Welwitschias defeated

Rudi Bowe

Welwitschias Cricket Team was defeated by Wanderers Cricket Club in the 50-over Cricket Namibia Premier League match at the Sparta cricket Oval in Walvis Bay on Saturday.

Wanderers scored 247 runs in 50 overs with the Welwitschias could only managed 222 runs to lose the game with 25 runs.
Wanderers won the toss and decided to bat first and set up 247 runs from 303 balls. The visitors heat four sixes and thirteen fours. The best bat man for the visitors was Nicholaas Scholtz with 66 from 82 balls be for he was bowled by Dian Neethling and cached by Etienne Beukes.
The Welwitschias runs were scored by;
Dian Neethling 4 runs from 21 balls bowled by Pieter Rossouw catch by Sheron Rossouw
Rana Waqas 31 runs from 56 balls bowled JJ Smit catch by Tiaan Gerber
Shalako Groenewald 23 runs from 60 balls bowled JJ Smit catch by Wessel Myburgh
Gerhard Lottering 52 runs from 53 balls bowled by Nicholaas Scholtz
Lauritz Haccou 1 runs from 5 balls run out
Matthew De Gouveia 58 runs from 69 balls bowled by Karl Birkenstock catch by Sheron Rossouw
Justus Hangula 28 runs from 27 balls not out
Matthew Stander 1 runs from 2 balls catch and bowled by Karl Birkenstock
Ettienne Beukes 1 runs from 3 balls run out
Ben Shikongo 7 runs from 4 balls not out
The visitor’s runs were scored by;
Karl Birkenstock 22 runs from 55 balls before he was run out by Rana Waqas
Wessel Myburgh 12 runs from 16 balls bowled by Matthew Stander catch by Lauritz Haccou Nicholaas Scholtz 66 runs from 82 balls bowled by Dian Neethling catch by Etienne Beukes JJ Smit 42 runs from 96 balls bowled by Gerhard Lottering catch by Scott Winborn.
Jan Frylinck 27 runs from 26 balls bowled by Gerhard Lottering catch by Matthew de Gouveia
Sheron Rossouw 24 runs from 17 balls bowled by Matthew Stander catch by Lauritz Haccou
Pieter Rossouw 8 runs from 6 balls not out
Tiaan Gerber 18 runs from 10 balls not out
The log standing after three rounds are;
Wanderers are leading the standing with 12 points after they won all 3 their games.
CCD Tigers and Welwitschias are equal with 8 points with 2 wins after 3 games.
WHS Old Boys are on 4 points with 1 win from 2 games.
Trustco United are on 0 points as they lost all 3 games.
The Namibian under 19 team are on o points as they lost both their first two games
The Welwitschias will next play against the WHS Old Boys at Sparta in Walvis Bay on 24 November.

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