Draw in match against Boland
Although the SWD team had the upperhand for most of the sessions in their Cricket South Africa provincial three-day competition, the match against Boland played at Eurolux Boland Park in Paarl ended in a draw.
Boland, who batted first, were dismissed for 257. Marcello Piedt (5/63) was SWD’s pick of the bowlers.
SWD, thanks to a century by Obus Pienaar (108; 166 balls, 13x4) and half-centuries by Yamkela Oliphant (56) and Brendon Louw (54), posted 380 for a lead of 123.
Boland, in their second innings, responded with 229/5. With a lead of 106, the captains shook hands late on Saturday afternoon.
Both teams were fined with four bonus points for a slow over rate during the match.
SWD’s next round of matches will be this weekend when they take on KwaZulu Natal Inland at the City Oval in Pietermaritzburg.
The summarised scorecard is: Boland vs SWD
Boland 1st innings 257 (Daniel Sincuba 75, Cebo Tshiki 54, Marcello Piedt 5/63, Tsepo Ndwandwa 2/52) and 2nd innings 229/5 (Cebo Tshiki 56, Dayyaan Galiem 51*, Darryl Hendricks 48, Marcello Piedt 2/39).
SWD 380/10 1st innings (Obus Pienaar 108, Yamkela Oliphant 56, Brendon Louw 54, Letlotle Sesele 46, Dayyaan Galiem 3/42).
SWD’s Obus Pienaar scored a century.