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24th October 2016

Cricket results 2016 – Week 4

Wind and rain cause despair, again

Another weekend of high winds and incessant rain made many East Rand pitches unplayable this weekend, including Benoni Northerns’ pitches. All three covers, well secured with tyres and pegs, succumbed to the high winds leaving the pitches drenched.

Only the C field was playable on Sunday after baking in the sun.

 

new pegs used to secure covers(new pegs)

covers damaged by the storm - pegs still in the ground

(covers torn by strong winds, pegs still grounded)

 

New tyres

We have received heavy earth-mover tyres from Auto & Truck Tyres (Wadeville) to make sure we’re covered next time.

Thank you for the donation Douglas from Auto & Truck Tyres (Wadeville) and thanks to Gavin.

 

new earth mover tyres

(new earth-mover tyres)

(tired Dane)

Results Week 4

We managed to play 2 of our 9 games this weekend, with Saturday Firsts and Chairmans both winning closely-contested matches.

Saturday Teams Opposition Result
Sat Firsts United Won by 8 runs
Sat Thirds Rained out (wet pitch)
Legends (Fourth) Rained out (wet pitch)
Women Rained out (wet pitch)
Sunday Teams Opposition Result
Premier Rained out (wet pitch)
Promotion Rained out (wet pitch)
Directors Rained out (wet pitch)
Chairmans Tembisa Won by 3 runs
Colts Rained out (wet pitch)

 Fixtures Week 5

Saturday Teams Opposition Venue
Sat Firsts Kempton BAR B
Sat Thirds CBC OB NA A
Legends (Fourth) Midrand NA B
Women Vosloorus NA C
Sunday Teams Opposition Venue
Premier SOB NA A
Promotion Bedfordview BED B
Directors Bedfordview NA B
Chairmans Kempton BAR C
Colts Kempton NA C