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Two new faces for this year’s North/South T20-tournament as well as a new sponsor

By Hannes Nienaber , in Cricket | News , at 2023-09-17

The annual North/South T20-tournament will have two new faces and a new title sponsor in 2023.

Selborne College of East London as well as the Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool of Pretoria (Affies) will make their debut at this year’s tournament. They will replace Northwood of Durban and St Andrew’s College of Makhanda in this prestigious tournament.

The Westvaal Motor Group will be the new title sponsor from 2023 taking over from We Buy Cars who was the main sponsor from the inaugural tournament back in 2018.

Selborne College has produced one Protea in the former wicketkeeper as well as Protea-coach, Mark Boucher. Affies has been turning out cricket talent during the last two decades with AB de Villiers, Jacques Rudolph, Neil Wagner, Faf du Plessis, Roelof van der Merwe, Kruger van Wyk and Dewald Brevis all being former pupils of the school.

Affies will join Menlopark, Centurion, Waterkloof, St Andrew’s School (Bloemfontein), Potchefstroom Volkskool, Hoërskool Nelspruit and St Stithians College as the team that will represented the northern region.

The southern schools are Grey College, Grey High School, Paarl Boys’ High, Rondebosch Boys’ High, SACS, Westville Boys’ High, Wynberg Boys’ High and Selborne College.

Waterkloof is the defending champions after defeating Potch Volkies in last year’s final.

The draw for this year’s tournament will take place live on the Groot Ontbyt show of Groot FM this Tuesday.

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