Star of the Somerset College 1st XI vs Pinelands on Saturday, Franco Carstens took 9 wickets in the first innings. A summary of the match is as follows:
Somerset College batted first and made 254 for 8 after 60 overs. Marcus Nel made 83 runs, Ben Henderson 53 runs and Sam Henderson 48 runs.
Pinelands were bowled all out for 129. Franco’s bowling figures were 19.2 overs, 8 maidens, 38 runs and 9 wickets. Somerset College enforced the follow on.
Pinelands were bowled all out for 81 in their second innings. Sam Henderson took 5 wickets for 24 runs and Aidan Cunningham 4 wickets for 15 runs.
Result: Somerset College won by an innings and 44 runs.
2nd XI vs Pinelands:
Somerset College batted first and were bowled out for 70. Pinelands were 2 wickets down when they reached our score.
Somerset College lost by 8 wickets.
Under 15A vs Pinelands
Pinelands scored 83. Somerset College made 76 for 8 in their 20 overs.
Somerset College lost by 7 runs.
Under 14A vs Pinelands
Pinelands scored 122 in 20 overs. Somerset College made 123 for 2. (Andrew Whaits made 44 not out and Jesse Dukes 27).
Somerset College won by 5 wickets.
Well done to the U14A team on their first win for the College!