Cricket stars bag awards

2019-06-13 06:00
Sivenathi Tabata was one of the winners at the Western Province Cricket Association Awards. PHOTO: Jarryd Keet

Sivenathi Tabata was one of the winners at the Western Province Cricket Association Awards. PHOTO: Jarryd Keet

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Two Khayelitsha aspiring cricket stars were recognised for their hard work in the sport in the province.

Bonga Makaka (19) and Sivenathi Tabata (19) were both awarded the Player of the Year award in dfferent categories during a ceremony held by the Western Province Cricket Association on Saturday 8 June.

Makaka won the Youth Player of the year, while Tabata won the award for Learners with Special needs. He said he is very happy that he won the award because there is a lot of hard work that he puts into his game.

“This is motivation for me do better and keep on improving as a player,” he said.

Head coach at Khayelitsha Cricket Hub Cyril Ntshidi said his boys have proven themselves.

“It is something they worked hard for and it will be good for their confidence going forward,” he said.

Ntshidi said the boys deserve to win and added that they are very talented individuals.

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