Sisonke Sobekwa scored the only century of the competition to help Western Province pip South Western Districts as the top team at the Standard Bank Regional Performance Centre (RPC) Under-16 Week on the fourth and final day in Potchefstroom on Friday.
Tumi Sekhukhune and Lizelle Lee once again led from the front to help North West clinch the 2019 Cricket South Africa (CSA) Women’s National Week title with a seven-wicket victory over Western Province (WP) in Bloemfontein on Friday. Incredibly, the Potchefstroom based side have not lost a single match across all formats in the 2018/19 season. They also recently clinched the CSA Women’s Provincial T20 competition.
Laura Wolvaardt continued her excellent batting form and Anneke Bosch produced a fine, all-round performance to help Western Province (WP) and North West secure their places in the final on Day Four of the Cricket South Africa (CSA) National Women’s Week in Bloemfontein on Thursday.
Advocate Nicolas Kock was appointed unopposed as president of the Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) at a special meeting of the WPCA general council at PPC Newlands on Monday night, succeeding the long-serving Beresford Williams, who was recently named vice president of Cricket South Africa.
The Western Province Cricket Association’s (WPCA) Youth Cricket Department recently hosted the WPCA Sunfoil Girls u13 Cricket Festival at the Chukker Road Sports Complex.
The country’s top cricketers will assemble in Bloemfontein this week for the 2019 instalment of the Cricket South Africa (CSA) Women’s National Week, taking place from 25 – 29 March.
Western Province have an outside chance of leapfrogging Northerns, the log leaders in the CSA Three-Day Provincial series, but they will have to beat Northerns and also win their final game in comprehensive fashion, and they will have to deny Northerns batting and bowling bonus points, if they are to stage a miraculous fightback in the senior provincial first-class division B.
The Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) on Tuesday mourned the passing of former president of the WP Umpires Association, David Jantjies.
The technical drills he performed with Paul Adams during the week before the CSA One-Day Provincial series did wonders and Junaid Dawood reminded the selectors of his prowess when he captured 4-25 in 6.4 overs for Western Province against Boland and wrapped up the innings as Boland was dismissed for a paltry 151. Province struck 152 for 5 and romped to a five-wicket win in the One Day clash on Sunday.
The substantial first-innings lead and the partnerships of the attack, were critical factors in the seven-wicket win for Western Province over North West in the CSA Three-Day Provincial Series, said WP coach Paul Adams.