St Stitihians came close to slipping on the proverbial banana skin when they faced a motivated St.Benedicts team who were in no mood to bow down to the leading team in the country.
There has been plenty of cricket played in the past two weeks with Cape Schools Week and the Oppenheimar/Michaelmas Week seeing many of the leading teams in action.
Rondebosch embarked on a tour of Pretoria to kick start their season and look in promising form in these early stages.
The cricket season for 2017 has resumed after a lengthy break whilst many of the schools were consumed with rugby, however already several teams have engaged in quite a few matches.
The first half of the 2017 season has drawn to a close and at this stage few would dispute the fact that St. Stithians fully deserve to rest at the top of the Belgotex First XI Rankings for this week.
As the first half of the 2017 season draws to a close St.Stithians are virtually in an untouchable region way out at the top of this week’s Belgotex First XI Top 50 Rankings.
Wynberg enjoyed a brilliant run last week winning all three of their matches and in so doing take up residence in the No.2 spot on this week’s Belgotex First XI Top 50 Rankings.
The St. Stithians machine rumbled on last week to complete another three wins for the season and in so doing remain unbeaten justifying their No.1 position on the First XI Belgotex Top 50 Rankings for this week.
The past week saw St.Stithians cement their place at the top of the Belgotex First XI Top 50 Rankings for yet another week as they stretch their unbeaten run to ten matches for the season.
A strong win by Wynberg over arch rivals Rondebosch has helped them to get back into the Top five of the Belgotex First XI Top 50 Rankings this week.