Busy 64 days for Maritzburg College first XI cricket

The Maritzburg College first XI have an active schedule of 17 fixtures ahead of them over the next 64 days, starting with the annual 50-over match with the Maritzburg College Old Boys XI on Goldstones tomorrow (31 August) and ending on November 2.

The team list of what is a powerful Maritzburg College Old Boys XI has just been released (1.55pm) to KZN10.com by Maritzburg College director of cricket Kyle Nipper and is as follows:

Maritzburg College Old Boys XI

Matthew Wills
Calvin Savage
James Bryant
Shaun Sinclair
Grant Rowley
Morne van Vuuren
Mark Bruyns
Kyle Nipper
Daryn du Pavillon
Sherwin Govender
* 1 more TBC


The Maritzburg College first XI Class of 2019 will play 2 two-day double innings matches, 4 Twenty20 matches and 11 matches in the 50-over format.

Featured image: Maritzburg College first XI captain Jacques van der Walt.

The T20 matches form part of the much-anticipated (4pm start) day/night T20 Big Bash League (hosted and presented by the UKZN PMB Cricket Club) that also includes the Hilton College, Michaelhouse and St Charles College first XI’s (more about that in an upcoming article).

So, the next 64 days are certainly something to look forward to for captain Jacques van der Walt and the Maritzburg College team. Check out the fixtures below.


Mondli Khumalo will be targeting a memorable 64 days after experiencing a frustrating first term hand injury. The 2017 SA Schools fast bowler has much to look forward to before year-end. Photo:DesDesignsDot



31 Aug vs Old Boys (Goldstones)

3 Sept T20 Big Bash vs Hilton (4pm at Peter Booysen Sports Park, UKZN PMB)

Fasken Time Cricket Festival (hosted by St David’s Marist Inanda)
(two 2-day double innings matches – max 105 overs first innings)

5/6 Sept vs St Stithian’s College (St Stithians Main Oval)

7/8 Sept vs St John’s College (SJC’s Burger Field in Houghton)

10 Sept T20 Big Bash vs St Charles College (4pm at UKZN PMB)

14 Sept vs Westville (Bowden’s)

60th Oppenheimer Michaelmas Cricket Week (all on Goldstones)

21st Sept vs PBHS
22nd vs Grey College
23rd vs St Alban’s College
24th vs Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool  (Affies)

2 Oct T20 Big Bash vs Michaelhouse (4pm at UKZN PMB)

5 Oct vs DHS (Theobald’s)

* 8 Oct (possible) T20 Big Bash 3rd/4th place playoff (4pm at UKZN PMB)

* 19 Oct (possible) T20 Big Bash final (4pm at UKZN PMB)

12 Oct vs Northwood (Robin Smith Oval)

19 Oct vs Hilton (Jack Hart-Davis Oval at Hilton)

26 Oct vs St Charles (Goldstones)

2 Nov vs Clifton College (Goldstones)


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1 Comment

  1. John Carstens on 30 Aug 2019 at 1:01 pm

    The season has come….

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