Hottentots Holland Cricket Club’s (HHCC) first team, the Gladiators, played host to Cravenby in a one-day match on Saturday 10 December.
HHCC won the toss and elected to field first. Cravenby scored 199/4 in 40 overs. HHCC responded with 205/8 in 39.5 overs, winning by two wickets.
Ridah Rhoda (45), Waleed Smith (36), Yaseen Jakoet (32), Ameer Oliver (30*) and Ebrahiem Pedro (15) rendered sterling efforts with the bat.
The contributing bowlers were Yaseen Jakoet (5-29-3), Gasant Moller (8-8-2), Waleed Smith (6-25-2), Ebrahiem Pedro (8-22-1) and Riyaad Oliver (8-44-1).
HHCC Kings (3A) beat Avendale by seven wickets in their match played over the weekend.
HHCC chased down a total of 128 set by the opponents in the 19th over.
The best batsmen were Hishaam Slamdien (62*) and Wayne Cloete (35). The pick of the bowlers were Emaad Opperman (7-20-2), Abu Bakr Rhoda (7-20-2), Ricardo Naido (6-29-2) and Byron Basdeo (4-17-2).
HHCC entered another team into the 3 E division, due to the increased number of players wanting to play. The first match was played this past weekend.
HHCC Renegades (3 E) claimed the win as well as a bonus point over opponents Belhar. Best batsmen were Dawood Josephs (55), Imtiyaaz Oslodien (36) and Mieftaag Oliver (26). The best bowlers were Mieftaag Oliver (7-39-3), Taariq Oliver (7-24-1), Tayyeb Arnold (7-14-2), Nurali Baderoen (6.3-20-1) and Imtiyaaz Oslodien (6-16-1).