The SWD senior cricket team suffered defeats in both the three- and one-day formats in their Cricket South Africa provincial competition matches against North West over the weekend.
In the three day match, the visitors from Potchefstroom were bowled out for 196 where after SWD were dismissed for only 96. With a first innings lead of 105 North West declared their second innings at 146/9 setting SWD a target of 252 for victory. SWD were dismissed for 170 as North West recorded an 81 runs victory. TsepoNdwandwa (4/51 and 5/50) was SWD’s outstanding player as he bagged nine wickets in the match.
In the limited-overs match, North West were restricted to only 153 and with the home team in a commanding position at 91/2 a victory was a formality. SWD, however, collapsed to 130 all out as North West took the honours with a 23 runs victory.
SWD’s next round of matches will be this upcoming weekend when they take on Border at the Recreation Ground in Oudtshoorn.
The summarised score cards are:
Three Day match
NORTH WEST 1st innings (196 all out) (Eben Botha 82, Ruan Haasbroek 35, TsepoNdwandwa 4/51, Renaldo Meyer 3/55, Hershell America 2/27)
SWD 1st Innings (91 all out) (Jean Du Plessis 41, Henro van Rensburg 4/21, Bantu Dandala 2/2, Chad Claassen 2/9, Rayyaan Rhode 2/27)
NORTH WEST 2ndinnings (146/9 declared) (KatheloLeokaoke 33, LesegoSenokwane 30, Bantu Dandala 25, TsepoNdwandwa 5/50, Ndumiso Mvelasi 2/19, Renaldo Meyer 2/25)
SWD 2nd Innings (170 all out) (Neil Hornbuckle 50, Richardt Frenz 40, Ndumiso Mvelasi 25, Henro van Rensburg 3/40,
Bantu Dandala 2/28, Rayyaan Rhode 2/35)
North West won by 81 runs
Limited over match
NORTH WEST (153 all out) (Jordin Morris 45, Yassar Cook 24, Brendon Louw 3/15, Neil Hornbuckle 2/17, TsepoNdwandwa 2/30)
SWD (130 all out) (Neil Hornbuckle 44, KatheloLeokaoke 3/17, Chad Claassen 2/16,
Bantu Dandala 2/19)
North West won by 23 runs