GARDEN ROUTE CRICKET NEWS - Union Stars (85/4), with a bonus point 6 wicket victory against Harlequins (82 all out) cemented their position at the top of the premier league log position on Saturday.
Dillan Nuys (4/20) and Reagon Rhode (3/9) were the bowling heroes for Union Stars.
Knysna Cavaliers (163 all out) with a 36 runs victory against George (127 all out) keep their hopes alive for a place in the play-off match thanks to a match winning all round performance by Francois Bonthuys who excelled with both bat (60) and ball (3/19).
Pioneers (115/6) with a 4-wicket bonus point victory over Mossel Bay (111 all out) moved to the 4th place on the log and are still in for a chance to reach the play-offs.
On Sunday, Union Stars (175 all out) defeated Ramblers (125 all out) by 50 runs.
The summarised score card is:
George vs Knysna Cavaliers
KNYSNA CAVALIERS 163 all out (Francois Bonthuys 60, Trevano Thorne 29, Grant Simpson 3/19, Jaco Fourie 2/43)
GEORGE (127 all out) (Gary Wagner 38*,
Louis Droomer 26, Jean Pierre Ellis 4/18, Francois Bonthuys 3/19, Blake Linder 2/22) Knysna Cavaliers won by 36 runs
Pioneers vs Mossel Bay
MOSSEL BAY (111 all out) (Tyron John 24, Tony Ferreira 18, Jacques Ahrense 2/14, Keith Oraai 2/17, Anschwijl Windvogel 2/27, Claude Terblanche 2/28)
PIONEERS (115/6 in 34.1 overs) (Greame Jasson 28, Henk Louwrens 3/43)
Pioneers won by 4 wickets
Harlequins Forces vs Union Stars
HARLEQUINS FORCES (82 all out) (Tshepo Kekane 24, Dillan Nuys 4/20, Reagon Rhode 3/9, Breyton Arries 2/18) UNION STARS (85/4 in overs19.5)
(Dillan Nuys 30*, Pieter Stuurman 24, Clayton Marnewil 2/14)
Union Stars won by 6 wickets
Ramblers vs Union Stars
UNION STARS (175 all out) (Enverino Swartz 51, Enver Venter 33*, Joh-Ben Barends 18, Daniel Koert 3/38)
RAMBLERS (125 all out)
(Fabian Campher 28, Xavier Tekana 19, Reagon Rhode 3/22, Ayabonga Ngondo 3/33, Dillan Nuys 2/11)
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