VIDEO GALLERY: Vryheid Cricket Club Business League – Captivating cricket keeps teams on their toes

TWO exhilarating cricket matches were played on Saturday in the Business League.

In the first match between the Siyaxhasana Sixers and Highlanders, the Siyaxhasana Sixers batted first and scored a decent 168/6 in their 15 overs with Andrew Vorster top scoring with 26 runs. The best bowler for the Highlanders was Clinton Tupper, taking 2 wickets for 22 runs in his two overs.

Wessel Vorster stops the ball off his own bowling, restricting batsman, Pienaar Breytenbach from a run.

Wessel Vorster stops the ball off his own bowling, restricting batsman, Pienaar Breytenbach from a run.

The Siyaxhasana Sixers bowled well and dismissed the Highlanders for 110 runs with Jacques Sanders being the best bowler, claiming 2 wickets for 16 runs in his 2 overs. The best batsman for the Highlanders was Dean Aitken who scored 25 not out. The Siyaxhasana Sixers won by 58 runs.

Pienaar Breytenbach and Kobie Marè did some decent running between the wickets for KZN Bodyworks.

Pienaar Breytenbach and Kobie Marè did some decent running between the wickets for KZN Bodyworks.

The other game between the Legends and KZN Bodyworks was a nailbiting encounter, with just one wicket separating the outcome. The Legends batted first and scored 170/4 in the allotted 15 overs. Wessel Vorster and Jon Beghin top scored with 21 each. Kobie Marè bowled fantastically and only conceded 3 runs in his two overs, picking up 2 wickets.

Phillip Els, for KZN Bodyworks, loses his wicket to the bowling of Graham Haywood.

Phillip Els, for KZN Bodyworks, loses his wicket to the bowling of Graham Haywood.

In a fantastic run chase from KZN Bodyworks, they managed to reach the target with just one wicket in hand.

Marco Vosloo top scored with an accumulated 47 and the best bowling for the Legends came from Craig Petersen, taking 3 wickets for 15 runs. KZN Bodyworks won by one wicket.

The league continues this Saturday at Cecil Emmett, starting at 1:20pm.

 

  AUTHOR
Elaine Rodway

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