Category Archives: Gary Kirsten Cricket

Sensational Steyn ready for world stage

Andrie Steyn

Andrie Steyn is looking forward to making her tournament debut at the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup which gets underway in England and Wales next month. The 20-year-old opening batter announced her arrival on the international scene at the recently concluded Quadrangular Series which also involved Ireland, Zimbabwe and heavyweights India. Steyn who worked extensively […]

Big turnout for exciting holiday clinics

School Holiday Clinics

Gary Kirsten Cricket’s 2017 Holiday Clinics have enjoyed tremendous support since the first school vacation of the year got underway last week. Over 60 enthusiastic youngsters attended clinics hosted at Century City, Rondebosch High and Curro Hermanus School. The cricket season may be coming to an end but this gave the GKC coaches a chance […]

Injured or hurt?

There there are few more “touchy” subjects among coaches than dealing with an “injured” or “hurt” player. In professional environments a Head Coach may have a group of trusted advisors – be that Biokineticists, Physiotherapists and masseurs who can provide clarity on any particular injury and the rest and recovery needed for full rehabilitation. In […]

The “and” or “but” player

Competition between different players is fierce when it comes to selection and every arm chair critic has their own views when it comes to who should or shouldn’t be in a team for various criteria. Recently, discussions within the GKCA team has been led with a view on value an individual can add to a […]

Dealing with the Drop

With the current series on the go between South Africa and India in which teams and players have been tested to the limit. Both teams have been faced with interesting dilemmas in their selection for their final eleven players to take the field for these all important clashes. From the peak of professionals to the […]