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Monday, 13 February 2012 13:26

Cricket: Grey High T20 Champs

 

Grey High School has emerged as the Eastern Cape T20 Champions after successfully dismantling all comers in a week of frenetic action.

GHSAt the end of a busy week, which saw them in action for six days in a row, the 1st XI pulled off a fantastic string of victories to emerged as T20 Champions of the Eastern Cape for the second year in succession.

The results of the week’s fixtures in order were:

Monday: Grey vs Hoerskool Brandwag (quarter final)

Grey 140 for 5                                  Brown 61; Bopp 23; van Niekerk 21

Brandwag 110 for 7                                    Brown 3 for 11; Bopp 2 for 25

Grey won by 30 runs

 

Tuesday Grey vs Chatty High School (semi final)

Grey 147 for 5                                  Brown 67 not out; Blignaut 29 not out; Allers 26

Chatty High School 60 all out      Knoetze 2 for 5; Abrahams 2 for 8

Grey won by 87 runs

Wednesday Grey vs St Andrew’s College (Eastern Province Final)

Grey 153 for 5                                  Brown 66; Samboer 29; Bopp 23

St Andrew’s College 109 for 9      Bopp 2 for 17; Abrahams 2 for 22

Grey won by 44 runs

 

Thursday Grey vs Outeniqua (Winners of EP vs Winners SWD)

Grey 150 for 2                                  Brown 67 not out; van Niekerk 39; Bopp 23 not out

Outeniqua 48 all out                      Allers 3 for 3; 3 run outs

Grey won by 102 runs

 

Friday Grey vs Selborne College (Eastern Cape Final)

Grey 116 all out                               Bopp 52; Blignaut 22

Selborne 80 all out                         Brown 3 for 25; Blignaut 2 for 12; Abrahams 2 for 14

Grey won by 36 runs to be crowned Eastern Cape T20 Champions

 

The 1st XI now travel to Potchefstroom for the National Finals this coming weekend, where they will face off against the winners of the other five cricket franchise regions. This is a fantastic achievement and is reward for all of the hard work put in by the players, especially over the last week, where every player made contributions with bat, ball, and in the field. The players showed a great deal of intensity and maturity, especially in the victories over Brandwag and St Andrew’s, and also in recovering from 25 for 5 to go on and win the final. More of the same will be needed for the first game of the finals, against Nelspruit on Friday morning. 

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