Athletes Famous Cricket Players from Zimbabwe

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List of famous cricket players from Zimbabwe, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Zimbabwe has produced some very talented cricket players over the years, including slips, sweepers and wicket-keepers. These are some of the best Zimbabwean cricket players to ever live, so if you're a native of Zimbabwe and are aspiring to play cricket professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular cricket player from Zimbabwe then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

These players, like Pommie Mbangwa and Glen Bruk-Jackson include images when available.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Zimbabwean cricket players?" and "Which cricket players are from Zimbabwe?"

You can click on the names of these legendary cricket players of Zimbabwe in order to get more information about each one. If you play cricket or just love the sport then use this list of talented Zimbabwean cricket players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

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Adam Huckle age 46 Adam George Huckle is a former Zimbabwean cricketer who played in eight Tests and 19 ODIs from 1997 to 1999. In his second Test in 1997, against New Zealand, Huckle took 11–255 in the match. As ...more

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Alester Maregwede age 36 Alester Maregwede is a Zimbabwean cricketer. He is a wicket-keeper and middle-order batsman. He has represented the Zimbabwe A team as vice captain. He made his first appearances on a West ...more

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Ali Shah age 58 Ali Hassimshah Omarshah, is a former Zimbabwean cricketer who played in 3 Tests and 28 One Day Internationals from 1983 to 1996. A useful all rounder especially, Shah was the first non-white ...more

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Alistair Campbell age 45 Alistair Douglas Ross Campbell is a former Zimbabwean Test cricketer. In total he played 60 matches in his Test career, captaining Zimbabwe on 21 occasions. He also played 188 One Day ...more

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Andrew Waller age 58 Andrew Christopher "Bundu" Waller is a former Zimbabwean cricket player who played two Tests and 39 One Day Internationals for Zimbabwe's national cricket team. After retiring from the ...more

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Andrew Walton age 52 Andrew Peter Walton is a Zimbabwean born former English cricketer. Walton was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. Walton represented the Kent Cricket Board in 3 List A ...more

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Andy Blignaut age 39 Arnoldus "Andy" Mauritius Blignaut is a Zimbabwean cricketer. He is a right-arm fast-medium bowler, but he is also known for his vicious form with the bat in ODIs, where his frequent ...more

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Andy Flower age 49 Andrew "Andy" Flower OBE is a former international cricketer for Zimbabwe and a former England cricket coach.

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Andy Pycroft age 61 Andrew John Pycroft is a former Zimbabwean cricketer who played in 3 Tests and 20 One Day Internationals from 1983 to 1992. He played for Rhodesia prior to Zimbabwe's independence. He also ...more

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Andy Whittall age 44 Andrew Richard "Andy" Whittall is a former Zimbabwean cricketer who played in 10 Tests and 63 ODIs from 1996 to 2000. He made his Test and ODI debuts in September 1996. Then he became ...more

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Anthony Ireland age 33 Anthony John Ireland is a cricketer from Zimbabwe. A tall fast bowler, he relies on bounce and swing, and performed consistently during his tenure with Zimbabwe, taking 38 wickets in just 26 ...more

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Babu Meman age 65 Mohammed Ahmed Meman is a former Zimbabwean cricketer. He played one One Day International for Zimbabwe in the 1987 World Cup. Meman also represented Shropshire in the Minor Counties ...more

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Barney Rogers age 35 Barney Guy Rogers is a Zimbabwean cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman with a solid technique and a good range of judiciously applied attacking shots. He also bowls occasional offspin. Rogers ...more

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Bjorn Mordt age 39 Bjorn Haaken David Mordt is a Zimbabwean cricketer. Mordt is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium pace. He was born at Mutare, Manicaland Province. Mordt joined English county ...more

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Blessing Mahwire age 35 Ngonidzashe Blessing Mahwire is a Zimbabwean cricketer who plays first-class cricket for Mashonaland and has also made appearances for the Zimbabwean cricket team in both the Test match and One ...more

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Brendan Taylor age 31 Brendan Ross Murray Taylor is a former Zimbabwean cricketer, he is a batsman but is also a part time wicketkeeper and off spinner. He is regarded as the most genuine and probably the best ...more

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Brian Murphy age 41 Brian Andrew Murphy is a former Zimbabwean cricketer. He played his cricket for Mashonaland in Zimbabwe and Western Province in South Africa. He played a total of 11 Test matches and 31 One Day ...more

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Brian Vitori age 27 Brian Vitalis Vitori is a Zimbabwean cricketer. He has played Test and ODI matches for Zimbabwe.

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Bryan Strang age 45 Bryan Colin Strang is a former Zimbabwean cricketer who played in 26 Tests and 49 ODIs from 1995 to 2001. Cricket is his passion. His older brother Paul Strang also played international cricket ...more

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Calum Price age 25 Calum Walter Price is a domestic and former Zimbabwean Under-19 cricketer. Along with the likes of Keegan Meth and Kyle Jarvis, he is regarded as a great future pace prospect for Zimbabwe. Price ...more

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Cephas Zhuwao age 33 Cephas Zhuwao is a Zimbabwean cricketer. He is an all-rounder who bats left-handed and bowls left-arm spin. Zhuwao made his first-class debut for Northerns in May 2007, having made his ...more

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Chamu Chibhabha age 31 Chamunorwa Justice "Chamu" Chibhabha is a Zimbabwean cricketer who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm medium pace. Chibhabha made a duck on international debut, against New Zealand ...more

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Charles Coventry age 34 Charles Kevin Coventry is a Zimbabwean cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and occasional wicket-keeper. He previously shared the record, with Saeed Anwar, of the highest individual score in ...more

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Charlie Lock age 55 Alan Charles Ingram Lock is a former Zimbabwean cricketer who played in one Test and 8 ODIs. In his only Test match of his career, he has the match figure of 5/105 against South Africa at Harare ...more

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Christopher Mpofu age 32 Christopher Bobby "Chris" Mpofu is a Zimbabwean cricketer. He has represented Zimbabwe at Test, ODI and Twenty20 International level. A tall seam bowler, he hits the pitch hard and can ...more

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Craig Ervine age 32 Craig Richard Ervine is a Zimbabwean cricketer. Ervine is a left-handed batsman who has impressed in the Zimbabwe domestic leagues. Ervine has played for the Midlands cricket team in Zimbabwe ...more

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Craig Evans age 48 Craig Neil Evans is a Zimbabwean cricketer and rugby union footballer.

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Craig Wishart age 43 Craig Brian Wishart is a former Zimbabwean cricketer. During his career he played for several Mashonaland districts as well as the Zimbabwean national team. He made his Test debut in 1995 in ...more

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Daniel Hondo age 35 Daniel Hondo is a former Zimbabwean cricketer and a current rugby union player. He was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler who played for Mashonaland A. He was born in ...more

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Darlington Matambanadzo age 41 Darlington Rutendo Matambanadzo is a former Zimbabwean first-class cricketer who is the twin brother of Test cricketer Everton Matambanadzo. Born in Harare, Zimbabwe, Matambanadzo was ...more

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Dave Hallack age 51 David 'Dave' Hallack is a Zimbabwean born English cricketer. Hallack is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium pace. He was born at Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Hallack represented the ...more

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David Brain age 53 David Hayden Brain is a former Zimbabwean cricketer who played in 9 Tests and 23 ODIs from 1992 to 1995.

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David Houghton age 60 David Laud Houghton is the current batting coach of Middlesex and is a former Zimbabwean Test cricketer. He captained Zimbabwe in their first four Test matches, losing two and drawing two. ...more

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David Mutendera age 38 David Travolta Mutendera is a former Zimbabwean cricketer who played one Test and nine One Day Internationals for Zimbabwe. A tall seam bowler, measuring at almost two metres off the ground, he ...more

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Dion Ebrahim age 37 Dion Digby Ebrahim is a Zimbabwean cricketer. Ebrahim is a defensive batsmen who prefers to score cautiously in order to build an innings. Ebrahim has a highest One Day International score of ...more

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Dirk Viljoen age 40 Dirk Peter Viljoen is a former cricketer who played 2 Tests and 53 One Day Internationals for Zimbabwe. An allrounder, Viljoen bowled slow left arm orthodox and batted in the middle order, ...more

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Dougie Marillier age 39 Douglas Anthony "Dougie" Marillier is a former Zimbabwean cricketer. He is a right hand batsman known for his unorthodox technique and a right arm offspin bowler. One of earliest ...more

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Douglas Hondo age 38 Douglas Tafadzwa Hondo is a Zimbabwean cricketer. He played nine Test matches as a right-arm medium-fast swing bowler, and is distinctive for his dreadlocks.

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Duncan Bradshaw age 31 Duncan Phillip Bradshaw is a Zimbabwean born English cricketer. Bradshaw is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm fast-medium. He was born in the Zimbabwean capital Harare and was educated ...more

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Duncan Fletcher age 69 Duncan Andrew Gwynne Fletcher is a Zimbabwean ex-cricketer and the current coach of the Indian cricket team. He was the coach of the England cricket team from 1999-2007, and is credited with the ...more

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Eboo Essop-Adam age 49 Ebrahim Ali Essop-Adam is a former Zimbabwean cricketer. He played one ODI for Zimbabwe in 1992.

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Ed Rainsford age 33 Edward Charles "Ed" Rainsford is a Zimbabwean cricketer. He has played 39 ODIs and two Twenty20 Internationals for Zimbabwe.

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Eddo Brandes age 54 Eddo André Brandes is a former Zimbabwean cricketer who played in 10 Tests and 59 ODIs from 1987 to 1999, spanning four World Cups. In the days when a number of Zimbabwe's players were ...more

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Elton Chigumbura age 31 Elton Chigumbura is a Zimbabwean cricketer. He is a current Zimbabwe's One Day International and Twenty20 International captain appointed in August 2014. He played 6 Test matches from the age of ...more

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Everton Matambanadzo age 41 Everton Zvikomborero Matambanadzo, born April 13, 1976 in Salisbury, is a former Zimbabwean cricketer who played in 3 Tests and 7 ODIs from 1996 to 1999. His twin brother, Darlington, also ...more

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Forster Mutizwa age 32 Forster Mutizwa is a Zimbabwean cricketer. He is a lower middle-order batsman and wicket-keeper. He was first called up to the national team for a tour of Bangladesh, and subsequently made his ...more

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Friday Kasteni age 29 Friday Kasteni is a Zimbabwean cricketer. He is a left-handed aggressive batsman. He scored a century on his first-class debut for Midlands against Matabeleland in April 2005. He went on to ...more

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Gary Ballance age 28 Gary Simon Ballance is an English first-class cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and a leg break bowler, who currently plays for Yorkshire County Cricket Club and England. He was born in ...more

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Gary Brent age 41 Gary Bazil Brent is a Zimbabwean cricketer. Generally speaking, he is an inswinging bowler, with a good slow-arm bowling technique. Though his Test batting average lies at a mere 5.83 runs, he ...more

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Gary Crocker age 55 Gary John Crocker is a former Zimbabwean cricketer who played in 3 Tests and 6 ODIs from 1992 to 1993. Born in Bulawayo, Crocker played in Zimbabwe's first ever Test match, at Harare in 1992. ...more