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Zimbabwe fires cricket coach after whitewash loss


Associated Press

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe has sacked cricket coach Stephen Mangongo following the team's whitewash defeat in Bangladesh. Zimbabwe lost all three tests and five ODIs...full story
updated 2014-12-18 10:01 PM
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