Gallery: First XI vs Rondebosch at Plumstead, 1 Mar 2020 March 4, 2020 admin Uncategorized 0 All done and dusted as Rondebosch complete a one-sided victory to go top of the Premier League points standings. Rondebosch opening bat Brad Barnes grabbed control of the match from the start with fluent and regular scoring. Rondebosch’s player-coach Sean Hendrieck helped steady the innings after an early wicket with a patient 29, adding 102 for the second wicket with Brad Barnes. Brad Barnes reached his 50 with his third six, having faced just 46 balls to achieve the milestone. Rondebosch captain Grant Edmeades duly accelerated the scoring from an already ideal launching platform, contributing a faultless 70. Brad Barnes draws ever closer to his hundred for Rondebosch, as he and Grant Edmeades added a further 136 for the third wicket in 29 overs. Grant Edmeades passes an 81-ball 50 for Rondebosch, en route to 70 from 102 balls. Having reached a 107-ball century, Brad Barnes plundered a further 33 from his last 28 balls faced to finish with an undefeated 133 from 135 balls. James Crowson struck 20 at the top of the Cape Town reply, but his dismissal triggered a large-scale collapse. As he had in the first encounter between the sides, Irish seamer David O’Halloron cleaned up the Cape Town middle in quick measure with three scalps in his first 19 deliveries. Left-arm spinner Luke Stevens further drove home Rondebosch’s dominance with three low-cost wickets of his own. With all hope lost at 60-6, Cape Town skipper Geoff Dods sought to add a little respectability to his side’s score with a battling knock of 21. Veteran Rondebosch leg-spinner Alistair Gray chipped in with two wickets and three catches as Cape Town subsided. Matthew Olsen hit a six and two fours in a last-ditch knock of 20. All done and dusted as Rondebosch complete a one-sided victory to go top of the Premier League points standings.