Cricket action at the coast

Rudi Bowe

Two coastal 40 over cricket games were played last Saturday in Walvis Bay.

In the game between Sparta 1 and Sparta 2 at the Sparta oval, Sparta 1 beat Sparta 2 by eight-wicket. Sparta 2 bat first and was all out for 152 runs after 34.5 over’s. Fritz Coetzee was the best player of the day as he took 3 wickets in 2.5 over with just 20 runs. With bat in hand he hit four sixes and 4 fours for a total of 46 runs from 27 balls, to steer his team to 156 runs.
At the Walvis Bay oval Blue Waters 1 host Outjo cricket team. Blue Waters bat first and set a target of 208 in 40 over with Romario Scholtz their best bats man with 69 runs off 63 balls with R Paulus the best bowler on the day with 3 wickets in 6.5 over’s. Outjo were all out for 165 runs after 38.3 over’s. J Venter was their best bowler as he took 3 wickets in 7 over and P Smit the best with bat in hand to score 43 runs from 51 balls.
This coming weekend MR24/7 Welwitchia will host WHS in a 50 over league game at the Sparta oval on Saturday. Blue Waters 2 and JCCA will travel to Outjo for their 40 over games against Outjo on Saturday and Sunday respectively and Sparta 2 will host Blue Waters 1 at the Sparta oval in Walvis Bay.

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