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Zimbabwe fire national coach HARARE: Zimbabwe Cricket have dismissed national team coach Stephen Mangongo following a poor show during a recent tour of Bangladesh, the union said Thursday.Union chairman Wilson Manase said Mangongo will now work in talent identification and development."Mangongo is good at identifying talent so the board decided to send him back to his area of strength, while we get someone more experienced to replace him as national team head coach," Manase said.Mangongo's dismissal came after the Zimbabwe side lost all eight fixtures during a tour of Bangladesh and two months before the 2015 Cricket World Cup.Manase said the Zimbabwe Cricket board had not yet found a replacement for him and expected to have a new head coach by the end of the month.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014 ...

West Indies lose Fudadin for South Africa series PRETORIA: West Indies batsman Assad Fudadin has been ruled out of the three-test tour of South Africa after fracturing a finger in fielding practice on Wednesday.The 29-year-old fractured the little finger on his right hand during the warm-ups on the opening morning of the first test in Pretoria which is in its second day, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said on Thursday.Fudadin, who came into the squad after Darren Bravo declined selection for personal ...
Waqar wants Pakistan to win New Zealand series ABU DHABI: Pakistan coach Waqar Younis feels a win in the fifth and final one-dayer against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi on Friday will give his team a boost for next year's World Cup.New Zealand levelled the five-match series 2-2 with a narrow seven-run win in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, setting up an intriguing finale to the tour after the preceding three-match Test and two-Twenty20 series were shared 1-1.Waqar said the series would give Pakistan ...
Younis Khan becomes oldest Pakistani to score a century in ODI ISLAMABAD: Although Younis Khan's hundred in the third ODI against New Zealand at Abu Dhabi went in vain, he did create a record on the way,becoming the oldest Pakistani batsman to score a one-day hundred.Younis Khan was 37 years and 18 days old when on Wednesday he scored 103 in the fourth ODI against New Zealand.The previous Pakistani oldest was Zaheer Abbas as he had scored a century at the age of 35 years and ...
Smith defies India with third unbeaten knock BRISBANE: Steve Smith again proved the elusive wicket for India as the new captain led an Australian fightback on day two of the second Test on Thursday.Smith, who was not dismissed by India in last week's Adelaide Test win with scores of 162 and 52, continued to be the bane of the tourists with another defiant knock.His intuitive stroke-making was again a delight and he danced down the wicket to club spinner Ravichandran Ashwin for ...
Australia 221 for 4 at close in 2nd Test BRISBANE: Australia were 221 for four in reply to India's 408 when bad light ended play on day two of the second Test in Brisbane on Thursday.Skipper Steve Smith was unbeaten on 65 with Mitchell Marsh not out seven.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014 ...
Australia v India 2nd Test scoreboard BRISBANE: Scoreboard at tea on the second day of the second Test between Australia and India at the Gabba on Thursday:India 1st innings (311 for 4 overnight)M. Vijay c Haddin b Lyon 144S. Dhawan c Haddin b M. Marsh 24C. Pujara c Haddin b Hazlewood 18V. Kohli c Haddin b Hazlewood 19A. Rahane c Haddin b Hazlewood 81R. Sharma c Smith b Watson 32M. Dhoni c Haddin b Hazlewood 33R. Ashwin c Watson b Hazlewood ...


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