School Cricket First XI Rankings: 04/03/2024

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In the latest edition of the School Cricket First XI Rankings, there were thrilling encounters and remarkable individual displays that captivated cricket enthusiasts across the country.

Rondebosch, eager to redeem themselves after a disappointing defeat to SACS where they were skittled out for 50 runs, bounced back with a crucial victory against Bishops. Although their setback had initially shaken their position, this win revitalized their campaign. Despite the loss however, Bishops retained their top spot on the rankings, although their lead has shrunk.

The clash between Wynberg and SACS promised an intriguing outcome, with Benjamin Hansen leading the charge for Wynberg with a commendable innings of 93 runs However, inclement weather intervened, leaving SACS 80 runs shy of victory with two wickets in hand, leaving the match tantalizingly poised.

Jeppe and St. David’s engaged in a fierce battle, with Matthew West’s impressive century (115) for St. David’s setting the stage for a thrilling contest. Ultimately, it was Jeppe who emerged victorious, chasing down a formidable target of 285 runs with just one wicket remaining.

Several standout performances illuminated the week’s school cricket fixtures, with Murray Tyson of Graeme College showcasing his prowess with a splendid century (107) against Hudson Park. Ben Wessels of Grey High School delivered a dominant display, smashing an impressive 125 runs in their triumph over St Andrew’s College, while Xavier Elkington claimed impressive figures of 5/19.

Hilton College secured a significant win over rivals Michaelhouse, propelled by Ben Hockly’s exceptional century (101) , while Grey College’s Daniel Hattingh starred with a superb bowling performance, capturing 5/26 against St Andrews School.

As we approach the conclusion of this half of the season, coaches and teams are encouraged to submit their results to ensure the school cricket rankings remain  up-to-date.

 

FIRST XI CRICKET RANKINGS 04 MARCH,  2024

RANK

TEAM

 PLAYED

AVG BONUS POINTS

1

BISHOPS

19

27.51

2

AFFIES

13

26.40

3

WYNBERG

13

25.21

4

RONDEBOSCH

13

24.84

5

WATERKLOOF

17

24.05

6

ST STITHIANS

14

23.97

7

SACS

14

23.40

8

POTCH VOLKSKOOL

11

22.92

9

KEARSNEY COLLEGE

17

22.89

10

DHS

16

22.69

11

KES

18

22.19

12

HELPMEKAAR

18

22.17

13

GARSFONTEIN

8

21.93

14

PRETORIA BOYS HIGH

14

21.90

15

GREY HIGH SCHOOL

16

21.78

16

MICHAELHOUSE

17

21.30

17

WESTVILLE

17

20.79

18

KEMPTON PARK

12

20.57

19

PAARL BOYS HIGH

13

20.48

20

 PAUL ROOS GYM

16

20.21

21

GREY COLLEGE

13

19.97

22

ST JOHNS COLLEGE

23

19.89

23

HILTON COLLEGE

18

19.84

24

MARAIS VILJOEN

16

19.38

25

ST DAVIDS

17

19.31

26

MARITZBURG COLLEGE

8

19.15

27

OUTENIQUA

10

19.03

28

ST ALBANS COLLEGE

17

18.99

29

ST ANDREWS COLLEGE

14

18.98

30

JEPPE

19

18.53

31

MIDDELBURG

5

18.12

32

GRAEME COLLEGE

10

18.06

33

SELBORNE COLLEGE

14

17.78

34

GLENWOOD

15

17.57

35

PEARSON

17

17.35

36

BOLAND LANDBOU

16

17.24

37

ST CHARLES COLLEGE

12

17.13

38

QUEENS COLLEGE

6

16.93

39

ST BENEDICTS

13

16.83

40

CLIFTON

20

16.83

41

TRINITY HOUSE

9

16.32

42

NORTHWOOD

10

16.09

43

MENLOPARK

8

16.03

44

FRAMESBY

9

16.02

45

HANS MOORE

13

15.81

46

NELSPRUIT

7

15.71

47

POTCH GIM

5

15.38

48

CORNWALL HILL

12

15.03

49

CHARLIE HOFMEYR

5

14.90

50

DANIEL PIENAAR

14

14.86

51

PAREL VALLEI

13

14.78

52

ELDORAIGNE

12

14.35

53

WESVALIA

5

14.02

54

DURBANVILLE

15

13.94

55

WESTERING

11

13.72

56

CENTURION

9

13.68

57

PAARL GIM

14

13.49

58

NOORDHEUWEL

9

13.40

59

STELLENBERG

14

13.37

60

DINAMIKA

9

13.28

61

STIRLING HS

17

13.22

62

MIDSTREAM

13

13.05

63

QUEENS HIGH

5

13.02

64

HUDSON PARK

10

12.84

65

NICO MALAN

10

12.79

66

ST ANDREWS SCHOOL

10

12.67

67

NORTHCLIFF

9

12.33

68

KINGSWOOD

11

12.29

69

WOODRIDGE

11

12.15

70

CURRO HILLCREST

6

12.08

71

HTS DROSTDY

8

12.04

72

KLOOF

9

12.01

73

STRAND

6

11.97

74

DESPATCH

10

11.83

75

HILLCREST HS

9

11.83

76

REDDAM UMHLANGA

7

11.67

77

THOMAS MORE COLLEGE

8

11.65

78

LILYFONTEIN

11

11.63

79

MONUMENT

8

11.63

80

DALE COLLEGE

9

11.42

81

BELLVILLE

8

11.05

82

RUSTENBURG

8

11.00

83

VICTORIA PARK

13

10.78

84

LABORI

5

10.56

85

DF MALAN

8

10.36

86

UPLANDS

8

10.33

87

SOMERSET COLLEGE

15

10.26

88

RANDBURG

8

10.19

89

PINELANDS

5

9.90

90

GOUDVELD

11

9.72

91

CURRO DURBANVILLE

13

9.68

92

ST HENRYS

6

9.57

93

ASHTON

9

9.49

94

CAMBRIDGE

11

9.16

95

DF MALHERBE

9

9.16

96

PIETERSBURG

8

9.05

97

KALAHARI

7

8.81

98

TRIO

5

8.72

99

POINT

6

8.52

100

BRACKENFELL

8

8.41

101

MONTANA

8

8.40

102

WITTEBERG

6

8.33

103

MUIR COLLEGE

5

7.98

104

BASTION

6

7.52

105

MILNERTON

5

6.92

106

AUGSBURG

5

6.66

107

OOS MOOT

7

3.21

 

Photo: Kim Hofmann

SCHOOL CRICKET RANKINGS