Alistair Campbell: Masakadza proves benefit of meritocracy
Alistair Campbell: Masakadza proves benefit of meritocracy

What a Test Match

Young Zimbabwe players need to learn fast
Young Zimbabwe players need to learn fast

After a debacle in Bulawayo, we will be looking forward to a much better show in the up coming Test which starts today at Harare Sports Club

Alistair Campbell: We must put politics to the back of our minds
Alistair Campbell: We must put politics to the back of our minds

Well it's me again, writing from the bustling city of Bulawayo

Alistair Campbell's diary: Reflections on Zimbabwean cricket's 'toughest hour'
Alistair Campbell's diary: Reflections on Zimbabwean cricket's 'toughest hour'

As most of you probably have gathered, our participation in the Coca-Cola triangular tournament is now at an end

A great Test Match and a great victory
A great Test Match and a great victory

Alistair Campbell looks back at Zimbabwe's victory over India in the Second Test Match at Harare

Campbell's diary: we need to bring India's run to an end
Campbell's diary: we need to bring India's run to an end

After winning the toss in the First Test and deciding to bat, we needed to bat well as it was a very good wicket, and a poor start would put us on the back foot straight away

Campbell's Diary: Previewing the series against India
Campbell's Diary: Previewing the series against India

Well the time has come for us to get stuck into our winter programme

Campbell's Diary: Reflections on the Bangladesh series
Campbell's Diary: Reflections on the Bangladesh series

The dust has long settled on the Bangladesh Tour, and I have had the opportunity to take a 10 day break with my family on the Natal coast in South Africa

Campbell's Diary: we should be firm favourites for the Test
Campbell's Diary: we should be firm favourites for the Test

As all cricket followers expected, and as we needed to do, we beat Bangladesh convincingly, 3-0 in the recently concluded one-day series

Campbell's Diary: the difficulty of being favourites
Campbell's Diary: the difficulty of being favourites

After a long lay-off - from writing that is - I am back to take you through our winter of cricket

Campbell's diary: Time to reflect
Campbell's diary: Time to reflect

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Campbell's diary - Reflections on a hectic week
Campbell's diary - Reflections on a hectic week

The end of a long and trying week - what with having to play four games in different parts of Australia, which is not exactly the smallest country in the world

Cambell's diary- the unrelenting pressure of an Australian tour
Cambell's diary- the unrelenting pressure of an Australian tour

I said in my last report that this would be a really tough stage to compete on

Big win at Eden Park prepares us for hardest stage of all
Big win at Eden Park prepares us for hardest stage of all

We've finally managed to win our first one day series away from home, which feels really good, and the manner in which we did it was superb

Christmas away from Zimbabwe
Christmas away from Zimbabwe

Well I guess that I should start with Happy New Year to everyone and hope you all had a very good Christmas and an even better New Year's party

Alistair Campbell's Zimbabwe Diary
Alistair Campbell's Zimbabwe Diary

India was a great experience: Well our Indian sojourn is over, and in sitting here I'm my hotel room overlooking the beautiful town of Christchurch

A Zimbabwean in India
A Zimbabwean in India

In my last report, at the beginning of the one-day series, I alluded to the fact that playing in India is like a cauldron and wondered whether we would be up to taking the heat

Alistair Campbell's Zimbabwe Diary
Alistair Campbell's Zimbabwe Diary

We are a better one day unit than a test unit : We lost the Test series 1 - 0 but apart from the result there were some very positive things gained

Lessons from the Test series
Lessons from the Test series

We lost the test series 1 - 0 but apart from the result there were some very positive things gained

Alistair Campbell's Zimbabwe Diary
Alistair Campbell's Zimbabwe Diary

It has been a very hectic week since my last report with an eventful Test match and a visit to the Taj Mahal