Bowlers dominate Eleventh Edition of the Senwes Spinners farm school tournament 2017

  • 07 April 2017
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10 schools participated in the tournament namely; Rabana Primary School (Ventersdorp), Humansvlakte Primary School (Bothaville), Manana Primary School (Lichtenburg), Nampo Combined Agricultural School (Bothaville), Dr. Sello Primary School (Viljoenskroon), Rusoord Primary School (Vereeniging), Mponeng Primary School (Viljoensrus, Potchefstroom), Tlhabologo Primary School (Rooipoortjie, Potchefstroom), Phakela Primary School (Hartbeesfontein) and Pelonomi Intermediate (Stilfontein). The teams were accommodated at HTS Potchefstroom for the duration of the tournament.
 
Bowlers raised the bar during the tournament, as a total of four players took 5 wicket hauls, seven players took 4 wicket hauls and fifteen players took 3 wicket hauls compared to the four batsman that scored fifty runs and one scoring a century. The top bowler during the tournament was Thabo Chawe (Dr. Sello Primary School) with total bowling figures of 6 matches, 6 innings, 15.3 overs, 5 maidens, 57 runs, 15 wickets, 6/3 best bowling in an innings with a strike rate of 3.35. The top batsman during the tournament was Dean De Bruin (Humansvlakte Primary School) with total batting figures of 6 matches, 6 innings, 3 not outs, 1 century, 1 fifty, 20 fours, 12 sixes, High score of 103* runs, scored 197 runs at an average of 197). 
 
The tournament started on Friday, 31st March 2017 with five T20 matches, while on Saturday, 1st April 2017 at total of fifteen matches were played and on the last day Sunday, 2nd April 2017 a total of ten matches played; a total of thirty matches were played during the tournament, matches were played at HTS Potchefstroom A & B fields, Ferdinand Postma High School and De Wilge High School A & B fields. Teams were then taken to Senwes Park, Potchefstroom on Friday night to watch the NPL T20 tournament and on Saturday were treated to watch a movie at Sterkinekor-Mooirivier Mall.
 
North West Cricket also provided coaches to assist teams with warm-ups, cricket awareness during matches and scouting for players that will be selected for the Senwes Spinners High Performance team; which will be announced after the Senwes Spinners Farm School Final. The schools were also competing to for two spots to participate in the Senwes Spinners Farm School Final, which will be hosted on the 13th May 2017 at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom. The two schools that will be participating in the Senwes Spinners Farm School Final are Humansvlakte Primary School and Manana Primary School.
Log standing below:

Team Name

Matches Played

Won

Lost

Drawn

No Result

Humansvlakte PS

6

6

0

0

0

Manana PS

6

5

1

0

0

Rabana PS

6

4

2

0

0

Phakela PS

6

4

2

0

0

Rusoord PS

6

3

3

0

0

Tlhabologo PS

6

2

4

0

0

Dr. Sello PS

6

2

4

0

0

Mponeng PS

6

2

4

0

0

Pelonomi PS

6

1

5

0

0

Nampo PS

6

0

6

0

0


Senwes Spinners Farm School Final details:
Venue: Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
Date: Saturday, 13 May 2017
Format: T20
Time: 09:00am start





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