Category: SCC League

K2 Win First Division 1 Crown

K2 won their first Division 1 crown on Sunday, defeating the Daredevils in a lopsided final that saw K2 bowler Keshav take 5 wickets for just 6 runs and K2 bowl out the Devils for just 23 runs. K2 opened the match with the bat, establishing several promising partnerships before collapsing a bit near the end of their innings to reach 194/7. The Daredevils in response, never made it out of first gear, the dream of an undefeated season ending at Wellington with a whimper.

Jonti Leibowitz Scores 268*, Sets League Batting Record

Jonti-PageDaredevils batsman Jonti Leibowitz faced the first ball of the innings against the Bashers on Sunday for a dot, 39.4 overs after that, he faced the last ball of the innings and hit it for a four. In-between those two deliveries, Leibowitz was masterful, powering to 268* with strokes to all parts of the ground as the Daredevils rolled to a team high total of 389 for 7 in their 40 overs.

Leibowitz’s first boundary came in the second over of the game – a four – and by the end of the innings, he had scored 29 fours and 17 sixes.

The Bashers had no answers for the South African opener, and will rue the few chances they had. After point was unable to get a hand to a chance cut shot while Leibowitz was in his 40s, the fielder at long on misplayed a loopy mishit that bounced over the his head for four when the Leibowitz was on 80. The final chance came when Leibowitz, on 196, went for his double century with a big hit to long off that picked out the fielder on the boundary, only to see the catch dropped. Continue reading “Jonti Leibowitz Scores 268*, Sets League Batting Record”

The 2015 Cricket Season Has Arrived

The first fixtures of the 2015 SCC League Season were announced on Tuesday by League Director Kerstin Petersen, with all teams scheduled to see action in the month of March.

“We’re looking forward to another great year of cricket,” said SCC President Manoj Mehta. “We’re very excited to have Santa Fe on board as our primary sponsor again, as well as Nforce Sports who will be supporting the SCC Dragons and Pirates, and our new grounds provider, Wellington College International.” Continue reading “The 2015 Cricket Season Has Arrived”