Coun­try Dis­tricts Quad­ran­gu­lar tour­na­ment this week­end

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AF­TER the suc­cess of last year’s in­au­gu­ral event, Mid­lands Coun­try Dis­tricts Cricket Union host the sec­ond Coun­try Dis­tricts Quad­ran­gu­lar tour­na­ment from Fri­day to Sun­day this week­end ( Fe­bru­ary 20 to 22).

Matches will be played at Es­ton and Rich­mond, with the Var­sity Oval host­ing the two T20 matches to­mor­row, start­ing at 4 pm and 7 pm. Satur­day and Sun­day’s clashes are 45- over af­fairs.

Par­tic­i­pat­ing teams are East Gri­qua­land ( Harding, Kok­stad, Swart­berg, Matatiele), South­ern Dis­tricts ( Un­der­berg, Ix­opo, Creighton), Mid­lands North ( Noods­berg, Mooi River) and Mid­lands South ( Es­ton, Rich­mond).

KZN In­land have come on board, sup­ply­ing balls, um­pires and scor­ers, plus cov­er­ing the costs of us­ing the Var­sity Oval for the T20 games.

En­try to the venues is free. Food and re­fresh­ments are on sale for Satur­day and Sun­day’s matches. Fix­tures - Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 20 Mid­lands North v Mid­lands South, 4pm, Var­sity Oval, T20 East Gri­qua­land v South­ern Dis­tricts, 7pm, Var­sity Oval, T20

Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 21 Mid­lands South v East Gri­qua­land, 9am, Es­ton, 45- overs Mid­lands North v South­ern Dis­tricts, 9am, Rich­mond, 45- overs

Sun­day, Fe­bru­ary 22 Mid­lands South v South­ern Dis­tricts, 9am, Es­ton, 45- overs Mid­lands North v East Gri­qua­land, 9am, Rich­mond, 45- overs

East Gri­qua­land Squad: Or­rin Shand ( C), War­wick Miles, Brian Man­nix, Vic­tor Walker- Randall, Mike Os­born, Kyle Pride, Russ Dorn­ing, Sven Rossler, Brian Rawl­ins, Justin Bel­bin, Scooter John­son, Cliffy Gil­son, Jim Payn ( Manager)

South­ern Dis­tricts Squad: Alex McArthur, Craig Lucy, Shaun Hil­te­nun, Dale Tay­lor, Larrence Cheese­man ( C), War­ren Humphries, Bruce Humphries, Pa­trick Han­cock, Josh Foster, Gra­ham Horne, Lance Walker, Kirsten Hes­lop, An­drew Foster ( Manager) Mid­lands North Squad: Garth Rat­sey ( C), Rory Rat­sey, Travis Walker, Ja­son Pelser, Ross Haines, Paul Brande, An­ton Burger, Mag­nus van Rooyen, Ja­son Vaughn- Davies ( more names to be an­nounced)

Mid­lands South Squad: Ryan Cook, Clint Lock, Stu­art Woodroffe, Hen­drik Marais, Ant Foster, Dar­ren Love, Mur­ray Hampson, Scott Hosk­ing ( C), Rob Hampson, Ge­orge Bronkhorst, Cle­ment Mvovo, Alan Briscoe, Rob Gait.

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