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For the first time ever it’s through to the SWD Cricket Board Premier League competition for the NMMU George Cricket Club.

This historic moment follows the NMMU George team’s victory over Mayflower Cricket Club in the Promotion League Final played on 16 March, which saw NMMU win by 8 runs on the D/L method.

The match summary in the NMMU vs Mayflower match was as follows:

NMMU 155 (Sean Smith 39, Dieter Loubser 23, Lyndon Volkwyn 18, Allistair Petersen 3/16, Earl van Aswegan 2/19, Brendell Carelse 2/23, Ashwin Meyer 2/25).

MAYFLOWER 123/9 (Brendall Carelse 45, Ravian Wesso 15, Melian Jantjies 15, Bronwill Goede 2/13, Kobus scholtz 2/16, Lyndon Volkwyn 2/26).

NMMU Cricket Team against Mayflower

Photograph: Proud moment… A jubilant NMMU George Cricket Team with Sport Manager Hugo Loubser (centre, back) and coach Angus Roelfse (far right) celebrated their historic entry into the SWD Cricket Board Premier League competition after their nail biting victory over Mayflower in the Promotion League Final.

The winning team were – Back (f.l.t.r.) Martin Slabbert, Andrew Brookes, Dieter Loubser, Bronwill Goeda, Gareth Dukes, Hanno Kotze, Sean Smith.

Front (f.l.t.r.) Jason Olivier, Lyndon Volkwyn (Captain), Kobus Scholtz, Bradley Carolus, Nihan Marais (12th man).

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Ms Alet van Tonder
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