Zimbabwe boys, you bloody beauties

via What They Said About: Zimbabwe’s Test victory over Pakistan in Harare | Cricinfo Magazine | ESPN Cricinfo

The cricket world reacts to Zimbabwe beating Pakistan by 24 runs in Harare, to record their first Test win against a country other Bangladesh in 12 years

As Zimbabwe closed in on victory, the anticipation and excitement built…

“Dare we start to believe.”

Former Zimbabwe bowler Mluleki Nkala

“It would be a brilliant test win for Zimbabwe… The players deserve the win after what they’ve been through.”

Former Zimbabwe allrounder Sean Ervine


Even Zimbabwe’s ambassador to Senegal and Gambia, Trudy Stevenson was cheering the team on

After Rahat Ali was run out, the celebrations began…

“Well deserved Brendan Taylor and the boys!!! Well done boys!!!! So proud!! Great day ‘babwe!!!”

Former Zimbabwe batsman Charles Coventry

“Congrats to Zim on their win today, the boys deserved a win after everything they had to put up with !”

Fast bowler Kyle Jarvis, who recently left Zimbabwe to take up a county cricket contract

“The boys deserve everything for that win!!! Great heart and determination to make a difference! Well done to Brendan Taylor. Great finish”

Zimbabwe batsman Craig Ervine



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    Anold Anderson 9 years ago

    This shows Zimbabwe is coming back watch out. Well done boys

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    Mike Patterson 9 years ago

    Typical Zimbos. Winning despite adversity.

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    AAaaaaaaa this is really exciting…wish I could say I’m proud of my country, proud of the team though…

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    Zimbali 9 years ago

    Makorokoto!! Well done Zim. You guys deserve to be applauded with an amplified megaphone!! It at least brings some good news to an otherwise sad country.

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    imvi dzechembere 9 years ago

    Makorokoto! Imi madadisa chose.