13 Players to Watch at the Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Cricket Week 2014

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 10:57
  • Grant Roelofson and Andile Phehlukwayo
    Grant Roelofson and Andile Phehlukwayo
  • Dayyaan Galiem
    Dayyaan Galiem
  • Grant Roelofson
    Grant Roelofson
  • Ryan Rickleton
    Ryan Rickleton
  • Andile Phehlukwayo
    Andile Phehlukwayo

Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Cricket is the time to shine for some of the countries best young cricketers. We take a look at some players that you should keep an eye on during the Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Cricket Week

Sohail Mahmoud

Name Sohail Mahmoud
School Maritzburg College
Team KZN Inland
Bat Right-Hand Bat
Bowl Leg Break
Major Teams KZN Inland U19, SA Colts XI

The leg break bowler is playing in his 3rd Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Cricket Week. Sohail has made the SA Colts side in his 2 previous Khaya Majola Cricket Week outings. He will be one to watch at the wickets for KZN Inland.

Lungisani Ngidi

Name Lungisani Ngidi
School Hilton College
Team KZN Inland
Bat Right Hand
Bowl Righ Arm Medium Fast
Major Teams KZN Inland U19s,South Africa U19(2013)

The medium pacer from Hilton college will be playing in his 3rd Coca-Cola Khaya Majola for the KZN Inland U19s. The young man played one game for the SA U19 team in 2013 against India. Taking regular wickets for his school, he will be hoping to replicate that for KZN Inland.

Lwandiswa Zuma

Name Lwandiswa Zuma
School Maritzburg College
Team KZN Inland
Bat Right Hand
Bowl Right Arm Fast
Major Team KZN Inland, KZN Inland U19s, South Africa U19s(2014)

Current member of the SA U19's that went on a tour to England earlier in the year. The talented fast bowler has already played for the KZN Inland senior side. He will be handful for the batsmen he comes up against at the 2014 Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Cricket Week.

Marco Lombard

Name Marco Lombard
School Kingswood College
Team Eastern Province
Bat Right Hand
Bowl Right Hand Off-break
Major Teams Eastern Province U17

Playing in his first Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Cricket Week, the big hitting Lombard had a stellar Coca-Cola National T20 Nationals Challenge. Scoring 110 not out and 89 not out, he was one of the standout players of the tournament. His "go big or go home" approach to batting will make Lombard entertaining to watch at the Khaya Majola Cricket Week 2014.

Kabelo Raseleka

Name Kabelo Raseleka
School Hoerskool Waterkloof 
Team Northern Gauteng
Bat Right hand
Bowl Right Arm Medium
Major Teams Northerns U17

The all rounder from Waterkloof was instrumental for his side reaching the final of the Coca-Cola National T20 Challenge. His consistent performances with the bat were only highlighted by his effort with the ball.

Dayyaan Galiem

Name Dayyaan Galiem
School Rondebosch Boys High
Team Western Province
Bat Right Hand
Bowl  Right Arm Fast
Major Teams WP U13, WP U15, WP U19 (2012,2013,2014),South Africa U19 (2013-)

The talented All-Rounder from Rondebosch missed the U19 World cup due to injury. Whether with bat or ball, Galiem is dangerous and will be looking to make an impact playing his 3rd Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Cricket week. One of the youngest players to play for the WP U19 team Galiem is a real talent and player to watch for the future.

Matthew Christensen

Name Matthew Christensen
School Rondebosch Boys High
Team Western Province
Bat Right Hand
Bowl Right Arm Off-break
Major Team South Africa Schools XI,South Africa U19s, Western Province U19s

Despite having a disappointing tour to England with the SA U19's, the Rondebosch opener will be a key member of the Western Province U19 team. Christensen likes to score quickly and once he gets going he is difficult to stop. This will be his 2nd appearance for WP U19s at Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Cricket week.

Grant Roelofson

Name Grant Roelofson
School  KIng Edward VII School (KES)
Team Gauteng
Bat Right Hand
Major Teams Gauteng U19(2013), South African U19(2014)

The KES Wicket Keeper-Batsmen had a good 2013 Coca-Cola Khaya Majola, scoring 99 and 63 for Gauteng during the cricket week. His class as a batsman was further highlighted when he scored 149 and 96 in the first two games on the South Africa U19's tour to England. Look out for Roelofson who will be sure to score more big runs at Khaya Majola Cricket week 2014.

Ryan Rickleton

Name Ryan Rickleton
School St Stithians
Team  Gauteng
Bat Left Hand
Playing Position Wicket Keeper
Major Teams Gauteng U19s (2014),South Arica U19s (2014)

One of the standout performers for the SA U19's tour to England, Rickelton has established himself as a very reliable batsmen. His exploits in the recent Coca-Cola National T20 Challenge were pivotal in his sides march to the title. Rickleton is the real deal.

Marques Ackerman

Name  Marques Ackerman
Team Gauteng
School St Stithians
Bat Left Hand
Bowl Right Arm Off-break
Major Teams South Africa U19(2014),Gauteng U19(2014)

Another key member of the St Stithians team that won the Coca-Cola National T20 challenge. He contributed 138 runs during the T20 challenge making him the 6th best batsmen at the tournament. Ackerman was the 4th best batsmen during the Youth ODI series in England contributing a total of 193 in 5 matches.

Andile Phelukwayo

Name Andile Phelukwayo
Team KZN
School Glenwood Boys High
Bat Left Hand Bat
Bowl Right Arm fast
Major Teams Dolphins(2014),SA U19's(2013,2014), KZN U19's(2013,2014)

Member of the world cup winning SA U19 team, Andile's cricket career has begun to blossom. He was selected for the Dolphins teams that competed in the Champions league T20 tournament. The all rounder will be a valuable asset for the KZN Coastal team and they will bank on his experience to lead them through.

Evan Jones

Name Evan Jones
Team Northern Gauteng
School Hoerskool Waterkloof
Bat Right Hand Bat
Bowl Right Arm off-break
Major Teams Northerns U17(2013),Northerns U19(2014)

The destructive batsmen from Waterkloof had a brilliant Coca-Cola National T20 Challenge despite his side failing at the final hurdle. He was the 2nd best batsmen at the tournament averaging 59.25 from 6 matches. He will be one to watch once he gets going.

Janneman Malan

Name Janneman Malan
Team Northern Gauteng
School Hoerskool Waterkloof
Bat  Right Hand Bat
Bowling Legbreak
Major Teams Northerns U17, Northern U19 (2013,2014),South Africa U19(2014)

One of the standout performers with the bat during the SA U19 tour to England. Malan scored the 2nd most runs, averaging 47.6 during the 5 match Youth ODI series. He had a disappointing Coca-Cola National T20 challenge but watch for him to come good at Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Cricket Week​​.

 

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