Yorkshire Cricket Club name Shaamiel Bey head coach in WPCA first division B

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Shaamiel Bey has been appointed Yorkshire Cricket Club head coach ahead of the 2022-23 Western Province Cricket Association season.

Bey coached Yorkshire Cricket Club’s first XI following the exit of former head coach Faldie Abderouf during the 2021-22 WPCA season. The appointment has since been made permanent.

Bey previously held coaching positions at:

  • St Augustine Cricket Club;
  • Blue Bells Cricket Club;
  • Primrose Cricket Club; and
  • Montrose Cricket Club.

“After coaching at numerous clubs, this will be an honour to coach at the club my father co-founded,” Bey told Club Cricket SA.

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New recruits at Yorkshire Cricket Club

Batsman Nadeem Bedford, who struck a record three consecutive centuries earlier this year, has remained with Yorkshire Cricket Club.

They recently signed former Rylands Cricket Club duo Dawood May and Zainudien Pietersen.

Seamer Ebrahim Sadien and wicketkeeper-batsman Ethan Samuels have also joined Yorkshire Cricket Club – from St Augustine Cricket Club and Bonteheuwel Cricket Club, respectively.

Yorkshire Cricket Club compete in the WPCA first division B. Their 2021-22 campaign brought a sixth-place finish in the 10-team standings, after nine wins, eight losses and one no-result.

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