Cricket update 20 October 2016

[su_heading size=”20″]LEAGUE RESULTS

RESULTS: 8/9 OCT 2016

Mavericks scored 275/10, after getting off to a flying start with Pirates doing well to restrict them.
Butcher claimed 3-42 from 7 overs
Pirates scored 263/10, unfortunately falling 12 runs short
Great innings by Henrico who made 84

Pirates scored 262/10 in 48.2 overs
Richard Connear scoring a fantastic century (135 off 149 balls)
Randburg scored 264/8 in 38 overs
Tristan Du Preez claiming superb figures of 5 for 55 in 10 overs
Unfortunately Pirates lost by 2 wickets


Pirates won the toss and sent Wanderers in to Bat.
Wanderers finished on 274/6 over 50 overs
Chris Freeman claiming 2/64 in 10 overs
Pirates got off to a great start with the score on 89/1 after 14 over. Unfortunately they were bundled out of a disappointing total of 165 in just 33.3 overs
Matt Parr top scored with 30 off 39 balls

RESULTS: 15/16 OCT 2016


Pirates batted first and amassed a total of 269 with only the loss of 3 wickets in 35 overs
Half centuries for: Henrico Crous, Emmannuel Ndlovu and Willem Krigel
Phoenix were restricted to 178 of 6 in their 35 overs
Great win for the SA 7 side



Pirates won the toss and chose to field, Randfontein started slow but after a few big shots the run rate increased. At the drinks break Randfontein were well over 100 runs, after the drinks break Pirates came out firing, bowling them out for under 200. Peter Butcher and Nick Rutherford taking 3 wickets apiece. Pirates unfortunately fell short by 40 runs, with a poor batting display.

Pirates posted 243 batting first
Richard Connear: 76 runs Jason Onslow: 56 runs
Old Parks scored 123/10 in 38 overs
Bongo Mabaso’s figure were wonderful claiming 4/31 in 10 overs
Mtu claimed 3/48 in 10 overs
Awesome victory by the second side, winning by 120 runs

Pirates won the toss and decided to have a bowl and what a bowling performance it was.
Pirates rattled through the Marks Park batting line up, bowling them out of just 165 in 41.2 overs
Key bowling figures:
Chris Freeman: 10 overs 3/30
Doug Guy: 8.2 overs 2/23
Matt Parr: 10 over 2/28
Pirates then went into bat. It was a tremendous batting display with Pirates chasing the score down in just 39 overs to a secure a bonus point win.
Imeraan Fredricks top scored with a phenomenal knock of 68 not out off 108 balls
Matt Hardy (61 off 101) batted equally as well and contributed to a patient and responsible 100 run partnership.
Well done on a great victory

Good luck to all teams play this weekend: “We play cricket anywhere in Africa”

[su_heading size=”20″]PRACTICE TIMES

Senior practice: Tues & Thurs 16:30-18:00

Cricket Update 29 September

[su_heading size=”20″]LEAGUE RESULTS

Sunday Presidents vs UJ

Pirates 164/10
UJ 165/0

Batting: Doug Gird 54; Ludwig Spies 50


Good luck to all Saturday teams who start league games this weekend.

[su_heading size=”20″]PRACTICE TIMES

Senior practice: Tues & Thurs 16:30-18:00

Welcome Claremont Cricket Club

[su_heading size=”20″]WELCOME CLAREMONT CRICKET CLUB [/su_heading]
We would like to welcome Claremont Cricket Club to Pirates this weekend for the inaugural Pirates vs Claremont pre season tour.
This weekend promises to produce some great inter-provincial club cricket, with 50 overs being played on Saturday and the 20/20 matches being contested on Sunday!
The Claremont cricket boys are really keen for this tour so it should be a phenomenal weekend.
We encourage you to pop in this weekend and enjoy good cricket, banter, food and beverages!
All the best to the SUNDAY PRESIDENTS XI, who will be taking on UJ this weekend. They will be playing away at the Orban oval. #weplaycricketanywhereinafrica
Keaton Jennings has been selected for the England A side (Lions side). We are extremely proud of him. He is a true Pirate.

Cricket update 15 Sep

[su_heading size=”20″]CONGRATULATIONS KEATON JENNINGS [/su_heading]
Well done to our very own Keaton Jenning, who has scored his 7th century of the Specsavers County Championship. Keaton is top of the list with over 1500 runs for the season.
There are rumours of him being in contention to replace Alex Hales for England’s tour to Bangladesh.
Keep going Keats. Pirates backs you all the way.

Results: Warm up games vs Wanderers
Wanderers 291/6
Pirates        194/10
Batting: Matt Hardy 68, Gideon Richter 44
Bowling: Doug Guy 2/50, Imeraan Fredrick’s 2/69
PRES – match abandoned due to bad light
Wanderers 354
Pirates 254/8
Batting: Richard Connear 66, Arthur Mosely 45
Doug Gird 44
Not a bad start lads – exciting times ahead for Pirates cricket.
[su_heading size=”20″]GOOD LUCK [/su_heading]
All the best to those playing their warm up match against Sandburg this Saturday.

Pirates Cricket Club High School Academy

Cricket AcademyPirates Sports & Cricket Club celebrates its 125th Anniversary next year, so in preparation for this historic event, the Cricket section is starting its High School Cricket Academy.

All cricketers from the age of 14 – 18 ate welcome to attend this academy (the juniors from Junior Cricket are all invited that are 13 and over)

Day: Every Friday Afternoon.

Timne: from 16h30

Cost: R100.00 per session

Players from the academy will be introduced to Club cricket in the Saturday & Sunday Senior GCB leagues.

All participants will receive extensive skills, technical, strategic and life skills training during the sessions.

Under the guidance of Lawrence Mahatlane, ex-Lions assistant coach & Strikers Head Coach (Level 3 qualification) and now Pirates’ Head Coach, and the coaching of Graeme Worth (Level 2) and Roger Burne (Level 1) cricketers will receive what they need to succeed in this great game.

Contact Roger Burne on 082 403 5294 for more information.