SOUTHERN CAPE CRICKET NEWS - Durbanville Cricket Club (from Western Province) will again represent the Western Cape at the Momentum Cricket South Africa National Club championships that will be hosted in Pretoria later this month.
They qualified after defeating Maties (Boland) by 2 wickets and the Nelson Mandela University George (SWD premier league champion) by 16 runs.
In NMU’s match against Maties (257/8) they lost by 59 runs after being dismissed for 198 in their run chase. Heath Richards (71) was the best batsman for George students. In their clash against Durbanville, the Malan brothers André (104) and Pieter (93) excelled with the bat to enable the Western Province champions to post 278/6.
Richards (81) was again NMU’s most successful batsman when they were bowled out in the last over for 262 to suffer a 16 runs defeat.
The summarised scorecards are:
NMU Madibaz George vs Maties
MATIES 257/8 (LJ du Preez 74, Kyle Simmonds 49, Fenito Mehl 43, Timothy Whitehead 35*, Ben Ward 21, Kirwin Christoffels 3/63, Travis Ackermann 2/41)
NMU MADIBAZ GEORGE 198 all out (Heath Richards 71, Jean du Plessis 42, Joshua Kleu 22, Philip Kleyn 3/15, Ben Ward 3/53, Brandon Glover 2/20)
- Maties won by 59 runs
Maties vs Durbanville
MATIES 227/8 (Brandon Glover 56*, Brandon Brodell 48, Fenito Mehl 41, Ryan Murray 29, Luke Holland 26, Jaco Castle 2/21, Nathan Swartz 30/2)
DURBANVILLE 231/8 (49.4 overs) (Pieter Malan 100, Jaco Castle 57, Jean Marais 27, Brandon Glover 3/28, Kyle Simmonds 2/44)
- Durbanville won by 2 wickets
Durbanville vs NMU Madibaz George
DURBANVILLE 278/6 (André Malan 104, Pieter Malan 93, Jean Marias 35, Stefan Tait 3/42, Kirwin Christoffels 2/42)
NMU MADIBAZ GEORGE 262 (Heath Richards 81, Kirwin Christoffels 43, Jean du Plessis 34, Joshua Klue 29, Wiaan Oosthuizen 22, Nathan Swartz 3/33, Jaco Castle 3/48, André Malan 2/38)
- Durbanville won by 16 runs.
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