SWD victorious in 1-Day match

The SWD cricket team concluded a successful weekend against Border after they also wrapped-up the limited over match with a comprehensive nine-wicket victory on Sunday.

Border, who batted first, were restricted to 159 (28.3 overs) after Tsepo Ndwandwa (4/37 in 10 overs) and Neil Hornbuckle (2/30 in 10 overs) continued with their good form with the ball. Akhona Mnyaka (3/32 in 8 overs) also ended with impressive figures. As in the three-day match, Jason Niemand (77 from 94 balls; 1×6, 6×4), was again the top batsman for the visitors.

SWD’s innings was reduced to 25 overs after play was interrupted by a thunderstorm. The home side cruised to victory after 16.5 overs with nine wickets in hand for a bonus-point victory. Neil Hornbuckle (37*) and Brendon Louw (28*) were the top-scoring batsmen at the crease when the winning target (92/1) was achieved.

The summarised scorecard is:

BORDER (159 all out) (Jason Niemand 77, Akhona Mnyaka 3/32, Tsepo Ndwandwa 4/37, Neil Hornbuckle 2/30) SWD 92/1 (Neil Hornbuckle 37*, Jean du Plessis 28*)
SWD won by 9 wickets

Neil Hornbuckle

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