England to play 4 not 5 ODIs v Zim

OK so England will play their first ODI against Zim on Sunday in Harare. The ZCU complained of the severe financial loss they would concede at the loss of one of the matches (20%). England’s reply? Time has been wasted, and it’s not our fault – my God, is this the ECB actually making a point for once?

England on the verge of cancelling Zimbabwe tour

England, as has been announced in the newswires, has cancelled their flight to Harare. They took a flight from Namibia to Johannesburg where they will now be sat twiddling their thumbs.

What next? Surely the tour is on the verge of being cancelled now. But what an utter mess – a sad day for Cricket and sport in general.