Primary Schools

Humansvlakte Primary School clinch third Senwes Spinners Farm School Cricket title by 75 runs against Manana Primary School

Senwes and North West Cricket hosted the 11th Senwes Spinners Farm School final at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom on the 27th May 2017. Humansvlakte Primary School and Manana Primary School earned their right to compete in the final after finishing as the top two schools during the Senwes Spinners Farm School tournament which was hosted from the 31st March – 2nd April 2017 in Potchefstroom.

Manana Primary School won the toss and elected to send in Humansvlakte Primary School to bat first. The latter made use of the opportunity given as they posted a total of 154/5 in their allotted 20 overs. Martin Bullock was the pick of the batsman as he scored 54 runs off 32 balls (scored 8 fours and 2 sixes); and was well supported by Wian de Wet added 25 runs off 27 balls (scored 4 fours) as they shared a 63 run partnership. Manana Primary Schools’ bowling attack was led by Onalerona Senokwane (2/21) and he was supported by Masaka Mohube (2/36) and Mosimane Botsheane (1/25).

Manana Primary School needed 155 runs off 120 balls at a run rate of 7.7 an over. Humansvlakte were determined to defend their set target as their attack restricted Manana Primary School to 79 runs all out in 19.3 overs. Rinus van Heerden (3/8) led the attack and was supported by Herman de Waal (2/8), Martin Bullock (2/15), Edriaan Erasmus (1/2) and Sidney Lyell (1/19). Orateng Jonas (25 runs off 21 balls – scored 4 fours) and Masaka Mohube (12 runs off 15 balls – scored 2 fours) were the only two batsman to reach double figures for Manana Primary School. Humansvlakte Primary School won the match by 75 runs and were crowned Senwes Spinners Farm School 2017 Champions.

The two schools each received prize money for participating in the final. Humansvlakte Primary School (R 5 000 - Winners) and Manana Primary School (R 2 500 – Runners Up) towards their schools cricket.

The man of the match award was awarded to Martin Bullock for his performances with bat (54 runs of 32 balls) and ball (2/15 in 4 overs).

The Senwes Spinners High Performance Team 2017 is as follows:

1. Thabang Mokoane                                     Rabana                                 RAM/RHB                            BA

2. Rinus van Heerden                                     Humansvlakte                   RAM/RHB                            W   

3. Dean de Bruin                                               Humansvlakte                   LHB/LA off Spin                 W

4. Herman de Waal                                          Humansvlakte                   RHB/RAM                            W

5. Martin Bullock                                              Humansvlakte                   RHB/RA off Spin               W

6. Kopano Moatlhodi                                      Tlhabologo                          RHB                                        BA                       

7. Attie Liebenberg                                         Humansvlakte                   WK/RHB                               W                                                 

8. Joseph Thamaga                                          Phakela                                RHB                                        BA

9. Masaka Mohube                                         Manana                               RAM/RHB                            BA                       

10. Orateng Jonas                                            Manana                               RHB                                        BA

11. Molefi Mvuyo                                            Manana                               WK/RHB                               BA

12. Kamohelo Tonyame                                DR Sello                                RA/Leg Spin                        BA

13. Sidney Lyell                                                 Humansvlakte                   RHB                                        W                            


Team Coach: Allan Meyer (Humansvlakte Primary School) and Team Manager: Tshepo Makokwe (Manana Primary School).