Cloete, who was born in Atlantis Cape Province debuted for the Griqualand West in 2009 in List-A cricket, and in the same year in first class cricket at Kimberley.
His career best figure of 85 against North West at Kimberley in 2012/2013.
His Twenty20 debut was in 2011 for Free State.
His 20 over career best figure of 37 against the Warriors in 2012/2013.
TWO twenty-two-olds, Gihahn Cloete and Theunis de Bruyn, took centre stage on debut for South Africa A on the opening day of the first four-day unofficial Test match against the England Lions at Boland Park on Sunday
An unbeaten century from Gihahn Cloete and another big score from Rudi Second guided the Chevrolet Knights out of trouble and gave them a small chance of pushing for victory in their Sunfoil Series encounter with the bizhub Highveld Lions at Senwes Park.