Young­sters test cric­ket skills in U.11 tou­r­ney

Graaff-Reinet Advertiser - - Sport -

U­ni­on P­re­pa­ra­to­ry S­chool’s U.11 cric­ket te­am re­cent­ly par­ti­ci­pa­ted in the Qu­een’s Col­le­ge U.11 Cric­ket Fes­ti­val. He­re the boys had the op­por­tu­ni­ty to com­pe­te a­gainst so­me of the be­st s­chools in the Bor­der re­gi­on. This was a chal­len­ging cou­ple of days that saw U­ni­on play four ma­t­ches o­ver three days. The U­ni­on boys had so­me dif­fi­cul­ty playing a­gainst strong op­po­si­ti­on lo­sing three of their four ga­mes. The te­am lost a­gainst Qu­een’s Col­le­ge by 95 runs, a­gainst Da­le Col­le­ge by 5 wic­kets and a­gainst A­li­ce by 46 runs, be­a­ting Ko­ma­ni by 63 runs. It was, ho­we­ver, a gre­at ex­pe­rien­ce for the young cric­ke­ters and one they will che­rish for ma­ny y­e­ars to co­me.

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