Cricket at Khaya Majola Week comes to a standstill with incessant rainfall

2013-12-19 00:00

CRICKET in Durban at this time of the year is virtually impossible, as teams playing in the Khaya Majola Week have no doubt realised.

Rain has been a daily visitor for the best part of three weeks and yesterday was no exception. It was a day when all the U19 sides were involved in a double-header of T20 matches, but steady and heavy rain over Durban from mid-morning through to early afternoon put a stop to any thought of cricket.

Some matches did get underway, but these were soon called off.

The afternoon matches saw only one completed, with all the others abandoned without a ball being bowled as fields at Kearsney College, Lahee Park, Tills Crescent and other venues buckled under another dose from nature’s irrigation system.

YESTERDAY’S RESULTS

• Free State U19 25-4 (8 overs) v Boland U19

No Result.

• Limpopo U19 27-2 (6.2 overs) v Border U19

No Result.

• Mpumalanga U19 122-6 (20 overs) (D Griesel 39*, D Carlisle 23; S Manjezi 3-9) v Eastern Province U19

No Result.

• Easterns U19 122-7 (20 overs) (W Germishuizen 67; A Rasemene 2-6) v Northerns U19

No Result.

• Namibia U19 29-2 (6.4 overs) v Gauteng U19

No Result.

• KZN Inland 53-0 (6 overs) (S Mahmoud 27*) v Griqualand West U19

No Result.

• KZN U19 74-6 (15.4 overs) (M Naidoo 22*, A Phehlukwayo 21*; J Oberholzer 3-3) v South Western Districts U19

No Result.

• Western Province U19 26-0 (4.1 overs) v North West U19

No Result.

• Boland U19 v Easterns U19

Match Abandoned.

• Border U19 v North West U19

Match Abandoned.

• Eastern Province U19 v Namibia U19

Match Abandoned.

• Northerns U19 108-6 (S Klopper 30, D Rossouw 23; D Loubser 2-20)

Free State U19 109-7 (17.2 overs) (C Steyn 45*, Loubser 31)

Free State U19 won by three wickets.

• Gauteng U19 v Mpumalanga U19

Match Abandoned.

• Griqualand West U19 v KZN U19

Match Abandoned.

• KZN Inland U19 v South Western Districts U19

Match Abandoned.

• Limpopo U19 v Western Province U19

Match Abandoned.

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