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Border, EP and SWD results and stats for CSA U13 Cricket Week

By Marc Jacobson - Dec 19, 2016
Border, EP and SWD results and stats for CSA U13 Cricket Week

The Cricket South Africa Under-13s Cricket Week was held in Cape Town over the beginning of December and each side played games in all three formats, namely: T20, 50-over and one-day matches.   

Cricket South Africa Under-13s Cricket Week day one (Friday, 9th December) results and stats:

Border U13 vs. Easterns U13 in a T20 fixture at Gary Kirsten Oval, Cape Town-Match abandoned.

Eastern Province U13 vs. Gauteng U13 in a T20 fixture at University of Cape Town Oval – Gauteng U13 batted first and scored 69 all out, EP U13 (72/4) won by six wickets with 47 balls to spare. Top EP batsmen: Jade Smith (29) and James Hofmeyr (24). Top EP bowlers: George van Heerden (4/9), Ian Baard (2/9) and Asemahle Mbali (2/12).

South Western Districts U13 vs. Zimbabwe U13 in a T20 fixture at Rondebosch Boys High School, Cape Town – Zimbabwe U13 batted first and scored 120/8, Zimbabwe won by 42 runs (SWD U13 scored 78/9). Top SWD batsmen: Francois-Andre van der Berg (33). Top SWD bowlers: Ravin-Lee Kemmies (2/17), Francois Ackerman (2/18) and Arnaud du Plessis (2/22).

Day two (Saturday, 10th December) results and stats:

Border U13 vs. Kwazulu-Natal Inland U13 in a 50-over match at WPCC, Cape Town – KZN Inland U13 batted first and scored 145 all out, Border U13 (147/7) won by three wickets with 14 balls to spare. Top Border batsmen: Litha Mgcoyi (46*) and Layron Millborow (22*). Top Border bowlers: Layron Millborow (4/27) and Guy Bishop (3/12).

Eastern Province U13 vs. Limpopo U13 in a 50-over match at Rondebosch Boys High School, Cape Town – EP U13 batted first and scored 222/8, EP won by 96 runs (Limpopo U13 scored 126 all out). Top EP batsmen: Jade Smith (75*), George van Heerden (37) and Tashriq Govender (35). Top EP bowlers: Asemahle Mbali (3/25) and Anathi Somfula (2/18).

South Western Districts U13 vs. Kwazulu-Natal U13 in a 50-over match at Gary Kirsten Oval, Cape Town – SWD U13 batted first and scored 56 all out, KZN (60/1) U13 won by nine wickets with 34.1 overs to spare. Top SWD batsmen: Arnaud du Plessis (14). Top SWD bowlers: Liyabona Malife (1/17).

Day three (Sunday, 11th December) results and stats:

Eastern Province U13 vs. Boland U13 in a T20 fixture at YMCA Field, Cape Town – Boland U13 batted first and scored 78 all out, EP U13 (79/0) won by 10 wickets with 49 balls to spare. Top EP batsmen: Jade Smith (42*) and Marnus Winter (23*). Top EP bowlers: Kyle Merrington (4/17) and Thomas Vermaak (2/5).

South Western Districts U13 vs. North West U13 in a T20 fixture at University of Cape Town Oval – NW U13 batted first and scored 116/3, NW won by 49 runs (SWD U13 scored 67 all out). Top SWD batsmen: Evert Marais (17) and Arnaud du Plessis (12). Top SWD bowlers: Ravin-Lee Kemmies (1/16).    

Border U13 vs. Northerns U13 in a T20 fixture at Rondebosch Boys High School, Cape Town – Northerns U13 batted first and scored 127/6, Northerns won by 23 runs (Border U13 scored 104/8). Top Border batsmen: Dwayne Pharo (24).Top Border bowlers: Akhona Ratyana (2/8).

Border U13 vs South Western Districts U13 in a T20 fixture at Rondebosch Boys High School, Cape Town – Border U13 batted first and scored 131/6, Border won by 24 runs (SWD U13 scored 107 all out). Top Border batsmen: Adam du Plessis (48*) and Dwayne Pharo (43); top SWD batsmen: Arnaud du Plessis (23) and Evert Marais (20). Top Border bowlers: William Emslie (4/18) and Hlonela Boni (2/22); top SWD bowlers: Duan Roberts (3/21).

Eastern Province U13 vs Zimbabwe U13 in a T20 fixture at YMCA Field, Cape Town – Zimbabwe U13 batted first and scored 113/4, EP U13 (116/5) won by five wickets. Top EP batsmen: Jade Smith (53).Top EP bowlers: Thomas Vermaak (2/20) and Ian Baard (1/19).

Day four (Monday, 12th December) results and stats:

Border U13 vs Free State U13 in a one-day match at Gary Kirsten Oval, Cape Town – FS U13 batted first and scored 112 all out, followed by Border U13 who scored 140 all out. In their second innings, FS scored 101/5. Match drawn (Border won on first innings). Top Border batsmen: Guy Bishop (55). Top Border bowlers: 1st innings- Layron Millborow (3/19), Hlonela Boni (2/9) and Jared Hansen (2/15); 2nd innings- Jared Hansen (2/16).

Eastern Province U13 vs Kwazulu-Natal Inland U13 in a one-day match at Rondebosch Boys High School, Cape Town – EP U13 batted first and scored 159 all out, followed by KZN Inland U13 who scored 138 all out. Match drawn (EP won on first innings). Top EP batsmen: James Hofmeyr (42), Jade Smith (40*) and Joshua Voight (28). Top EP bowlers: Kyle Merrington (4/47), Anathi Somfula (3/27) and Asemahle Mbali (2/15).

South Western Districts U13 vs Limpopo U13 in a one-day match at St. Augustine Ground, Cape Town – Limpopo U13 batted first and scored 103 all out, followed by SWD U13 who scored 122/9 dec. In their second innings, Limpopo scored 6/1. Match drawn (SWD won on first innings). Top SWD batsmen: Francois Ackerman (28*) and Francois-Andre van der Berg (23). Top SWD bowlers: Ravin-Lee Kemmies (5/22) and Anele Siyo (2/11).

Day five (Tuesday, 13th December) results and stats:

Border U13 vs Easterns U13 in a one-day match at WPCC, Cape Town- Border U13 batted first and scored 190 all out, followed by Easterns U13 who scored 145/5. Match drawn. Top Border batsmen: Juan Jeggels (37), Dwayne Pharo (36) and Guy Bishop (26). Top Border bowlers: Layron Millborow (2/9) and Juan Jeggels (1/12).

Eastern Province U13 vs Kwazulu-Natal U13 in a one-day match at Rondebosch Boys High School, Cape Town – EP U13 batted first and scored 210/9 dec. followed by KZN U13 who scored 192 all out. Match drawn (EP won on first innings). Top EP batsmen: George van Heerden (87) and Anathi Somfula (22). Top EP bowlers: Jade Smith (4/32) and Ian Baard (3/41).

Northern Cape U13 vs South Western Districts U13 in a one-day match at YMCA Field, Cape Town – SWD U13 batted first and scored 101 all out, followed by NC U13 who scored 108 all out. In their second innings SWD scored 57/3 dec. and NC scored 34/2. Match drawn (NC U13 won on first innings). Top SWD Batsmen: 1st innings- Francois Ackerman (24) and Duan Roberts (16), 2nd innings- Arnaud du Plessis (30*). Top SWD bowlers: 1st innings- Ravin-Lee Kemmies (4/47) and Evert Marais (2/24), 2nd innings- Ravin-Lee Kemmies (1/17).

In all, over all three formats, each side played six matches of cricket. Border U13 won three out of five games they played on the CSA U13 Cricket Week, having lost one, drawn one and one being abandoned. EP U13 had astonishingly won all six of the matches they had played in the Cricket Week, while SWD U13 had only won one match out of the six they played, while losing the other five.  

Image: Easterns U13 celebrates a wicket at the CSA U13 Cricket Week.