The Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of the new chief executive officer for the organisation, Michael Canterbury. Michael, a deeply-rooted Capetonian, is a seasoned professional with a diverse skillset – a combination of engineering and finance. He is a graduate of the University of[…]
SPORT Western Province Cricket Association today announced that Coach Ashwell Prince has officially resigned from his position as Head Coach of the Six Gun Grill WP team with immediate effect, to take up a permanent role as the batting coach for the Bangladesh Cricket team. Prince, a former WP and[…]
Heritage Day is a South African public holiday celebrated annually on 24 September. On this day, citizens are encouraged to celebrate their culture and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions, in the wider context of a nation that belongs to all its people. For 77-year-old sports aficionado, Rushdi Majiet,[…]
The annual Awqaf SA T20 Youth Cricket Tournament 2018, held in association with Primrose Cricket Club, the Western Province Cricket Club and Western Province Cricket Association, promises to be bigger and better when this year’s event – scheduled for December 17 to 20 – takes place. The cricket tournament, in[…]
The family of Cape Town cricket legend Saaiet Magiet who passed away in Malaysia this week are in the process of repatriating his body to be buried in Cape Town. The 66 year old all-rounder died after a sudden heart attack while on holiday on one of the islands off[…]
Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit has revealed how criminals fixed two Test matches – the highest level of international cricket – and were planning to fix a third. The two fixed matches were Sri Lanka versus India in July last year and Sri Lanka versus Australia in August 2016. Both matches[…]
Despite the great lengths Australian skipper Steve Smith has gone to in an attempt to convince all and sundry that the ball-tampering scandal that rocked the third Test against the Proteas at Newlands was the first time under his captaincy that cheating has taken place, shocking new evidence has emerged[…]
Cricket Australia said Sunday Steve Smith was to remain captain while they investigate a ball-tampering scandal during the third Test against South Africa that has plunged the game into crisis. There have been calls for Smith to step down or be sacked over the premeditated plan hatched during the lunch[…]
Pakistan’s Cricket Board (PCB) says its teams will not travel to India for the Twenty20 World Cup matches until their security and that of Pakistani fans is guaranteed by the Indian government. The PCB’s statement on Wednesday came after the International Cricket Council (ICC) decided to move the March 19[…]
Cricket South Africa have finally responded to claims of political interference in the selection of Vernon Philander in the World Cup semi-final. The CSA board issued a statement after CEO Haroon Lorgat the CSA commissioned certain board directors to conduct a factual examination of the team selection process for the[…]
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