The SWD Academy team recorded comprehensive victories in both their matches at a recent triangular Western Cape Academy tournament that was played in Cape Town last week. The players were exposed to a longer version with two-day matches being played.
The SWD Academy team first defeated their Boland counterparts by 78 runs and in the second match defeated Western Province by 6 wickets.
The summarised score cards are:
SWD vs Boland
SWD 1st innings 232/4 (Jean du Plessis 71*, Johandré Barnard 55) and 2nd innings 134 (Wiaan Oosthuizen 40, Barnard 29) Boland 1st innings 160 (Andrew Philander 57, Otneill Baartman 4/18, Mtobeli Bandingdowo 3/25) Boland 2nd innings 128 all out (Otneill Baartman 4/20, Coenie Nel 2/16)
SWD won by 78 runs
SWD vs Western Province
WP 1st innings 165 (J. Strydom 93, Coenie Nel 5/45) SWD 1st innings 152 (Wiaan Oosthuizen 56, N. Nabe 4/17, E. Seberame 3/60) WP 2nd innings 161/9 (Coenie Nel 5/55) SWD 2nd innings 177/4 (Chrisendo Maksella 62*, Wiaan Oosthuizen 66*)
SWD won by 6 wickets