Knights win coastal cricket league
13 August 2019 | Sports
Knights claimed the first position with an average overall score of 174 and qualified automatically for the final, while Spur defeated the defending champions, Fuel Pump Repair Warriors (FPRW), in a playoff match.
In Sunday's final, Knights won the toss, elected to bat first and scored 191 runs for the loss of four wickets in their allotted 20 runs at the Walvis Bay Oval.
Gerhard Lottering was the top run scorer. He retired after sustaining an injury and having scored 51 runs, including three and three fours, off 39 balls.
Mathew de Gouveia added 39 runs, including three sixes and two fours off 27 balls.
Gideon Kock was the best Spur bowler with two wickets for 21 runs in three overs.
Spur replied with 121 runs for the loss of eight wickets. Esau Heynes was the best performing batsman with 21 runs, including one six and one four, off 26 balls.
John-Eric Thiearauch (four overs for 14 runs) and Gerhard Lottering (three overs for 31 runs) each took two wickets for Knights.
Junior Coastal Cricket Academy (JCCA) administrator and head of the tournament organising committee Noleen Windborn expressed her satisfaction with this year's event.
The tournament produced 6763 runs, including 346 sixes and 402 fours, with 230 wickets taken.