MECER NMMU1 continued their uncontested march towards the NMB Premier League title with an obliteration of Rhodes at the campus on Saturday.
NMMU1 have yet to meet their match again this season and so it was yesterday as they steam-rolled Rhodes for a mere 66 runs.
Seamers Duane Adams and Matthew Kennedy took four and three wickets respectively to set up the comfortable victory. Eddie Moore carved 50 not out to secure his team a nine-wicket triumph before the lunch break.
In the other match played on Saturday, Kelly Smuts made an unbeaten 86 to help NMMU2 beat Welcome by six wickets.
Yesterday’s only match saw Despatch claim a comfortable 167-run victory over ADT Pirates.
The summarised scores were:
Mecer NMMU1 v Rhodes
Rhodes 66 (B Smith 25; M Kennedy 3/26, D Adams 4/8). NMMU1 69/1 (E Moore 50no). NMMU1 won by nine wickets
NMMU2 v Welcome
Welcome 177/9 (M du Plessis 20, D van Rooyen 60, D Robertson 27, C Dace 30, O Nyaku 2/20, L Chaka 2/32, S Clarke 2/9) NMMU2 180/4 (K Smuts 86no, K Carrol 34, K Strumpher 34; D Robertson 2/21). NMMU2 won by six wickets
Despatch v ADT Pirates
Despatch 236/9 (N Brouwers 75, D van Rooyen 37, G Kwatsha 34; L Cunliffe 2/58, M Robey 3/31, J Stander 3/45) Pirates 69 (B Upman 17; D van Rooyen 3/12, N Brouwers 5/18).
Despatch won by 167 runs