KZN Inland suffered an innings loss to Northerns on day two of the latest round of CSA 3-Day Provincial Cup action, with Gauteng on the verge of a win over North West.
Gauteng stamped their dominance over North West at Senwes Park on Day one of their CSA 3-Day Provincial Cup encounter.
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.
Free State’s Raynard van Tonder scored a monumental 250 not out as all three matches in the latest round of CSA 3-Day Provincial Cup matches ended in draws.
Two centuries marked the first day’s action in the CSA 3-Day Provincial Cup, with Gauteng piling on the runs while Eastern Province battled against KZN Inland.
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.
The first shots in the T20 knockout competition for schools in the Central Gauteng Lions region will be fired on Wednesday, writes THEO GARRUN.
SA Cricket magazine separates the men from the boys after this year’s Africa T20 Cup as we pick our Team of the Tournament.
Gauteng made heavy weather of clinching the 2018 Africa T20 Cup by three wickets, with the winning runs coming in the final over, having bowled Border out for 130 earlier in the day.
Border’s top order collapsed in sensational fashion, losing three wickets in the first nine balls of the African T20 Cup final against Gauteng in East London.
A superb undefeated 79 by Temba Bavuma paved the way for Gauteng’s 27-run win over North West in the first semi-final of the African T20 Cup.
The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg played host to the Gauteng LSEN festival last week as schools from all around the province sent their students to the annual event.