From beginners to winners….
For the last two seasons, HIK Abalone farm has entered a staff team into the local business league cricket tournament. The tournament comprises of approximately 26 social and business sponsored teams with games being played from October through to March. In their debut season, the team – known as the “HIK ALLSTARS” – managed one or two wins, and quite a few narrow losses. The team took this in their stride and quickly learnt the tricks of the game from their more experienced opposition. In the 2013/2014 season, the team showed that they were a force to be reckoned with, displaying great skills, technique and big match temperament. The HIK ALLSTARS were involved in two of the biggest upsets of the season, beating previous champions the “RANKED OUTSIDERS” and “SANDVELD BOUERS”. The solid performances during the year allowed the HIK ALLSTARS to secure enough points to play in the bowl final. Here they faced a team which they had beaten once, but also lost to once, so the pressure was on. The HIK ALLSTARS managed to score a respectable 72 runs from their 10 overs, and then proceeded to demolish the “TV & Video Clinic” batting line up, eventually bowling them out for a measly 59 runs, and winning the game by 13 runs.
Congratulations to the HIK ALLSTARS on being crowned the bowl winners in the 2013/2014 Hermanus business league cricket tournament, and we hope to see you in the cup final soon.