Day 1 Wrap – CSA And SASA II Tri-Nation Series Kicks Off In Tshwane

Day 1 Wrap – CSA And SASA II Tri-Nation Series Kicks Off In Tshwane

TSHWANE: The Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the South African Sports Association for the Intellectually Impaired (SASA-II) Tri-Nation Series for persons with intellectual disabilities kicked-off at Groenkloof Oval on Sunday.

South Africa (SA) fell 21-runs short of the target in the opening match against Australia.

Batting first, Australia posted a defendable 136/4 in 20 overs, thanks to Gavan Hicks’ 73 off 63 and additional runs from Lukas Woodhouse (29).

Hicks was run-out by Mandla Ncolu, Gentley Motalane returned 2/20 and a single scalp from Tenszil September in the bid to restrict the Australians.

Notable contributions from Mpho Selaolane (31), and Motalane (20) helped SA to 115/6, just 21 runs short of the target.

Australia’s Luke and Jesse Goodman recorded 3/12 and 2/27, respectively, to help restrict the hosts.

Full scoresheet available here.

In the second encounter of the day, England opted to bat first against Australia to end the innings on 171/5.

Half centuries from openers, Daniel Bowser (62 off 43), and Ronnie Jackson (74 off 57) set the tone for England’s innings.

Luke Goodman continued his wicket-taking streak, returning 3/36 , backed by Lachlan McRae’s two scalps in the bid to restrict the Australian side.

Australia was then restricted to 108/6 and England secured a 63 run win.

Full scoresheet available here.

SASA II Tri-Nations Schedule:


Playing Times


Match Days – Morning

1st Session          10h00 – 11h25

Interval               11h25 – 11h45

2nd Session         11h45 – 13h10

Match Days – Afternoon

1st Session          14h00 – 15h25

Interval               15h25 – 15h45

2nd Session         15h45 – 17h10

SASA II Tri-Nations Squad:

Phapama Mtana (captain, Eastern Cape), Ellridge George (Eastern Cape), Winston Johnson (Eastern Cape), Phelelani Mbambo (Kwazulu Natal), Themba Mzila (Kwazulu Natal), Mzwandile Mhlangu (Titans Cricket), Keketso Chabedi (Titans Cricket), Mpho Seloane (North West), Mandla Nculo (North West), Jan Makololo (Limpopo), Gently Motalane (Limpopo), Carlos Peukeur (Western Cape), Anthony Fredericks (Western Cape), Tenzil September (Western Cape), Bradley Mannewil (Western Cape), Turion Philander (Western Cape), Gopolang Lamola (North West), Kyle Adams (Western Cape).

Management Team

Mark Arthur (Head Coach), Wendyll Wilson (Assistant Coach – Batting), Trevino Pillay (Assistant Coach –Bowling), Thabo Eliah Sebekedi (Assistant Coach – Fielding), Kumaren Moodley (Team Manager), Andile Kula (Assistant Team Manager), Felix Mavundla (Kit Manager), Gerald McClinton Mabetlela (Physio), Katlego Malema (Umpire).

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