Articles tagged 'logan cup'

Mountaineers begin Logan Cup defence 3 December 2018 HARARE - Mountaineers coach Shepherd Makunura reckons his side will be up for the challenge when they begin their Logan Cup title defence against Rhinos at Kwekwe Sports Club today. The four-day First Class match is scheduled to last until Thursday as the country’s domestic cricket season comm...
ZC axes Rising Stars 2 November 2018 HARARE - Rising Stars have been denied a chance to defend their domestic Pro50 Championship title after Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) reverted back to a four-team franchise system for the 2018/2019 calendar. The youthful outfit comprising national team players Tarisai Musakanda, Ryan Burl, Richard Nga...
Mountaineers warm up for title 9 May 2018 HARARE - Defending champions Mountaineers take on Rising Stars in their last Logan Cup match of the season this weekend at Takashinga Sports Club knowing that the title is virtually wrapped up. Mountaineers breathed a sigh of relief after log leaders Mashonaland Eagles who had emerged serious ...
Mash Eagles give up on Logan Cup 8 May 2018 HARARE - Mashonaland Eagles’ chances of winning the Logan Cup went up in smoke after a heavy 354-run defeat to Matabeleland Tuskers at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on Saturday. The Harare-based franchise was missing at least 13 of their regular players, who have all travelled overseas, and t...
JB resurfaces at Rising Stars 21 November 2017 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Test bowler Njabulo “JB” Ncube has resurfaced at Rising Stars where he is a player-coach and hopes to revive his international career. A one-match wonderer in both Test and One Day International cricket, the Bulawayo-born had a debut to remember taking three wickets in...
Mashonaland Eagles stutter after lead 8 November 2017 HARARE - Mashonaland Eagles lost three wickets in four overs on their second day of the Logan Cup match against Mid West Rhinos at Kwekwe Sports Club yesterday. The Harare-based side had restricted Mid West Rhinos to 278 runs to gain a first innings lead of 41 runs and a bonus point. Howeve...
Mid West Rhinos smell Championship 11 October 2017 HARARE - Mid-West Rhinos coach Robin Brown believes the Logan Cup championship is theirs to lose given the presence of several experienced players in their squad. The Kwekwe-based franchise signed returning batsman Brendan Taylor and seamer Kyle Jarvis as well as Australian-based national team...
Rising Stars gear for Logan Cup 4 October 2017 HARARE - Rising Stars begin a new era when they take to the field in their maiden Logan Cup match against Mid West Rhinos at Kwekwe Queens Sports Club today. The youthful side returned from their six-month attachment in the UK and their pedigree will be tested in this four-day game against a s...
Bowler Mshangwe rediscovers form 18 June 2017 HARARE – Mountaineers spinner Natsai Mshangwe is slowly turning into a good batsman in the same way he has perfected his googly delivery. Although he made his One Day International debut back in 2011 primarily as a spinner, a year earlier Mshangwe was opening the batting for the Zimbabwe Under...
Mountaineers over the moon 11 May 2017 HARARE - Mountaineers captain Tino Mawoyo says their 2016-17 Logan Cup triumph has come as a relief for the Manicaland-based franchise after a period of underachievement. Shepherd Makunura’s side clinched Zimbabwe’s premier cricket title following the draw against Mash Eagles at Old Hararians ...
Mountaineers win Logan Cup 10 May 2017 HARARE - Manicaland Mountaineers are the Logan Cup champions for the 2016/17 season. Led by a masterly innings of 79 from Foster Mutizwa, batting at his favourite number three position again, they comfortably forced a draw with Mash Eagles at Old Hararians yesterday, which was enough to ensure...
Mountaineers hunt 2nd Logan Cup 26 April 2017 HARARE - Table toppers Mountaineers opened a five-point gap in the country’s premier first class competition, the Logan Cup and are confident of winning their second championship when the season comes to an end after two rounds of matches. The Manicaland side have won the four-day competition ...
Logan Cup now wide open 26 April 2017 HARARE - The destiny of this season’s Logan Cup is now wide open after Mountaineers seized the initiative by toppling Mid West Rhinos off the summit with an emphatic nine-wicket victory at Mutare Sports Club. Timycen Maruma (87), Donald Tiripano (52), Shingi Masakadza (61) and Vusi Sibanda (52...
Logan Cup matches end in draw 9 March 2017 HARARE - Mid West Rhinos maintained their pole position in the domestic first class competition after both matches that ran concurrently from Saturday in Harare and Kwekwe ended in stalemates on Tuesday. In Harare, hosts Mashonaland Eagles’ charge with the bat was frustrated by the heavy downp...
ZC repeating costly mistakes 13 January 2017 HARARE - Yet again players and cricket fans have been frustrated by events happening off the field rather than on the field of play. Welcome rains would have curtailed play had the domestic season got underway, but even if the weather had been fair; Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) and the players once a...
Player protest rocks Logan Cup 22 December 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) stumbled on a familiar glitch yesterday when a player protest interrupted play in a Logan Cup encounter raising fears of another collapse of the fragile relationship between players and the board. Zimbabwe’s domestic cricketers, who are not centrally contracted, ...
Mash Eagles bag Logan Cup 7 March 2016 HARARE - Mashonaland Eagles underlined their dominance in local franchise cricket by adding the Logan Cup to their Pro 50 and Twenty20 titles they won earlier in the season on Saturday. The Harare franchise side becomes only the first side in domestic cricket history to hold all three titles i...
Gentleman on, off the field 20 April 2015 HARARE - His name is Tinotenda which translates to “grateful” and it was no surprise that his first answer during this interview was a statement of thanksgiving. “For me, I wouldn’t have done it without God’s grace, that alone is the greatest weapon that keeps me going,” he tells the Daily New...
Zim cricketers on strike 12 November 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's premier cricket tournament – the Logan Cup – got off to a false start yesterday after local cricketers refused to take to the field in protest over low salaries and contracts. The industrial action forced the cancelation of the two four-day matches scheduled to start yester...
Mountaineers bag Logan Cup 22 April 2014 HARARE - Manicaland Mountaineers have won this season’s domestic franchise Logan Cup cricket competition with a match to spare following an impressive 293-run victory over struggling Southern Rocks at Mutare Sports Club on Friday. With the victory, Mountaineers took their points tally to 37 fr...
Mash Eagles soar above Rocks 11 April 2014 HARARE - A clinical Mashonaland Eagles thrashed hapless Southern Rocks by an innings and 94 runs in a Logan Cup that finished in the hours of Wednesday morning on the final day at Harare Sports Club yesterday. The Eagles only needed 4.1 overs to wipe out the Rocks tail having closed the third ...
Tuskers' poor form continues 8 March 2014 HARARE - Matebeleland Tuskers stranglehold on the domestic Logan Cup cricket competition continues to wane following their 86-run defeat to Mid West Rhinos in Kwekwe yesterday. It was the Tuskers’ second defeat in three matches and the three-time Logan Cup champions are looking out of their de...
Mountaineers to pay own players 17 January 2014 MUTARE - Manicaland Mountaineers hopes to pay its players as Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) continues to struggle with funding which has delayed domestic cricket games,. “We are looking for ways to pay our own players… We don’t want to see the local game die. We are trying every way we can to get fundi...
Chakabva, Vermeulen lead Eagles fight back 11 December 2013 HARARE - Mashonaland Eagles batsmen fought doggedly with the bat to close the second day of the on-going Logan Cup encounter on 298-3 and leading Midwest Rhinos by two runs at Harare Sports Club. The Harare franchise had lost opener Keith Kondo for a two-ball duck in the final over of day one ...
Taylor opens account with ton 10 December 2013 HARARE - Midwest Rhinos captain Brendan Taylor opened his Zimbabwean domestic franchise league account with a century in the Logan Cup as his team reached 296 runs before claiming a wicket in the final over of the day at Harare Sports Club on Monday. Hosts Mashonaland Eagles handed Under-19 pl...