Luyanda Nzuza and Fillies Push SA Faculties All The Manner in U19 Women Conflict


Luyanda Nzuza’s efforts with the bat ensured that the Women SA Colts (Fillies) facet pushed a robust SA Faculties group all the way in which in a T20 conflict performed between the 2 nationwide u19 groups on Friday in Cape City.

The SA Faculties group was made to sweat earlier than they clinched a hard-fought four-run win. In simply 47 deliveries, the proficient KwaZulu-Natal batter blasted her technique to a beautiful 54 runs because the Fillies chased 130 for victory.

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After profitable the toss, the Fillies determined to place the SA Faculties facet in to bat first. Deidre van Rensburg, nonetheless, received the senior line-up off to a very good begin with a well-played 28 from 39 balls. Her strike fee of 72, although, was testomony to a disciplined bowling efficiency from the Fillies, who not often strayed from a very good line and size.

This led to a number of wickets falling in fast succession. The constant Caitlin Wyngaard led the cost, snapping up 2/19 to stunt the momentum that Van Rensburg had given the innings.

The SA Faculties’ captain, Kayla Reyneke, supplied her facet’s batting effort with some much-needed impetus, weighing in with 21 runs from 22 balls to assist SA Faculties to 129/7 from their 20 overs.

Nzuza went after the SA Faculties’ bowlers from the beginning of her innings, nonetheless, decided to see her group chase down the victory goal. She performed a unbelievable knock, nonetheless, after her departure, issues went pear-shaped for the Fillies.

Their demise was triggered by fantastic bowling from Western Province’s Jemma Botha, who claimed three wickets at the price of solely 12 runs. Koketso Lesenyago supplied cussed resistance, making 22 from 26 balls, however a very good spell by Reyneke, who bagged two wickets for 21 runs, led to the Fillies being bowled out for 125, leaving them an agonising 4 runs shy of the SA Faculties’ whole.

The Groups

Women SA Faculties

Kayla Reyneke (Western Province, captain)
Deidre van Rensburg (North West)
Simone Lourens (Titans)
Karabo Meso (Gauteng Lions)
Karabo Lemphane (North West)
Gizelle Abrahams (SWD Badgers)
Megan Fourie (Jap Province)
Jemma Botha (Western Province)
Sisanda Ngubane (KwaZulu-Natal)
Lesedi Madisha (Titans)
Lucian Swartz (Northern Cape)
Miané Smit (Free State)
Shelfa Mukhlari (Limpopo)

Women SA Colts (Fillies): 

Seshnie Naidu (Captain) (KwaZulu-Natal)
Mpumelelo Mashiloane (Easterns)
Luyanda Nzuza (KwaZulu-Natal)
Koketso Lesenyego (North West)
Thelma Makhubela (Easterns)
Jae-Lee Philander (Western Province)
Jessica Chandler (KZN Inland)
Daneli Boshoff (Boland)
Mia-Lize van der Vyver (Boland)
Nthabiseng Nini (North West)
Rutsha Yonga (Kei)
Tabitha la Grange (SWD Badgers)
Caitlin Wyngaard (Western Province)

Summarised Scores

SA Faculties 129/7 (Deidre van Rensburg 28, Kayla Reneke 21; Caitlin Wyngaard 2/19)

SA Fillies 125/10 (Luyanda Nzuza 54, Koketso Lesenyago 22; Jemma Botha 3/12, Reneke 2/21)

SA Faculties gained by 4 runs

Authentic Copy: Franco Oberholzer for SuperSport Schools

Picture Caption: SA Faculties defended their 129/7 in opposition to the Women SA Colts within the CSA U19 Women’ Week fixture between the highest two nationwide U19 groups, in Cape City on Friday, 15 December, 2023. Picture: SuperSport Schools

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