Blue Waters up against Pro-Ed Old Boys Cricket Club I in Coastal T20 Cricket League final

16 October 2021 | Sports

Blue Waters will face Pro-Ed Old Boys Cricket Club I in the final of this year’s edition of the Coastal T20 Cricket League.

Helmut Mack confirmed that the match will be played in Swakopmund with the action starting at 11:00.

The defending champions Blue Waters, secured their place in the final with a 99-run victory against Pro- Ed Old Boys Cricket Club II at the Walvis Bay Oval. Pro-Ed Old Boys Cricket Club I defeated Sparta with 10 wickets in Swakopmund.

Walvis Bay semi-final

Blue Waters won the toss and elected to bat first on a windy day in Walvis Bay. Blue Waters scored 166 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

Zhivago Groenewald was in devastating form with the bat. He scored 67 runs (including three 4’s and six 6’s) from 42 balls. This performance earned him the man of the match award. Captain Matthew De Gouveia added 41 runs (including two 4’s and three 6’s) from 28 balls.

Joshua Theron was the top bowler for Pro-Ed Old Boys Cricket Club II with two wickets for 23 runs from 2 overs.

In their reply, Pro-Ed Old Boys Cricket Club captain Jurie Engelbrecht was the best batsman with 16 runs from 21 balls. Andre Van Niekerk also added 15 runs (including one 4 and one 6) from 15 balls.

John-Eric Tierrauch took 4 wickets for 25 runs from 4 overs for Blue Waters. John Calaca also chipped in and claimed three scalps for 17 runs in 3.1 overs.

Swakopmund semi-final

Sparta won the toss and elected to bat first in Swakopmund. The visitors scored 67 runs for the loss of 10 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

Jaco Marais were the top run scorer for Sparta with 14 runs (including one 6) from 13 balls. Captain Herman Karsten also added 13 runs from 19 balls.

Jaco Le Roux and Eric Willson both took three wickets each, for Pro-Ed Old Boys Cricket Club I. Le Roux did so for 20 runs in 4 overs while Willson managed did so for 14 runs in 4 overs.

Pro-Ed Old Boys Cricket Club I replied with 73 runs without the loss of a wicket. The opening batsmen Marco Malan (not out) and Jaco Le Roux put up solid performances. Malan scored 58 runs (including six 6’s and three 4’s) from 24 balls. This performance earned him the man of the match award. Le Roux added 13 runs (including two 4’s) from 12 balls.