SWD’s ambition to qualify for the Sunfoil Three Day Cup final was blown away by Griqualand West over the weekend when they went down by an innings and 77 runs.
In a match that was played at the Recreation Ground in Oudtshoorn the local team displayed their worst batting performance in a long time as Griquas wrapped up the match within two days. Putting in to bat, SWD were dismissed for only 88 runs in their first innings.
Left arm seamer, Jan Frylinck (7/32) who bagged ten wickets in the match, was in great form as SWD failed the get any batting bonus points. Griquas responded with a first innings total of 266 for a lead of 178 runs before they dismissed SWD for 101 runs.
The summarized score sheet is:
SWD vs Griquas
SWD 1st innings 88 (Ross McMillan 28, Neil Hornbuckle 27, Jan Frylinck 7/32, Patrick Kruger 2/7) GRIQUAS 1st innings 266 (Patrick Kruger 59,
Gihan Cloete 40, Warren Bell 38, Diego Rosier 30, Grehardt Abrahams 29, Gurshwin Rabie 4/80, Lyndon Volkwyn 2/39)
SWD 2nd innings 101 (Lyndon Volkwyn 26*, Kagiso Mohale 3/22,
Jan Frylinck 3/36, Patrick Kruger 2/16)
Griquas won by an innings and 77 runs