Ladismith win first trophy in 27 years

Ladismith Cricket Club, on Saturday, made history after they won their first trophy in 27 years when they were crowned the Six Gun Grill SWD Cricket Reserve league division 1 champions for the 2023/24 season.

Kurt Fourie, the captain of Ladismith CC receives the trophy as winners of the Reserve Division 1 from Albertus Kennedy – the CEO of SWD Cricket.  On the right is Lee Roy Fourie, the chairman of Ladismith Cricket Club

The men from Ladismith (169/5) defeated Blanco (167 all out) by 5 wickets in the final that was contested at Langenhoven Gymnasium in Oudtshoorn.  The former SWD player, Erinn Ewerts with a fine all round performance – 59 with the bat and 4/43 with the ball was the hero for the newly crowned champions. 

Blanco vs Ladismith

BLANCO 167 all out (35.3 overs) (Jeanique Williams 51, Granville Coeries 39, Erin Ewerts 4/43, Joshua Julies 3/24, Ronald Adams 2/38)

LADISMITH 169/5 (37.5 overs) (Erin Ewerts 59, Denvor Breda 57, Alain Jansen 2/12, Kenneth Syster 2/34)

Ladismith won by 5 wickets.

Caption: The victorious team of Ladismith CC  is:
Back Row:  Curtley Fourie, Ronald Adams, Joshua Julies, Jurgen Fourie and Erinn Ewerts 
Middle Row:  Elmo van Merch
Front Row:  Dyron Japtha, Theodore Jantjies, Jaco Fortuin, Kurt Fourie (Captain), Curtley Quantini and Denvor Breda

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