Two tons at U14 festival

2013-10-08 00:00

TEN schools from around the country participated in the annual Charl van Rooyen U14 Cricket Festival, which was played at Kearsney College in the holidays.

Participating teams were Affies, Bishops, DHS, Grey High, Jeppe, Kes, Paarl Boys, Pretoria Boys’, Selborne College and hosts Kearsney. The standard of cricket was excellent, with a highlight of the festival taking place on the second day, when two Kearsney batsmen scored undefeated centuries in the game against Selborne in a 50-over format on the main oval. Daniel Cherry made 106 retired and Luke de Vlieg was 101 not out.

Awards at the end of the festival were: Batsman of the Festival: Luke de Vlieg (Kearsney College), Bowler: Marco Jordaan (Pretoria Boys’ High), Fielder: Peet Pienaar (Affies).


Day 1:

DHS 115 all out (Xinindlu 34); Kes 116/2 (Wannenburg 54). Kes won by 8 wickets.

Kearsney 246 (De Vlieg 78, Cherry 49, Casaleiro 4/40); Jeppe Boys 138 all out (Da Silva 42, Garvie 3/24, Baker 3/15). Kearsney won by 108 runs.

Day 2:

Kearsney 271/2 (Cherry 106*, De Vlieg 101*); Selborne 170/6 (Long 53*, Newey 38). Kearsney won by 101 runs.

Affies 253/8 (Rolfes 69, Van Tonder 46; DHS 217/7 (Nenhunzi 83). Affies won by 36 runs.

Day 3: (September 28) Rain washed out play.

Day 4: Jeppe 118 (Luthuli 4/7); DHS 119 / 2 (Nenhunzi 43*). DHS won by eight wickets.

Grey High 142; Kearsney 131. Grey won by 11 runs.

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