Jeppe High School for Boys

Good start for stayers at Mozzie Week

Good start for stayers at Mozzie Week

A young Jeppe “stayers” cricket team has had a good opening two days at the annual Mozzie Week in Nelspruit. They had the better of a drawn game with Uplands College on day one, and beat Eldoraigne in a 50-overs game on day two.

Ryan Young got a century against Uplands (106 off 118 balls), while Kai Van Aardt and Mohammed Zaid both made 50s. Munib Ayob has been the pick of the bowlers so far. He took 3/18 off 10 overs against Eldoraigne.

The side meets the hosts, Hoërskool Nelspruit, on Saturday.

Summarised scores

Jeppe 294 (Ryan Young 106, Kai van Aardt 56). Uplands 115/8 (Christopher Elston 4/38). Match drawn.

Jeppe 237/9 (Mohammed Zaid 54). Eldoraigne 191 (Munib Ayob 3/18). Jeppe won by 46 runs.   

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