Kouga wins provincial cricket challenge

The finals of the inaugural EP Cricket T20 U/13 Knockout Challenge, powered by KFC, were held at St George’s Park on 12 March 2016.

A total of 3 matches were played – 2 semi-finals and the final which saw 4 teams vie for the coveted title.

Over 100 schools and district played in the tournament, with zone winners advancing to the much anticipated finals weekend.

The U/13 Kouga team proved to be victorious, walking away with the sought after trophy and a R10 000 cash prize.

Tournament runner’s up, Winterberg, received a cash prize of R5000.

Kouga captain, Jonathan Bester, was crowned bowler of the match as well as man of the match. His teammate, Jayden Groenewald, was named batsman of the match.

Jaydon Groenewald and Jonatahan Bester
Jaydon Groenewald and Jonatahan Bester

Here are some of the achievements on the day :

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Semi final:

Jonathan Bester ( Pharos )- 40 runs and took 1 wicket
Rowan Bailey – ( Pharos ) – 34 runs and 2 wickets for 9 runs
JD van Zyl ( Jeffreysbay Primary ) – 2 wickets for 13 runs
Jay Brown ( Stulting ) – 2 wickets for 12 runs


Rowan Bailey (Pharos)- wicket with the first ball of the Winterberg innings
Jayden Groenewald ( Stulting ) – 31 runs and took 2 wickets
Jonathan Bester ( Pharos ) – 24 runs and took 4 wickets for 5 runs
Gurswin Nelslaai ( Hankey ) – excellent fielding

truewan Feb 2016

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