Cubs Week, day four – Juan James, Jake Carstens, Kwena Maphaka, Divan Engelbrecht star

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The Southern Superstars beat the Western Legends on day four of Cricket South Africa’s Cubs Week in Stellenbosch on Saturday.

Juan James starred with bat and ball for the Southern Superstars. Tumelo Makume’s four-wicket haul was in vain for the Western Legends.

The Northern Champions beat the Coastal Conquerors. Divan Engelbrecht claimed a five-wicket haul for the Northern Gladiators.

The Central Gladiators beat the Eastern Warriors. Kwena Maphaka took a five-wicket haul for the Central Gladiators.

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2023 Cubs Week, day four – summarised scores

  • Southern Superstars 286 all out: Maahir Jospeh 56, Abdullah Bayoumy 50, Juan James 44, Bongile Mfunelwa 30; Tumelo Makume 4/26, Dakalo Leketa 3/29, Rico Fryer 3/47;
  • Western Legends 150 all out: Naziel Adams 48, Bathabile Masigo 35; Liyema Waqu 3/42, Juan James 2/18, Abdullah Bayoumy 2/18. Southern Superstars won by 136 runs.
  • Northern Champions 162 all out: Christiaan du Toit 49, Dewan Marais 28; Jake Carstens 5/44, Romashen Pillay 3/34;
  • Coastal Conquerors 156 all out: Jonathan van Zyl 50, Romashen Pillay 39; Divan Engelbrecht 5/32, Tristan Luus 3/26. Northern Champions won by six runs.
  • Eastern Warriors 166 all out: Casey Keevy 51; Kwena Maphaka 5/43, Sipho Potsane 2/42;
  • Central Gladiators 170/3: Richard Seletswane 61 not out, Thebe Gazide 52; Jean Upman 1/24. Central Gladiators won by seven wickets.

Cubs Week teams and players – provinces they represent

  1. Southern Superstars – Western Province, Boland, South Western Districts
  2. Central Gladiators – Gauteng, Mpumalanga
  3. Western Legends – North West, Northern Cape, Free State
  4. Coastal Conquerors – KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu-Natal Inland
  5. Eastern Warriors – Eastern Province, Border
  6. Northern Champions – Northers, Easterns, Limpopo

Cubs Week fixtures – Sunday, 8 January

  • Southern Superstars v Coastal Conquerors
  • Central Gladiators v Western Legends
  • Northern Champions v Eastern Warriors

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