Harare Metropolitan Cricket Association

Hamilton Masakadza and Under 19 Star Eddie Byrom at a drinks break


The Harare Metropolitan Provincial Cricket Association (HMCA) has been in existences since 1900 as the Mashonaland Cricket Association (MCA). The HMCA runs a various number of tournaments and competitions which include the Vigne Cup the oldest sporting tournament in Zimbabwe. The HMCA is a proud contributor of national team players past and present that include Hamilton Masakadza, Brandon Taylor, Andy and Grant Flower and Elton Chigumbura.

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Who We are

Harare Metropolitan Cricket Association (HMCA) is responsible for the management and development of cricket within Harare and parts of Mashonaland. HMCA brings together a range of different stakeholders involved at various levels in Harare and Mashonaland which include schools, clubs, universities and community centres. The HMCA is an affiliate to Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) and the Mashonaland Eagles franchise and has a mandate to grow the game within our local communities by developing players, officials and communities at all levels.

To achieve the mandate of development HMCA oversees 3 club cricket leagues with junior structures through feeder relationships between schools such as St John�s and Country Club , Prince Edward and Old Hararians and Churchill and Takashinga. The HMCA oversees one of Zimbabwe�s oldest competitions the Vigne Cup that has an illustrious history in providing national team players such as the Flower and Maskadza brothers ,Tatenda Taibu , Brendon Taylor , Kyle Jarvis and up and coming talents such as Peacmore Zimwa and Malcom Lake

The aims and objects of the Association

  • To foster, promote, encourage, develop and generally to assist and protect the interests of the game of cricket in its respective Province;
  • To facilitate the holding of games in the Province
  • To foster the development of the game of cricket in the Province;
  • To disseminate literature and information which may further the aims of the Association;
  • To manage, control, regulate and if necessary and possible, finance the visits of teams to the Province.
  • To market, on a commercial basis, the game of cricket in the Province so as to raise funds for the achievements of the objectives of the Association;