Derek Mitchell fourth player to hit two centuries in 2022-23 WPCA premier league

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Western Province Cricket Club captain Derek Mitchell became the fourth player to hit two centuries in the 2022-23 Western Province Cricket Association premier league on Saturday.

Mitchell hit 134 in victory over Ottoman Cricket Club at the Wally Wilson Oval on 18 March. He had struck 150 not out against Kraaifontein Cricket Club earlier in the season.

He will likely finish the 2022-23 WPCA premier league as the leading run-scorer. Mitchell has collected 949 runs in 21 innings. Durbanville Cricket Club’s Jean Stydom is in second position with 802 in 21.

The 2022-23 WPCA premier league has yielded 23 centuries. Rondebosch Cricket Club’s Lenert van Wyk, Claremont Cricket Club’s Matthew de Villiers and Rylands Cricket Club’s Jack Newby have two each.

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2022-23 WPCA premier league centurions and highest scores – updated 18 March

  1. Justin Broad (Western Province Cricket Club) – 172 not out v Rylands Cricket Club
  2. Daniel Smith (Claremont Cricket Club) – 160 v Kraaifontein Cricket Club
  3. Aneurin Donald (Rondebosch Cricket Club) – 159 not out v Kraaifontein Cricket Club
  4. Derek Mitchell (Western Province Cricket Club) – 150 not out v Kraaifontein Cricket Club
  5. Jack Newby (Rylands Cricket Club) – 144 not out v Brackenfell Cricket Club
  6. Derek Mitchell (Western Province Cricket Club – 134 v Ottoman Cricket Club
  7. Zac Elkin (Green Point Cricket Club) – 129 not out v Cape Town Cricket Club
  8. Jack Newby (Rylands Cricket Club) – 128 v Claremont Cricket Club
  9. Lenert van Wyk (Rondebosch Cricket Club) – 122 v Rylands Cricket Club
  10. Fritz de Beer (Durbanville Cricket Club) – 119 not out v Rylands Cricket Club
  11. Daniel Bell-Drummond (University of the Western Cape Cricket Club) – 119 not out v Rondebosch Cricket Club
  12. Taariq Behardien (Ottoman Cricket Club) – 118 v Green Point Cricket Club
  13. Chris Dent (Brackenfell Cricket Club) – 117 v Ottoman Cricket Club
  14. Harry Came (Claremont Cricket Club) – 115 v Kraaifontein Cricket Club
  15. Meeka-eel Prince (Ottoman Cricket Club) – 114 v Rondebosch Cricket Club
  16. Raees Salie (Ottoman Cricket Club) – 112 v Green Point Cricket Club
  17. Jesse Christensen (Rondebosch Cricket Club) – 109 not out v Ottoman Cricket Club
  18. Lenert van Wyk (Rondebosch Cricket Club) – 108 v Western Province Cricket Club
  19. Mujahid Behardien (Rylands Cricket Club) – 108 v Western Province Cricket Club
  20. Matthew de Villiers (Claremont Cricket Club) – 108 v Bellville Cricket Club
  21. Ruben Senekal (Durbanville Cricket Club) – 107 v Cape Town Cricket Club
  22. Jean Strydom (Durbanville Cricket Club) – 105 v Ottoman Cricket Club
  23. Matthew de Villiers (Claremont Cricket Club) – 102 not out v University of the Western Cape Cricket Club

Stats correct as per WebSports.

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