KwaZulu-Natal scraped home against their Inland rivals, North West’s huge score was too much for Border, while South Western Districts clinched a late victory over Northerns.
Free State trounced Easterns by seven wickets and Northern Cape triumphed over Boland by six wickets in Sunday’s CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge action.
Two Northern Districts batsmen playing in a List A match in Hamilton, New Zealand, on Wednesday, smashed 43 runs off a single over to set a new List A record. The luckless bowler? Pretoria-born Willem Ludick.
Free State won their CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge match against KwaZulu-Natal by three wickets with three balls to spare, while SWD, Northerns and EP all had comfortable wins.
Nono Pongolo took six for 22 for Gauteng as they demolished Free State in the CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge on Sunday. KZN-Inland had a comfortable win over Eastern Province, while South Western Districts squeezed home over Boland by nine runs.
The big city teams all lost their clashes in Sunday’s round of CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge matches, with North West, Easterns and Northern Cape enjoying exciting wins.
Jonathan Bird became the youngest player in South African cricket history to score a senior List A century on debut when he blasted 104 for Western Province against Easterns at WPCC on Sunday.
It doesn’t matter if you’re playing in the World Cup Final or facing your little brother in the backyard … to hit six sixes off one over is an incredible achievement, writes SIMON LEWIS.
The first round of the CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge saw some exciting action, with close wins for Northerns, Easterns and KwaZulu-Natal.
Chris Gayle scored a century in his final List A match for Jamaica to lead his country to victory in their 50-over encounter against Barbados.
England’s ODI captain Eoin Morgan and Test captain Joe Root put a strong Sri Lanka Board XI to the sword as they led their team to an emphatic 43-run victory on the DLS method.