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Joel Dubber

African cricket's decade of mismanagement and missed opportunities

06 Dec 2019

In a decade bookended by African sporting accomplishment, from the continent hosting its first soccer World Cup to South Africa's remarkable Rugby World Cup triumph, the game of cricket finds itself without a comparable crowning achievement to boost its profile in the region and generate much-needed revenue.

Superb seamers bowl Australia to series win against Pakistan

08 Nov 2019

PERTH Pakistan were left humbled and humiliated by Australia's miserly bowling unit, which set up a comprehensive 10-wicket victory for the home side in the third Twenty20 international on Friday and ensured a 2-0 triumph in the rain-affected series.

All eyes on ICC after Zimbabwe Cricket board dismissed

28 Jun 2019

Zimbabwe cricket fans, still stinging from their team's absence from the World Cup, are fearful for the future of their game with severe sanctions possible for "government interference" after the replacement of the national cricket board.

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe struggle without World Cup on horizon

29 Mar 2019

As the heavyweights of international cricket set their sights on lifting the World Cup at Lord's in the English summer, Zimbabwe are confronted with the reality that for the first time in four decades they won't feature in the showpiece event.

South Africa thrash hapless Australia in Perth

04 Nov 2018

PERTH Dale Steyn claimed two early wickets as South Africa’s pace attack combined superbly to heap more misery on Australia with a six-wicket thrashing to take a 1-0 lead in their three-match one-day international series on Sunday.

Cricket-South Africa thrash hapless Australia in Perth

04 Nov 2018

PERTH, Nov 4 South Africa thrashed Australia by six wickets to take a 1-0 lead in their three-match one-day international series at Perth Stadium on Sunday.

Ngidi expects stiff task against Finch-led Australia batting

30 Oct 2018

PERTH Young South Africa speedster Lungi Ngidi has singled out Australia's newly-appointed 50-over captain Aaron Finch as a major threat to his side's chances in the three match one-day international series, which begins in Perth on Sunday.

Cricket - World Cup qualification can lift all Zimbabwe: Cremer

09 Feb 2018

DUBAI Zimbabwe has been rocked by political instability and a prolonged economic slump, but a successful cricket World Cup qualification campaign has the potential to lift the entire nation, according to captain Graeme Cremer.

Curran five-for secures England's thrilling Perth win

28 Jan 2018

PERTH Paceman Tom Curran claimed a career-best five for 35 to derail Australia's chase in the inaugural match at Perth's new stadium and help England win the fifth and final one-dayer by 12 runs on Sunday.

Hazlewood steps up in place of injured Starc

18 Dec 2017

PERTH With pace spearhead Mitchell Starc labouring with injury, Josh Hazlewood stepped up to lead Australia's attack with aplomb as the hosts thrashed England at the WACA on Monday to reclaim the Ashes with two tests to spare.

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