GKC soldiers on amidst drought

The devastating drought in Cape Town has wreaked havoc across the city with the Western Province Cricket Association recently suspending all club and school matches.

While the wait for rain continues, Gary Kirsten Cricket is determined to use the dry months fruitfully.

“This is the ideal time to capitalize on private coaching,” GKC Coaching Director, Ryan Van Niekerk said.

It is an opportunity for players to work on their technical skills away from the field.

“This is a chance for us to help kid’s upskill their games. The drought is crippling but it does not mean we must stop working,” Van Niekerk said.

The recently launched GKC Mini League at the Constantia Sports Complex has been suspended but Van Niekerk confirmed that concrete pitches will be used in private coaching spaces.

“Our clients have put a lot into our projects and we will certainly be playing games. Our players will still get time out in the middle. The hard work and dedication goes on,” he concluded.