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Zimbabwe rule out neutral venue

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The possibility of Zimbabwe playing Australia at a neutral venue was scotched by the Mugabe regime amid another broadside aimed at Australia’s government.

On Sunday, John Howard, Australia’s prime minister, barred his side from traveling to Zimbabwe, but Cricket Australia raised the possibility of staging the three ODIs at a venue in a neutral country. “That is wishful thinking … the ICC says Zimbabwe can host the Australians and any other cricket country here,” said Sikhanyiso Ndlovu, Zimbabwe’s information minister.

He also accused the Australian government of trying oust Mugabe. “The Australian foreign minister has announced A$18 million for regime change. We have a process here for the change of government through democratic elections and not any other way.

“For them to put up that money when we are heading for an election reveals their agenda, but we have a law here against foreign funding for political parties, directly or through NGOs or their embassy.”

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