Sebastian Kohlhase

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Sebastian Kohlhase
Personal information
Full name Sebastian Winston Kohlhase
Born (1942-08-22) 22 August 1942 (age 74)
Aleipata, Western Samoa
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role Bowler
Domestic team information
Years Team
1963/64 Northern Districts
1968/69-1969/70 Auckland
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 9
Runs scored 107
Batting average 9.72
100s/50s -/-
Top score 32
Balls bowled 1112
Wickets 13
Bowling average 32.30
5 wickets in innings -
10 wickets in match -
Best bowling 4/47
Catches/stumpings 8/-
Source: CricketArchive, 13 November 2008

Sebastian Winston Kohlhase (born 22 August 1942 in Aleipata, Western Samoa) was formerly a first-class cricketer, and is now a prominent sports administrator and businessman in Samoa.[1]


Kohlhase attended St Paul's College in Auckland, New Zealand.[2]

Cricket career[edit]

Kohlhase played first-class cricket in New Zealand in the 1960s. He represented Northern Districts and Auckland as a medium pace bowler in a total of nine matches, scoring 107 runs at an average of 9.72 and taking 13 wickets at an average of 32.30.

Sports administration[edit]

Kohlhase is president of Samoa Cricket,[3] the Samoan English Cricket Association[1] and the Samoan International Cricket Association.[4]

His work has been recognised by the International Cricket Council in their annual Development Programme Awards. In the 2002 awards, he was named as volunteer of the year for the East Asia/Pacific region,[5] and he was given the lifetime service award for the region in the 2006 awards.[6]

In 2008, he acted as Chef de Mission for the Samoan team at the Beijing Olympics.[7]

He is also a vice-president of Samoa Softball.[3]

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