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Thursday, 19 September 2013 02:00

Cricket: Bowling Machine's- A Health Warning

Bowling machines are very much part of the modern cricket coaches equipment and it is not uncommon for a batter to spend some time during a net session polishing his skills as he faces the machine.

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 12:58

Cricket: KZN U19 & U17 Teams

The KwaZulu-Natal U19 & U17 teams have been selected to do battle in the Coco Cola Khaya Majola Week between the 16-21 December 2012 aswell as the CSA Boy's U17 Week in Cape Town (12-16 December, 2012)

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 11:44

Cricket: Western Province U19 & U17 Teams

Rondebosch Boy's dominate the Western Province U19A side that will play in this year's Kaya Majola Coke Week and it is a side that is packed with talent.

It was never going to be easy to establish the country’s first School Cricket Rankings but after many hours and consultations with coaches and players we embraced the task of finding a believable equation that could give a fair reflection of current form.

Monday, 08 October 2012 11:41

Cricket: Gauteng Schools Cricket Teams

Gauteng Cricket trials are over and a very competitive team has been selected to take on the best from around the country in Coke Week 2012.

Monday, 18 November 2013 00:00

Cricket: How to Bowl Fast!

How To Do Bowling Skill Drills. Let’s be honest here. You are not going to change a bowler’s action or make tweaks to his positioning at the crease if you ask him to come charging in from a full run up, with a ball in his hand bowling to a batsman.

The Hilton Michaelmas u14 Cricket Festival started on Saturday 29 September and will end on the 2nd October.

The 17-year-old King Edward XII (KES) schoolboy Shaylin Pillay is fast making strides in the cricket world.

We are giving away a Kookaburra Kahuna T20 cricket bat each month of the cricket season to the month's best individual performance.

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.