Faan’s hat trick ensures win for Maties
Opening bowler Faan Fourie was the star in the Maties cricket team on Saturday. He took six wickets – which included a hat trick – to ensure a win for the Stellenbosch students against the side of the Welington-CPUT Cricket Club.
Faan took six wickets for only 24 runs from ten overs. For his hat trick, he took the wickets of the number 5, 6 and 7 Wellington batters in quick succession.
The Wellington side could only manage to score 72 runs. Maties won the game with 8 wickets, after scoring 73/2 well before lunchtime.
The game was played on the Pen Basson fields in Wellington.
It was the second game the Maties side has played this season as part of the Premier A league of the Boland Cricket Board.