May 14, 2003

Gauteng contracts Srinath and Crookes

Gauteng Cricket Board Press Release

The Gauteng Cricket Board, as part of its strengthening programme, has acquired the services of two exceptional players. Javagal Srinath, the 33-year-old exceptionally quick Indian bowler, is one of the top three bowlers in world cricket today. He is also a man of stature both on and off the field and will bring a wealth of knowledge to Gauteng Cricket. His role, besides playing, will be to coach the young up-and-coming quick bowlers in Gauteng. Javagal will be arriving in mid-September to start his season with the Highveld Strikers.

The Gauteng Cricket Board have also signed all-rounder Derek Crookes, who has represented South Africa, making his debut in 1994/95. He will add an enormous amount of experience and knowledge to Gauteng.

Jenny Rodel
Corporate Communications Officer
Gauteng Cricket Board
(011) 340-1559