Chadwin November from Northern Cape was named the Hero of the Day for day three of the Khaya Majola Cricket Week being held in Bloemfontein.
The prestigious Hero of the Day award is presented on each day of the tournament in recognition of a game-changing ‘hero’ moment. November was selected for the award by an appointed panel of cricket experts after bowling a fantastic one-over eliminator for Northern Cape in their match against Easterns.
At the end of their allotted 20 overs, Northern Cape and Easterns were locked in a tie at 144 apiece, which took the game into an eliminator over to decide the result of the game.
Northern Cape captain Ramon Suals entrusted November with the ball and he delivered by only conceding 4 runs in the over, taking 2 wickets.
His team mate Nakkie Duvenhage knocked off the score with ease and Northern Cape went on to win the match.
‘Having the experience of bowling an eliminator I know what it is like to be given such a huge responsibility and the pressure of having the team’s interest at hand, a situation like this is where heroes are made,’ said Robin Peterson, the former Proteas player and lead judge for Hero of the Day .
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