Barney Rogers

Barney Guy Rogers (born August 20, 1982 in Harare) is a former Zimbabwean cricketer, who played Tests and ODIs. 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 was good enough at field hockey to play at U20 level for Zimbabwe and his favourite recreation is spear fishing.

Barney Rogers
Personal information
Full nameBarney Guy Rogers
BornAugust 20, 1982 (age 36)
Harare, Zimbabwe
BattingLeft-hand bat
BowlingRight-arm offbreak
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 69)6 January 2005 v Bangladesh
Last Test11 March 2005 v South Africa
ODI debut (cap 71)23 November 2002 v Pakistan
Last ODI2 March 2005 v South Africa
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 4 15 36 47
Runs scored 90 478 1,980 1,097
Batting average 11.25 31.86 33.00 26.75
100s/50s 0/0 0/5 3/12 0/8
Top score 29 84 141 84*
Balls bowled 18 324 1,924 859
Wickets - 6 33 21
Bowling average - 53.50 36.93 39.14
5 wickets in innings - 0 0 0
10 wickets in match - n/a n/a n/a
Best bowling - 2/55 4/34 3/36
Catches/stumpings 1/- 7/- 23/- 15/-
Source: Cricinfo, 11 October 2017

Early career

Rogers was born into a cricketing family and his dad must take credit for his technique. He is actually a natural right-hander but his father felt that you should have the stronger hand at the top of the handle and he switched him around. Rogers attended Brydon Country School and played in their 1st Eleven as an allrounder along with Sean Ervine. His secondary education was at St. John's College where he was captain of the first eleven.

Domestic career

Rogers was admitted to the CFX Academy in 2001 and impressed head coach David Houghton, playing as an opener in the Logan Cup and scoring four fifties in five games.

International career

Rogers was selected to tour England in 2003 but did not do well at all and was sent home after the Test series. But his domestic form for Mashonaland was good and he made his ODI debut against West Indies at the end of the year. In three games as opener he scored a fifty in the match Zimbabwe won. Against Bangladesh, he played as opener and scored a fifty in the decisive third ODI victory. He then joined Heath Streak's rebellion and played no part in the ODI series against Sri Lanka, Australia and England. He was, along with Gavin Ewing and Charles Coventry the first player to settle the dispute with the board. He must have realised that as a young man he might only get this chance at high-class cricket.

Rogers made the tour to Bangladesh but looked out of touch in the Test series. It was in the ODI series that he showed his quality, scoring three fifties and taking three wickets as Zimbabwe unluckily lost 2-3 after being two up. He was named as man of the series and opened the batting in South Africa, his best score being 47 in the second ODI.

However, a row over contracts led to him being sidelined despite his excellent ODI record just before the New Zealand series in 2005. To date, he has not been recalled or offered a contract.

Rogers rates Harbhajan Singh, who he faced in a tour match for the CFX Academy as the toughest bowler he has ever faced. His cricketing heroes are Jacques Kallis, Gary Kirsten "for his ability to build an innings." and Sachin Tendulkar "Obviously".

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Bangladeshi cricket team in Zimbabwe in 2003–04

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CFX Academy cricket team

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Charles Coventry (Zimbabwean cricketer)

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Dougie Marillier

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English cricket team in Zimbabwe in 2001–02

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Indian cricket team in Zimbabwe in 2001

The Indian cricket team toured Zimbabwe from 28 May to 7 July 2001 and played two Test matches against Zimbabwe, with each team winning one game match. This would be Zimbabwe's only Test victory over a side other than Bangladesh until they beat Pakistan in the second Test in 2013.India and Zimbabwe also participated in a triangular One Day International (ODI) competition with West Indies, with the latter eventually winning the competition.

List of One Day International cricketers

This is a list by country of every cricketer who has played at least one

One Day International.

List of Test cricketers

This is a list by country of every cricketer who has played at least one

Test match.

List of Zimbabwe ODI cricketers

This is a list of Zimbabwean One-day International cricketers displaying career statistics for all players that have represented Zimbabwe in at least one One Day International (ODI). An ODI is an international cricket match between two representative teams, each having ODI status, as determined by the International Cricket Council (ICC). An ODI differs from Test matches in that the number of overs per team is limited, and that each team has only one innings. The list is arranged in the order in which each player won his first ODI cap. Where more than one player won his first ODI cap in the same match, those players are listed alphabetically by surname.

List of Zimbabwe Test cricketers

This is a list of Zimbabwean Test cricketers.

A Test match is an international cricket match between two representative teams that are full members of the International Cricket Council (ICC). Both teams have two innings, and the match lasts up to five days.

The list is arranged in the order in which each player won his first Test cap. Where more than one player won his first Test cap in the same match, those players are listed alphabetically by surname.

Statistics are correct as of 15 November 2018.

Note:

1 John Traicos also played three Test matches for South Africa. Only his record for Zimbabwe is given above.

List of bowlers who have taken a wicket with their first ball in a format of international cricket

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List of cricketers who have taken five-wicket hauls on One Day International debut

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Sri Lankan cricketer Uvais Karnain was the first to take a five-wicket haul on ODI debut; he took 5 wickets for 26 runs against New Zealand in March 1984. His figures were bettered by Australian cricketer Tony Dodemaide who took 5 wickets while conceding 21 runs in a match against Sri Lanka in January 1988. In 1991, Allan Donald became the first South African cricketer to take an ODI five-wicket haul for his team. Although South Africa lost the game by three wickets, Donald received a man of the match award. Canada cricketer Austin Codrington's tally of 5 wickets for 27 runs against Bangladesh in the group stage of the 2003 Cricket World Cup is the only five-wicket haul taken during the Cricket World Cup; his figures helped Canada secure a 60-run victory. English cricketer Jake Ball is the most recent debutant to take a five-wicket haul, with figures of 5 wickets for 51 runs against Bangladesh. South African cricketer Kagiso Rabada took figures of 6 wickets for 16 runs, against Bangladesh in July 2015, which remain the best by a bowler on debut. Of the thirteen occasions a cricketer has taken a five-wicket haul on debut, his team has lost three times.

List of international cricket five-wicket hauls at Bangabandhu National Stadium

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In cricket, a five-wicket haul (also known as a "five-for" or "fifer") refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings. This is regarded as a notable achievement.The first bowler to take a five-wicket haul in a Test match at Dhaka Stadium was Ghulam Ahmed for India against Pakistan way back in 1955; he finished the innings with bowling figures of five wickets for 109 runs. The best figures in Test cricket at this venue are 7 wickets for 77 runs, taken by Pakistan's Danish Kaneria against Bangladesh in 2002. Pakistan's Fazal Mahmood has the most Test fifers with three at Dhaka Stadium. Until its closure in 2005 by ICC, there have been 31 Test match five-wicket hauls at this ground.The first ODI fifer at the ground was taken by Indian Arshad Ayub in 1988 where he took five wickets for 25 runs against Pakistan. Best bowling figures of six for 35 runs against Bangladesh was taken by Pakistani pacer Abdul Razzaq in 2002. Until its last ODI in 2005, a total of six fifers has been taken at the venue.

List of international cricket five-wicket hauls at Harare Sports Club

The Harare Sports Club, is located in capital city Harare, is a sports ground in Zimbabwe that has hosted international cricket matches along with provincial games. The venue is the major cricketing spot in Zimbabwe, along with Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo. The first Test match at the venue was held between hosts and India on 1992, whereas the first ODI at the ground is also took place on 1992 in the same tour. The first T20I was held on 2010, against India as well.

In cricket, a five-wicket haul (also known as a "five-for" or "fifer") refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings. This is regarded as a notable achievement.The first bowler to take a five-wicket haul in a Test match at Harare Sports Club was John Traicos for Zimbabwe against India in the very first match at the venue. He finished the innings with bowling figures of five wickets for 86 runs. The best figures in Test cricket at this venue are 8 wickets for 63 runs, taken by Sri Lankan spinner Rangana Herath against Zimbabwe in 2016. Zimbabwe's Heath Streak has the most Test fifers with three at Harare Sports Club. Until November 2016, there have been 32 instances of five-wicket hauls recorded from Harare Sport Club.The first ODI fifer at the ground was taken by Zimbabwean Eddo Brandes in 1997 where he took five wickets for 28 runs against England. Best bowling figures of six for 22 runs against Zimbabwe was taken by West Indian pacer Fidel Edwards in 2003. Until November 2016, a total of 16 fifers has been taken at the venue.

Mashonaland Eagles

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Zimbabwe national cricket team

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As of November 2018, Zimbabwe is ranked tenth in Tests, eleventh in ODIs and twelfth in Twenty20 Internationals by the ICC.

Zimbabwean cricket team in Bangladesh in 2004–05

The Zimbabwe cricket team toured Bangladesh in January 2005 to play two Test matches and five One Day International matches. Bangladesh won the test series 1-0 with one match drawn. This was the first time Bangladesh had won both a Test match and a Test series. They also hold the ODI series by 3-2 margin.

Zimbabwean cricket team in South Africa in 2004–05

The Zimbabwe national cricket team toured South Africa from 16 February to 13 March 2005 for a three-match One Day International series and two Test matches. South Africa won all five matches by significant margins.

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