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The Michaelmas Cricket Week has been a feature of the South African cricket season for 53 years.

Thursday, 20 September 2012 10:53

Cricket: Montana Score 655 in 50 overs!

Hoërskool Montana’s second cricket team provided a great deal of excitement during their league match against Hoërskool Akasia.

St. David’s Marist Inanda hosted a highly successful T20 festival which got the ball rolling for the cricket season for most of the school’s who took part.

Tuesday, 04 September 2012 08:35

CRICKET: St. Andrews Finish Zim Tour on a High

St Andrew's College finished off their Zimbabwean Cricket Tour on a high note.

Google the name Dayyaan and you'll find it means “mighty ruler” but watch him on the pitch and you'll see it's true!

Director of cricket at St Alban’s College in Pretoria, Craig Hoyer, is 33 years old and was born in 1978 in Durban. He went to Lyndhurst Primary School in New Germany, just outside Durban and then completed his schooling at Selborne College in East London.

Sunday, 19 February 2012 21:52

Boishaai T20 Champions!


After 600 teams had fallen by the wayside in the Cricket South Africa Schools T20 Challenge it was left to the country’s top six teams to battle it out to claim the title as T20 champs!

Monday, 13 February 2012 13:26

Cricket: Grey High T20 Champs


Grey High School has emerged as the Eastern Cape T20 Champions after successfully dismantling all comers in a week of frenetic action.

Tuesday, 07 February 2012 14:42

Cricket: 9 Wickets and 197 not out!


Ever heard of the cricketer named Dayyaan Galiem? Perhaps not but pencil in that name because there is every chance that the young Capetonian will be the next big thing to come out of Rondebosch Boy’s High.


Eastern Cape Cricket: Cricket at St.Andrew’s College seems to be at an all time high as they continue to produce some high class cricket and are proving to be a difficult team to put away.

Monday, 09 January 2012 10:53

Cricket: Wynberg Cricket: A Tribute

The sparkling performance of young bowler Malusi Siboto, who took a 5-wicket haul for the Chevrolet Knights in the domestic 1-Day Cup, as well as the Cobras’ Richard Levi’s mind-boggling 110 off 56 balls, throws up the question, “Where do these youngsters come from?”

Wednesday, 21 December 2011 14:20

Cricket: SA Schools Teams Announced

Cricket South Africa (CSA) named the following SA Schools and SA Schools Colts teams at the conclusion of the Coca-Cola Khaya Majola under-19 Cricket Week to play against the Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras and Western Province respectively on Wednesday, December 21. Diego Rosier of Griquas was named the Coca-Cola Player of the Week.


MARITZBURG College first XI coach Mike Bechet celebrated his 500th match in charge of the team when College played Grey College earlier this season.

Thursday, 17 November 2011 10:44

Cricket: Affies Rise as a Cricket Powerhouse

Coach Deon Botes on Affies’ rise as a cricket powerhouse

The rise of cricket in traditional Afrikaans-speaking schools has been a feature of the development of the noble game in this country for a number of decades, probably having its birth in the late 1970s.

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 16:02

Cricket: Mika The Record Breaker

Wynberg Boys Junior School’s stand-out cricketer Mika Ekström is setting the record books alight as he continues to impress at U13 level.

Neil Johnson is the first XI coach at KZN midlands school Hilton College and there are few more experienced cricketers in the schools’ set-up than the 41-year-old Harare-born former Test cricketer, who now resides with his wife and two children just outside Howick.

Wednesday, 05 October 2011 08:43

Cricket: Gauteng Schools Dominate Final Day

Gauteng schools dominate Oppenheimer Week’s final day

Tuesday, 02 August 2011 11:03

De Kock & Savage Warming Up English Weather

In what has been at times some pretty poor weather for cricket the SA U19 team has enjoyed a great tour so far and several players have shown some great potential. Two of these players are Quinton de Kock and Calvin Savage.

Three teams of Hoërskool Die Wilgers in Pretoria, last week ensured that their school's trophy cabinet is well stocked when they recorded some memorable victories in the Tshwane city cup finals.

In a Landmark judgment yesterday, a former school rugby player won his case against an opposing player who injured his so severely during a scrum that it left him with a broken neck, reported the Mercury newspaper.

T20 cricket has taken the world by storm. One only has to look at the millions spent on top players for the T20 Indian Premier League to realize, whether us purists like it or not, that T20 is here to stay and revolutionise cricket as we know it. While I write this article the Cricket World Cup is raging on, with the minnows looking decidedly out of their league in the 50 Over format of the game. Its only natural as the longer the game the more skill, technique and dare I say professionalism is required in order to perform effectively.

(Stellenbosch 20 February 2011) The Standard Bank Schools Pro20 Challenge in Stellenbosch ended in sensational style on Sunday, when it required a Super Over to separate victors Hoërskool Waterkloof from Hoërskool Noordkaap.


(Stellenbosch 20 February 2011) Titans representative Hoërskool Waterkloof and Knights team Hoërskool Noordkaap went through to the final of the Standard Bank Schools Pro20 Challenge in Stellenbosch on Sunday after both beat established cricket schools in their third round matches on Sunday morning.

Jason Smith made an unbeaten 54 to help Wynberg Boys High of the Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras to a seven-wicket victory over Grey High in the first match in the national finals of the Standard Bank Schools Pro20 Challenge at Sahara Park Newlands on Friday afternoon.

THE signs are already there that Maritzburg College and KwaZulu-Natal Inland schoolboy fast bowler Daryn Dupavillon has the talent, aptitude and big-match temperament to go all the way in the game."He is a Daryn_Dupavillonright-arm quick bowler with enormous potential," says College first team coach and SA U19 selector Mike Bechet.