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.
Northern Cape completed a superb innings victory over Boland, while Free State triumphed by 177 runs over Easterns in their 3-Day Provincial Cup matches.
Big innings by the Northern Cape and Free State batters have put both teams in a strong position to push for a win as they head into the final day of their 3-Day Provincial Cup matches against Boland and Easterns respectively.
Boland and Free State made slow but steady starts in their 3-Day Provincial Cup matches against Northern Cape and Easterns respectively.
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.
Gauteng sneaked home by five runs over Easterns after a late rally left the Benoni Boys agonisingly short of a win, while North West and Western Province enjoyed comfortable home victories in the CSA 3-Day Provincial Cup.
Western Province made Northern Cape chase leather – with all six batsmen passing 50 – while KwaZulu-Natal have batted themselves into a strong position against North West in the CSA 3-Day Provincial Cup.
All three hosts in the latest round of CSA 3-Day Provincial Cup matches ended day one with the upper hand, with Western Province best-placed against the youngsters from the Northern Cape.
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.
There is a new kid on the block, another product of the KFC Mini Cricket system who is making waves on the provincial scene, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
SACricketmag.com’s KHALID MOHIDIN caught up with Easterns’ 18-year-old off-spinner Neo Felane.
A clinical Border side overpowered Easterns to win by seven wickets with 38 balls to spare.
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