Gallery: First XI vs Durbanville, 10 Dec 2022

Number three bat Ethan Cunningham hit five fours in scoring 31 from 36 balls for Cape Town early on, but once he fell the home side had little else to offer.


Kyle Schreuder made the only other Cape Town batting contribution of note, hitting three fours in a sedate 21 before the wheels came off.


Robert van der Ross triggered the home side’s dramatic collapse at the halfway mark of the innings, the off-spinner going on to bag 3-16 in eight overs.


Jaco Castle’s medium-pacers bagged him two economical scalps of his own, as the Cape Town innings disintegrated.


Bradley Petersen then completed the dramatic collapse, netting three more wickets for Durbanville with his left-arm spin.


While Cape Town had little real hope of defending their paltry total anyway, Durbanville opening bat Jean Strydom wasted no time confirming that, striking four sixes and four fours in his 59 from 50 balls faced.


Fritz de Beer was the other half of a rampant Durbanville opening partnership that swept their side to a crushing win, hitting a six and three fours in his 34.

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