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Gary Kirsten Cricket India Update

Gary Kirsten Cricket India

With coach Ryan Van Niekerk 11 weeks ago, GKC partnered with Grassroots Sports in India as we look to expand GKC operations globally. It has been an exciting journey so far in a country with so much passion for cricket as we aim to provide a platform for all players to take their games up […]

Making Moves – Dan Moriarty

Dan Moriarty

Dan Moriarty left the shores of South Africa in seek of a new challenge and a learning experience to play cricket in the UK in April and at the midpoint in the season, the 19 year old is not only learning but excelling as well. Daniel attended Rondebosch Boys High School and represented Western Province […]

Coaches’ Corner

By Ryan Cook “Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise, seek what they sought” – Matsuo Basho The 17th century Japanese poet’s words reverberate in my head, as I watch a group of up and coming professional cricketers interact with some of the world’s best during a camp I attended recently. […]

GKC coaches making waves

Derek Kholi

Gary Kirsten Cricket coaches, Derek Mitchell and Kholekile Matikinca have been appointed by Western Province Cricket as U15A and U19A assistant coaches respectively. This marks a first inclusion into the provincial setup as coaches for both these aspiring individuals who have cultivated a special passion for the game and continue to share it with the […]

Bubbling Under – Harry Came

Harry Came

Wanting to take his game to the next level and develop his skills, 19 year old, Harry Came arrived at the Gary Kirsten Cricket High Performance Academy in November 2017 with some clear goals in mind. He recalls, “I wanted to work on my short ball strategy and playing through the off side. I also […]

A Seasoning of Pepper

Michael Pepper

On Saturday the 26th of May, Cambridge Cricket Club found themselves in all kinds of trouble at 52 for 3 against East Anglian Premier League rivals Bury St Edmunds. Michael Pepper, a 19 year old from Cambridge, was joined at the crease by his brother Chris and history was about to be made. After 52 […]

A Rebel with a cause

By Ryan Cook Prior to this week, my rugby background included a few games of touch at break time, cheering on the Red school heroes from the sideline, channel flicking through some highlights and passing comments from the couch. I was in for a perspective shift as I joined the Melbourne Rebels on an all […]

Gary Kirsten Cricket partners with Abu Dhabi Cricket

Abu Dhabi Cricket

Abu Dhabi Cricket (ADC), the organisation which promotes the game and community sports in the UAE capital, has partnered with the world-leading coaching operation run by former South African international and World Cup winning coach, Gary Kirsten. As part of the accord, a Gary Kirsten Cricket Coach has joined Abu Dhabi Cricket in a full-time […]

GKC partners with Abu Dhabi Cricket

Abu Dhabi Cricket

GKC has created another international base, in partnership with Abu Dhabi Cricket. Head Coach Oscar Nauhaus commented “We had a great response from children all over Abu Dhabi during our recent cricket camp with Abu Dhabi Cricket, which kicked off the GKC launch. The weather could easily have put the less committed and enthusiastic off […]