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Southern KZN cricket moves forward with packed schedule – South Coast Herald




With an interim board elected to manage the affairs of the South KwaZulu-Natal Cricket Syndicate, cricket is finally taking encouraging steps forward.
Seven schoolboys have been selected for the southern KZN men’s team which played the Ugu trials against Umzinto last Saturday. Southern KZN won the morning game by 43 points and lost the second game by 24 points.
Ashley Lombard and Cody Mortimer (club cricketers), Mikyle Bartle and Marthinus Fritz (Suid Natal High), Jyadesh Naidoo (Creston College) were selected from Ugu to advance to KZN rural team final trials.

With positive feelings surrounding cricket at present, two teams are proud to announce new sponsors. Suidies Vikings Cricket Club are now sponsored by EMA Executive Alterations and Maintenance, while Port Shepstone Country Club Titans welcome a new sponsor, Garrun Group Insurance Brokers.

Port Shepstone Country Club Titans with new sponsor Garrun Group Insurance Brokers pictured by Kevin Manthey in front.

Port Shepstone Country Club has two affiliated teams, one playing in the National League and one in the Harry Gwala District League – this is to improve relations and foster growth between the two unions.
PSCC Titans took on Bombay from Kokstad last weekend. PSCC 218/4 titans beat Kokstad Bombay 217 by six wickets. The PSCC Titans were Sanolin Pather 84*, Stuan Scott 67, Sanolin Pather 3 weeks, Juan Dixon 2 weeks and Raja Kazi 2 weeks).

In junior cricket, Qhwamani Sikutshwa of Margate Primary has been selected for the KZN Under-13 Invitational Team.

As far as the national league is concerned, things are going pretty well. Gamalakhe Warriors Cricket Club have made a comeback in cricket, there are now 13 local clubs in South KZN.

Knockouts 240/6 (Ashraf Mulla 118, Hamza Dhudhat 43, Ayaz Zabiya 36, ​​Zakir 2 weeks) beat Sheppy Lions 145/10 (Abdul Rehman 35, Rizwaan 25, Ashraf Mulla 4 weeks, Yasin Gangat 2 weeks, NaimPatel 2 weeks, Abdullah Dhudhat 2 weeks). Man of the match – Ashraf Mulla.

Suidies Vikings 204/4 (Carl Nolte 89, Erwee Mynhardt 29, Andile Ndabankulu 2 weeks) beat Gamalakhe 86/10 (Erwee Mynardt 2 weeks, Marthinus Fritz 3 weeks, Jaco Otto 3 weeks). Man of the match – Carl Nolte.

Wolves Eleven 164/5 (Dino Manilall 53, Rashied Gopaul 64, Nathaniel Govender 2 weeks, Usman Patel 2 weeks) beat Aces 146/5 (Duran Munsami 50, Dino Manilall 3 weeks). Man of the match – Dino Manilall.


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