Two strong contenders for a place in the play-off rounds of the SWD Premier League, Union Stars and George, both recorded bonus point victories during the past weekend’s fixtures. Union Stars remains at the top of the log after the weekend’s fixtures.
Union Stars (192 all out) defeated George (101 all out) by 91 runs while Mossel Bay who scored 278/4 thanks to a century by Tony Ferreira (113*) was too strong for Pacaltsdorp (66 al out) and was victorious by 212 runs.
Pirates (106/5) recorded their first victory of the season after they reached the winning runs in the 25th over after they cheaply dismissed Western Hope for 105 runs. Pioneers from Plettenberg Bay posted a competitive 194 (all out) before they dismissed Ramblers for 150 (all out) for a 44 runs victory.
The summarised score cards are:
Ramblers vs Pioneers
PIONEERS 194 (Danrick Moodien 46, Ferdi Heuer 45, Carlos Koeberg 33, Eden Tartaal 21, Quinton Davids 3/53, Bradley De Villiers 2/20, Lance Roelfse 2/34)
RAMBLERS 150 (Ruan Pieters 31, Shael Laminie 30, Claude Terblanche 3/16, Danrick Moodien 2/19)
Pioneers won by 44 runs
George vs Union Stars
UNION STARS 192 (Pieter Stuurman 51, Elridge Booysen 36, Leroi Bredenkamp 30, Johan Nel 4/20, Franco Geldenhuys 2/14)
GEORGE 101 (Gary Wagner 34, Franco Geldenhuys 28, Dillan Nuys 4/8, Envirino Swartz 2/12, Sheldon Eksteen 2/24)
Union Stars won by 91 runs
Mossel Bay vs Pacaltsdorp United
MOSSEL BAY 278/4 (Tony Ferreira 113*, Niel Ferreira 36, Ettienne Botha 33*, Christo van Schalkwyk 32, Marco De Kock 32)
PACALTSDORP UNITED 66 (Ruall De Reuck 16, Ettienne Botha 4/10, Arno Moolman 3/14, Phillip Nieuwoudt 2/25)
Mossel Bay won by 212 runs
Western Hope vs Pirates United
WESTERN HOPE 105
PIRATES UNITED 106/5
Pirates United won by 5 wickets