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Day 5

848dLiam Brickhill in Bulawayo

'Pitch was better than we thought' - Cremer

The Zimbabwe captain said his side could have made a sporting declaration but "it was probably not a wicket where you can bowl a side out in 30 overs"

Day 4

849dLiam Brickhill in Bulawayo

Streak laments Zimbabwe's missed opportunity

From allowing Jason Holder and Shane Dowrich to put on 212 for the eighth wicket to the soft dismissals of Solomon Mire and Craig Ervine, day four in Bulawayo didn't go to plan for the hosts

Day 3

850dLiam Brickhill in Bulawayo

'Proud' Raza steps up as allrounder

After his fighting first-innings 80, Raza picked up his maiden Test five-for and said he was both proud and humbled by the achievement

Day 2

851dLiam Brickhill in Bulawayo

Have to be patient on such pitches - Roach

After his comeback series against England, Roach has responded well to the need to alter his lines and lengths on the slower and drier pitches in Bulawayo

Day 1


853dThe Preview by Liam Brickhill in Bulawayo

Zimbabwe seek to fix batting issues in bid to draw level

Zimbabwe are often a side that only really gets going a couple of games into a tour and the chastening experience of the first Test will likely spur greater resolve in what is a must-win game if they are to level the series

Two Thousand and Counting


Batsmen to cross 2000 Test runs for Zimbabwe. Hamilton Masakadza joined the Flower brothers, Alastair Campbell and Guy Whittal to this landmark.

Long time coming


Last instance of an opener from Zimbabwe before Masakadza to score a Test century. - First century by a Zimbabwe opener in 19 Tests.

Century of Wickets


Wickets for Devendra Bishoo in Tests - Fifth spinner and First Leg Spinner from West Indies to this feat.

Rare Occurence


Previous and only other instance in Test Cricket in which both No 8 & 9 have scored a century in the same innings. Clem Hill and Roger Hartigan did it for Aus v England at Adelaide Oval.