Devon U15 XI were put into bat by the Johan Rudolph Academy XI in their first match of their 2019 South African tour. Devon were dismissed for 166 in 47. 5 overs. James coming in as the last man scored 5 off 11 balls including a boundary before being stumped.
Opening the bowling, James had figures of 1 for 14 off 4 overs – trapping Prinsloo LBW for 0. From all accounts, James with a bit of luck could have had another 2 wickets.
Devon went onto win the match against the side put together by the father of Jacques Rudolph, who as a youngster played midweek for Torquay before going onto play for South Africa, by 28 runs.