An unbeaten century from Nadine Moodley saw the Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal Women’s cricket team defeat Eastern Storm Women by 86 runs, in one of three top six results in the CSA Women’s Provincial T20 Cup on Sunday, 27 February, 2022.
The Flames won the toss and chose to bat. Nadine Moodley picked up from where she left off the day before, scoring an unbeaten on 107* (70) and setting up the coastal team nicely with a defendable total of 159/2.
Eastern Storm once again struggled to get going and lost wickets at regular intervals with Alysia Rudolph 16 (20) being the highest scorer for Easterns. Spin sensation Sisanda Ngubane caught Easterns on the back foot, as she took three wickets for the Flames and restricted Eastern Storm to 73/7 in their allotted overs.
In the second Top 6 clash in Cape Town, Six Gun Grill Western Province Women’s team showed their dominance as they beat Senwes Northwest Dragons by 4 runs. Western Province chose to bat after winning the toss. Delmari Tucker scoring a fine half century 55 (30), as the home team scored 143/5.
Izel Cilliers is looking in fine form with the bat for the Dragons but her hard-fought 46 (38) was not enough for her side, as the Dragons ended on 139/8.
In the final Top 6 match, Titan’s women beat Imperial Gauteng Lions Women. Nonkululeko Thabethe top-scored for the Lionesses with 42 (44) with Kirstie Thomson yet again showing her talent with the bat on 34 (31).
Titans’ women made it look easy in the run chase, with Gandhi Jafta unbeaten on 32* (22) as the Daisy Ladies, reached 116/5 in 17.5 overs, and beat the Lionesses by 5 wickets.
In the Pool B clash, Free State women continued their winning ways as they beat Tuskers Women by 9 wickets based on Duckworth-Lewis.
Tuskers Women were restricted to 80/7 in their 20 overs, with youngster Alexandra Candler displaying fine form with the bat 42 (50). Zintle Kula took two wickets for the Bloemfontein Roses. Free State was given a revised target of 34 with 7 overs to be bowled. Yolandi Potgieter saw her team safely home with an unbeaten 19* (16) as the Free State team reached 38/1 in 5.3 overs.
Top 6 Results at the SA Senior Women Provincial T20 Cup on Sunday 27 February 2022:
Titans Women vs Imperial Gauteng Lions Women:
Imperial Gauteng Women 114/3 (20 overs)
Nonkululeko Thabethe 42 (44) 5×4
Kirstie Thomson 34 (31) 3×4; 2×6
Paballo Tshidi 33 (34) 3×4
Titans Women 116/5 (17.5 overs)
Robyn Searle 34 (33) 4×4
Gandhi Jafta 32* (22) 6×4
Sarah Nettleton 4-17-3
Titans Women won by 5 wickets
Six Gun Grill Western Province Women vs Senwes North West Dragons:
Six Gun Grill Western Province Women 143/5 (20 overs)
Kayla Reyneke 35 (41) 4×4; 1×6
Delmari Tucker 55 (30) 8×4; 1×6
Evodia Yekile 4-17-2
Senwes North West Dragons 139/8 (20 overs)
Izel Cilliers 46 (38) 8×4
Tatum le Roux 4-19-2
Six Gun Grill Western Province Women won by 4 runs
Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal Women vs Eastern Storm Women:
Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal Women 159/2 (20 overs)
Nadine Moodley 107 (70) 15×4
Eastern Storm Women 73/7 (20 overs)
Alysia Rudolph 16 (20) 1×4
Sisanda Ngubane 4-16-3
Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal Women won by 86 runs
Tuskers Women vs Free State Women:
Tuskers Women 80/7 (20 Overs)
Alexandra Candler 42 (50) 3×4
Zintle Kula 3-12-2
Free State Women – Revised Target 38/1 (5.3 overs)
Yolandi Potgieter 19* (16) 3×4
Free State Women won by 9 wickets on a reduced target
Photo Caption: The Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal Women’s cricket team thumped Eastern Storm Women by 86 runs in one of three SA Senior Women Provincial T20 Cup Top 6 Results on Sunday 27 February 2022, when Nadine Moodley hit 15 boundaries in her 70-ball innings of 107 to power her team to the win. Photo: Supplied