Milnerton Cricket Club will return to the Western Province Cricket Association premier league after a three-season absence.
Milnerton Cricket Club finished at the top of the 2022-23 WPCA first division A standings – two points ahead of second-placed Primrose Cricket Club.
This has earned them a berth in the 2023-24 premier league. Milnerton Cricket Club were previously in the premier league in 2018-19 prior to relegation to the first division A.
What Milnerton Cricket Club captain Ryan Milne said
“It is great to back in the WPCA premier league again among the top clubs,” said Milne.
“We are aware of the new challenges that awaits us. We will do everything we can to learn from them.
“For now, we will just enjoy our success. The team has been amazing – young and experienced have played as a unit from day one.
“I am really proud. It was a real pleasure to lead this team.”
Milnerton Cricket Club’s top performers
Milne and fellow seamers Malcolm Cloete and Keegan Fortune were Milnerton Cricket Club’s leading wicket-takers in the 2022-23 first division A. They shared 103 wickets.
Batsman Kyle Peters scored the most runs for Milnerton Cricket Club. He collected 536 runs in 20 innings.
Former Durbanville Cricket Club captain Kuda Samunderu joined Milnerton Cricket Club for the 2022-23 season. He struck the club’s only first XI century of the season – 114 not out against the University of Cape Town Cricket Club.
Who is going up with Milnerton Cricket Club?
Milnerton Cricket Club have been promoted to the 2023-24 premier league alongside Primrose Cricket Club. They will replace Brackenfell Cricket Club and Ottoman Cricket Club, who will be relegated to the 2023-24 first division A.