Rhodes the hero as Union Stars retain title

Harlolene Rhodes, with an outstanding all-round performance with bat and ball, was the hero for Union Stars as they retained the SWD Women’s title on Sunday when they defeated Western Hope by 172 runs.

Haroline Rhodes, the captain of the Union Stars Women’s team, receives the trophy as league winners from Ms Shireen Noble (Chairperson of the SWD Women’s Cricket Association) and Mr Simon Swigelaar (Honorary Life President of SWD Cricket)

Union Stars, who won the toss and batted first, posted 228/8 thanks to a century by Rhodes (113; 152 balls, 5×4).  Rhodes (6/19 in 9.4 overs) also excelled with the ball to restrict Western Hope to 56 all out for a comprehensive Union Stars victory.

Western Hope vs Union Stars

UNION STARS 228/8 (50) (Harolene Rhodes 113, Monique Booysen 46, Yolande Saaiman 4/39)
WESTERN HOPE 56 (29.4) (Elzaan Pietersen 21, Harolene Rhodes 6/19, Jane Winster 2/13)
Union Stars won by 172 runs

The Women’s team of Union Stars who defeated Western Hope by 172 runs in the Women’s league final that was played on Sunday
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