LOGAN CUP MATCH: MASHONALAND EAGLES VERSUS MATABELELAND TUSKERS
Day One at Harare Sports Club, Tuesday 29 January 2013
Close of Play: Matabeleland Tuskers (268) vs Mashonaland Eagles (14/2)
Hosts Mashonaland Eagles will resume their first innings 251 runs behind and with eight wickets in hand, in their Logan Cup match against Matabeleland Tuskers, at the Harare Sports Club.
Eagles won the toss on day one and sent Tuskers in to bat. The visitors were dismissed for 268 runs, with Sean Williams celebrating his call-up to the Test squad for the tour to West Indies with a half-century. He eventually perished on 69, crafted from 95 balls with seven of them fours, when Forster Mutizwa caught him off the bowling of Raymond Price.
Also adding to the Tuskers cause were Bilal Shafayat with 51 runs, Glen Querl 49 and Keegan Meth 30.
Price accounted for three of these top scorers, on his way to finishing with figures of four for 62 in 19.2 overs.
Shafayat fell to Mutombodzi who finished with two wickets, as did Prosper Utseya. The other two Tuskers wickets fell to Innocent Chinyoka and Nathan Waller.
At stumps, Eagles were on 17 for two. Keith Kondo was the first to go, when he was bowled by Querl two balls into the second over, before he could trouble the scorers. Fellow opener Cephas Zhuwao (14) then followed in the third over after he was caught by Querl off Meth.
Play resumes at 1000 hours tomorrow.