Zimbabwean cricket team in England in 2003

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Zimbabwean cricket team in England in 2003
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Zimbabwe
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England
Dates 3 May – 10 July 2003
Captains Heath Streak Nasser Hussain (Tests)
Michael Vaughan (ODIs)
Test series
Result England won the 2-match series 2–0
Most runs Dion Ebrahim (135) Mark Butcher (184)
Most wickets Heath Streak (7) James Anderson (11)
Player of the series Mark Butcher (Eng) and Heath Streak (Zim)

The Zimbabwe cricket team toured England in the 2003 season to play a two-match Test series against England. England won the series 2–0 with no matches drawn. The two teams were also involved in a triangular One Day International tournament with South Africa.

Tour matches[edit]

First-class: British Universities v Zimbabweans[edit]

3–5 May 2003
Scorecard
v
146 (63.1 overs)
Jimmy Adams 42 (80)
Douglas Hondo 5/26 (13 overs)
376 (98 overs)
Grant Flower 130 (207)
Justin Bishop 3/70 (14 overs)
263 (73.4 overs)
Ed Cowan 137* (148)
Andy Blignaut 4/89 (21.4 overs)
37/0 (3.4 overs)
Mark Vermeulen 28* (12)
Zimbabwe won by 10 wickets
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Umpires: Roy Palmer (Eng) and Ken Shuttleworth (Eng)
  • British Universities won the toss and elected to bat.

First-class: Worcestershire v Zimbabweans[edit]

9–12 May 2012
Scorecard
v
262 (60.5 overs)
Vikram Solanki 74 (79)
Douglas Hondo 3/53 (13 overs)
334 (126.2 overs)
Stuart Carlisle 157 (374)
Kabir Ali 3/89 (28 overs)
247 (79.4 overs)
Andrew Hall 68 (106)
Grant Flower 3/25 (11 overs)
175 (62 overs)
Andy Blignaut 42 (42)
Kabir Ali 5/48 (15 overs)
Match tied
New Road, Worcester
Umpires: Nigel Cowley (Eng) and Richard Kettleborough (Eng)
  • Worcestershire won the toss and elected to bat.

First-class: Sussex v Zimbabweans[edit]

15–18 May 2003
Scorecard
v
395 (122.5 overs)
Mark Vermeulen 198 (304)
Paul Hutchison 4/94 (22.5 overs)
179/4 (48.1 overs)
Bas Zuiderent 50 (92)
Andy Blignaut 1/24 (10 overs)
Match drawn
County Ground, Hove
Umpires: Pasty Harris (Eng) and Peter Willey (Eng)
  • Zimbabweans won the toss and elected to bat.
  • No play was possible on Day 2 and play on Day 3 was reduced to 22 overs.
  • Andrew Hodd (Sssx) made his first-class debut.

First-class: Middlesex v Zimbabweans[edit]

30 May–2 June 2003
Scorecard
v
516/6d (138.5 overs)
Robin Weston 129 (208)
Travis Friend 2/121 (28 overs)
401/4d (108 overs)
Stuart Carlisle 137 (223)
Chris Peploe 1/61 (14 overs)
222/2d (38 overs)
Owais Shah 101* (80)
Ray Price 1/31 (7 overs)
221/5 (65 overs)
Dion Ebrahim 64 (131)
Thos Hunt 2/28 (7 overs)
Match drawn
Denis Compton Oval, Shenley
Umpires: Michael Dixon (Eng) and John Hampshire (Eng)
  • Middlesex won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Chris Peploe (Middx) made his first-class debut.

50-over: Somerset v Zimbabweans[edit]

17 June 2003
Scorecard
Zimbabweans 
285/9 (50 overs)
v
Somerset
282/7 (50 overs)
Stuart Carlisle 119 (129)
Steffan Jones 2/40 (10 overs)
Keith Dutch 93 (82)
Dougie Marillier 1/31 (4 overs)
Zimbabweans won by 3 runs
County Ground, Taunton
Umpires: Rob Bailey (Eng) and Trevor Jesty (Eng)
  • Zimbabweans won the toss and elected to bat.

50-over: Hampshire v Zimbabweans[edit]

19 June 2003
Scorecard
Hampshire
262/5 (50 overs)
v
 Zimbabweans
246 (49.1 overs)
Derek Kenway 120* (143)
Dougie Marillier 1/23 (5 overs)
Dougie Marillier 54 (73)
Ed Giddins 4/33 (9.1 overs)
Hampshire won by 16 runs
Rose Bowl, Southampton
Umpires: Neil Bainton (Eng) and Mervyn Kitchen (Eng)
  • Zimbabweans won the toss and elected to field.

50-over: Essex v Zimbabweans[edit]

22 June 2003
Scorecard
Essex
189/9 (50 overs)
v
 Zimbabweans
193/5 (39 overs)
Andy Flower 52 (56)
Ray Price 3/20 (10 overs)
Grant Flower 60* (79)
Joe Grant 2/36 (7 overs)
Zimbabweans won by 5 wickets
County Ground, Chelmsford
Umpires: Pasty Harris (Eng) and Tim Robinson (Eng)
  • Zimbabweans won the toss and elected to field.

Test series[edit]

1st Test[edit]

22–24 May 2003
Scorecard
v
472 (133.1 overs)
Mark Butcher 137 (256)
Andy Blignaut 3/96 (26.1 overs)
147 (55 overs)
Dion Ebrahim 68 (127)
James Anderson 5/73 (16 overs)
233 (f/o) (68.5 overs)
Mark Vermeulen 61 (81)
Mark Butcher 4/60 (12.5 overs)
England won by an innings and 92 runs
Lord's, London
Umpires: Steve Bucknor (WI) and Dave Orchard (SA)
Player of the match: Mark Butcher (Eng)

2nd Test[edit]

5–7 June 2003
Scorecard
v
416 (127.1 overs)
Anthony McGrath 81 (183)
Heath Streak 4/64 (34.1 overs)
94 (32.1 overs)
Tatenda Taibu 31 (67)
Richard Johnson 6/33 (12 overs)
253 (f/o) (93.4 overs)
Travis Friend 65* (107)
Steve Harmison 4/55 (21.4 overs)
England won by an innings and 69 runs
Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street
Umpires: Darrell Hair (Aus) and Dave Orchard (SA)
Player of the match: Richard Johnson (Eng)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Richard Johnson (Eng) made his Test debut.

NatWest Series[edit]

1st match: England v Zimbabwe[edit]

26 June 2003
Scorecard
England 
191/8 (50 overs)
v
 Zimbabwe
195/6 (48 overs)
Andrew Flintoff 53 (89)
Heath Streak 2/30 (9 overs)
Grant Flower 96* (152)
Richard Johnson 3/32 (10 overs)
Zimbabwe won by 4 wickets
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Umpires: Simon Taufel (Aus) and Peter Willey (Eng)
Player of the match: Grant Flower (Zim)

3rd match: South Africa v Zimbabwe[edit]

29 June 2003
Scorecard
South Africa 
272/5 (50 overs)
v
 Zimbabwe
226/9 (50 overs)
Jacques Kallis 125* (147)
Douglas Hondo 2/29 (9.1 overs)
Travis Friend 82 (93)
Andrew Hall 3/38 (9 overs)
South Africa won by 46 runs
St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Neil Mallender (Eng)
Player of the match: Jacques Kallis (SA)
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to field.

4th match: England v Zimbabwe[edit]

1 July 2003
Scorecard
England 
81/4 (16.3 overs)
v
Michael Vaughan 35* (45)
Heath Streak 2/13 (4 overs)
No result
Headingley, Leeds
Umpires: David Shepherd (Eng) and Simon Taufel (Aus)
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to field.
  • Match reduced to 25 overs per side.
  • Kabir Ali (Eng) made his ODI debut.

6th match: South Africa v Zimbabwe[edit]

5 July 2003
Scorecard
Zimbabwe 
174/8 (50 overs)
v
 South Africa
175/1 (34.2 overs)
Heath Streak 54 (72)
Jacques Kallis 3/47 (10 overs)
Herschelle Gibbs 93* (97)
Sean Ervine 1/13 (2.2 overs)
South Africa won by 9 wickets
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Umpires: Simon Taufel (Aus) and Peter Willey (Eng)
Player of the match: Herschelle Gibbs (SA)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to field.

7th match: England v Zimbabwe[edit]

6 July 2003
Scorecard
Zimbabwe 
92 (24.5 overs)
v
 England
95/4 (17.5 overs)
Stuart Matsikenyeri 26 (35)
Darren Gough 4/26 (9 overs)
Andrew Flintoff 47* (37)
Heath Streak 4/21 (9 overs)
England won by 6 wickets
County Ground, Bristol
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Neil Mallender (Eng)
Player of the match: Andrew Flintoff (Eng)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.
  • Charles Coventry (Zim) made his ODI debut.

9th match: South Africa v Zimbabwe[edit]

10 July 2003
Scorecard
Zimbabwe 
173/8 (50 overs)
v
 South Africa
174/3 (35.2 overs)
Heath Streak 50* (90)
Makhaya Ntini 4/45 (10 overs)
Graeme Smith 69 (80)
Douglas Hondo 2/25 (7 overs)
South Africa won by 7 wickets
Rose Bowl, Southampton
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and David Shepherd (Eng)
Player of the match: Makhaya Ntini (SA)
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat.

References[edit]

  • Playfair Cricket Annual 2004
  • Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2004

External links[edit]