As gsport reported on Wednesday, Boland beat KwaZulu-Natal in a close encounter in Chatsworth on Saturday ( Click here to download the scorecard 11.45 Kb) to remain eight points ahead of second-placed Northerns ( Click here to download the latest Super Sixes log 10.56 Kb).
Updated Super Sixes and Shield competition details below In addition to Boland’s win over Free State in Kraaifontein on Saturday past ( (Click here to download the scoresheet) 11.54 Kb), two other Super Six matches also played out over the same weekend, with KwaZulu-Natal women gaining supremacy over Gauteng, and Border overcoming Northerns in Pretoria.
The inaugural Super Sixes cricket tournament announced by Cricket South Africa in October 2007 commenced on the weekend, with the news that inclement weather abandoned play without a ball bowled in the Northerns v.s. KwaZulu-Natal fixture, while Free State claimed a home victory over Gauteng, and Boland beat Border in East London.
With five bonus point wins out of the six women’s provincial cricket matches played over the weekend, Boland and Northerns remain at the top of their respective Coastal and Inland Women’s Provincial leagues.
The national women’s cricket team takes on Pakistan this morning in the second of five One Day International, having convincingly won the first encounter at the Laudium Oval in Pretoria by 98 runs on Saturday.