Central Gauteng Lions bowling attack restricts Western Province to 162 on Day 1
Sean Jamison’s four-for 52 runs put the Central Gauteng Lions in a strong position at stumps on Day 1 of the CSA 3-Day Provincial Cup against Western Province at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on Thursday 7 February 2019.
Central Gauteng Lions bowled out Western Province for 162. Aya Myoli who got figures of 3/38 got the early break as he picked up the wicket of Kleinveldt (6).
The quick wickets of Malan (21), and Newby (14) fell 10 overs later curtesy of Pillay and Jamison who picked up the first of his four wickets.
Makhakha provided a bit of a resistance for Western Province in a knock which included four 4’s before he was trapped in front of this stumps by Jamison for a valiant 28 runs.
The Lions picked up wickets in regular intervals before play was interrupted by an afternoon Highveld shower in the 46th over of play at the score of 119/8.
Western Province added 43 more runs after the rain delay in the quicker outfield, before they were bowled out for 162 runs.
The Central Gauteng Lions response with the bat got off to a shaky start as the we lost the wicket of Cook (0) after the first over of the Lions batting innings.
Day 2 will begin with Richards (13*) and Hendricks (4*) continuing the batting for the Central Gauteng Lions with the score of 17/1*
“We will be hoping to bat once tomorrow”
“It was a good day for the team, the conditions were good for the bowlers, the bowlers bowled well, anyone could have gotten a five-for I was lucky enough to get four.” Sean Jamison who picked up 4 wickets said after stumps on Day 1.
“We have an experienced batting line up with our captain Dominic Hendricks and Stephen Cook in, so the key here will be to bat once” Jamison said when he was asked about their batting plan going into Day 2.
Central Gauteng Lions: S Cook, J Richards, D Hendricks (c), O Ramela, S Pillay, M Mayet, C Shekleton (WK), T Tlhokwe, S Jamison, A Karvelas and A Myoli