Taibu was the first Zimbabwe cricketer to feature in the cash-rich league after he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for US$125000.
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He retired from international cricket in 2012.
The Kolkata Knight Riders has been one of the most successful teams in the auctions over the years in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Owned by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, the franchise is one of the most well known and popular among the fans. The purple and golden outfit has been crowned champion twice […]
Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin left out of ODI squad: The two heavyweights did not make it to the 15-member squad for Zimbabwe tri-series. The tri-series will feature Sri Lanka, West Indies and hosts Zimbabwe. Replacements for Kieron Pollard and Ramdin to be drafted in the squad are Shai Hope and Rovman Powell. (Read more about […]
Former Zimbabwean cricketer Tatenda Taibu, who retired from cricket in 2012 at the age of 28 in order to focus on his church work, has made a comeback to cricket as Zimbabwe Cricket’s convener of selectors and development officer. He will take up his position next month. Taibu has implored the cricket board to sort out players contact issues […]
The Zimbabweans have put up some enthralling performances against India in the past. Zimbabwe’s batting has been their strength traditionally. Their batsmen have been the ones who have always put up a fight and proved competitive spirit of the African nation. The team’s performances may have gone on a downward spiral in recent times, but there […]
Wicketkeepers have a very large role to play in any form of cricket. But their utility in one-day cricket becomes much more importance since they play a role of virtual all-rounders in the team. Primarily, teams used to pick wicketkeepers for their keeping abilities, but Adam Gilchrist changed all that with his slam-bang batting. So the […]
Cricket is called “the gentlemen’s game.” But, the gentlemen’s playing the game sometimes don’t shy away from sledging the opposition. Just like bat and ball, sledging has been an integral part of cricket. There have been many funny as well as serious situations on the cricket field where the players haven potshots at each other. […]
Top 10 Wicket keepers with most runs in ODIs: One Day International (ODI) cricket is a sport followed by millions of fans worldwide. The game of cricket has produced some legends in this format. Wicket keepers deserve special mention as many a time they are the most underappreciated members of the team. To any team, […]