The SWD Twenty20 champion, Union Stars from Oudtshoorn, failed to qualify for the National Multiply T20 Community Cup competition when they lost both their qualifying matches on Sunday. The matches were played at Brackenfell against the respective champions from Boland (Brackenfell) and Western Province (Belville).
The Oudtshoorn-based team lost by 6 wickets against Brackenfell and was defeated by 43 runs against Belville. Brackenfell, who was undefeated in both fixtures will represent Western Cape at the national tournament.
This weekend Union Stars will travel to Paarl for the Momentum Cup 50 over competition play-off matches. The fixtures are:
Friday 31 March 2017 Maties vs Bellville
Saturday 01 April 2017 Maties vs Union Stars
Sunday 02 April 2017 Bellville vs Union Stars
All matches will be played at Boland Park starting at 10H00am
The summarized score cards are:
Union Stars vs Brackenfell
Union Stars 84 all out (Geoffrey Pêrel 18, Wiaan Smit 2/14, L. Jacobs 3/11)
Brackenfell 88/4 (Wiaan Smit 33*, Michael Loubser 20, Nelson Setimani 2/23)
Brackenfell won by 6 wickets
Bellville vs Union Stars
Bellville 170/4 (Uwe Birckenstock 65*, Enver Venter 2/17)
Union Stars 127/5 (Geoffrey Pêrel 20, Leroi Bredenkamp 69*)
Bellville won by 43 runs