College set high target for St Charles

2014-02-04 00:00

MARITZBURG College overcame St Charles in a cricket match when the two schools met over the weekend.

Having won the toss, St Charles skipper Brent Kennedy sent College in to bat on a flat track.

Despite finding themselves in trouble early on, College regrouped 234/7 with Sohail Mahmoud top scoring with 73, while Jean de Wet weighed in with 68.

St Charles’ star with the ball was William Squires who finished the game with bowling figures of 2-27.

In reply, St Charles made a solid start, but were unable to score enough runs in the middle overs of the game to keep up with the required run rate.

Mark Ortmann top scored for the home team, scoring 53 as they went in search for the win. However, with overs running out, St Charles were unable to reach the target as they finished on 187/8 from their 50 overs.

David Small was College’s most impressive bowler, taking three wickets for 42 runs.

College won the game by 47 runs.

SCORES IN BRIEF

Maritzburg College v St Charles College

Maritzburg College 234/7 (Sohail Mahmoud 73, Jean de Wet 68, William Squires 2-27)

St Charles College 187/8 (Mark Ortmann 53, David Small 3-42)

Maritzburg College won by 47 runs

Hilton College vs Kearsney College

Kearsney College 158 all out (Smith 48, Tedder 45, Eathan Bosch 3-30, Stephen Reedes 3-26)

Hilton College 161/2 (Armagh Cook 84, Ross Talmage 45)

Hilton College won by 8 wickets

Clifton v Michaelhouse

Clifton 110 (Wheal 37; Oldfield 4-7)

Michaelhouse 101 (Tatum 58; Niemand 3-14)

Clifton won by nine runs.

DHS v Westville

DHS 131 (Ndlovu 54; Alston-Stewart 3-18)

Westville 132-6 (Kerr 55, Von Staden 34; Ndlovu 4-26)

Westville won by four wkts

Glenwood v Northwood

Glenwood 210-9 (Gilliver 66, Grobbelaar 55, Phehlukwayo 32)

Northwood 75 (Mfoza 3-4, Kirkham 3-10)

Glenwood won by 135 runs.

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