwe v West Indies, 6th tri-series ODI, Bulawayo

The Raza effect

Whether batting in a crisis, patrolling the covers or chipping in with his part-time offbreaks, Sikandar Raza is the ultimate team man and often saves his best for the times he is needed most

Sikandar Raza clips one to the leg side

Zimbabwe v West Indies, 6th tri-series ODI, Bulawayo

The unwanted hat-trick that wasn't

The all-round efforts of Sikandar Raza and Tendai Chisoro, and a litany of errors from West Indies in the field were among the plays from the last round-robin clash

Sikandar Raza clips one to the leg side

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Zimbabwe v West Indies, tri-series, Bulawayo

Three wickets and a tie: how the last over unfolded

Chasing 258 to beat Zimbabwe in Bulawayo, West Indies needed four runs off the last over, with five wickets in hand. Could Donald Tiripano somehow deny them?

PJ Moor effected a run-out off the last ball

A blind love for cricket

Visually impaired commentator Dean du Plessis talks about how he fell for the game, his phone conversations with Dave Houghton, and life behind the microphone

Visually impaired commentator Dean du Plessis behind the microphone