Category Archives: Cricket Academy

Cook thrilled to be part of SA ‘A’ setup

Gary Kirsten Cricket Head Coach, Ryan Cook is gearing up for a role with South Africa ‘A’. Cook has been appointed fielding coach for the ODI series against the English Lions which gets underway in the United Kingdom in June. It will see him link up once again with SA ‘A’ mentor, Shukri Conrad after […]

GKC keeping a close eye on English season

The English cricket season got underway recently and Gary Kirsten Cricket has been keeping a close eye on the action. A number of players prepared for the current campaign with Kirsten and GKC Head Coach Ryan Cook. These players went through vigorous one-on-one sessions in our High Performance Programme in the pre-season. Port Elizabeth born, Mike […]

GKC a hit at Cape Argus Sports Show

Batfast

Gary Kirsten Cricket caused a major stir at the 2017 Cape Argus Sports Show. GKC proved to be one of the event’s most popular stands at this year’s edition which was held at the beautiful Sandringham Farm in Stellenbosch from 24 to 26 March. Our Batfast Simulator and Speed Arm attracted over 200 people. “We […]

adidas Delighted to Extend GKC Sponsorship

Sportswear giant adidas have renewed their relationship with Gary Kirsten Cricket and the GK Foundation. adidas has been the official footwear supplier to GKC since 2013 and their latest agreement will see the GKC coaches continue to sport their dynamic products. Gary Kirsten has been backed by Adidas SA for many years now and according […]

High Performance Graduates Ready for First-Class Cricket

The Gary Kirsten Cricket 2016-2017 High Performance Programme reaches an exciting conclusion in the coming days. The three month long full-time programme which is headed by Gary Kirsten and his team of leading coaches once again attracted cricketers from around the world. It is an unparalleled cricketing development experience which seeks to prepare first-class players […]

GKC partners with Sportsmans Warehouse

Gary Kirsten Cricket (GKC) recently partnered with Sportsmans Warehouse to promote their mutual interest in cricket. Gary Kirsten Cricket is set to host three cricket activations at key Sportsmans Warehouse stores in Cape Town and Johannesburg throughout the year. In addition to the cricket festival activations, Sportsmans Warehouse has offered an in-store promotion whereby customers […]

University of Portsmouth SA tour

Gary Kirsten Cricket will be hosting 25 students from the University of Portsmouth in April. The students will not only have the opportunity to enjoy in-depth cricket sessions and matches with Gary and GKC coaches, but they have offered to assist with the Gary Kirsten Foundation as well. The players have committed to assisting with […]

GKC mentor Curro Coaches in Johannesburg

Gary Kirsten Cricket is swiftly extending its reach to all parts of the country. In January, Kirsten, Ryan Cook and Ryan van Niekerk ran a coaching workshop with 20 coaches from four Curro’s school’s at the Waterstone College. This engagement was part of the ongoing relationship between the GKC and the Curro School group. The […]

Cohen and Christensen star for SA Under-19’s

Michael Cohen and Jesse Christensen are well on their way to achieving their dream of playing for the Proteas in the future. The duo who are proud products of Gary Kirsten Cricket made their debuts for the South Africa Under-19 team this month during a Youth ODI series against Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. It was […]

GKC Products Shine at CSA Cubs Week

The fruits of the GKC First Team to First Class Programme were on display at the Cricket South Africa (CSA) Under-19 Cubs week held at Stellenbosch in January. The tournament consists of 8 teams which includes South Africa’s six franchise sides as well as Zimbabwe U19 and the CSA U17 Invitational Team. Johannesburg based players […]