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Grahamstown Schools Cricket Festival day one results

By Marc Jacobson - Jan 13, 2017
Grahamstown Schools Cricket Festival day one results

St. Andrews College showcased their depth on day one (11th January) of the Grahamstown Schools Cricket Festival, with their 2nd team posting a big win, while the 1st team drawing on a much more levelled ground.

The St. Andrews College 2nd team thrashed St. Dominics Priory on the Knowling Field at St. Andrews, after posting a total of 259/7, before getting St. Dominics all out for just 74 – winning by 185 runs. Guy Rushmere scored 130 not out and Murray Breetzke scored 53 for the home side, while St. Dominics’ Tomas Luck achieved 4/40 figures with the ball.

St. Andrews College 1st team played Hudson Park from East London with the game much more evenly contested, as the game ended in a draw on the Lower Field at St. Andrews. The home side batted first and scored 207 all out, with Hudson making it to 180/5, before the day’s play wrapped up in the one-day unlimited-overs match.

Other results from day one of the festival:

Muir College vs. Trinityhouse High: Trinity won by 24 runs. Trinity batted first and scored174 all out (L. Henman took 4/30 bowling figures in 12 overs). Muir then batted and scored 150 all out (Harry Archer scored 54).

Graeme College vs St Albans College: St Albans won by 3 wickets. Graeme batted first and scored 140 all out (Mark Amm scored 40). St. Albans achieved the total for 147/7.

Kingswood vs Menlopark: In another one-day match, the match was drawn with Menlopark scoring 198/9 (Caleb Daniels obtained 3/32 figures and Hilton Krige 2/38 figures). Kingswood then put up a composed batting effort and scored 121/2 (Nick Wilmot scored 53 not out and James Rippon 36).

St. Andrews School (Bloemfontein) vs Woodridge: St. Andrews School won by 127 runs after posting a total of 227 all out, before getting Woodridge all out for 100. For St. Andrews, Calvin King scored 57, Garnett Tarr 54 and Marx de Villiers 47 with the bat, while Ruan Cronje took 4/35 and Marx de Villiers 2/20 with the ball.