KwaZulu-Natal vs SWD Pienaar bats SWD to victory
A brilliant century by SWD’s premier batsman, Obus Pienaar, secured SWD a comprehensive 67-run victory in the Cricket South Africa limited over competition match against KwaZulu-Natal Inland in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday, 4 November.
After a slow start by SWD - 95/4 (after 23 overs) - Pienaar posted 141 runs not out from 126 balls and hit two sixes and
He received good support from Brendon
Louw (32) and
(31) as SWD ended at 267/7.
Louw shared a 70-run partnership for the fifth wicket and Pienaar was also involved in an unbroken partnership of
59 runs with Stefan Tait for the eighth wicket
The SWD bowling attack, who were without
Marcello Piedt who had to withdraw because of an injury, still responded to the task and dismissed the home side for 197.
Stefan Tait (4/43) again bagged four wickets against Boland the previous weekend but he received valuable support from Hershell America (3/40).
The summarised score card is:
SWD 264/7: (Obus Pienaar 141*, Brendon Louw 32, Lotli Sesele 31, Sohail Mahmood 2/21). KwaZuluNatal Inland: Luke Schlemmer 50, Lwan-diswa Zuma 31, Stephan Tait 4/43, Hershell America 3/40) SWD won by
Obus Pienaar during the Africa T20 Cup match between Namibia and SWD at Sahara Willowmoore Park on 27 August 2017 in Benoni.