Archive - Mar 14, 2010
South Western Districts beat Namibia by four wickets in a thrilling limited overs match on Sunday that went down to the wire. The match was in the balance till the end with SWD needing six runs off the last four balls final but Pieter Stuurman steered them home when he hit a four off the third last ball of the match to overtake Namibia’s total.
After winning the toss, Namibia elected to bat and got off to a good start as Raymond van Schoor and Ewald Steenkamp put on 69 for the first wicket.
Namibia let slip a great advantage to crash to a 33-run defeat against South Western Districts in their three-day Cricket South Africa Challenge match at the Wanderers field on Saturday.
Namibia held a 157-run lead on the first innings, but SWD staged a great comeback, scoring 339 in their second innings and then dismissing Namibia for 149 to claim a remarkable victory.
SWD’s second innings got off to a solid start as Stefan Grobler (44) and Burton de Wet (63) put on 90 runs for the second wicket to take the score to 120/2.