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The Wanderers Cricket Club in Johannesburg

The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg is known throughout the world as a premier sporting venue and home to the greatest one-day cricket international ever played. The Wanderers Cricket Club, affiliated to the Central Gauteng Lions Cricket Board (CGLCB), currently has 7 senior teams (4 Sunday, 3 Saturday), a newly formed Women’s team and a thriving junior section. All Cricket Club members are required to be members of the Wanderers main club.

The Wanderers Cricket Club, a club with a unique history and heritage, is playing an active role in showcasing women’s cricket at club level – attracting a new generation of women and girls to the sport and promote youth participation in cricket in the province. The Wanderers Cricket Club has established a women’s cricket team and is looking for players, aged 15 and above, experienced cricketers and novices. In their first season, the team achieved a creditable 4th place in Gauteng Cricket Board’s Women’s Premier League. Practices take place at the Wanderers Club every Wednesday from 16.30.

Contacts

Frank Auger Cell: 079 038 8554 [email protected]
(Chairman)
Jeff Levin Cell: 082 442 4938 [email protected]
(Senior Head Coach)
Craig Taylor Cell: 0824525182 [email protected]
(Junior Club)

Affiliations

Central Gauteng Lions Cricket Board – 011 340-1500

Facilities

The Wanderers Cricket Club boasts probably the best club facilities, both on and off the field, in South Africa. These include:-

Fields
2 beautiful cricket ovals with excellent pitches, solid sight screens and magnificent outfields. Both fields have been used for first-class cricket over the years.

Turf Nets
12 full-length turf nets with sightscreens located on the main oval

AstroTurf Nets
4 floodlight Astro turf nets used predominantly for junior coaching.

Change Rooms
Both ovals have access to closely situated change rooms with suitable shower and ablution facilities.

Pub
The Spinners Sports Bar overlooks the main oval and is utilized by many of the club sports.

League Teams

Saturdays:
Three Men’s Teams (SA2, SA3 x 2)
Women’s Premier League
Sundays:
Four Men’s Teams (Premier, President’s A & B and SU1)

Practice Times

Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 16h30 onwards.

Matches on weekends.

Vision and Mission Statement

Vision:

To be the leading Premier League cricket club in the region in terms of playing standards, talent development, facilities and governance.

Mission: 

• To provide an environment for cricket participation, enjoyment, learning and success;

• To promote sportsmanship and excellence on the field and in the wider community;

• To show leadership through the example of our committee, coaches and captains, to ensure that we achieve on-field success and live our values.