Wesley Bedja makes first-class debut for Western Province

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Seamer Wesley Bedja was named in Western Province’s XI for this week’s 4-Day Domestic Series against North West at Newlands in Cape Town on Thursday.

Bedja represents Green Point Cricket Club in the Western Province Cricket Association premier league – and has been playing for Western Province Colts recently.

Seamer Beuran Hendricks is captaining Western Province in the absence of wicketkeeper-batsman Kyle Verreynne, who is with the Proteas for this month’s ODI series against India.

Western Province seamer Nandre Burger, batsman Tony de Zorzi and all-rounder Mihlali Mpongwana are also with the Proteas.

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Western Province XI to face North West

  1. Beuran Hendricks (captain)
  2. George Linde (vice-captain)
  3. Eddie Moore
  4. Daniel Smith
  5. David Bedingham
  6. Kyle Simmonds
  7. Mthiwekhaya Nabe
  8. Onke Nyaku
  9. Valentine Kitime
  10. Wesley Bedja
  11. Yaseen Vallie

Western Province currently occupy sixth position in division one of this season’s 4-Day Domestic Series after one win, one draw and one loss. Division one comprises eight teams.

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