Spectacular Start for Africa Cricket Academy at the Ladies Wanderers Cricket T10 Tournament

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Press Release 24/09/2023 * Day1, Johannesburg, South Africa 

Spectacular Start for Africa Cricket Academy at the Ladies Wanderers Cricket T10 Tournament

The Africa Cricket Academy lit up the Wanderers Cricket T10 Tournament with an electrifying performance on Day 1, showcasing their immense talent and determination to conquer the competition.

As of now, the Africa Cricket Academy stands firmly at the second spot in the group, with the Soweto Cricket Club leading the way. However, the Academy is determined to rewrite the narrative, and their crucial clash against Soweto promises to be a game-changer.

One of the standout performers for Africa Cricket Academy has been Fay Cowling, who seems virtually unstoppable with the bat. She has already amassed an impressive 119 runs in just two matches, facing only 54 balls. Cowling’s remarkable consistency includes two half-centuries, seven massive sixes, and twelve fours. When she’s in the crease, there’s simply no one capable of taming her.

Captain Kayla Abbott, a dynamic force in her own right, will be instrumental in their game against Soweto. Her swift running between the wickets can provide a much-needed boost to Africa Cricket Academy’s run rate in the early stages of the match. A slow start could be detrimental, but Abbott’s prowess could change the game’s course.

Adding to the excitement is the debutant, Mankwana Moriri, whose bowling skills showed immense promise in the brief over she bowled, securing brilliant figures of 2 runs while claiming a crucial wicket. Another budding talent, Boitumelo, exhibited potential behind the stumps, but the young keeper will need to bring even more energy to convince the captain for a permanent role.

The upcoming days promise more thrilling cricket action, and Africa Cricket Academy appears unstoppable. Their performance on Day 1 has set the tone, and fans can’t wait to see what they have in store.

*Batting Highlights of Day 1*

  1. Fay Cowling: 119 runs (54 balls), 2 half-centuries, 7 sixes, 12 fours.
  2. Bianca Botha: 69 runs (40 balls).
  3. Kayla Abbott: 11 runs (7 balls).
  4. Karen Woest: 10 runs (12 balls).

*Bowling Highlights of Day 1*

  1. Fay Cowling: 4 overs, 3 wickets, 32 runs.
  2. Kim Boltman: 2 overs, 2 wickets, 9 runs.
  3. Mankwana Moriri: 1 over, 2 runs, 1 wicket.
  4. Karen Woest: 2 overs, 4 runs, 1 wicket.
  5. Anke Koen: 4 overs, 24 runs, 1 wicket.
  6. Bianca Botha: 2 overs, 15 runs, 1 wicket.
  7. Kayla Abbott: 1 over, 7 runs.

*Team List*

  1. Bianca Botha – Vice Captain – Bat/Bowler.
  2. Kayla Abbott – Captain – Bat/Bowler.
  3. Kim Boltman – Bowler.
  4. Mankwana Moriri – Bat/Bowler.
  5. Karen Woest – W/Keeper.
  6. Anke Koen – Bat/Bowler.
  7. Leani Swanepoel – Bat/Bowler.
  8. Fay Cowling – Bat/Bowler.
  9. Boitumelo Dikeledi – W/Keeper.

Coach: Kelebogile Seshabela

Africa Cricket Academy’s journey at the Wanderers Cricket T10 Tournament promises to be an enthralling one, and their fans are in for a treat as they aim for the top spot in the group. Stay tuned for more remarkable performances from this outstanding team.

For photos of Day 1, please visit the following link: [Day2 Photo Link] https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1DnUOfyM7zhlwoSTkEr2GhZRnwSMudxv4

*Press Release by:*
Amos Maungwa
Email: info@sacricketacademy.co.za
Office: 0609000625

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