Public Eye (South Africa)

Zuma's SA U19 selection highlights hub strength in KZN Inland


Former St Charles College pupil and Sweetwater­s Hub graduate Ntando Zuma has been selected for the South Africa Under-19 squad for the upcoming ICC Under-19 Men's Cricket World Cup to be hosted in South Africa next year.

The young Zuma, who has already represente­d the Tuskers Colts side, will graduate to the AET Tuskers senior squad at the conclusion of his World Cup duties. However, his past is another shining example of talent identifica­tion.

Hailing from the Sweetwater­s township in Pietermari­tzburg, Zuma was a part of the Sweetwater­s Hub before being identified and given a bursary to St Charles College where he has thrived and been a stand-out performer throughout.

He has represente­d KZN Inland Schools teams all the way through his high school career and will represent the KZN Inland

U19 side at the upcoming Khaya Majola Week.

CEO of KZN Inland Cricket, Jason Sathiaseel­an, is full of praise for the youngster and is looking forward to seeing how he progresses.

"We are indeed proud of

Ntando Zuma’s selection having watched him develop as a Sweetwater­s Hub player," Sathiaseel­an said. "Ntando has already played for the Tuskers Colts team and we are looking forward to having him in the AET Tuskers squad on completion of his World

Cup duties.

"As a talented wicket-keeper/batter he's a player that we are eager to see develop and we wish him all the very best for the upcoming Under-19 World Cup," he said.

The SA U19 side will be in Group B with England, Scotland and the West Indies. Before that, Zuma will represent KZN Inland Under-19 at the Khaya Majola Week in Mkhanda from 16-20 December.

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