Sikandar Raza delivered an all-rounder's masterclass to help Zimbabwe to a convincing six-wicket win over the Netherlands in their Cricket World Cup Group A qualifier on Tuesday.
Zimbabwe batsman Sikandar Raza helped Punjab Kings pull off a stunning chase to edge out Chennai Super Kings by four wickets in a last-ball Indian Premier League thriller on Sunday.
All-rounder Sikandar Raza sensationally picked up 3-25 against Pakistan on Thursday as Zimbabwe prevailed by one run in a final-ball thriller to register their first Super 12 win at the Twenty20 World Cup.
Batter Craig Ervine has recovered from a hamstring injury to captain Zimbabwe at the T20 World Cup in Australia next month, one of a number of players who have regained fitness in time for the tournament.
Shubman Gill made his first international hundred as India beat Zimbabwe by 13 runs after a tense finish in Harare on Monday to complete a 3-0 ODI whitewash.
Virat Kohli may be out of form, without an international century for over two years but he still remains one of the best batters of the generation. And while the world waits in anticipation for Kohli’s next century, Zimbabwe’s Sikander Raza has given a massive compliment to the former India captain. Raza compared Kohli with legends like Tiger Woods and Muhammad Ali.Also Read - India's Predicted Playing 11 For 1st ODI vs Zimbabwe at Harare: Captain KL Rahul Likely to Open With Shikhar Dhawan in Rohit Sharma's Absence
Zimbabwe batter Innocent Kaia reckons his side have got what it takes to edge past India at home in the upcoming three-match ODI series, with the first match set to commence on August 18 in Harare.
Bangladesh captain Tamim Iqbal did not hesitate to admit that Zimbabwe won the three-match ODI with one match in hand on Sunday as the better team.
Since debuting on the international stage in 2013 through an ODI against Bangladesh in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe all-rounder Sikandar Raza has demonstrated his fighting prowess, on and off the field, time and again. The 36-year-old, who is enjoying a phenomenal run of form of late, keeps scaling greater heights with each passing game at an age when most good quality cricketers go into decline. Raza shared his views about his and side's game, also how he views the current Bangladesh team and more, in an interview with The Daily Star's Ekush Tapader, the excerpts of which are as follows: