Wandile Gwavu and Nandile Tyali have been appointed by the bizhub Highveld Lions as Assistant Coach and Strength and Conditioning Coach respectively.
The bizhub Highveld Lions has announced their squad for the 2018/2019 season. Comprising mainly of familiar faces and some fresh new talent, the squad has a solid base and some exciting prospects.
Stephen Cook, who has captained the bizhub Highveld Lions in the Momentum One-Day Cup and Sunfoil Series for the past three seasons, has resigned with immediate effect. Whilst Cook will continue playing for the team, this has been a decision that he felt he needed to take after much consideration.
The bizhub Highveld Lions have today, in an industry first, revealed that Enoch Nkwe has been appointed as Head Coach for the franchise with immediate effect.
Lions Cricket (Pty) Ltd have concluded an agreement with current Head Coach, Geoffrey Toyana, which will see him fill the function of High Performance Coach from the 1st of May.
Centuries by Stephen Cook and Reeza Hendricks outdid tons by Andrew Puttick and Zubayr Hamza as the bizhub Highveld Lions ended the season on a high by ousting the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras by nine wickets in their final match in Potchefstroom on Sunday.
A century by Rassie van der Dussen put the bizhub Highveld Lions in a stronger position than the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras after the third day of their Sunfoil Series encounter at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Saturday.
An unbroken 81-run stand between Omphile Ramela and Rassie van der Dussen helped put the bizhub Highveld Lions in a commanding position at the end of day two of their Sunfoil Series encounter against the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in Potchefstroom on Friday.
The Hollywoodbets Dolphins and bizhub Highveld Lions were halted by the rain as their Sunfoil Series encounter ended in an entertaining draw at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday.
Coach Geoffrey admits that his bizhub Highveld Lions will be out to regain some lost pride when they welcome the Hollywoodbets Dolphins to the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg for their round nine Sunfoil Series encounter starting on Thursday.
Rain and Rassie van der Dussen played a central role in helping the bizhub Highveld Lions escape from Kimberley with a draw from their Sunfoil Series round eight encounter against the VKB Knights on Sunday.
Patrick Kruger recorded his maiden career century as the VKB Knights ended a rain-hit third day of their Sunfoil Series encounter against the bizhub Highveld Lions in charge at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley on Saturday.