Pioneers Cricket Club of Plettenberg Bay celebrated their ten years since affiliation with SWD Cricket in style when they won the Sedgars SWD Promotion League with a comprehensive 5 wicket victory against Mayflower on Saturday.
Mayflower, who batted first, was restricted to 149 thanks to a brilliant fielding display backed by tight bowling by the men from Plettenberg Bay. With the Pioneers total at 92/5 a nail-biting finish was on the cards but an unbroken partnership between Nathan Kamfer (23*) and Garth Bock (33*) paved the way for a Pioneers victory.
The summarised scorecard is:
Pioneers vs Mayflower
MAYFLOWER 149 (31.2) (Ricardo van Wyk 30, Riaan Prins 20, Vaughn Heyns 3/19, Carlos Koeberg 2/19)
PIONEERS 150/5 (Garth Bock 33*, Jacques Ahrense 33, Ferdi Heuer 32, Nathan Kamfer 23*, Clinton Pietersen 2/25)
Pioneers won by 5 wickets