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Border, EP and SWD results and stats for CSA U15 Cricket Week

By Marc Jacobson - Dec 19, 2016
Border, EP and SWD results and stats for CSA U15 Cricket Week

The Cricket South Africa Under-15s Cricket Week was held in Potchefstroom in the North West Province 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-15s Cricket Week day one (Friday, 9th December) results and stats:

Border U15 vs Mpumalanga U15 in a 50-over match at Potchefstroom Boys High School, Potchefstroom – Mpumalanga U15 batted first and scored 135 all out, Mpumalanga won by six runs (Border U15 scored 129 all out). Top Border batsmen: Nathan Wolff (16), Grant Pretorious (14) and Brian Masters (14). Top Border bowlers: Austin (4/28) and Brian Masters (2/10).

Eastern Province U15 vs North West U15 in a 50-over match at North West University, Potchefstroom – EP U15 batted first and scored 146 all out, EP won by 39 runs (NW U15 scored 107 all out). Top EP batsmen: Tiaan van Vuuren (51) and Arend Visser (24). Top EP bowlers: Arend Visser (3/18) and Aidan Meyer (2/23).

South Western Districts U15 vs Namibia U15 in a 50-over match at North West University Ground, Potchefstroom – SWD U15 batted first and scored 188 all out, SWD won by 38 runs (Namibia U15 scored 150 all out). Top SWD batsmen: Tristan Reid (61) and Schalk Vermeulen (30*). Top SWD bowlers: Johan Muller (3/18) and Mesuli Vuba (2/24).

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

Border U15 vs Boland U15 in a one-day match at North West University Ground, Potchefstroom – Boland U15 batted first and scored 191 all out, followed by Border U15 who scored 172 all out. Match drawn (Boland won on first innings). Top Border batsmen: Austin Brandt (55), Ethan Boucher (32) and Brian Masters (26). Top Border bowlers: Anda Duda (4/21) and Brian Masters (4/37).

Eastern Province U15 vs Kwazulu-Natal U15 in a one-day match at North West University, Potchefstroom – KZN U15 batted first and scored 206 all out, followed by EP U15 who scored 214/7. Match drawn (EP won on first innings). Top EP batsmen: Elian Booysen (53), Heinrich Leibbrandt (40) and Heath Richards (33). Top EP bowlers: Lakhanya Sam (2/19), Elian Booysen (2/19) and Liam O’Sullivan (2/24).

South Western Districts U15 vs North West U15 in a one-day match at North West University, Potchefstroom – NW U15 batted first and scored 103 all out, followed by SWD U15 who scored 120 all out. In their second innings NW scored 53/5 dec. and SWD scored 40/2. Match drawn (SWD won on first innings). Top SWD batsmen: 1st innings- Mesuli Vuba (34) and Matthew Thorne (27*), 2nd innings- Matthew Thorne (29*). Top SWD bowlers: 1st innings- Tyrese Karelse (3/13) and Matthew Thorne (2/14), 2nd innings- Johan Muller (3/19).

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

Eastern Province U15 vs Limpopo U15 in a T20 fixture at Potchefstroom Boys High School, Potchefstroom – EP U15 batted first and scored 162/6, EP won by 120 runs (Limpopo U15 scored 42/9). Top EP batsmen: Heinrich Leibbrandt (42), Luke Beaufort (39) and Liyema Gaba (27). Top EP bowlers: Liyema Gaba (2/8) and Aidan Meyer (2/3).

South Western Districts U15 vs Free State U15 in a T20 fixture at Potchefstroom Boys High School, Potchefstroom – SWD U15 batted first and scored 78/9, FS U15 (79/3) won by seven wickets. Top SWD batsmen: Jethli van Briesies (25) and Johan Muller (20). Top SWD bowlers: Joviano Tock (1/13) and Johan Muller (1/18).

Border U15 vs Gauteng U15 in a T20 fixture at North West University Ground, Potchefstroom – Border U15 batted first and scored 124/5, Gauteng U15 (125/4) won by six wickets. Top Border batsmen: Stuart Els (43) and Anele Helesi (30). Top Border bowlers: Chumile Jumba (1/7), Brian Masters (1/15) and Nathan Wolff (1/24).

Border U15 vs Easterns U15 in a T20 fixture at North West University, Potchefstroom – Easterns batted first and scored 88/6, Border U15 (90/7) won by three wickets. Top Border batsmen: Stuart Els (22) and Ethan Boucher (16). Top Border bowlers: Nathan Wolff (3/20).

Eastern Province U15 vs Free State U15 in a T20 fixture at Potchefstroom Boys High School, Potchefstroom – EP U15 batted first and scored 140/9, EP won by 56 runs (FS U15 scored 84 all out). Top EP batsmen: Garwin Dumpies (32), Heinrich Leibbrandt (32) and Luke Beaufort (31). Top EP bowlers: Arend Visser (3/6) and Aidan Meyer (2/14).

South Western Districts U15 vs Limpopo U15 in a T20 fixture at Potchefstroom Boys High School, Potchefstroom – Limpopo U15 batted first and scored 84/8, SWD U15 (85/8) won by two wickets. Top SWD batsmen: Joviano Tock (28) and Matthew Thorne (20). Top SWD bowlers: Lleyton Avontuur (2/24).

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

Border U15 vs Northern Cape U15 in a one-day match at North West University, Potchefstroom – Border U15 batted first and scored 142 all out, followed by NC U15 who scored 98 all out. In their second innings Border scored 34/5 and NC scored 63/5. Border won by 15 runs. Top Border batsmen: 1st innings- Aidan van Wyk (37), Stuart Els (31) and Anele Helesi (30), 2nd innings- Aidan van Wyk (21*). Top Border bowlers: 1st innings- Grant Pretorious (4/38) and Nathan Wolff (3/9), 2nd inning- Anda Duda (2/14) and Grant Pretorious (2/23).

Eastern Province U15 vs Western Province U15 in a one-day match at North West University Ground, Potchefstroom – WP U15 batted first and scored 208 all out, followed by EP U15 who scored 121 all out. Match drawn (WP won on first innings). Top EP batsmen: Heath Richards (53). Top EP bowlers: Heath Richards (3/17) and Tiaan van Vuuren (2/41).

South Western Districts U15 vs Kwazulu-Natal U15 in a one-day match at North West University, Potchefstroom – SWD U15 batted first and scored 49 all out, followed by KZN U15 who scored 174 all out. In their second innings SWD scored 23/5. KZN won by an innings and 102 runs. Top SWD batsmen: 1st innings- Jethli van Briesies (18), 2nd innings- Mesuli Vuba (8). Top SWD bowlers: Jandre van Wyk (5/56) and Johan Muller (2/25).

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

Border U15 vs North West U15 in a T20 fixture at Potchefstroom Boys High School, Potchefstroom – Border U15 batted first and scored 123/9, NW U15 (125/8) won by two wickets. Top Border batsmen: Brian Masters (29) and James Troon (29). Top Border bowlers: Grant Pretorious (3/15) and Nathan Wolff (2/19).

Eastern Province U15 vs Northerns U15 in a T20 fixture at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom – Northerns U15 batted first and scored 150/7, Northerns won by 12 runs (EP scored 138/7). Top EP batsmen: Luke Beaufort (35) and Tiaan van Vuuren (33). Top EP bowlers: Heath Richards (2/18) and Lakhanya Sam (2/21).

South Western Districts U15 vs Northern Cape U15 in a T20 fixture at Witrand Cricket Field, Potchefstroom – SWD U15 batted first and scored 133 all out, SWD won by 15 runs (NC U15 scored 118 all out). Top SWD batsmen: Juan Paulse (30), Tristan Reid (25) and Jethli van Briesies (24). Top SWD bowlers: Matthew Thorne (3/12), Jandre van Wyk (2/15) and Tyrese Karelse (2/29).

In all, over all three formats of the game, each side played a total of six cricket matches, with Border U15 only winning two of these and losing four. EP U15 showed slightly better success after winning four of their six games after losing their last two encounters. After playing weaker opposition, SWD U15 also won four of their six matches and losing two. 

Image: Wald Truter of Northerns U15 scoring his unbeaten century against WP U15 at the CSA U15 Cricket Week.