15 Jul SA U19 WOMEN UNBEATEN IN THEIR FIRST SERIES
JOHANNESBURG: The SA U19 Women concluded the series with another victory over their Namibian counterparts on Thursday, 14 July 2022.
SA Women opted to bat first, setting the target to 190 runs. A half-century from Karabo Meso (66 off 52), helped the young women set a competitive total.
Kayla Reyneke smashed a quick 23 off 9 balls before she was caught LBW by Namibia’s Alice Kaukungwa (2/38). An all-round performance from Reyneke as she picked up two wickets in her single over.
Diara Ramlakan (28* off 19) and Jenna Evans (17* off 5) sealed the innings, with SA on 189/6 at the end of 20 overs.
The SA bowlers delivered another attacking performance to dismiss their opponents for 53 runs, winning the game by a massive 136 runs.
All SA bowlers got a chance to put the Namibian batters to the test. In their two overs, Nthabiseng Nini claimed three wickets while Refilwe Moncho took two. Sisanda Ngubane, Mona Lisa Legodi and Madison Landsman also registered crucial wickets to secure victory for SA.
The second match of the day saw an exciting encounter with a blended team inclusive of senior Gauteng players from Eastern Storm, Imperial Lions and Fidelity Titans Women.
The SA U19 have shown to be a formidable side as the road to the inaugural ICC Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup continues.
SA U19s Girls vs Namibia T20 Squad:
Botha Jemma (Western Province), Lourens Simone (WK, Titans), Swart Anica (North West), Landsman Madison (Easterns), Naidu Seshnie (KZN Coastal), Evans Jenna (Lions), Legodi Mona Lisa (Titans), Hlubi Ayanda (KZN Coastal), Wyngaard Caitlin (Western Province), Janse Van Rensburg Elandri (North West), Meso Karabo (WK, Lions), Siyo Oluhle (Lions), Reyneke Kayla (Western Province), Ramlakan Diara (Lions), Smit Miane (Free State), Nini Nthabiseng (North West), Moncho Refilwe (Lions), Ngubane Sisanda (KZN Coastal).
SA U19s T20 Series vs Namibia
Wednesday, 13 July @ 09h00 – 1st T20 – South Africa U19 vs Namibia U19 (Willowmoore Park, Benoni) – SA U19 won by 134 runs
Wednesday, 13 July @ 13h30 – 2nd T20 – South Africa U19 vs Lions/Titans Women (Willowmoore Park, Benoni) – SA U19 won by three wickets.
Thursday, 14 July @ 09h30 – 3rd T20 – South Africa U19 vs Namibia U19 (Willowmoore Park, Benoni) – SA U19 won by 136 runs.
Thursday, 14 July @ 13h30 – 4th T20 – South Africa U19 vs Lions/Titans Women (Willowmoore Park, Benoni) – SA U19 Women won by four wickets.
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