8 November 2017

Namibia: Wanderers Beat Old Boys in T20 Final

WANDERERS won the Club T20 final after beating Windhoek High School Old Boys by four wickets in Sunday's final.

Old Boys scored 133 for seven wickets off their 20 overs, while Wanderers replied with 137/6 off 19,1 overs.

After sending WHS Old Boys in to bat, Wanderers got an early breakthrough when JP Kotze was dismissed for seven runs with the total on eight.

Jean Bredenkamp was run out for 15, but Craig Williams and Jan Frylinck put on 56 runs for the third wicket before Williams was out for 55 off 57 balls (4x4, 2x6), with the total on 106.

Old Boys however could not build on their solid platform and their last seven wickets fell for only 27 runs before they were all out for 133.

Frylinck, who scored 44, was the only other batsman to reach double figures.

Tershwin Raubenheimer, who took three wickets for 17 runs was Wanderers' best bowler.

In Wanderers' innings, Gerrie Snyman (9) and Karl Birkenstock (11) were dismissed cheaply, but the rest of their top order made solid contributions to put them in charge.

Ewald Steenkamp scored 31 off 31 balls, JJ Smit scored 25 off 21 balls, and Nicolaas Scholtz scored a top-score 44 off 26 balls (6x4, 1x6).

Niel Rossouw was dismissed for one, but Tershwin Raubenheimer (three not out) and Jan Izak de Villiers (six not out) took them to victory.

Tangeni Lungameni who took two wickets for 18 runs and Craig Williams (2/31) were Old Boys' best bowlers.


276 Killed in Road Accidents Since January

Namibia is on the verge of recording over 700 road deaths in a single year for the fourth consecutive year. Read more »

See What Everyone is Watching

Copyright © 2017 The Namibian. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.