Old Grey deliver early blow to Madibaz 1

Tavcor Commercial Old Grey ensured Madibaz 1 suffered an early setback in the defence of their NMB Premier League title, beating the champions by 14 runs at the campus on Sunday.
Old Grey had struggled in recent weeks, but they were up for the fight against a talented student side, who had thrashed PECC on Saturday by 156 runs thanks to big hundreds from David Masterson (163) and Josh van Heerden (142).
Old Grey posted a decent 196 with Elnatan Meiri leading the way with 69. Madibaz 1 would have fancied their chances of chasing down their target and they got off to a good start with a quick 32 from Masterson. But experienced Old Grey seamer Daryn Korkie pulled it back for the visitors, removing openers Masterson and Erasmus Pretorius (20). Van Heerden also chipped in with 30.
In the end, they fell just short with Korkie taking a tidy three for seven in 5.2 overs.
Motherwell continued their fine form in beating BLG Gelvandale by one wicket. Luvuyo Adam took five for 17 to follow on from his seven-wicket haul last weekend while Remano October took a fighting 6/24 for Gelvandale.
Summarised scores
Saturday
SuperSpar Despatch vs Bloemendal
Bloemendal 201 in 47.5 overs (C Bhika 44,C Laport 44, T Petrus 29, L Adams 32; W Emmanuel 4/38, R Gelderbloem 2/26, V Saunders 2/30). Despatch 145 in 33 overs(R Koertzen 45; C Nel 3/9, C Laport 4/48). Bloemendal won by 56 runs
Madibaz 1 vs PECC
Madibaz 1 350/4 (D Masterson 163, J van Heerden 142; D van Rooyen 2/59). PECC 194 in 31 overs (D Doyle 53, P van Tonder25, D van Rooyen 50no; J Black 4/41, S Callaghan 2/24, M Venter 2/32). Madibaz 1 won by 156 runs
Motherwell vs Gelvandale
Gelvandale 112 in 43.2 overs (W Bell 37, C Diedericks 21; N Setimane 2/27, L Adam 5/17, S Dapo 2/20). Motherwell 113/9 in 35.1 overs (S Dapo 29, S Zokoza 30, S Booi 33; R October 6/24, B Adams 3/14). Motherwell won by one wicket
Madibaz 2 vs Jendamark United
United 199/8 in 50 overs (S Tshomela 40, A Majola 51, B Bopp 47; K Forbes 3/25). Madibaz 2 77 in 32.2 overs (T Mushwana 22; S Gidana 3/13, T Holo 3/18, N Brouwers 3/20). United won by 122 runs
United Brothers vs Old Grey
Old Grey 130 in 43.2 overs (L Lindsay 66). United Brothers 124 in 34.4 overs (LLindsay 6/11). Old Grey won by six runs
Sunday
Madibaz 1 vs Old Grey
Old Grey 196 in 49.5 overs (L Lindsay 23, EMeiri 69, K Smuts 23, M Keller 21; H Vorstman 2/24, K Smith 3/34, M Venter 2/45, S Callaghan 2/36). Madibaz 1 182 in 46.2 overs (D Masterson 32, E Pretorius 20, J van Heerden 30, K Smith 24; M Gilchrist 2/36, D Korkie 3/7, T Kaber 3/48, J Lewis 2/25). Old Grey won by 14 runs
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