Neo Molefe’s Large 175 Sees Lions Roar on Day One of many CSA Women U16 Week


Neo Molefe‘s unstoppable kind on the crease paved the way in which for the Gauteng Lions‘ large 363-run victory over the Backyard Route Badgers on the primary day of the CSA U16 Women Week.

They, together with the KZN Coastal and Western Province, recorded huge victories to open their marketing campaign on the annual Youth Week.

In the meantime, the battle between Boland and North West might go both means till the North West ladies managed to chop the Boland innings quick with solely seven runs to spare.

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Molefe noticed out all 50 overs as she smashed 24 boundaries in her almost four-hour spell.She was assisted by a assured knock of 72 by Fay Cowling, who additionally went on to take 4 wickets for a lack of solely three runs as they plowed via the Badgers’ batting lineup.

Lebohang Rakoena additionally struck 4 occasions for Free State in opposition to Limpopo.

The Western Province batters have been on music on Day One, with Danielleh Hugo main the cost to attain 85 runs. Nuha Benjamin and Cara Bester each additionally handed the 50-run milestone, whereas Zintle Dzizi and Ashline Titus each discovered their goal twice to assist dismiss Mpumalanga for 55.

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Shreeya Subbia recorded the astounding bowling figures of 4/5 in KwaZulu-Natal‘s romp over Kei, and her teammates Riankah Rameshwur and Aleah Govender mixed fantastically to depart their batters a simple goal by dismissing the remaining six Kei ladies very quickly.

Regardless of the accuracy of Melissa van der Merwe and the remainder of the Boland bowlers, the North West ladies responded in sort, defending their low complete for an exhilarating win on their first outing.

Puseletso Sekhute struck down 4 Boland batters, conceding solely two runs. Her sensible efficiency alone nonetheless won’t have been sufficient although, have been it not for the superb help she obtained from Tebogo Moate (3/8) and Lesedi Loate (2/20). 

The hosts got here up 39 runs quick in opposition to Northern Cape on the primary day. Remoneilwa Gabobonwe ran the present for her workforce, snaring six KZN Inland wickets to assist her aspect to a constructive begin to the week’s motion.

Summarised Scorecards of Day 1 of Cricket SA’s U16 Women’ Week

Gauteng Lions 427/6 (Neo Molefe 175*, Extras 78, Fay Cowling 72, Keabetwe Hlake 36, Callia Bennette 21; Inam Sigede 2/37)

Backyard Route Badgers 64 (Felicia Prins 27; FayCowling 4/3, Jenna-LeeLubbe 2/4, Leani Swanepoel 2/13)

Gauteng Lions received by 363 runs

Border 44 (Extras 14, Asemahle Nyoka 11; Shreeya Subbiah 4/5, Riankah Rameshwur 3/3, Aleah Govender 3/16)

KwaZulu-Natal 46/1 (Shreeya Subbiah 20*; Lathitha Swartbooi 1/12)

KwaZulu-Natal received by 9 wickets

Free State 215 (Extras 65, Bokamosho Motsabi 34, Leoze Lottering 29, Nonceba Valashiya 27; Robson 2/13, Malokwane Shika 2/20, Thato Maseka 2/35, Respect Mabasa 2/44)

Limpopo 102 (Extras 45, Tlhompo Tjia 29; Lebohang Rakoena 4/28, Bokamosho Motsabi 3/7, Zanelle Carelsen 2/8)

Free State received by 113 runs

Western Province 358/8 (Danielleh Hugo 85, Nuha Benjamin 74, Cara Bester 68, Extras 55, Miya Lalor 36, Ashline Titus 24*; Charmaine Shongwe 2/82)

Mpumalanga 55 (Extras 17, Thato Ngwenya 15; Zintle Dzizi 2/11, Ashline Titus 2/21)

Western Province received by 303 runs

Kei 106 (Extras 44, Enkosi Mditswa 27; Palesa Mokheseng 3/23, Mohau Phasha 2/11, Monique Vinson 2/17)

Titans 109/4 (Extras 29, Ymke Handford 26; Qhawe Tenjwa 2/21)

Titans received by six wickets

North West 78 (Ayanda Mosothoana 27, Extras 23; Melissa van der Merwe 3/9, Kezia Jordaan 2/9, Janel Steenkamp 2/20)

Boland 71 (Tayman Muggels 31; Puseletso Sekhute 4/2, Tebogo Moate 3/8, Lesedi Loate 2/20)

North West received by seven runs

Northern Cape 146 (Extras 43, Keziah Adams 31; Slindile Mamba 2/12, Minenhle Mkhize 2/19, Mia van der Merwe 2/19, Nothando Khumalo 2/26)

KwaZulu-Natal Inland 107 (Tana Sinclair 38, Extras 36; Remoneilwa Gabobonwe 6/30, Shauneeq Stewart 2/23)

Northern Cape received by 39 runs

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Photograph Caption: Neo Molefe‘s unstoppable kind on the crease paved the way in which for the Gauteng Lions‘ large 363-run victory over the Backyard Route Badgers on the primary day of the CSA U16 Women Week. Photograph: Screengrab of Supersport Schools match recording

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