Archive - Oct 2011 - Story
African Stars and Black Africa remained tied at the top of the log after both won their third successive matches in the MTC Premiership over the weekend.
Stars came from behind to beat Mighty Gunners 2-1 on Saturday, while Black Africa thumped Tigers 3-0 on Sunday.
In Stars’ match on Saturday, the visitors from Otjiwarongo took the lead on 22m when Percy Khairabeb volleyed home a cross by Harold Ochurub.
Scotland took an unassailable 3-0 series lead over Namibia in the third Twenty20 of their five-match series with a 26-run win in Windhoek.
A strong team performance set up Scotland's victory as they reached 156 for 9 despite seamer Christi Viljoen's 5 for 23, after which every one of the seven Scotland bowlers used picked up a wicket to keep Namibia to 130 for 8.
After winning the toss, Scotland's batting effort was underpinned by opener Calum Macleod's aggressive 30 and Preston Mommsen's 39, but there were contributions from most of the top order.
Jan Stander's unbeaten century helped Scotland to a 2-0 lead in their Twenty20 series against Namibia, the Scots securing a 40-run win in the second match at Wanderers Cricket Ground in Windhoek.
Stander cracked nine fours and seven sixes in his 116, after which the Scottish attack kept the hosts to 190 for 7 despite Gerrie Snyman's 43-ball 90.
Both Stander and Snyman had played leading roles in the first match of the day, Snyman having hit an unbeaten 92 in his team's six-wicket loss.
Scotland sprinted to a six-wicket win over Namibia in the first Twenty20 at Windhoek, prevailing in a high-scoring encounter with almost an over to spare.
Gerrie Snyman's unbeaten 92 had helped set up Namibia's total of 187 for 3, but Fraser Watt's rapid half-century guided Scotland past their target with only four wickets lost.
Namibia had weathered the early wickets of captain Craig Williams and Sarel Burger after opting to bat first, Louis van der Westhuizen's 52 ensuring that a healthy scoring rate was kept up.