Batsmen thrive with fast outfields

2010-09-25 00:00

THE day was warm and the cricket was hot with some fine individual performances on the first day of the 51st Oppen­heimer Cricket Week hosted by Maritzburg College. The dry conditions suited the batsmen with fast outfields and generally flat pitches.

There were three tons scored — Yasser Cook 105 for St Stithians against DHS, Sean Cox 101 not out for St Davids against Hilton and Kapila Cele an undefeated 103 for the KZN Invitation XI against Affies.

RESULTS DAY 1

Maritzburg College vs KES

College 233/5 (Lortan 32, Hendrie 99*, Sharpe 41)

KES 178 (de Kok 48, van Aswegen 64, Sartor 34*, Dupavillon 3/19, Pennesi 3/40, Hay 3/43)

College won by 55 runs

Hudson Park vs St Charles

Hudson Park 86 (Sansom 28, Dukes 4/25, Tweddle 3/12)

St Charles 87/8 (Sansom 5/25)

St Charles won by 2 wickets

DHS vs St Stithians

DHS 233/9 (van Heerden 72, Poole 61, Faasen 3/19, Abrams 4/45)

St Stithians 229 (Cook 105, Leschnik 33)

DHS won by 4 runs

Hilton vs St Davids

Hilton 226/8 (Matthews 90, Harding 54*, Brady 3/42)

St Davids 228/5 (Sean Cox 101*, Rowley 44)

St Davids won by 5 wickets

Pretoria BHS vs Michaelhouse

PBHS 226 (Coetzee 30, Voysey 90)

Michaelhouse 229/8 (Mudariki 39, Oldfield 63*)

Michaelhouse won by 2 wickets

Kearsney vs Griquas Dev XI

Kearsney 329 (Campbell 94, Bowes 74, Lacon-Allin 43, Shadwell 38, Jafta 3/34)

Griquas 112 (Lacon-Allin 5/25)

Kearsney won by 217 runs

St Johns vs Westville

St Johns 187 (Valjalo 39, Nusome 33, Comins 4/40)

Westville 107 (Schlemmer 30, Long 5/30, Newton 3/5)

St Johns won by 80 runs

Affies vs KZN Invitation

Affies 311/5 (Murray 110, Kaber 60, du Plooy 52)

KZN Inv 229/2 (Cele 103*, Maharaj 47, Muthusamy 58*)

Affies won by 82 runs

Glenwood vs Grey College

Grey 106 (Bassoon 3/7, Gouws 3/30)

Glenwood 107/3 (Frost 45)

Glenwood won by 7 wickets

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