Articles tagged 'mid west rhinos'

Mountaineers choke at home 25 April 2018 HARARE - The Logan Cup is set to go all the way to the wire after log leaders Mountaineers choked at home against Mid West Rhinos in Mutare while second-placed Mashonaland Eagles narrowed the gap to two points following a rain affected draw against a stubborn Rising Stars at Takashinga Sports Clu...
Focus turns to Logan Cup 6 November 2017 HARARE - Focus switches to the Logan Cup today after the conclusion of the two-match Test series against West Indies which ended in a 0-1 series win for the visitors last week in Bulawayo. Zimbabwe batted out all the overs on the fifth and final day before settling for a declaration draw with ...
Mountaineers deny Rhinos in cliff-hanger 17 October 2017 HARARE - Mountaineers kicked off their Logan Cup title defence with a hard-fought two-run win over Mid West Rhinos defending six runs needed by Rhinos from three wickets at Harare Sports Club on Friday. Rhinos’ stand-in captain Prince Masvaure had taken his side on the brink of a victory with ...
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...
Taylor return excites granny 62 10 October 2017 HARARE - The return to Zimbabwe of ex-captain Brendan Taylor was celebrated by all and sundry within and outside cricketing corridors. Taylor marked his return to domestic cricket with a century after scoring his 29th First Class ton in the first innings of Mid West Rhinos’ seven-wicket win ov...
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...
Shingi gives Mountaineers edge 21 April 2017 HARARE - Shingi Masakadza was again the outstanding performer of the day, this time with the bat, as Manicaland Mountaineers enjoyed another good day yesterday against Mid West Rhinos at Mutare Sports Club. Masakadza hammered a powerful unbeaten innings of 61, after Timycen Maruma and Donald T...
Injured Rhinos gores Mash Eagles 9 April 2017 HARARE - An injured rhino is still more dangerous than a flying Eagle. That is exactly what limping Mid West Rhinos captain Graeme Cremer exhibited midweek with a top-drawer bowling performance against Mashonaland Eagles at Kwekwe Sports Club. Four first innings wickets and two in the secon...
Wickets tumble in Kwekwe 6 April 2017 HARARE - Ninteen wickets fell on day one of the four-day Logan Cup match pitting hosts Mid West Rhinos and Mashonaland Eagles at Kwekwe Sports Club as bowlers took charge of the country’s premier first class encounter in spectacular fashion yesterday. Log leaders Mash Eagles’ usually dependabl...
Mash Eagles soar high 28 March 2017 HARARE - Logan Cup defending champions Mashonaland Eagles soared over Matabeleland Tuskers with an innings and 85 runs win at Harare Sports Club on Saturday to go top of the log. This is the first time Mash Eagles have assumed top spot on the four-team log standings this season. The home si...
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...
We're not to blame, says ZC 22 December 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) managing director Wilfred Mukondiwa has claimed the franchises are to blame for the latest industrial action to cripple the domestic game. Player boycotts and protests have become the order of the day in local cricket and on Tuesday things came to a standstill at...
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, ...
Taylor set to join Mash Eagles 14 January 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe Test captain and Mid West Rhinos batsman Brendan Taylor is set to join Harare franchise Mashonaland Eagles, the Daily News has learnt. Taylor is said to have made the choice to play for the Eagles because of family reasons. The 28-year-old wicketkeeper/ batsman made his Li...
Mountaineers desperate to bounce back 9 December 2014 HARARE - Logan Cup champions Manicaland Mountaineers are gunning for their first win of the season to kick-start defence of their title when they take on hosts Midwest Rhinos at Kwekwe Sports Club beginning today. The Mutare-based franchise claimed a double last season, winning the Pro 50 Cham...
Domestic cricket matches back on 8 December 2014 HARARE - Domestic franchise Pro 50 Championship matches are now back on track after the cricket teams finally made their trips yesterday to Kwekwe and Bulawayo respectively. Harare-based Mashonaland Eagles finally travelled to Bulawayo to face Matabeleland Tuskers this morning after Zimbabwe C...
More woes for cricket as domestic teams fail to travel 6 December 2014 HARARE - Matches scheduled for today have been postponed after Zimbabwe’s domestic cricket teams failed to travel yesterday as financial woes continue to take toll on the game. Two Pro50 Championship games which were scheduled for today will not be played after Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) failed to ...
Tuskers confident of success 7 November 2014 HARARE - Matabelelnad Tuskers are confident of a bright 2014-15 cricket season ahead of the start of the domestic franchise league this weekend. The Bulawayo-based franchise, which already has national team players Sean Williams, John Nyumbu and Brain Chari on its roster, has benefitted largel...
Flower hard to replace – Ziehl 16 June 2014 HARARE - Mid West Rhinos will find it difficult to replace coach Grant Flower according to franchise administrator Kenyon Ziehl. The Rhinos coach post become vacant after Flower was appointed the Pakistan batting coach last month. The Kwekwe-based franchise is now in the hunt of a replaceme...
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...
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...