Maritzburg College do well at St David’s T20 festival

2014-09-11 00:00

MARITZBURG College’s first cricket team headed to Johannesburg last weekend to play in the annual T20 festival hosted by St David’s.

Despite winter having just finished, the College boys were kept busy with hours of work, practice and preparation in the school’s indoor sports centre.

College gave a good account of themselves, playing five matches, winning three, losing one and drawing one.


St Stithians 169-6 (De Wet 1-6, Shepstone 1-23)

College 129-7 (De Wet 48*, Dicks 17)

College lost by 40 runs

PBHS (Pretoria) 154-5 (De Wet 1-26, Zuma 1-31)

College 155-2 (Mahmoud 111*, Hope 25)

College won by 8 wkts

College 176-4 (Martin 78*, Dicks 37*)

Jeppe 118-6 (Frackers 3-15, Small 2-20)

College won by 58 runs

College 141-6 (De Wet 42*, Dicks 35)

St David’s 133-8 (Hope 2-16, Zuma 2-25)

College won by 8 runs

College 155-6 (Martin 73, Frackers 22)

St Andrew’s 155-5 (Small 2-33, Zuma 1-22)

Match Tied

Batting Highlights

James Martin - 150 runs, 88 balls, avg 50, S/R 170.4

Sohail Mahmoud - 163 runs, 112 balls, avg 53.3, S/R 145.5

Jean de Wet - 101 runs, 62 balls, avg 50.5, S/R 162.9

Matthew Dicks - 90 runs, 75 balls, avg 30, S/R 120.00

Bowling Highlights

Lwandiswa Zuma - 19 overs, 5wkts, 126 runs, econ 6.7

Brad Hope - 18 overs, 4wkts, 107 runs, econ 5.9

David Small - 20 overs, 6wkts, 148 runs, econ 7.4

Jean de Wet - 18 overs, 4wkts, 112 runs, econ 6.2.

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