Ryan Cartwright the latest in a growing list of Pretoria Old Boys High School Cricket Club franchise graduates

File image: Ryan Cartwright.

Fast bowler Ryan Cartwright’s recent success for the Titans in the 2019-20 4-Day Domestic Series attests to the positive influence of Pretoria Old Boys High School Cricket Club.

Cartwright took five key wickets in the Titans’ recent victory over the Lions at SuperSport Park in Centurion. He had claimed six wickets in last week’s draw with the Cape Cobras at Newlands in Cape Town.

He is among several franchise cricketers produced by Pretoria Old Boys High School Cricket Club, including seamers Eldred Hawken and Migael Pretorius.

Pretoria Old Boys High School Cricket Club star alumni

  • Rassie van der Dussen
  • Simon Harmer
  • Heino Kuhn
  • Roelof van der Merwe
  • Eldred Hawken
  • Migael Pretorius
  • Thomas Kaber
  • Jacques Snyman
  • Ryan Cartwright
  • Farhaan Behardien
  • Pieter Malan

International cricketers have played for Pretoria Old Boys High School Cricket Club, too, such as Proteas batsmen Rassie van der Dussen, Pieter Malan and Farhaan Behardien.

Batsman Heino Kuhn and spinner Simon Harmer, who have since pursued Kolpak contracts in the United Kingdom, also played for Pretoria Old Boys High School Cricket Club.

Dual international Roelof van der Merwe, who has represented the Proteas and Netherlands in ODI and T20I cricket, is also part of Pretoria Old Boys High School Cricket Club rich history.

Pretoria Old Boys High School Cricket Club compete in the Northerns Cricket Union premier league – and currently occupy second position in the 2019-20 season’s standings.

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