1 Day Cup

CSA congratulates finalists

2011-12-05 14:04
AK Khan (Gallo)
Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) acting president AK Khan on Monday conveyed his congratulations to the Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras and the Chevrolet Warriors on reaching the final of the 1-Day Cup competition.

The final will be played on Friday (15:00 start) at Sahara Park Newlands. The Cobras get home ground advantage as they finished in the higher log position.

Saturday, December 10, has been set down as a reserve day if necessary. It will be a day game, starting at 10:00.

“Both franchises have played consistently excellent cricket throughout the competition and the final will be another showcase of the strength of our domestic cricket,” Mr. Khan commented. “The presence of a large number of members of the Proteas’ Castle Lager squad will add further to the occasion.

“The CSA Cricket Committee is also to be congratulated on the changes they have made to the format of this competition which has helped to unearth some outstanding new talent and will benefit the Proteas in the long run as they prepare for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.

“The return to 50 overs cricket has been well received by players, fans and the Media alike and the same applies to the decision to give the team topping the log the reward of direct entry to the final.

“The fact that only three teams could qualify for the knock-out phase meant that interest was sustained right through to the last round of league matches,” he concluded.

Read more on:    csa  |  cape town


Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Sport Talk


Who will you be supporting in the inaugural 1 Day Cup 50-over tournament?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.