GARDEN ROUTE CRICKET NEWS - The SWD senior cricket team suffered defeats in both the three- and one-day formats in their Cricket South Africa provincial competition matches against North West over the weekend.
In the three-day match the visitors from Potchefstroom were bowled out for 196, whereafter SWD were dismissed for only 96.
With a first innings lead of 105, North West declared their second innings at 146/9, setting SWD a target of 252 for victory.
SWD were dismissed for 170 as North West recorded an 81-run victory. Tsepo Ndwandwa (4/51 and 5/50) was SWD's outstanding player, as he bagged nine wickets in the match.
In the limited over match North West were restricted to only 153 and, with the home team in a commanding position at 91/2, a victory was a formality.
SWD, however, collapsed to 130 all out as North West took the honours with a 23-run victory.
SWD's next round of matches are this weekend, when they take on Border at the Recreation Ground in Oudtshoorn.
The summarised score cards are:
NORTH WEST 1st innings (196 all out) (Eben Botha 82, Ruan Haasbroek 35, Tsepo Ndwandwa 4/51, Renaldo Meyer 3/55, Hershell America 2/27)
SWD 1st Innings (91 all out) (Jean Du Plessis 41, Henro van Rensburg 4/21, Bantu Dandala 2/2, Chad Claassen 2/9, Rayyaan Rhode 2/27)
NORTH WEST 2nd innings (146/9 declared) (Kathelo Leokaoke 33, Lesego Senokwane 30, Bantu Dandala 25, Tsepo Ndwandwa 5/50, Ndumiso Mvelasi 2/19, Renaldo Meyer 2/25)
SWD 2nd Innings (170 all out) (Neil Hornbuckle 50, Richardt Frenz 40, Ndumiso Mvelasi 25, Henro van Rensburg 3/40, Bantu Dandala 2/28, Rayyaan Rhode 2/35)
North West won by 81 runs.
Limited over match
NORTH WEST (153 all out) (Jordin Morris 45, Yassar Cook 24, Brendon Louw 3/15, Neil Hornbuckle 2/17, Tsepo Ndwandwa 2/30) SWD (130 all out) (Neil Hornbuckle 44, Kathelo Leokaoke 3/17, Chad Claassen 2/16, Bantu Dandala 2/19)
North West won by 23 runs.
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