Lions Win Jukskei Derby in CSA Professional Domestic Women’s T20 Challenge

DP World Lions batter Sunette Viljoen-Louw played a match-winning innings of 51 (36) featuring five fours and two sixes to propel the home side to a 7-wicket victory against Fidelity Titans to win the T20 #JukskeiDerby tie in their Pro Domestic Women’s T20 Challenge tie, at DP World Wanderers, on Sunday 15 October. Photo: DP World Lions on Twitter

DP World Lions claimed a 7-wicket victory in the #JukskeiDerby against Fidelity Titans in the Pro Domestic Women’s T20 Challenge at DP World Wanderers, on Sunday 15 October.

Titans won the toss and elected to bat on the day. Eliz-Mari Marx dealt in boundaries as she scored 45 (30) hitting five fours and two sixes, as the Titans set a total of 140/8 in their innings. Gandi Jafta 25 (29) and Amogelang Maphangula 24 (23) supported Marx with the bat.

Samantha Schutte was the star of Lions bowling attack with figures of 3/27, and she was supported by fellow team mates and SA U19 stars, Refilwe Moncho 2/21, Jenna Evans 2/26 and Madison Landsman 1/21, who together restricted on the visitors’ hopes for a greater innings total.

In reply, the Lions made quick work in the run chase as Sunette Viljoen-Louw played a match-winning innings of 51 (36) with five fours and two sixes. Palesa Mapoo contributed with 32 (21) five fours and Kirstie Thomson was unbeaten on 40*(26) cracking 8 fours to all corners of the stadium, as the hosts reached the target of 143/3 with 3-overs to spare and claim the double over the #DaisyLadies.

Western Province beat Free State at Newlands

In Cape Town, Western Province fought hard to secured a narrow five-run win against Recon Tactical Free State at Newlands. 

The hosts won the toss and chose to bat first. Kelsey Adams, played an unbeaten innings of 48* (48) with three fours and one maximum, as she steered her team to a competitive total of 117/7 in their 20-overs. Elandri Janse van Rensburg took 3/19 as her team restricted the home side. 

Western Province fought hard and with a disciplined bowling attack, they secured a 5-run victory over the Free State. Mignon van der Merwe hit eight fours in her innings of 46 (32) for Free State. Yolandi Potgieter also contributed with 27 (31) but it was not enough on the day. 

In the only Division 2 match of the day, KZN Inland secured a double weekend victory over Mpumalanga Rhinos in White River. 

The Tuskers won the toss and put the hosts in to bat. Rhinos struggled against the bowling attack of the Inland team as they managed to post 80/5 in their innings. Sveva Moore scored 28 (62) with two fours for the Rhinos. 

In response Megan Wessels played an unbeaten innings of 36 (45) that steer the Tuskers to a six-wicket victory, with 4 overs to spare. 

Supporters can find scorecards, highlights, and live streams of the matches on both the PitchVision website and CSA’s YouTube page.

CSA Professional Domestic Women’s League

CSA Women’s T20 Challenge – Division One (Sunday, 15 October)

1 Oct 23: Western Province beat Hollywoodbets Dolphins by 7 wickets 
1 Oct 23: DP World Lions beat Recon Tactical Free State by 7 wickets 
8 Oct 23: Six Gun Grill Garden Route Badgers beat Fidelity Titans in Super Over 
15 Oct 23: Western Province beat Recon Tactical Free State by 5 runs
15 Oct 23: DP World Lions beat Fidelity Titans by 7 wickets
22 Oct 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Hollywoodbets Dolphins vs Western Province (Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium, Durban)
22 Oct 23 (Sun): Time: 10h00: Fidelity Titans vs Six Gun Grill Garden Route Badgers (Supersport Park, Centurion)
22 Oct 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Recon Tactical Free State vs DP World Lions (Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein)
5 Nov 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: DP World Lions vs Western Province (DP World Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg)
5 Nov 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Fidelity Titans vs Hollywoodbets Dolphins (Supersport Park, Centurion)
12 Nov 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Six Gun Grill Garden Route Badgers vs DP World Lions (Recreation Ground, Oudtshoorn)
12 Nov 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Recon Tactical Free State vs Hollywoodbets Dolphins (Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein)
19 Nov 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Western Province vs Six Gun Grill Garden Route Badgers (Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town)
19 Nov 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Hollywoodbets Dolphins vs Recon Tactical Free State (Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium, Durban)
19 Nov 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Fidelity Titans vs DP World Lions (Supersport Park, Centurion)
26 Nov 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Hollywoodbets Dolphins vs Fidelity Titans (Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium, Durban)
26 Nov 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Recon Tactical Free State vs Six Gun Grill Garden Route Badgers (Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein)
3 Dec 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Fidelity Titans vs Western Province (Supersport Park, Centurion)

Division 2 Fixtures and Results:

8 Oct 23: Boland beat Eastern Cape linyathi by 5 wickets 
8 Oct 23: Eastern Province vs Northern Cape, Match Abandoned
8 Oct 23: Glencore North West Dragons lost to Eastern Storm by 5 wickets
15 Oct 23: Mpumalanga lost to KwaZulu-Natal Inland by 6 wickets
29 Oct 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Limpopo vs Mpumalanga (Polokwane Cricket Club, Polokwane)
5 Nov 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Border vs Eastern Province (Buffalo Park Cricket Stadium, East London)
12 Nov 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Eastern Storm vs Limpopo (Willowmoore Park Stadium, Benoni)
19 Nov 23 (Sun): Time:09h00: KwaZulu-Natal Inland vs Eastern Storm (AET Pietermaritzburg Oval, Pietermaritzburg)
19 Nov 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Kei vs Boland (Khaya Majola Oval, Mthatha)
26 Nov 23 (Sun): Time: 9h00: KwaZulu-Natal Inland vs North West Dragons (AET Pietermaritzburg Oval, Pietermaritzburg)
26 Nov 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Northern Cape vs Kei (Kimberley Oval, Kimberley)
3 Dec 23 (Sun): Time: 09h00: Limpopo vs KwaZulu-Natal Inland (Polokwane Cricket Club, Polokwane)


Photo Caption: DP World Lions batter Sunette Viljoen-Louw played a match-winning innings of 51 (36) featuring five fours and two sixes to propel the home side to a 7-wicket victory against Fidelity Titans to win the T20 #JukskeiDerby tie in their Pro Domestic Women’s T20 Challenge tie, at DP World Wanderers, on Sunday 15 October. Photo: DP World Lions on Twitter

Photo Caption: There’s no holding her back! Refilwe Moncho 2/21 was one of the four Lions bowlers hungry for success agains the Titans at Wanderers, she was lead by Samantha Schutte’s 3/27, and the team’s SA U19 stars Jenna Evans 2/26 and Madison Landsman 1/21 restricted the Titans to an achievable total. Photo: DP World Lions on Twitter

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