Union’s u/13A cricketers were all smiles after a great afternoon of cricket against their local rivals, Laer Volkskool. The T20 match played on Wednesday, 29 January, saw the Union team winning the toss and electing to bat.
A good opening partnership gave Union’s batsmen the necessary momentum to bat with freedom leading to a respectable total of 199/3 after their allotted 20 overs.
The Union boys then took to the field with excitement and intent, as the opening bowlers immediately hit the right lines to put their opposition under immense pressure.
Laer Volkskool was bowled out for 14 runs after 5.4 overs leading to a 185-run victory for Union.
The match was played in great spirit and Volkskool has to be commended for the lovely sportsmanship displayed during this match.
Union’s top performers were Shaakir Kazi (52 runs and 11/2) and Jade Lothering (33 runs).