High rainfall sees low scores at Majola Week

2013-12-17 00:00

LOW scores were the order of the first day of the Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Cricket Week in and around Durban yesterday. Only four teams managed to score more than 150 runs in their innings. Two teams — Easterns and Namibia — managed victories, with the high rainfall over the past few days and overcast conditions contributing to the low scores.

Three bowlers — Sohail Mahmoud (KwaZulu-Natal Inland), Lance Humphrey (Easterns) and Tim Niemand (Border) — took five wickets.

Seamer Humphrey had the best bowling figures in his team’s victory over Limpopo, taking 5/24 as Limpopo tumbled to 76 in their first innings.

Leg-spinner Mahmoud’s (5/64) performance came against Gauteng.

YESTERDAY’S SUMMARISED SCORECARDS

(TIME CRICKET)

• Boland first innings 46 (Marcke Cilliers 25*; Dayyaan Galiem 4/13, Jay Stevens 3/2, Gregory Olivier 2/13); Western Province first innings 125/6 decl. (Zubayr Hamza 35; Taigh Schoor 2/27); Boland second innings 14/3 (Jay Stevens 2/6). Western Province won on first innings.

• KwaZulu-Natal Inland first innings 61 (Extras 13, Nicholas Scholtz 3/7, Kagiso Rabada 3/14, Keith Dudgeon 2/11); Gauteng first innings 172/9 decl. (Marcus Ackerman 51*, Grant Roelofsen 40; Sohail Mahmoud 5/64). KwaZulu-Natal Inland second innings 17/1. Gauteng won on first innings.

• Limpopo first innings 76 (Extras 18, Lance Humprey 5/24, Jurie Snyman 2/9); Easterns first innings 119/8 decl. (Reder van Rooyen 31, Jurie Snyman 28; Asad Patel 3/20, Johan Louw 2/2); Limpopo second innings 63/5 (Tumi Mangena 25*); Easterns second innings 21/1. Easterns won outright.

• North West first innings 138 (Michael Eckard 54*, AJ van Wyk 3/26, Paballo 3/26); Free State first innings 120/6 (Michael Stannard 55, Paballo Mokgwera 28*; Driaan Weyers 4/27). Match Drawn.

• Mpumalanga first innings 205 (Daniël Griesel 48, Extras 40, Matthew Nepgen 36; Arno Moolman 3/34, Lance Roelfse 3/39); South Western Districts first innings 139/4 (Christopher Marrow 86*; Simon Geldenhuys 2/24). Match Drawn.

• Northerns first innings 194 (Leus du Plooy 43, Rivaldo Moonsamy 40; Tim Niemand 5/50); Border first innings 107/6 (Aubrey Ferreira 54, Morgan Steyn 24*; Arno Spykstra 3/23). Match Drawn.

• KwaZulu-Natal first innings 157 (Jason Oakes 41; Bradley Bopp 4/34, Grant Stretton 3/20); Eastern Province first innings 153/5 (Mbulelo Mama 49, Lyle Peterson 33*; Ainsley Ndlovu 2/27). Match Drawn.

• Namibia first innings 136 (Malan Kruger 36, Gerhard Erasmus 32; Aidon Brooker 4/21); Griqualand West first innings 63 (GM Bruwer 26; JJ Smit 3/12, Michau du Preez 2/9); Namibia second innings 73/2 decl. (Joshuan Julies 31*); Griqualand West second innings 48/5 (Bredell Wessels 2/8). Namiba won outright.

TODAY’S FIXTURES

Northerns v WP (Smith Oval). Easterns v North West (Matterson Field). Free State v Limpopo (Osler Field). EP v KZN Inland (Northwood High). Mpumalanga v Griqualand West (DHS Old Boys) Gauteng v KZN Coastal (Lahee Park). Namibia v SWD (Berea Rovers 1). Boland v Border (Crusaders)

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