SWD Cricket News

SWD CRICKET BOARD PRESENTED KFC PROVINCIAL SEMINAR

The SWD Cricket Board KFC Mini Cricket provincial seminar was presented in Oudtshoorn on Saturday. Present at the event were Johan Weyers (Amateur Manager CSA), Tich Kulwana (Events Co-ordinator Playmakers), Gary Moos (SWD Cricket Board Mini Cricket Co-ordinator), Andrew Cummings (Marketing Co-ordinator Playmakers), David Makopanela (CSA Youth Cricket Co-ordinator) and Albertus Kennedy (CEO SWD Cricket Board)
The SWD Cricket Board KFC Mini Cricket provincial seminar was presented in Oudtshoorn on Saturday. Present at the event were Johan Weyers (Amateur Manager CSA), Tich Kulwana (Events Co-ordinator Playmakers), Gary Moos (SWD Cricket Board Mini Cricket Co-ordinator), Andrew Cummings (Marketing Co-ordinator Playmakers), David Makopanela (CSA Youth Cricket Co-ordinator) and Albertus Kennedy (CEO SWD Cricket Board)

SWD CRICKET BOARD UMPIRES COURSE
20 August 2013

Shane Smith (4/ 44)
Shane Smith (4/ 44)

Cricket South Africa in conjunction with the SWD Cricket Board will present an umpire training course from the 13th to the15th September 2013. The course will be presented at the SWD Cricket Board Offices in Oudtshoorn.

It will commence at 18h00 on Friday through to 21h00. On Saturday proceedings will commence at 09h00 and will end at 17h00. On Sunday the start time will be the same and will continue until 15h00.

The course is open to anybody to attend and there is no minimum qualification required. The course is free and the SWD Cricket Board will provide accommodation for out of town umpires.

According to the President of the SWD Cricket Umpires Association, Mr Faizel Samsoodien, this course will offer new umpires an excellent opportunity to qualify as an umpire.

Registration and enquiries can be submitted to Pieter Stuurman at the SWD Offices at 044 272 6604 or pieters@swdcricket.co.za

PRESS RELEASE: SWD ACADEMY REPORT
Results:

Day 1:
Match: South Western Districts Cricket Academy versus Border Cricket Academy
Date: Thursday, 15 August 2013
Venue: Buffalo Park
Format: 45 over
Toss: SWD who elected to field

Border: 161 all out
Bronwill Goeda (5/ 32 in 8 overs)
SWD: 165/ 7 (38. 2 overs)
Bradley Carolus (39)
Hanno Kotze (46)
SWD won by 3 wickets

Results:

Day 1:
Match: South Western Districts Cricket Academy versus Border Cricket Academy
Date: Thursday, 15 August 2013
Venue: Buffalo Park
Format: 45 over
Toss: SWD who elected to field

Day 3:
Niel Hornbuckle
Match: South Western Districts Cricket Academy versus Fort Hare Cricket Academy
Date: Saturday, 17 August 2013
Venue: Alice
Format: 45 over
Toss: SWD who elected to bat
SWD: 163/ 7 (45 over)
Niel Hornbuckle (56)
Fort Hare: 147 all out (43.2 over)
Glenton Stuurman (3/21 in 10 over)
Ranwill Claasen (3/22 in 6.2 over)
SWD won by 16 runs

Day 4:
Match: South Western Districts Cricket Academy versus Fort Hare Cricket Academy
Date: Sunday, 18 August 2013
Venue: Alice
Format: 45 over
Toss: Fort Hare who elected to bat

Fort Hare: 171 all out (42.3 over)
Shane Smith (4/ 14 in 8 over)
Justin Jordaan (3/ 30 in 9 over)
SWD: 104 all out (29.5 over)
Niel Hornbuckle (64)
Fort Hare won by 67 runs

Areas to improve:

  • Application at crease while batting
  • Rotating of strike/ scoring options
  • Poor starts up front
  • Partnerships (not enough)
  • Fielding (7 drop catches)
  • Cricket Awareness of players
  • Batsmen need to convert
  • Extras conceded (57 from 4 matches)

Monday, 19 August 2013

The team had a question and answer session with South African/ Chevrolet Warriors Cricketer Colin Ingram at Axxess, St Georges. The discussion was based on the following topics:

  • Approach innings in various formats
  • Playing against spin and scoring options
  • Dealing with pressure when batting
  • Knowing your strengths and weakness
  • Positive Attitude/ mental approach
  • Preparation before a match
  • Key words when batting
  • Report compiled by:
  • Andre Du Plessis
  • SWD Cricket Academy Coach
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