Cricket festivals off to a good start

2013-01-10 00:00

IT was another hot day at Alex and a little cooler up the hill at Hilton, but this did not stop some good individual performances by players at both festivals.

Michaelhouse and Maritzburg College won against Uplands and Peterhouse respectively.

Hilton just short of a win against Bishops and having to settle for a draw in an exciting finish. Kearsney lost their first game against St Davids.

A century was scored at each festival 103, by Justin Row-Roberts from Bishops against Hilton and Josh Foster, following his half century on the first day reached three figures for Howick against Leeuwenhof from Gauteng.

There were three fifers on the first day at Hilton and a 6-wicket haul by Luke Richardson from Treverton against Weston.

Two College boys, Lwandiswa Zuma and Gareth Jeary, destroyed the batting of Peterhouse; each taking 5 wickets for just four runs. Matthew Savadier from St Davids captured his 5 wickets against Kearsney.

RESULTS IN BRIEF

Hilton Festival:

Bishops 213-8 dec (J Row-Roberts 103,

M Laurysen 4/44)

Hilton 209-9 (L Maingard 60)

Match drawn

Maritzburg College 289-9 dec (K Manicum 59, B Tullis 49, Ente 44, Godzikwa 5/50)

Peterhouse 42 (L Zuma 5/4, G Jeary 5/4)

College won by 247 runs

Kearsney 195 (Harris 59, M Savadier 5/32)

St Davids 197-7 (Binder 71, Spear 46*, Koekemoer 4/31)

St Davids won by 3 wkts

Uplands 137 (Nepgen 84, B Forrester-Smith 4/23, L Stevens 3/9)

Michaelhouse 140-6 (Roberts 60, L Stevens 30, Bredell 3/16)

Michaelhouse won by 4 wkts

Alex Festival Day 2

Alex Invitation XI 61 (J Harrison 3/11, B Zwane 3/11)

St Charles Colts 64/3 (J Gouweloos 42*)

SCC won by 7 wickets.

Alex 173 (M Mthembu 55, G Kriel 3/37,

D Thombasa 3/32)

Clapham 163 (R Lippen 49, M Nkumbula 45,

S Mchunu 4/23)

Alex won by 9 runs

Lillyfontein 130 (K Allen 44, , R McLennan

3 /23).

Wartburg 131 / 7 (K Kendall-Ball 53,

J Niemand 3/28

Wartburg won by 3 wkts.

Weston 113 (L Richardson 6/10)

Treverton 114- 9.

Treverton won by 1 wkt

Howick 268/8 (J Foster 100, M Webb 35*)

Leeuwenhof 108 (J Foster 3/10)

Howick won by 160 runs

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