District Sixers knocked out of Cape Premier League

File image: District Sixers.

The District Sixers have been eliminated from the remainder of the 2019 Cape Premier League.

The tournament rules dictate the team at the bottom of the six-team standings after 7 April’s fixtures be removed from contention.

The Sixers lost Friday’s rain-affected fixture against the Dromedaris Dragons.

Saturday brought defeats to Atlantic Pirates and Knysna Falcons at Western Province Cricket Club.

On Sunday, the lost to the Hoeri Kwaggo Bulls and Cape Vikings at WPCC.

The Sixers were captained by Milnerton Cricket Club batsman Matthew Kleinveldt – and boasted the services of, among others, Claremont Cricket Club duo Leon Botha and Josh Breed. Edgmead Cricket Club seamer Simon Blake was also in the squad.

Their campaign, though, was hampered by the absence of three key players. Batsmen Jono Bird and Givon Christian and seamer Jordan Woolf were sidelined by injury.

Proteas batsman JP Duminy owns the Sixers.