CSA tournament teams announced
OVER the peak of the summer cricket season teams from the under-13 to under-19 age groups will be in action in various parts of the country. The KwaZulu-Natal Cricket Union and the KwaZulu-Natal Inland Cricket Union recently announced their provincial teams for Cricket South Africa’s upcoming national week tournaments.
The flagship school’s week is the Under-19 Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Cricket Week that will take place in Johannesburg. The week will determine who is selected for the SA Schools and SA Schools Colts sides.
Glenwood High School will have the most representatives with five players, while Westville, Northwood and Kearsney have got two players each.
The KwaZulu-Natal Inland Cricket Union’s Under-19 side has four players from Hilton College, three from Michaelhouse and Maritzburg College, two from Msimude High and one from Vryheid High School.
“I want to congratulate all of the boys and girls selected for the KZN provincial teams,” KZN Cricket chief executive, Heinrich Strydom said, “Go and represent us with pride and passion. Write your names in history and come back knowing that you did all in your power to be the best you possibly could be. We at KZN Cricket back you all the way!” CSA U13 Boys Week, December
11–15, Oudtshoorn KwaZulu-Natal Inland: Nathan Beaumont, Luc Benkenstein, Jeremy Foss, Wandile Gcuma, Shaheen Hoosen, Olwethu Kweyama, Robbie Lawrence, Sbonga Mnchunu, Jason Muirhead, Thabiso Ndlela, Kamohelo Rathepe, Luke Watson, Zimele Zuma, Minenhle Magubane (Head Coach), Sashen Dorasamy (Assistant Coach), Ashley Sokaloo (Manager).
KwaZulu-Natal: Andile Wanda, Lutendi Tsanwani, Khulekani Mseleku, Saurav Doorgapershad, Romashen Pillay, Tristan Naicker, Ross Montgomery, Matthew Bergset, Tristan Rossouw, Jake Carstens, Ivan Lockem, Sagel Rajakumar, Matthew Wilson, Siyabonga Gumede ( Head Coach), Kuben Gounder (Assistant Coach), Sanjay Govender (Manager). CSA U15 Week, December 8–12,
Bloemfontein KwaZulu-Natal Inland: Ethan Bain, Colby Dyer, Kent Goedeke, Michael King, Sanele Mbatha, Sanele Mdingi, Kyle Moodley, Jared Meiring, Thandolwami Ndlovu, Makabongo Ngcobo, Akhona Thusi, Roland Van Der Berg, Humphrey Van Der Merwe, Yusuf Abdulla (Head Coach), Lucky Dladla (Assistant Coach), Bennie Olivier (Manager)
KwaZulu-Natal: Kiaron Gopal, Bryden Sambhu, Thulani Chiliza, Ndumiso Xolo, Ethan Matkovich, Bandile Ngcobo, Jean-Luc Talbot, Fabian Naidoo, Joshua Stride, Matthew Murray, Thembela Sibisi, Troy Botha, Cade Carmichael, Kenneth Mafunga (Head Coach), Bheki Nyathikazi (Assistant Coach), Patrick Windsor (Manager). CSA U17 Boys Week, December
13 – 17, East London KwaZulu-Natal Inland: Mike Sclanders, Andre Bradford, Robbie McGaw, Michael Brownlee, Michael Booth, Cameron Holloway, Thabiso Zondi, Andile Zondi, Gift Mokoena, Kanya Dandala, Nkosi Ntsuntsha, Nathaniel Benjamin, Subi Sekawable, Yusuf Abdulla (Head Coach), Jomo Mbili (Assistant Coach), Quintie Naude (Manager).
KwaZulu-Natal: Juandre Viljoen, Samkelo Gasa, Mhlengi Ndaba, Prealin Naidu, Alex Pillay, Joshua Brown, Matthew Pollard, Simon Holmes, Wonder Mtolo, Sanele Mnqayi, Carl Heunis, Akilesh Beeput, Robert Koenig, Kenneth Mafunga (Head Coach), Ugasen Govender (Assistant Coach), SaintJohn Piek (Manager).
CSA U17 Rural Boys Week, December 10–14, Polokwane KwaZulu-Natal: Tholinhlanhla Zungu, Wasim Salmaan, Ridwaan Mhlongo, Sizwe Ntanzi, Sanele Mthiyane, Owen Reddy, Abubaker Haffegee, Privashin Mudaly, Unathi Bomela, Renaldo Smit, Mayur Loganathan, Cade Wickham, Brinley De Bruin, Anton Geringer (Head Coach), Happy Ndlovu (Assistant Coach), Bright Nkwanyana (Manager). CSA U19 Girls Week, December
10–14, Port Elizabeth KwaZulu-Natal Inland: Alexandra Candler, Amanda Nomvalo, Dhiya Raghubhur, Jenny Botha, Kethukhuthula Ntshangase, Kayla High, Lisa McKenzie, Mbali Kunene, Nobuhle Zuma, Nokwanda Mavimbela, Sune Pawson, Nomcebo Ndada, Tiny Mtshali, Richard Hlela (Head Coach), Gugu Ngcobo (Assistant Coach), Marlene Steenkamp (Manager).
KwaZulu- Natal: Jade De Figueredo, Courtney Gounden, Kiara Fisher, Mbali Mabaso, Sithasiselo Ndebele, Phumelele Mthembu, Meggan Fourie, Lola Lee, Nontobeko Yaka, Nosipho Yaka, Ntombizesizwe Mngadi, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Asamukele Kawu, Dinesha Devnarain (Head Coach), Kayleigh Tapp (Assistant Coach), Prudance Gcabashe (Manager).
Coca-Cola Khaya Majola U19 Week, December 17–21, Gauteng
KwaZulu-Natal Inland: Tom Price, Sean Gilson, Fraser Jones, Sinothando Mkhize, Sphelele Mkhize, James Ritchie, Gareth Schreuder, Brandon McMullen, Kamogelo Selane, Jayden Gengan, Jared Campbell, Sibonga Thabede, Mondli Khumalo, Mbasa Gqadushe (Head Coach), Dhanil Maharaj (Assistant Coach), Neelan Iyavoo (Manager).
KwaZulu-Natal: Caleb Pillay, Thamsanqa Khumalo, Matthew Montgomery, Andile Mogkakane, Luke De Vleig, Patrick McGrath, Nikhil Prem, Daelen Fynn, Carl Jairaj, Khwezi Gumede, Lifa Ntanzi, William Masojada, Abdullah Mohammed, Mduduzi Mbatha (Head Coach), Fabian Lazarus (Assistant Coach), Sharmin Naidoo (Manager).
Among the coaches who will be involved with the KZN sides during the national school cricket weeks are, from left, Dinesha Devnarain, Fabian Lazarus and Yusuf Abdulla