Two from two for West Coast Rollers

It was anything but smooth sailing in the build-up to the game, but the Rollers made it two wins from two after a comfortable victory at Scorpions on Saturday.

With many regulars missing, it took some wheeling and dealing (including an hour before the start) to get 11 players on the field, but once there we looked a well-oiled machine that had been playing together for years. Continue reading

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Rollers start with a win — and damaged livers

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The West Coast Rollers officially got their 2017/18 season underway this past weekend, travelling up the N7 to take on Citrusdal. Continue reading

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Rollers Stats: 2017-18

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Rollers make light work of Ceres

The West Coast Rollers took the relatively long trip to Ceres on Sunday for our penultimate match of the 2016/17 season.

It’s rare for us to still be playing in April, and the state of the pitch when we arrived perhaps alluded to the fact that indeed the season had stretched on a bit. Continue reading

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Rollers blown away in Hermanus

On the day the Cape Argus got cancelled because of strong winds, the Rollers ran into something of a hurricane themselves when they faced Hermanus on Sunday.

Coming off a two-game winning streak in which our batsmen surpassed 200 on both occasions, it was a confident line-up that took first strike on a wicket with a fair bit of turn and bounce. Continue reading

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Rollers win at the Old Enemy

vineyardAfter a wretched run at the turn of the year which yielded three successive losses, the West Coast Rollers cruised to a second win on the trot against Western Province Cricket Club on Sunday.

For whatever reason, Neil Watson’s team is the one we feel we MUST beat every season, and on a beautiful sunshine day at the Vineyard we got off to the perfect start. Continue reading

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Rollers bounce back in style

After three defeats on the spin, the Rollers returned to winning ways in emphatic style with a comfortable 94-run victory at Gardens on Sunday.

As usual, the scenery was beautiful and the wind was blowing, but looking at the pitch one could have been forgiven for thinking you were staring at a Day 5 pitch in Pune. Continue reading

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