Friday, November 19, 2010
SA8 puts Crescents to the sword
From a scenic Linbro cricket ground, MCC SA8 wasted no time in expressing their prowess as not just coming for an afternoon braai, but playing some beautiful cricket!
Batting first, SA8 notched up 252/9, their highest total ever.Ziyaad Jogee notched 59, Mohamed Amod 39, and Ishaq a quickfire 36.
The chase from Lenasia Crescents began in ernest, with 23 runs in the first 9 balls. Naeem Nathie, after advice from captain Mohammadie Makda put his back into it, and got a top edge well caught by Timer, Mohamed Seedat.
From there on, Nathie and Zameer did a sterling job with the new ball,followed by Jogee.
Crescents CC bowled out for 79, Zameer and Jogee claiming 4 wickets each.
A fantastic 173 run victory by the lads, impressing more and more and good fighting spirit established in the squad.
Ziyaad Jogee was awarded Man of the Match, and joined in the 50 club for SA8 this season! So far, 50's scored by Jogee, Makda, Rayhaan Seedat, Amod and Timer! Keep it up boys!