Warriors (cricket team)

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This article is about the South African first-class cricket team. For the Australian first-class cricket team based in Western Australia, see Western Warriors. For the IPL team, see Pune Warriors.
Chevrolet Warriors
Chevrolet Warriors Logo.png
Captain: South Africa Colin Ingram[1]
Coach: South Africa Piet Botha
Colors:      Electric green
Founded: 2003
Home ground: St George's Oval, Port Elizabeth
Capacity: 16,000
Official website: Chevrolet Warriors

The Chevrolet Warriors is the name used by the combined Eastern Province and Border first class cricket teams in South Africa. The home venues of the Warriors are St George's Park, Port Elizabeth and Buffalo Park, East London.

The combined team plays in the Sunfoil Series first-class competition and also in the MTN Domestic Championship and the Standard Bank Twenty20 limited over competitions. The Chevrolet Warriors are the 2009/2010 MTN Domestic Championship and Standard Bank Twenty20 winners. They finished as runners-up to the Chennai Super Kings in the 2010 Champions League Twenty20.

Honours[edit]

  • Sunfoil Series (0) -  ; shared (0) -
  • Momentum One-Day Cup (1) 2009/2010
  • MiWAY Pro20 Series (1) - 2009/2010

Squad[edit]

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

No. Name Nat Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Opening Batsmen
Burton De Wett South Africa (1980-12-25) 25 December 1980 (age 34) Left-handed Left arm googly
Vuyisa Makhapela South Africa (1986-12-20) 20 December 1986 (age 28) Right-handed Right armmedium
Luthando Mnyanda South Africa (1989-10-22) 22 October 1989 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm off-break
Edward Moore South Africa (1993-03-17) 17 March 1993 (age 21) Left-handed Right arm off-spin
Michael Price South Africa (1981-10-06) 6 October 1981 (age 33) Right-handed Right arm off break
David White South Africa (1991-05-22) 22 May 1991 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Batsmen
Colin Ackermann South Africa (1991-04-04) 4 April 1991 (age 23) Right-handed Right arm off-break
Ryan Bailey South Africa (1982-09-07) 7 September 1982 (age 32) Right-handed Right arm medium
41 Colin Ingram South Africa (1985-07-03) 3 July 1985 (age 29) Left-handed Right arm leg break Captain[2]
Christiaan Jonker South Africa (1986-09-24) 24 September 1986 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Somile Seyibokwe South Africa (1987-10-31) 31 October 1987 (age 27) Right-handed Right arm medium
Kelly Smuts South Africa (1990-01-22) 22 January 1990 (age 24) Left-handed Right arm medium
10 Craig Thyssen South Africa (1984-03-25) 25 March 1984 (age 30) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Wicket-keepers
Athenkosi Dyili South Africa (1984-07-17) 17 July 1984 (age 30) Left-handed
82 Davy Jacobs South Africa (1982-11-04) 4 November 1982 (age 32) Right-handed
Craig Kieswetter England (1987-11-28) 28 November 1987 (age 27) Right-handed Right arm off break T-20 Only
Brendon Louw South Africa (1991-11-15) 15 November 1991 (age 23) Left-handed
Lee Walters South Africa (1986-12-03) 3 December 1986 (age 28) Right-handed
All-rounders
Simon Harmer South Africa (1989-02-10) 10 February 1989 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm off break
36 Wayne Parnell South Africa (1989-07-30) 30 July 1989 (age 25) Left-handed Left arm fast-medium
21 Jon-Jon Smuts South Africa (1988-08-21) 21 August 1988 (age 26) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox One-day opener
-- "'[Yaseen Vallie]]'" South Africa 1989|7|30|df=y} Right-handed Off break
Spin Bowlers
Seam Bowlers
Andrew Birch South Africa (1985-06-07) 7 June 1985 (age 29) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium
Ayabulela Gqamane South Africa (1989-08-30) 30 August 1989 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium
Sisonda Magala South Africa (1991-01-07) 7 January 1991 (age 23) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium
Lundi Mbane South Africa (1991-01-07) 7 January 1991 (age 23) Right-handed Right arm medium
Thandolwethu Mnyaka South Africa (1993-01-15) 15 January 1993 (age 21) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Solo Nqweni South Africa (1990-08-23) 23 August 1990 (age 24) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium
Gurshwin Rabie South Africa (1983-06-26) 26 June 1983 (age 31) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium
23 Juan Theron South Africa (1985-07-24) 24 July 1985 (age 29) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium
Basheeru-Deen Walters South Africa (1986-09-16) 16 September 1986 (age 28) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium

Source: 2014 Squad per Cricinfo (plus amateurs who have played in last 2 seasons)

References[edit]

  • South African Cricket Annual – various editions
  • Wisden Cricketers' Almanack – various editions