The Herald – Zimbabwe – The Herald

ATTEMPTS by shadowy forces to paralyse Zimbabwe Cricket after the chaos that followed the country’s failure to qualify for the ICC Cricket World Cup in England next year appear to be failing.

Summary

  • The HeraldATTEMPTS by shadowy forces to paralyse Zimbabwe Cricket after the chaos that followed the country’s failure to qualify for the ICC Cricket World Cup in England next year appear to be failing.
  • Muhammad departed without scoring in Mpofu’s second over, as he tried to pull a short ball but only skyed a catch to midwicket; five for one.
  • They looked comfortable from the start, and in the 21st over Chigumbura drove Mpofu for six over long-off — remarkably, this was the first boundary of the match, which he followed up with two fours later in the over.
  • Chigumbura finally fell for 75, scored off 92 balls, as he pulled a ball from Mpofu to the fielder on the midwicket boundary.
  • ScoresHarare Metropolitan Eagles – 212-9 in 50 overs (Elton Chigumbura 75, Joylord Gumbie 25, Tapiwa Mufudza 24; John Nyumbu 3/29, Stephen Chimhamhiwa 2/40, Chris Mpofu 2/45)Bulawayo Metropolitan Tuskers – 196 all out in 45.


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