Mr 24/7 Welwitschia lost on homeground

Samsung FNB Wanderers crushed the coastal Mr 24/7 Welwitschia cricket team by a 181 runs in a Namibian Cricket Premier League one-day cricket (50 overs) league over the weekend at the Sparta oval in Walvis Bay.

Wanderers set up 245 runs for six wickets before dismissed MR 24/7 Welwitschia for a miserable 64 runs for a massive 181-run victory. Michael van Lingen was Welwitschia’s best bowler, taking three wickets for 60 runs off 10 overs with Matthew de Gouveia the best bats man by scoring 23 off 41 balls.
In another 50 over league game between Trustco United and Old Boys at Trustco United Park over the past weekend in Windhoek, Old Boys dominated matters with a massive 348 runs for the loss of five wickets in 50 overs, after they bowled United all out for 154 to win the game by194 runs.
The Coastal 40 overs league started over last Saturday with Sparta 1 against Northern Leopards in Outjo and on Sunday Junior Coastal Cricket Academy (JCCA) played at the Walvis Bay oval against Blue Waters 1 with Sparta 2 against Blue Waters 2 at the Sparta oval in Walvis Bay.
In Outjo the Northern Leopards beat Sparta with six wickets. Junior Coastal Cricket Academy (JCCA)beat 43 Blue Waters by 43 runs whilst Sparta 2 beat Blue Waters 2 by 57 runs.

Tomorrow United vs MR 24/7 Welwitschia will play against Trustco United in a 50 over game in Windhoek. In the Coastal 40 over league Sparta 2 will play against the visiting Northern Leopards from Outjo at 13:30 at the Sparta Oval whilst Blue Waters 2 takes on JCCA at the Walvis Bay Oval on Sunday, 14 February at 11:30.

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