Boland has won
the National Girls under-19 cricket week, held in Oudtshoorn from 7 to 10 December, after
winning all four of their matches ( Click here to download the U19 Cricket Week scores summary 31.25 Kb).
week, now in its 8th year, featured 16 regions, and was backed by the Department of Sport, which
included the event as part of its Summer Games.
Director, Sandy Flanagan told gsport that the standard of competition had improved
dramatically over the years and she was especially impressed by the number of
spinners that were unearthed at the tournament.
At the end of
the cricket week, the SA Schools Girls U-19 team was selected. Captained by Western
Province’s Yolandi Potgieter, the team also included Moseline Daniels (Boland),
Lauren Esterhuyse (Boland), Chandre Goliath (WP), Shabnim Ismail (WP), Marizanne
Kapp (EP), Sindiswa Kheni (Free State), Nadine Moodley (KZN), Jana Nell (EP), Dane
van Niekerk (Northerns), Melissa Smook (Gauteng), and Chrisna van Slicht
The SA Schools
Girls U-19 team were immediately put into action yesterday (11 Dec) against the
senior South Western Districts Women’s team and showed impressive form.
out the senior SWD side for 78 (Moseline Daniels 3/12, Chandre Goliath 3/14,
Dane van Niekerk 3/12), the SA U-19 team cantered to victory for the loss of
just one wicket, with captain Yolandi Potgieter contributing an unbeaten 42.
hoping to secure more competitive games for the National Under-19 team, and
while she is impressed by the progress of Schools cricket, she admitted there
is a concern about what happens to the girls once they leave school.
1. Yolandi Potgieter (WP) (Captain)
Coach: Vuyo Qumana
Manager: Fatima Fortuin
SWD 78 (Moseline Daniels 3/12, Chandre Goliath 3/14, Dane van Niekerk 3/12)
SA U/19 79/1 (Yolandi Potgieter 42*)
SA U/19 Girls won by 9 wickets