All-rounder Niel Botha has left Bellville Cricket Club ahead of the 2021-22 Western Province Cricket Association premier league.
Botha has joined Green Point Cricket Club, who have also recruited Durbanville Cricket Club batsman Jean Marais.
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“We needed a frontline spinner and Niel will be a good fit for us,” Green Point Cricket Club chairman Marc Callanan told Club Cricket SA.
“We are very happy to have acquired the services of two quality cricketers, who will fit very well into the ethos of the club.
“We have built this ethos over the last few seasons and look forward to continuing it.
“Jean has won the WCPA premier league and National Club Championship with Durbanville Cricket Club,” Green Point Cricket Club chairman Marc Callanan told Club Cricket SA.
“We are very happy to have someone with such experience join our newly-promoted WPCA premier league XI.”
Green Point Cricket Club, who won the 2019-20 WPCA first division A to be promoted to the premier league.
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Botha latest among several Bellville Cricket Club exits
Bellville Cricket Club have lost several players to other clubs relatively recently, including:
- Green Point Cricket Club duo Gerhard Jansen van Vuuren and Daniel Childs;
- Rondebosch Cricket Club batsman Lenert van Wyk;
- Cape Town Cricket Club all-rounder Dewald Botha;
- Claremont Cricket Club batsman Bryan Edwards; and
- Rondebosch Cricket Club and since Langa Cricket Club seamer Simphiwe Yiba.