Archive - Apr 2005
Pakistan A cruised to an 8-wicket victory in their final limited overs match against Namibia on April 28 to win the series 3-0.
Their bowlers first restricted Namibia to 203/9 in 50 overs, but once again it was not enough as Pakistan?s batsmen made light work of Namibia?s bowling arsenal.
Pakistan A notched up their third victory when they beat Namibia A by five wickets at Windhoek?s United field on April 26.
In the end Pakistan won comfortably with nine overs to spare, but there were also some fine performances by Namibia?s second stringers.
South African hurdler Ter de Villiers, sprinter Wendy Seegers and German javelin thrower Alexander Vieweg were the star performers at the Bank Windhoek Athletics Mini Grand Prix in Windhoek on April 23.
A great century by Hasan Reza and another tight bowling display gave Pakistan A a comfortable 111-run victory against Namibia at the Wanderers field on April 24.
Pakistan batted first, with openers Kamran Sajid scoring 25 and Bazid Khan 17.
Pakistan A comfortably beat Namibia by nine wickets with 22 overs to spare in their first One Day International (ODI) at the Wanderers field in Windhoek on April 23.
Namibia batted first and were soon in trouble when star batsman JB Burger was caught behind off Asif for 5.
Ramblers won the Tafel Lager Indoor Hockey women?s Premier League title after beating Sparta 5-0 on April 16.
It was an emphatic finish to a great season, which saw them retain the title for a record fifth year in a row.
Windhoek Old Boys Social Club pulled off a surprise 7-4 win against men?s Premier League champions Unam on April 13 to finish as runners-up of the 2005 Tafel Lager Indoor Hockey League.
It was Unam?s first loss of the season, but they had already won the league before the match and the result was not too important for them. WOB, however, played excellent hockey and fully deserved their victory.
Windhoek Old Boys (WOB) held Ramblers to a 2-all draw to leave the women?s Premier league title open till the final match of the season.
Had Ramblers won, they would have won the Tafel Lager Indoor Hockey league for the fifth year in a row, but they will now have to wait till their final league match against Sparta on April 16 to see whether they will retain their title.
Unam and Wanderers drew 2-all in a women?s Premier League Tafel Lager Indoor Hockey match on April 11 that didn?t live up to expectations.
Both sides had several opportunities from short corners but they couldn?t convert their chances due to poor options and finishing.
Ramblers men?s Premier League team completed its indoor hockey campaign with an emphatic 6-3 victory against Wanderers on April 11.
Wanderers started on the attack and opened the scoring in the fifth minute when Francois Fuscher scored from a short corner.