Taylor's 166 leads Mashonaland's charge
Taylor's 166 leads Mashonaland's charge

Mashonaland, leading Midlands by 83 runs on the first innings, moved into a seemingly impregnable position in the second innings, thanks to a career-best score of 166 from their opener Brendan Taylor

Bangladesh put in at Bulawayo
Bangladesh put in at Bulawayo

On a hot sunny day at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo, Heath Streak of Zimbabwe won the toss and put Bangladesh in to bat on a pitch containing an unusual amount of grass for this venue

Zimbabwe A gain first victory in close match
Zimbabwe A gain first victory in close match

This report has been made possible by the Scottish Cricket Supporters, who gave me a lift to the Harare South Country Club ground when I was unable to get petrol during the current fuel crisis

Dion Ebrahim on Zimbabwe A's opening match in Emerging Nations tourney
Dion Ebrahim on Zimbabwe A's opening match in Emerging Nations tourney

Zimbabwe A may have messed up on their first match of the Emerging Nations tournament, against Denmark in Harare, but they would have been quite humiliated without a fighting innings of 64 by their number four batsman Dion Ebrahim

Zimbabwe Development XI v Kenya, Match Report
Zimbabwe Development XI v Kenya, Match Report

Zimbabwe 'A', having let themselves down against Denmark in the opening match of the Emerging Nations tournament, were hoping to regain their pride by beating the strongest of the visiting teams, Kenya, at Old Hararians Sports Club in Harare

Netherlands beat Zimbabwe XI in closely fought match
Netherlands beat Zimbabwe XI in closely fought match

In a closely-fought match, Holland defeated Zimbabwe A by four wickets, the home side putting up another mediocre performance

Ireland beat Zimbabwe XI in exciting finish
Ireland beat Zimbabwe XI in exciting finish

In the final round of the Emerging Nations Tournament, Ireland completed a narrow victory over the hosts in an exciting finish

ZCO editorial, volume 3 issue 12
ZCO editorial, volume 3 issue 12

It has been a quiet week for Zimbabwe cricket, as the players have finished the easiest part of their long tour and now prepare for the most difficult, the tour of Sri Lanka

Ryan Butterworth
Ryan Butterworth

FULL NAME: Ryan Eric Butterworth BORN: At Harare, 14 April 1981 MAJOR TEAMS: CFX Academy KNOWN AS: Ryan Butterworth (Nicknames: Butters, Stork [a make of butter]) BATTING STYLE: Right Hand Bat BOWLING STYLE: Right Arm Medium Pace

Mathew Townshend: updated biography
Mathew Townshend: updated biography

FULL NAME: Mathew Walter Townshend BORN: At Mutare, 5 March 1982 MAJOR TEAMS: Matabeleland (1999/2000), CFX Academy (2000/01)

Zimbabwe players emigrate to USA
Zimbabwe players emigrate to USA

Brighton Watambwa, it appears, has brought his budding international career to a close

Snyman powers Namibia to victory
Snyman powers Namibia to victory

Mashonaland went down to their third successive defeat in the Faithwearone-day series, losing this time by a convincing 101 runs againstNamibia

Walters lifts Namibia to victory
Walters lifts Namibia to victory

Namibia returned to their winning ways with a 76-run victory over a Zimbabwe XI at the Old Georgians Sports Club in Harare

Namibia derailed by Manicaland
Namibia derailed by Manicaland

Namibia's triumphant run of success in Zimbabwe came to a sudden end as they went down to an eight-wicket defeat at the hands of Manicaland in the Faithwear Series at the Country Club

Namibia and Matabeleland win
Namibia and Matabeleland win

Namibia started their campaign in Zimbabwe's domestic one-day series with a win over Midlands, while Matabeleland just held off the champions Mashonaland in an exciting match at the Harare Sports Club

Midlands beat Manicaland by ten wickets in Mutare
Midlands beat Manicaland by ten wickets in Mutare

Despite a dogged rearguard action led by Guy Croxford, Manicaland went down to Midlands by ten wickets in their match that ended just before tea at the picturesque Mutare Sports Club today

Mashonaland just shade honours
Mashonaland just shade honours

Mashonaland and Midlands closely fought throughout the day at Kwekwe Sports Club

Maregwede ton fails to stave off defeat for Midlands
Maregwede ton fails to stave off defeat for Midlands

Mashonaland completed a convincing 188-run victory over Midlands at Kwekwe Sports Club at the start of the extra half-hour on the third day of four

Midland set new Zimbabwe first-class record score
Midland set new Zimbabwe first-class record score

A new Zimbabwe record first-class total of 715 for eight wickets declared was set today at Mutare Sports Club, as Midlands piled on the agony against the home side

Wishart scores 172 as Midlands lead by 77 at day 2 stumps
Wishart scores 172 as Midlands lead by 77 at day 2 stumps

Midlands took a firm grip on the second day of their match against Manicaland at Mutare Sports Club. With a powerful 172 by England tour discard Craig Wishart to the fore, they ran up a total of 458 for five wickets by the close, a lead of 77 already wit