The recently launched Bonsa Spar T20 winter league, started off on a high note at the Old Mutual Heath Streak Cricket Academy. The league fixture, which entered week 3 last Sunday, will end with the final on the 26th of August.
The league features players from the Bulawayo Metropolitan Cricket Association and is aimed at keeping local cricket players active during the season break which is currently underway.
The 9 week competition sees 6 Bulawayo teams vie for the top spot. The teams in competition are Badgers, Hawks, Tigers, Blazers, Raptors and Sabres. Some of the most decorated cricket players taking part in the league include Zimbabwe cricket team’s duo of Christopher Mpofu and John Nyumbu, Matabeleland Tuskers players Cunningham Ncube, Thabo Mboyi, Ainsely Ndlovu and Njabulo Ncube.
This past Sunday’s matches saw Badgers go top of the log standings, while Raptors which was on top fell to second position after Blazers walloped them in an intense match which witnessed Christopher Mpofu go for 54 runs not out.
John Nyumbu inspired Tigers to third place after playing an exciting game which saw him go for 63 not out and getting the man of the match accolade.
Check out this week’s Results…