On Monday Gary surprised the kids at Impendulo primary school with the Gary Kirsten Cricket Batfast cricket simulator. With much excitement the kids learned a few things, and loved seeing Gary give it a go too. Bongile Mfunelwa (12) from Impendulo Primary School in Khayelitsha (who recently made the Western Province u/13 A team) won […]
The Gary Kirsten Foundation is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of the nominees for Development Programme of the Year accolade at the 2017 Discovery Sports Industry Awards. The awards which aim to celebrate the best work off the field in the business of sport and showcase everything that is great about the […]
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 […]
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 […]
A successful two day cricket clinic at the Pere Laval college in Mauritius wrapped up. Thank you to KFC for lunch and the gift packs the kids got to take home. This included a set of stumps, bat and ball. A great two days of learning, the love of the game growing on the beautiful […]
With the Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) School League about to get underway the Gary Kirsten Foundation under-19 team are busy putting the finishing touches to their pre-season. The team mentored by Gary Kirsten Foundation coach, Sivuyile Mfunelwa put together a comprehensive 60-run victory over a more fancied Newlands Cricket School side in a warm up […]
Gary Kirsten’s passion to provide nets, equipment and coaches in Khayelitsha is gaining momentum. On Friday, 2 September, Kirsten and his Foundation handed over the fourth cricket ecosystem in the township, this time at Sivile Primary School.
Amazing handover of our FOURTH CRICKET ECOSYSTEM HANDOVER EVENT – POWERED BY PENINSULA BEVERAGES in Khayelitsha on Friday thank you Gary Kirsten Cricket Academy Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages and Adidas SA Sivile Primary School pupils from Grades R to 7 now have access to newly constructed net facilities, a full complement of cricket equipment as well as […]
Commitment Awards go to Anele Pikoko from Chris Hani High School, and Luphumlo Kwatsha from Siphamandla High School! Commitment Award – For outstanding performance in showing great enthusiasm, punctuality and team work. A highly motivated individual with an all round positive attitude, committed to improving his skills in the game of cricket.
Meet Awonke Tokwe Nickname: Rabada His Strength/ Bowling style: Right Arm Fast Age: 16 School : Siphamandla high school How did you hear about the Gary Kirsten foundation: I came with my cousin to watch him batting. Who Is your favourite player: Kagiso Rabada Why KG? Because he motivates me and he is a young […]