New Dawn Park Cricket Club, on Saturday, won their first trophy when they defeated Hartenbos by 8 wickets to win the Promotion League Division 2 competition. They will now be promoted to Division 1 next season.
Hatenbos, who batted first, was in a solid position at 62/2 (in the 16th over) but Neil Beulen (6/15) produced a match winning bowling performance as Harenbos lost their last 7 wickets for only 10 runs to be dismissed for 72. New Dawn Park (76/2) only needed 13.1 overs to reach the winning target.
The summarised scorecard:
Hartenbos vs New Dawn Park
HARTENBOS (72 all out) (Jaydee Bester 20, Neil Beulen 6/15, Danvor Muller 3/10)
NEW DAWN PARK (76/2 in 13.1 overs) (Whaydon Plaatjies 21, John Baardman 11*, Andre Kruger 1/24, Thomas Boucher 1/28)
New Dawn Park won by 8 wickets
Mr Andrew Jantjies (Back row left), a non-independent Director at SWD Cricket, with the victorious team of New Dawn Park. The rest of the team is:
Back row: Cuan Swartbooi, Curlin Stoffels, Bradwin Stoffels (Coach), Joce Lawerlot, Dane Kleinhans, Neil Van Beulen, Dimitri Carelse, Howard Koeries and Jared Joubert.
Front row: Marcell Basterman, Roberto Davids, Raymondo Campher, Danvor Muller (Captain), Melvin Baadtjies, John Baardman, Steward Webber and Whaydon Plaatjies