Calder spearheads CUT victory
Posted by: Cricket South Africa on Tuesday, 4 December 2012

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Dwaine Calder produced the goods with both bat and ball to lead Central University of Technology (CUT) to an impressive 90-run victory over Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) on the second day of the University Sport South Africa (USSA) A Week in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.

 

Calder scored 73 runs to get CUT to 157 all out after they were asked to bat by Tshwane. He dominated with the ball when it was TUT's turn with the bat, taking an exceptional six wickets for just 16 runs and removing them for a scant 63.

 

Hosts, Mecer Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) made it two out of two when they subjected University of Johannesburg (UJ) to a hefty nine-wicket loss in their section A1 match. UJ were 130/9 at the end of their 50 overs with Jandré Olivier the top scorer with 36 runs.

Aldré Nel (65) and Edward Moore (53*) lead the run chase and scored half centuries to get the winning runs.

 

University of Western Cape (UWC) beat University of Pretoria (TUKS) by a narrow nine runs to maintain their pole position in the section A1 log. UWC posted a competitive 179/6 after winning the toss and electing to bat first. Ashely Fernandez scored 54 while TUKS' Sean Nowak and Anton Verster took three wickets each.

 

In reply, SA under-19 star, Theunis de Bruyn scored a valiant 61 runs but could do nothing to prevent the wickets falling around him thanks to Nkululeko Serame, who took 4/41 and Esmund van Wyk, who claimed 3/24. TUKS were bowled out for 167.

 

Pukke beat Vaal by 38 runs in the North West University derby, while Stellenbosch University's Steinhoff Maties suffered their second defeat in a row, this time, at the hands of University of Cape Town.

 

In Pool B, University of Free State (Kovsies) beat University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) by 92 runs to top the section B1 log. Kovsies scored 168/9 after winning the toss and batting first with Curtis Sally top scoring with 52 runs. Khivaar Mohanlall and Njabulo Mgenge took three wickets each.

UKZN did not come to the party with the bat, they were skittled out for 76 thanks to Leonard Killeen, who took an exciting four wickets for 13 and Achmed Richards who was impressive, taking three wickets for just seven runs.

 

The University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) won their first match of the tournament when they beat Vaal University of Technology (VUT) by an emphatic 52 runs, while University of Fort Hare held their nerve to continue their winning streak with a narrow, nine-run victory over Rhodes University.

 

 

 

 

Day 2 log

 

SECTION 1A

MATCHES

POINTS

PLAYED

WON

LOST

NR/TIE

MATCH

BONUS

TOTAL

UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN CAPE (UWC)

2

2

0

0

8

1

9

NORTH WEST UNIVERSITY (PUKKE)

2

1

1

0

4

0

4

UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA (TUKS)

2

1

1

0

4

0

4

NORTH WEST UNIVERSITY (VAAL)

2

0

2

0

0

0

0

SECTION A2

MATCHES

POINTS

PLAYED

WON

LOST

NR/TIE

MATCH

BONUS

TOTAL

NMMU

2

2

0

0

8

1

9

UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG (UJ)

2

1

1

0

4

1

5

UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

2

1

1

0

4

0

4

STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY (MATIES)

2

0

2

0

0

0

0

SECTION B1

MATCHES

POINTS

PLAYED

WON

LOST

NR/TIE

MATCH

BONUS

TOTAL

UNIVERSITY OF FREE STATE (KOVSIES)

2

2

0

0

8

2

10

WITS UNIVERSITY

2

1

1

0

4

1

5

UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU NATAL (UKZN)

2

1

1

0

4

0

4

VAAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (VUT)

2

0

2

0

0

0

0

SECTION B2

MATCHES

POINTS

PLAYED

WON

LOST

NR/TIE

MATCH

BONUS

TOTAL

UNIVERSITY OF FORT HARE

2

2

0

0

8

1

9

CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (CUT)

2

1

1

0

4

1

5

RHODES UNIVERSITY

2

1

1

0

4

0

4

TSHWANE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (TUT)

2

0

2

0

0

0

0

The points system is as follows:

Win, with a bonus point

5

Win, without a bonus point

4

Tie

3

No Results

2

Loss

0

 

                    

 

 

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