Articles tagged 'mountaineers'

Mountaineers to parade Logan Cup trophy 12 February 2019 HARARE – Mountaineers are relishing a chance to play their matches at home when the Pro 50 Championship gets underway next week and kick-start their Logan Cup victory celebrations at Mutare Sports Club. Mountaineers powered to a 10-wicket win over hapless Eagles at Old Hararians Sports Club on...
Hamilton boost for Mountaineers 7 February 2019 HARARE – Batsman Hamilton Masakadza is set to return from injury and feature for champions Mountaineers in a crucial Logan Cup tie against log leaders Eagles at Old Hararians Sports Club this morning. The towering batsman missed the greater part of the country’s premier domestic first class co...
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 ...
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...
Mountaineers' Indian batsman faces deportation 23 December 2017 HARARE – Manicaland Mountaineers' Indian batsman Mohammad Eqlakh faces deportation back to his native country after overstaying his visa and working without a work permit in Zimbabwe. Eqlakh, who is a batsman and arrived in the country last month featured in Mountaineers' three Logan Cup match...
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 ...
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...
Depleted Mash Eagles confident 6 May 2017 HARARE - Depleted Mashonaland Eagles are confident they can upset log leaders Mountaineers in a crucial Logan Cup encounter that has a huge bearing on where the championship will go. The four-day match is scheduled to start at Harare Sports Club this morning with Mountaineers hoping to keep th...
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...
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...
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...
Mountaineers not giving up 29 December 2014 HARARE - Domestic franchise cricket champions Mountaineers are optimistic that they will turn the tables around in defence of the two titles they won last season. The Manicaland side won both the domestic premier first class competition, Logan Cup and the Pro 50 championships last season under...
Tuskers coach plays down early lead 27 December 2014 HARARE - Matebeleland Tuskers coach Wayne James has played down his side early dominance in both formats of the domestic franchise cricket league. Tuskers lead both the Logan Cup and the Pro50 competitions thanks mainly to an all-round display on the field. Tuskers winded up their 2014 fixt...
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...
Makoni gets Mountaineers top job 15 July 2014 HARARE - Givemore Makoni, the Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) convenor of selectors, has been appointed franchise administrator taking over from former chief executive officer (CEO) Jon Brent. The former Southern Rocks CEO was thrust into the deep end by ZC as part of the association’s ongoing restructu...