Howick top KZN side at Weston Week

2013-10-01 00:00

IN addition to Michaelmas Week, there was the Weston Festival at Weston and Clifton went on tour to Gauteng during the September holidays.

Over the four days at Weston Week, playing eight T20 games, Howick were the top KZN school, winning six of their eight matches. They lost two matches, both against Hans Moore from Benoni, the second in the final.

Howick beat Cumberwood, Heron Bridge from Gauteng, Pionier from Vryheid, Weston, Maritzburg Christian School and Bloemfontein’s Louis Botha.

There were some great individual performances by Howick players. In the bowling department Lishen Reddy took 5/17 in four overs against Cumberwood and Josh Foster 5/6, including a hat trick, against Louis Botha. Matthew Webb top-scored with 75 in the final against Hans Moore, with other half centuries scored twice by Foster and others by Damien van Jaarsveld and Brendan Stead.

Howick players won most of the awards presented after the final game.

Clifton played two T20 matches on their tour to Pretoria at the end of last term, losing by 10 runs against St Alban’s and winning against the Northerns Development side. In the four limited overs games, they won three — against the Northerns Development team, Menlo Park and Montana. The loss was against Centurion.

Three batsmen scored half centuries, with Obeid Mulla scoring two. The best bowling performance was by Brad Wheal, who captured five wickets against Menlo Park.

SCORES IN BRIEF

T20: St Alban’s 124-8; Clifton 114-7: Lost by 10 runs

Northerns Dev 148-7; Clifton 152-2 (Niemand 60*, Mulla 62*): Won by 8 wkts.

Limited Overs: Menlo Park 225 (Wheal 5/30); Clifton 229-4 (Niemand 45, Mulla 39, Scott 33): Won by 6 wkts

Clifton 174 (Mulla 32, Cryer 35); Centurion 175-2: Lost by 8 wkts.

Montana 139 (Rossler 3/19) Clifton 142-3 (Mulla 59*. Scott 39): Won by 7 wkts.

Clifton 176-8 (Logan 32, Forbes 38) Northerns Dev 133-6: Won by 43 runs.

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