2020–21 CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge

The 2020–21 CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge was a domestic one-day cricket tournament that was played in South Africa in February and March 2021.[1][2] Free State and Northern Cape were the defending champions, after the title was shared due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[3]

2020–21 CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge
Dates27 February – 23 March 2021
Administrator(s)Cricket South Africa
Cricket formatList A[n 1]
Tournament format(s)Round-robin
Participants16
Matches played24

The first matches were scheduled to start on 10 January 2021, however the start of the season was delayed until February due to the pandemic.[4] Initially the tournament was to be played between the fifteen South African provincial teams, split into two groups.[1] However, after the tournament restarted in February 2021, Cricket South Africa (CSA) confirmed that the South Africa under-19 cricket team would also be included in the competition.[5][6] CSA issued a revised schedule for the tournament, with all the matches being held in a bio-secure environment.[7] Matches involving either Limpopo, Mpumalanga or the South Africa under-19 team did not have List A status.[8]

TeamsEdit

The teams were placed into the following groups:

FixturesEdit

Pool AEdit

27 February 2021
Scorecard
KwaZulu-Natal
298/4 (50 overs)
v
Boland
249/8 (50 overs)
Michael Erlank 102 (113)
Kobus Scholtz 1/40 (10 overs)
Isma-eel Gafieldien 126 (137)
Keith Dudgeon 4/44 (10 overs)
KwaZulu-Natal won by 49 runs
Boland Park, Paarl
Umpires: Abongile Sodumo and Godwin Von Willingh
  • Boland won the toss and elected to field.

27 February 2021
Scorecard
South Western Districts
189/7 (50 overs)
v
Border
192/7 (43.4 overs)
Jhedli van Briesies 48 (68)
Jason Niemand 4/36 (10 overs)
Mncedisi Malika 64* (93)
Tsepo Ndwandwa 3/39 (10 overs)
  • Border won the toss and elected to field.

28 February 2021
Scorecard
South Western Districts
272/7 (50 overs)
v
Boland
226 (48.5 overs)
Jean du Plessis 83 (77)
Khanya Dilima 3/39 (10 overs)
Warwick Abrahim 37 (40)
Kirwin Christoffels 2/24 (6.5 overs)
South Western Districts won by 46 runs
Boland Park, Paarl
Umpires: Abdoellah Steenkamp and Abongile Sodumo

28 February 2021
Scorecard
KwaZulu-Natal
279/6 (50 overs)
v
Border
210 (43 overs)
Jason Oakes 88* (100)
Clayton Bosch 2/69 (10 overs)
Jason Niemand 58 (75)
Smangaliso Nhlebela 5/40 (10 overs)
KwaZulu-Natal won by 69 runs
Stellenbosch University 1, Stellenbosch
Umpires: A Murray and Gladman Gaseba
  • Border won the toss and elected to field.
  • Nhlakanipho Mpungose and Theesan Naicker (KwaZulu-Natal) both made their List A debuts.

1 March 2021
Scorecard
KwaZulu-Natal
295/7 (50 overs)
v
Blayde Capell 112 (134)
Tsepo Ndwandwa 2/38 (10 overs)
Jean du Plessis 40 (44)
Daelen Fynn 5/15 (5 overs)
KwaZulu-Natal won by 137 runs (DLS method)
Boland Park, Paarl
Umpires: Gladman Gaseba and Godwin Von Willingh
  • KwaZulu-Natal won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Daelen Fynn and Wonder Mtolo (KwaZulu-Natal) both made their List A debuts.

1 March 2021
Scorecard
Border
146 (44.4 overs)
v
Boland
136/0 (27.5 overs)
Jason Niemand 40 (71)
Khanya Dilima 5/26 (8.4 overs)
Cebo Tshiki 64* (81)
  • Border won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Bhongolwethu Makaleni (Border) and Lindley Hendricks (Boland) both made their List A debuts.

Pool BEdit

27 February 2021
Scorecard
KwaZulu-Natal Inland
187 (49.1 overs)
v
Free State
188/2 (36.5 overs)
Andile Mokgakane 78 (109)
Romano Terblanche 5/30 (9.1 overs)
Dilivio Ridgaard 86* (120)
Thula Ngcobo 1/14 (6 overs)
Free State won by 8 wickets
Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
Umpires: Marlon Jansen and Philip Vosloo
  • Free State won the toss and elected to field.

27 February 2021
Scorecard
Limpopo
130 (33.1 overs)
v
Easterns
131/5 (25 overs)
Ludwig Kaestner 47 (85)
Lance Humphrey 3/39 (7 overs)
Sizwe Masondo 40* (63)
Michael Mahlabe 3/38 (10 overs)
  • Easterns won the toss and elected to field.

28 February 2021
Scorecard
KwaZulu-Natal Inland
193 (44.4 overs)
v
Easterns
197/6 (44.1 overs)
Sohail Mahmoud 62 (81)
Jean-Pierre Bloem 4/19 (10 overs)
Yaseen Valli 48 (109)
Kurtlyn Mannikam 2/32 (10 overs)

28 February 2021
Scorecard
Free State
198 (48.5 overs)
v
Limpopo
177 (40.2 overs)
Dilivio Ridgaard 43 (68)
Sihle Mginywa 5/28 (9 overs)
Ludwig Kaestner 45 (50)
Petrus du Plessis 4/19 (7 overs)
Free State won by 21 runs
Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
Umpires: Philip Vosloo and Ryan Hendricks
  • Free State won the toss and elected to bat.

1 March 2021
Scorecard
KwaZulu-Natal Inland
215/9 (50 overs)
v
Limpopo
216/1 (43.4 overs)
Luke Schlemmer 81 (121)
Thomas Mayes 4/44 (10 overs)
Ludwig Kaestner 100* (127)
Nduduzo Mfoza 1/53 (10 overs)
Limpopo won by 9 wickets
Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
Umpires: Dennis Smith and Philip Vosloo
  • Limpopo won the toss and elected to field.

Pool CEdit

21 March 2021
Scorecard
Northerns
131 (38.1 overs)
v
Northern Cape
65 (24.4 overs)
Jiveshan Pillay 40 (50)
Aubrey Swanepoel 3/31 (10 overs)
Blake Schraader 17 (31)
Gregory Mahlokwana 3/0 (2.4 overs)
Northerns won by 66 runs
Diamond Oval, Kimberley
Umpires: Philip Vosloo and Siphelele Gasa

21 March 2021
Scorecard
Western Province
130 (36.1 overs)
v
South Africa Under-19s
131/9 (38.1 overs)
Jack Newby 51 (61)
Liam Alder 4/16 (7.1 overs)
Mickey Copeland 47 (68)
Yves Kamanzi 4/27 (10 overs)
South Africa Under-19s won by 1 wicket
Country Club B Field, Kimberley
  • Western Province won the toss and elected to bat.

22 March 2021
Scorecard
Western Province
136 (46.1 overs)
v
Northerns
139/2 (27.2 overs)
Zac Elkin 24 (65)
Achille Cloete 4/17 (10 overs)
Rubin Hermann 72* (88)
Lehan Botha 1/24 (5.2 overs)
Northerns won by 8 wickets
Diamond Oval, Kimberley
Umpires: Marlon Jansen and Ryan Hendricks
  • Northerns won the toss and elected to field.
  • Kai Curran and Lehan Botha (Western Province) both made their List A debuts.

22 March 2021
Scorecard
Northern Cape
142 (42.5 overs)
v
Benjamin Van Rensburg 25* (53)
Nathan Steyn 3/14 (7.5 overs)
Jordan Hermann 37 (97)
Aubrey Swanepoel 4/22 (10 overs)
Northern Cape won by 22 runs
Country Club B Field, Kimberley
Umpires: Jurie Sadler and Siphelele Gasa
  • South Africa Under-19s won the toss and elected to field.

23 March 2021
Scorecard
Northerns
102 (35.3 overs)
v
South Africa Under-19s
103/2 (16.4 overs)
Gionne Koopman 23 (55)
Jan Coetzer 5/28 (8.3 overs)
Dewald Brevis 54* (40)
Gionne Koopman 1/9 (3 overs)
South Africa Under-19s won by 8 wickets
Diamond Oval, Kimberley
Umpires: Philip Vosloo and Ryan Hendricks
  • South Africa Under-19s won the toss and elected to field.

23 March 2021
Scorecard
Western Province
248/7 (50 overs)
v
Northern Cape
250/3 (46 overs)
Andre Malan 77 (87)
Beyers Swanepoel 4/40 (10 overs)
Ernest Kemm 100* (135)
Jesse Christensen 1/24 (5 overs)
Northern Cape won by 7 wickets
Country Club B Field, Kimberley
Umpires: Lauren Agenbag and Marlon Jansen
  • Western Province won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Lwando Tywaku (Western Province) made his List A debut.

Pool DEdit

21 March 2021
Scorecard
Eastern Province
229/9 (50 overs)
v
North West
230/4 (47.1 overs)
Joshua van Heerden 47 (72)
Katleho Leokaoke 2/28 (7 overs)
Eben Botha 86 (66)
Marcello Piedt 1/34 (8 overs)
North West won by 6 wickets
Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
Umpires: F Von Willingh and Mazizi Gampu

21 March 2021
Scorecard
Mpumalanga
278 (49.4 overs)
v
Gauteng
243/3 (35.5 overs)
Alexander Kok 96 (94)
Aristides Karvelas 2/52 (9 overs)
Levert Manje 110* (98)
Maarten Steenkamp 1/32 (7 overs)
Gauteng won by 7 wickets (DLS method)
North-West University No1 Ground, Potchefstroom
Umpires: Abongile Sodumo and Jan Erasmus
  • Gauteng won the toss and elected to field.

22 March 2021
Scorecard
Eastern Province
228/6 (50 overs)
v
Gauteng
229/7 (39.3 overs)
Joshua van Heerden 89 (109)
Bryce Parsons 2/33 (10 overs)
Mitchell Van Buuren 101 (93)
Marcello Piedt 3/49 (8 overs)
Gauteng won by 3 wickets
Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
Umpires: Abongile Sodumo and Mazizi Gampu
  • Gauteng won the toss and elected to field.
  • Emmanuel Motswiri and Levert Manje (Gauteng) both made their List A debuts.

22 March 2021
Scorecard
North West
273/7 (50 overs)
v
Mpumalanga
173 (42.2 overs)
Nicholas Smit 102 (115)
Musa Makhubela 4/53 (10 overs)
Benjamin van Niekerk 53 (59)
Jon Hinrichsen 4/24 (6 overs)
North West won by 100 runs
North-West University No1 Ground, Potchefstroom
Umpires: Gladman Gaseba and Jan Erasmus
  • North West won the toss and elected to bat.

23 March 2021
Scorecard
North West
205 (49.4 overs)
v
Gauteng
208/4 (47.5 overs)
Eben Botha 76 (102)
Nono Pongolo 4/31 (9 overs)
Wesley Marshall 58 (78)
Jon Hinrichsen 2/41 (10 overs)
Gauteng won by 6 wickets
Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
Umpires: Gladman Gaseba and Mazizi Gampu
  • North West won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Glen Adams (North West) made his List A debut.

23 March 2021
Scorecard
Eastern Province
256/8 (50 overs)
v
Mpumalanga
117 (23.2 overs)
Luke Beaufort 88 (98)
Kieran Kenny 4/43 (10 overs)
Liam Peters 28 (26)
Thomas Kaber 5/23 (5 overs)
Eastern Province won by 139 runs
North-West University No1 Ground, Potchefstroom
Umpires: Abongile Sodumo and Godwin Von Willingh
  • Mpumalanga won the toss and elected to field.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Matches involving either Limpopo, Mpumalanga or the South Africa under-19 cricket team did not have List A status.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "CSA announces franchise and provincial fixtures for 2020/21 Season". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 8 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Domestic cricket in South Africa to resume on November 2". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Lions and Dolphins crowned domestic champions on Graeme Smith's recommendation". ESPN Cricinfo. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 24 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Start of 2020/21 Amateur Cricket season delayed". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 6 January 2021.
  5. ^ "WP's Daniel Smith named captain of SA U-19s". News24. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  6. ^ "Three local stars included in national u.19 team after Cubs Cricket Week". Petoria Rekord. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  7. ^ "CSA announces new dates for Provincial and Franchise cricket". Cricket World. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  8. ^ "CSA 3 & 1 Day Provincial 2020/21 Season" (PDF). Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 2 March 2021.

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