Witness Reporter
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30 Jan 2008
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Inland find the going tough in KZN derby against Coastal

Witness Reporter

THE provincial derby between visitors KZN Inland and KZN Coastal, at the Chatsworth Oval over the weekend saw the hosts emerge on top, writes JONATHAN COOK.

THE provincial derby between visitors KZN Inland and KZN Coastal, at the Chatsworth Oval over the weekend saw the hosts emerge on top, writes JONATHAN COOK.

In the three-day match the Inland side were hanging on at the close, escaping with a draw in the end. Inland skipper Andre van Vuuren had a good match with bat and ball, though, taking six for 78 in 30 overs in the Coastal first innings and scoring 40 and 47 not out.

The subsequent one-dayer saw the home side, Coastal, brush off Gerry Penford’s century and fellow Varsity player Garry Hampson’s fifty, to win by five wickets.

SCORES IN BRIEF

Three-day: Coastal first innings 223. Inland first innings 170. Coastal second innings 154. Inland second innings 137/8. Match drawn.

One-day: Inland 208/8 in 45. Coastal 210/5 in 35.3 overs. Coastal won by five wkts.