Field day for Plasie cricket

Merensky High School’s cricket boys had a field day on Saturday, 26 August. Their super league game against Curro Heuwelkruin took place on their home ground.

After winning the toss the 1st team Plasies decided to field first, finishing their opponents off with excellent bowling. Heuwelkruin could only manage 18 runs. Merensky easily passed this score in their 5th over.

The team captain, AJ Fourie, took 6 wickets for only 9 runs, while Eduard O’Reilly took 4 wickets for 8 runs.

The u.15 team took to the bat, setting a score of 224 runs. Kian Loughor-Clarke was the star of the moment with 51 runs.

Heuwelkruin bowed out in the 13th over with only 57 runs. Merensky’s Louis Botha and Mubin Patel both took 3 wickets. The Plasies won the game with an amazing 167 runs.