Mossel Bay (278/9) got their noses in front in the SWD Promotion/Relegation play-off matches after a commanding 148 runs victory over Thembalethu (130 all out).
Mossel Bay have now won both their two matches by a bonus point and is in a strong position to remain in the premier league. Tony Ferreira (70) and Neil Ferreira (68) excelled with the ball for Mossel Bay while Henk Louwrens (3/37) and Arno Moolman (3/40) both bagged three wickets for the Van Riebeeck Stadium based team.
Pacaltsdorp United (126 all out) suffered their second consecutive defeat against Western Hope (127/8). Western Hope won by two wickets and collect a bonus point for the margin of victory.
The summarised score cards are:
Western Hope vs Pacalsdorp
PACALTSDORP UNITED 126 all out
WESTERN HOPE 127/8
Western Hope won by 2 wickets
Thembalethu vs Mossel Bay
MOSSEL BAY 278/9 (Tony Ferreira 70, Neil Ferreira 68, Christo van Schalkwyk 42, Henk Louwrens 26, Darren Fry 19*, Bonginkosi Mafika 4/41, Mesuli Vuba 2/46, Mihlali Gcanga 2/47)
THEMBALETHU 130 all out (Andrew Jantjies 46, Lukhanyo Makula 36, Henk Louwrens 3/37, Arno Moolman 3/40, Christo van Schalkwyk 2/25)
Mossel Bay won by 148 runs
The fixtures for the last round of matches that will be contested on Saturday are:
Mossel Bay vs Pacaltsdorp United, Western Hope vs Thembalethu