A feast of wickets

2014-10-07 00:00

THE 55th Oppenheimer Michaelmas Cricket Week hosted by Maritzburg College and played in and around the KZN capital as well as Richmond and Eston, has seen 27 matches played by the 18 teams over the last three days.

This feast of all that is good in schoolboy cricket has been marked by a healthy number of hundreds, tidy wicket-hauls and a host of exciting matches that have gone down to the wire.

Today is the final day and is sure to produce much of the same, with the 9.30 am start seeing some of the nine matches being played as T20 clashes while others will be 40-over or 50-over encounters.


Day 1

Hudson Park 248/8 (Tim Niemand 123, Luke Dallas 40, Kylan Naidoo 3/19). St Charles College 249/8 (Mark Ortmann 118, Axola Ngwana 4/36). St Charles won by 2 wickets.

St Andrews 196 (Andrew Mills 42, Camran Macfarlane 37, Gareth Macaskill 3/20). Michaelhouse’s 197/2 (Jason Marshall 100*, Brandon Tattam 46). Michaelhouse won by 8 wickets.

Westlake Boys High (New Zealand) 99 (Ben Beecroft 34). Jeppe 100/3. Jeppe won by 7 wickets.

Affies 201 (Dandre Kirstein 47, David Small 4/28). Maritzburg College 197 (Bradley Hope 65, Ruben Trimpelmann 3/44).

Affies won by 4 runs.

King Edward VI School (KES) 260 (Shane Dadswell 88) Durban High School (DHS) 194 (Tafara Mapawira 41, Nathan Gounder 51, Napoleon de Beer 3/30, Keegan Oschger 3/31). KES won by 66 runs.

Pretoria Boys’ High School (PBHS) 246 (Daelon Campbell 74, Matthew Nicholls 34, Jordan Grobbelaar 4/37). Glenwood 249/8 (Mickey Hay 70, Jerome Bossr 39, Thomas Mashiane 3/49). Glenwood won by 2 wickets.

KZN Development XI 89 (Hayden Symonds 4/30). St Alban’s 90/2 (Josh van Heerden 32*). St Alban’s won by 8 wickets.

Kearsney 271/9 (James Tedder 65, Tristan Tedder 45, Matthew Carlson 41, James

Stamatis 34, Chad Classen 3/54). St

David’s 263 (Asher Binder 54, Dean Wyatt 63, Asad Boomgard 40, Francois van der Merwe 3/27). Kearsney won by 8 runs.

St John’s 266 (Jake Alfred 56, Farhaan

Sayanvala 47, Lorenzo Masselli 56, Nazeer Jaffer 4/48). Northwood 159 (Blade Capell 51, Ndumiso Mvelase 5/23). St John’s won by 108 runs.

Day 2

Affies 280/6 (Jaques de Graaf 121, Ruan de Swardt 78). DHS 90 (Uli Boezaart 3/21, Ihan Grobler 3/17). Affies won by 190 runs.

Glenwood 304/8 (Mickey Hay 100*, Cameron Flowers 48). St John’s 110 (Jake Alfred 34, Matthew Kirkham 5/23). Glenwood won by 194 runs.

KES 193 (Matthew Thornhill 40, Naps de Beer 35). Kearsney 189/8 (Keegan Foss 36, Matthew Carlson 36, James Tedder 42*, Tony de Zorzi 3/35). KES won by 4 runs.

Hudson Park 86 (Bradley Wheal 4/11). KZN Dev 87/1 (Carter Nkabule 52, Gavin Reddy 34*). KZN Dev won by 9 wickets.

Maritzburg College 209/9 (Bradley Hope 83 not out, Shaun Wormington 40, Akshay Maharaj 4/39). Jeppe 193 (Keegan Jacobs 43, Jason Barley 34, Linardo Phillips 32, Jean De Wet 3/21). Maritzburg College won by 17 runs.

St David’s 245 (Asad Boomgard 75, Asher Binder 60, Spencer Botes 52, Cameron Oldfield 3/40 Gareth Macaskill 3/30). Michaelhouse 212 (Gareth Macaskill 36, Dale Beckley 33, Brendon Bergs 36, Chad Classen 3/36). St David’s won by 33 runs.

Northwood 154 (Keagan Rawling 80, Frank Norval 5/33). St Andrews 156/3 (Brendan Owen 33, Andrew Mills 51*). St Andrew’s won by 7 wickets.

St Charles College 170/6 (Cameron Brown 64*). St Alban’s 174/2 (Josh van Heerden 52*, Hayden Symonds 89*). St Alban’s won by 8 wickets.

Westlake 127 (Angus McKenzie 34, William O’ Donnell 38). PBHS 129/0 (Matthew

Nic­holls 80*, Chris Britz 40*). PBHS won by 10 wickets.

Day 3

Maritzburg College 247/7 (Bryce Tullis 90, Brad Hope 85, Lyell Getkate 30*). Hudson Park 100 (Sohail Mahmood 5/19). Maritzburg College won by 147 runs.

DHS 155 (Tafara Mapariwa 57, Simon Taylor 5/33). St Andrew’s 156/4 (Andrew Mills 59*, Gordon Everard 41). St Andrew’s won by 6 wickets.

St David’s 315/5 (Asher Binder 109, Asad Boomgard 99). Michaelmas Invitation XI 175 (Jack Dromgool 46, Cameron Brown 40). St David’s won by 140 runs.

PBHS 275/4 (Matthew Nicholls 50, Chris Britz 114*). Northwood 222 (Keegan Rawling 53, Gavin Williams 32, Kiel van Vollenhoven 3/40). PBHS won by 53 runs.

Westlake 234/7 (William O’Donnell 80, Jaques de Graaf 4/30). Affies 236/4 (Christiaan Kriek 119*, Stefan Voster 76). Affies won by 4 wickets.

Kearsney 259 (Keegan Foss 108, Tristan Tedder 71, Calvin Smith 3/51). St John’s 260/6 (Jake Alfred 70, Morgan Fairbairn 74, Graham Hudson 3/35). St John’s won by 4 wickets.

Michaelhouse 240/9 (Jason Marshall 51, Gareth Macaskill 36, Cameron Oldfield 34*, Brian Sweetlove 3/36). St Alban’s 242/6 (Hayden Symonds 58, Rivaldo Moonsammy 46*). St Alban’s won by 4 wickets.

Jeppe 159 (Brad Wheal 3/12). KZN Dev XI 156/9 (Jason Oakes 70, Tee Thena 3/26, Kay Thena 4/46). Jeppe won by 3 runs.

Glenwood 236/8 (Mickey Hay 63, Matt Kirk­ham 52, Jerome Bossr 48). KES 237/6 (Grant Roelofsen 94*, Mickey Hay 4/28). KES won by 4 wickets.


DHS vs St John’s (Goldstones), Glenwood vs Hudson Park (Eston), Kearsney vs Affies (Barns), KZN Development XI vs PBHS (Collegians), Maritzburg College vs St Andrew’s (Richmond), Michaelhouse vs KES (Pmb Oval), Northwood vs St Alban’s (Varsity 2), St Charles College vs Jeppe (St Charles Oval), Westlake vs St David’s (Varsity Oval).

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