Wynberg Cricket

Wynberg Cricket

Celebrating the rich heritage of Cricket at the Wynberg Boys' Schools The Cape Town premier division club circuit is dominated by Old Boy representation too.

A brief history

Wynberg is proud of its reputation as an icon of South African, if not world, schoolboy cricket. The History of a School (1961) by DH Thompson credits Mr Lloyd, a popular master at Wynberg during the 1880s, with establishing cricket as an institution. He used to hold lunchtime coaching sessions which would conclude with him having a knock against the schoolboys. Legend has it that


November 23: Well done to Old Boys Matthew de Villers (Matric 2018) and Wesley Bedja (Matric 2015) on their superb 132 run and 5 wickets respectively in the 3-day match for WP Colts vs Border Colts. Matt scored 187 the previous week against SWD Colts. 🏏🏏🏏👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼


Friday 24 November 23: Not too long before the glorious sound of leather on willow again ! Read our newsletter online https://bit.ly/WBHS23-News-Nov24


Friday 17 November 23: Our Director of appointed assistant coach to the WP U16 team 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 Read our newsletter online https://bit.ly/WBHS23-News-Nov17

Photos from Wynberg Cricket's post 16/11/2023

Thursday 16 November 23: Big round of applause to 's Paul James & Beni Hansen - selected for the WP U19 Team to play in the CSA Khaya Majola Boys Under 19 National Cricket Week in December! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

Photos from Wynberg Cricket's post 16/11/2023

Thursday 16 November 23: Big congrats from all of us at to Luke Kleinsmith, Ameen "MAS" Schroeder, & Michail Tarentaal on their selection for the WP U16 Team to play in the CSA National Cricket Week in December! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼


Wynberg Boys' High School ranks #6 in the Top Boys' Sports Schools in South Africa 2023! One of only 2 schools in the Western Cape 💙🤍

Congrats to our Sports Directors, coaches, and all our players for constantly striving for excellence in performance and sportsmanship - ranking by SA Schools Sports based on six prominent sports codes: Soccer, Rugby, Hockey, Basketball, Water Polo, and Cricket.

Tap for more info https://bit.ly/WBHS23-SASchoolsSports-Top6

Photos from Wynberg Cricket's post 11/11/2023

Friday 10 November 23: congratulates Beni Hansen and his 2022 WBHS 1st XI teammate, Juan James, on their selection for the provisional SA U19 squad to compete in the ICC U19 World Cup in Sri Lanka from 13 January – 04 February 2024!👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 Read the full squad details https://bit.ly/WBHS23-CSAU19-WorldCup24


Saturday 21 October 23: A huge birthday shout-out to a true legend of ! Michael Issacs (left) with WBHS Director of Cricket Esmund van Wyk. Raise your bat, Mr Isaacs, a fabulous innings here at Wynberg Boys' High School 🏏🏏🏏🏏🏏🏏


It's been quite the weekend for milestones & achievements - but let's begin with a round of applause for Pietie Loubser (right of image - being congratulated by Director of Cricket, Esmund van Wyk) as he raises his bat on 100 matches as 1st XI coach!

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Videos (show all)

WBHS 2021 Head & Deputy Head Prefect Announcement
WBHS Wynberg Week E05: Vice-Principal Mike Engelbrecht
WBHS Wynberg Week E03: Headmaster Jan de Waal
WBHS Matrics Return to School
95 Years of Wynberg's Memorial Gateway
The All Edge Challenge
#PenCricketFest Wynberg 1st XI vs Waterkloof
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Wynberg Cricket Colts on Tour
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