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Sikandar Raza

The Sikandar that refuses to be conquered

“Everyone is going to die, but what better way is there?" Sikandar Raza, the Zimbabwean cricketer, had expressed in an interview with ESPNCricinfo. He was quipping on his friends, martyred during an air crash. The “fighter” attitude and mindset Raza...
cremer

Zimbabwe’s fightback: Powered by Raza, nurtured by Chakabva and Cremer

Zimbabwe were staring down the barrel at 140 for 4 at stumps on Day 4. They had a lead of mere 18 runs to their name and another disheartening defeat looked on the cards. Their batting had collapsed before...
Shane Dowrich

Shane Dowrich’s maiden Test ton good news for West Indies

When two cricketers share a great bond off the field, that does reflect when they get together in a partnership. If one had doubts about it, it was proved with the record stand between Jason Holder and Shane Dowrich...
Jason Holder

Jason Holder: The leader that West Indies cricket deserves

When Clive Lloyd announced the new West Indian skipper before the 2015 World Cup, there was widespread hullabaloo. A 23-year old, unproven Jason Holder was hardly someone the fans had in mind to revive West Indies cricket from the...
Zimbabwe's batsman Sikandar Raza celebrates after scoring a century

Sikandar Raza climbs a step up at Bulawayo

An all-rounder is like gold in any format, and an impactful one is no less than a boon to a side. One does not need to speak about the depth and stability an all-rounder brings to the line-up. Ben...
Masakadza

Masakadza’s 147 keeps Zimbabwe ship afloat in choppy waters

After a disheartening defeat in the first Test, the onus of making a comeback was on Zimbabwe. Despite losing the series opener, Zimbabwe had a lot of positives to take, but the final Test demanded them to come out...
Zimbabwe

A lot of positives for Zimbabwe

At times, there is a kind of moral victory in a defeat and a team have a lot of positives to take from it. Although there wasn’t any kind of moral victory for Zimbabwe, who lost the series opener...
West Indies

The Pakistan way West Indies need to follow

A year ago, both Pakistan and West Indies were fighting it out for one spot in the Champions Trophy to held in England. While Pakistan qualified for the tournament and won it spectacularly, West Indies had to be content...
Britain Cricket England West Indies

Are West Indies finally putting together a Test team of substance?

Three decades ago, West Indies cricket was the apple of the eye. They had tall, intimidating pace bowlers, flair and flamboyance combined with grit and determination in the batting line-up and a dream captain. They epitomised everything that the...
Devendra Bishoo of West Indies bowls during day two of the tour match between Kent and West Indies

Devendra Bishoo spins series of web to help West Indies wrestle back

It is often said that one needs to invest and show immense faith in a wrist spinner in order to get the best out of him. They are wicket-taking options and can wreak havoc if the conditions assist. A...
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The Shai Hope mantra for the Windies

It isn't often that the current West Indies outfit get to idolize on a Test batsman from their own side. But 2017 has opened doors for one such talent, the composed, matured Shai Hope. The young Barbados batsman earned a...
Cremer and WIlliams

Camaraderie between Cremer and Williams yield fruitful results for Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe have never won a Test against West Indies and have remained winless in last 11 series; there were talks about them scripting history in this series. West Indies, on the other hand, have lost nine back-to-back Test series...
Zimbabwe's captain Graeme Cremer celebrates the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews

Zimbabwe can write a new chapter in their Test chronicle

Regarding Zimbabwe's squad selection, West Indies coach Stuart Law was quoted in a report from ESPNCricinfo saying, " If you look at the squad Zimbabwe have picked, they've got six players who can bowl spin. The wicket here is...

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