Westville Boys’ High had to work hard for their victory over Northwood on Saturday.
Yaseen Khan (5/36) picked up a five-wicket haul as he helped his side restrict Northwood to 194 runs in their innings.
Northwood’s Evan Fouché (72) and Thayin Kuppan (58) weighing in with half-centuries.
Kaeden McAllister (92*) got Westville home with only three wickets still in hand. James Nielsen was the pick of Northwood’s bowling attack as he grabbed three wickets at the cost of only 39 runs.
Michaelhouse’s Murray Baxter (103*) saved his side from a defeat in their time-cricket match-up against St Charles’ College. He faced 139 deliveries as he almost saw his side home before play was called off.
Baxter struck five fours and three sixes in his innings on the Roy Gathorne Oval.
St Charles reached 198/6 when they declared their innings after 60 overs with Ntando Zuma (90) leading the charge. Michael Thornton (2/34) and Nathan Hoatson (2/44) was the pick of Michaelhouse’s bowling attack.
Hilton College managed to secure a one-wicket victory over Maritzburg College on Goldstones in Pietermaritzburg.
The home side managed only 140 before being bowled out with Brett Cutting (3/27) and Nicholas Chanter (2/33) causing most of the damage. Bryn Brokensha (35) and Chad Mason (24) the only batsmen who managed to get their innings going.
Hilton’s captain, Ross Boast (49) led his side’s batting effort as Brokensha (3/12) and Oliver da Costa (3/15) caused havoc.
Glenwood High School bagged a 68-run victory over Clifton with Slade Lock shining with an allround performance. Lock (58) recorded a half-century while also picking up two wickets at the cost of only 22 runs.
Kearsney College came out on top by nine-wickets against Durban High School in a match which was affected heavily by the Duckworh/Lewis-method due to rain. DHS batted first and was in trouble at 47/8 after 20 overs in the 45 overs-a-side match.
Kearsney only needed 81 in 45 overs after the adjustment and Hayden Bishop (38*) and Dyllan Wiggit (34*) saw them home without too much trouble.
St Charles College 198/6 (Ntando Zuma 90, Marcell Welman 25, Cian Fortmann 22, Kwanele Nqayi 21*; Michael Thornton 2/34, Nathan Hoatson 2/44); Michaelhouse 178/6 (Murray Baker 103*, Murray Jones 36; Jehan Adonis 3/11). Match Drawn.
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Northwood 194 ( Evan Fouché 72, Thayin Kuppan 58, Jordan van Zyl 26; Yaseen Khan 5/36, Hamza Mohammed 2/34); Westville Boys’ High 195/7 (Kaeden McAllister 92*, Sean McGough 30; James Nielsen 3/39, Nqobani Mokoena 2/38). Westville Boys’ High won by three wickets.
Durban High School 47/8 (Sfundo Mthenbo 14; Sandiswa Yeni 3/20, Ryan Browning 2/14); Kearsney College 83/1 (Hayden Bishop 38*, Dyllan Wiggit 34*; Semal Pillay 1/20). Kearsney College won by nine wickets (D/L-method).
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Maritzburg College 140 (Bryn Brokensha 35, Chad Mason 24; Brett Cutting 3/27, N Chanter 2/33); Hilton College 143/9 (Ross Boast 49, Extras 20; Bryn Brokensha 3/12, Oliver da Costa 3/15). Hilton College won by one wicket.
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Glenwood 209/9 (Slade Lock 58, Nathan Moodley 42, Cameron Laing 33, Ciaran Roundtree 22, Kyle Bryan 22; Shahzaad Perumal 3/32); Clifton 142 (Shahzaad Perumal 29, Joseph Rey 27, Ben McElligott 25; Sibonelo Phewa 3/28, Nathan Moodley 2/8, Ciaran Roundtree 2/17, Slade Lock 2/22). Glenwood won by 68 runs.
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