|2017 cricket activities|
Some highlighted Resumed Activity info of Mozambican Cricket Association
1) “Top 6” Senior Men - Elite League cum Knockout (40 Overs) Tournament - Started on 21st January 2017 and concluded on 9th April 2017. In final, MCA – Maputo Cricket Academy batted first and scored 280 all out while Rio Matola CC managed to score only 176. MCA won by 85 Runs and became Champion.
2) Mozambique Development Team ( Senior Men) participated in MCU - Mpumalanga Cricket Union tournament, South Africa and out of 3 games won 2 games against Nelspruit CC by 8 Wickets where Nelspruit Scored 152 all out and MOZ Dev Team scored 155 for 2, on 11.02.17 and against Impala CC by 6 wickets where Impala Scored 165 all out vs MOZ Dev Team 166 for 4, while one game was washed out.
3) 16th -19th February Moz U17 Boys team participated in Christ Church Midrand School invitation games. On 17th Moz U17 played T20 at Walter Milton Oval, Wits Braamfontein Campus East, Johannesburg, a Flood Light Cricket where Mozambique lost by one run. On 18th Moz u19 played 50 overs game where Christ Church scored 146 in 50 overs and MOZ U17 were all out in 34.5 overs for 107 runs. It was indeed a good lerning process and experience of Mozambican young boys.
4) Based on above experience and enthusiasm of young stars of Mozambique, we conducted a special Red vs Blue 3 match U17 boys T20 Series. Played on 18/3, 19/3 and 26/3 2017 Where very surprisingly Blue U17 team defeated Red U17 Boys in 2 to 1 games, namely a) Red 108 – Blue 60, b) Red 119 – Blue 122 for 5, c) Res 55 – Blue 56 for 7. The competitiveness and compassion were really notable.