Cornell Keulder was the star of the show as the West Coast Rollers fought off a spirited challenge from Cape Town Cricket Club to make it five games unbeaten.
Meetings between the two sides have always been closely-contested affairs, and Sunday proved no different at the Boon Wallace Oval with the game still up for grabs going into the final over before the visitors secured victory by 11 runs. Continue reading
The Rollers continued their fine start to the 2017/18 season on Sunday, cruising to a 63-run win against Squirrels at the revamped Alma Marist grounds.
It’s a fixture that has caused us a few headaches in years gone by, and after winning the toss and batting on a testing wicket and a slooooooow outfield, it seemed more misery was in store. Continue reading
It was a tense affair on Sunday as the the West Coast Rollers travelled to Somerset West to take on the Oaks in a match that ended in a tie, but could have gone either way right to the last ball. Continue reading
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
The West Coast Rollers officially got their 2017/18 season underway this past weekend, travelling up the N7 to take on Citrusdal. Continue reading
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