JEAN-LUC TALBOT scored the first century of this year’s CSA under-13 cricket week at Potchefstroom on Friday to help KwaZulu-Natal Coastal to draw with Western Province.
Talbot finished unbeaten on 116 as KZN reached 220/3 in reply to Western Province’s 232/8. It has been a prolific week for Talbot who has now scored almost 200 runs in three innings without being dismissed in any of them.
The best bowling performance of the day came from Jonathan Kruger of Eastern Province who took 6/40 in a low-scoring encounter against Gauteng that the latter won on the first innings. Chrispin McKenzie of Gauteng returned a fine all-round contribution, making an unbeaten 38 and then taking 2/7.
Michael Sprake of Zimbabwe (4/16) and Odirile Modimokoane (4/49) of North West had excellent bowling figures for the second day in a row.
Limpopo beat Griquas outright. Limpopo 166/5 (Gunter Kruger 55) and 33/3; Griquas 88 (Rudolf Lubbe 27, Luan Botha 5/37) and 29/5 (Luan Botha 3/12)
Northerns beat KZN Inland on 1st innings. KZN Inland 140 (Jacques van der Walt 70, Ethan Webb 3/23); Northerns 146 (Hanu Viljoen 41, Chad Fortmann 4/22, Jason Login 3/38)
SWD beat Easterns on 1st innings. SWD 169/9 (Liam O’Sullivan 56, Bryce Parsons 3/43) and 16/2; Easterns 142 (Bryce Parsons 55, Michael Papenfus 3/15, Bekker Niel 3/19)
WP drew with KZN Coastal. WP 242/8 (Francois Joubert 88); KZN Coastal 220/3 (Jean-Luc Talbot 116no, Gareth Beavan 43no).
Boland beat North West on 1st innings. Boland 189/8 (Aidan Rooke 46no, Odirile Modimokoane 4/49) and 30/2; North West 149 (Van Zyl Smit 46, Aidan Rooke 3/21, Tanner Matodes 3/26) and 61/2
Free State drew with Border. Free State 205/4 (Pheko Moletsane 65no, Amandio Cavaleiro 56); Border 104/7 (Eric Farrer 28)
Zimbabwe beat Mpumulanga on 1st innings. Mpumalanga 44 (Michael Booth 4/13, Michael Sprake 4/16) and 24/3 (Anisa Chinevhu 3/2); Zimbabwe 111 (Jacques Vosloo 4/21)
Gauteng beat EP on 1st innings. Gauteng 114/8 (Chrispin McKenzie 38no, Jonathan Kruger 6/40) and 35/1; EP 85 (Chrispin McKenzie 2/7, Ethan Hughes 2/8)