Two Wins For Michaelhouse On Day One

After chasing down Falcon’s target in the last over of their first 2014 Ram Slam encounter, Michaelhouse quickly changed fields to face Prince Edward in their second match of the tournament.Michaelhouse handed Prince Edward an eight wicket hiding, which will go a long way in strengthening the KwaZulu Natal visiting side’s confidence ahead of their remaining group matches. The other South African team at this year’s Ram Slam, Hilton College, flies in Friday evening and start their campaign tomorrow.Hosts St John’s College dealt Peterhouse their second loss of the day, winning with a resounding 29 runs. Peterhouse struggled to take hold of the game during the hosts’ innings, dropping six fairly easy catches inside the first seven overs by the end of which St John’s had powered to 99-2. St George’s also suffered their second loss of the day by six wickets to Falcon College.By end of Day One, Cameron Wells of St Georges’s sat at the top of the “Best Batsmen” table with 93 runs while his team-mate Ewan Price topped the “Best Bowlers” log with five wickets two games.

Going for gold
Going for gold
Michaelhouse are currently ranked  17th among South African schools by our partners, SASCHOOLSPORTS but Hilton might pose more problems for local teams as they are ranked 12th. Ram Slam opens Saturday at 9am with matches between St John’s and Churchill and Hilton and Peterhouse. 

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