Bengaluru, Dec 16: A cricket match in South Africa had a bizarre scorecard where an opener scored 160 and rest of her team-mates were out for ducks.
Mpumalanga Under-19 team played Easterns Under-19 side in Cricket South Africa (CSA) Girls Under-19 week at St Albans - Baloyi ground in Pretoria on December 12 (Monday) and Shania-Lee Swart smashed an unbeaten 160 (86 balls, 18x4, 12x6) for the former outfit. However, her 8 team-mates collected ducks.
Despite 8 batswomen failing to put a run on the board, Mpumalanga rode on Swart's big century to emerge victorious by 42 runs. Among the 8, three were golden ducks.
A report on CSA's website read, "In a remarkable feat, Swart was the only batter to score runs in her side's 169-run total with the remaining nine resulting from extras conceded by the opposition.
"Swart's incredible innings included 18 boundaries and 12 sixes, while the eight wickets to fall yielded no runs. Tumi Sekukune was the chief destroyer, taking an excellent five wickets for 15 runs, with Rode de Neysschen and Dieketseng Nchapeleng returning a wicket each."
Batting first, Mpumalanga posted 169/8 in 20 overs with 160 of those runs coming from one player. The rest of 9 were extras. In reply, Easterns were restricted to 127/6 with Swart taking 2 wickets for 21 runs in 4 overs.
For Easterns, opener Carmen Nagel top-scored with 63. The team had one player - Moshoanae Tshabile collecting a duck. The total of players who failed to score were 9.