Shadley van Schalkwyk is a left-arm quick bowler for Knights and Free State.
He is a product of the famous Wynberg Boys' High School, whose alumni includes Jacques Kallis and Allan Lamb.
After impressing with the bat on a tour to Pakistan with his school side in 2006, he was drafted into the South African Academy.
He made his List A debut for Western Province in February 2008, and in 2008 in first class cricket at Durban.
His career best figure of 5/30 against Namibia at Windhoek in 2008/2009 cricket season.
His Twenty20 debut was in 2009 for Eagles in Bloemfontein.
His 20 over career best figure of 2/12 against the Cobras in 2008/2009.
SHADLEY van Schwalkwyk recorded his second five-wicket haul in first-class cricket as the VKB Knights ran through a high-profile Cape Cobras batting line-up on the first day of their Sunfoil Series clash at PPC Newlands.
FREE State all-rounder, Shadley van Schalkwyk, believes home-ground advantage at the Mangaung Oval could be crucial to the outcome of this weekend’s play-off stages of the African T20 Cup.