Sinenjabulo Gogwana Makes USSA Cricket History

Sinenjabulo Gogwana has become the first woman to play in the University Sport South Africa (USSA) Cricket tournament. Photo: USSA Cricket (Instagram)

Sinenjabulo Gogwana has become the first woman to play in the University Sport South Africa (USSA) Cricket tournament.

The tournament is contested by men’s teams from leading universities affiliated to USSA, and it’s Gogwana’s wish to see women’s teams play in the tournament in future.

Click here to view the update on USSA Cricket’s Instagram

“I had a nice time playing with the gents and gaining some skills from them is a bonus point for me. I would love to see more women’s team play for USSA Cricket in future.”

The 19-year-old second year student, who is majoring in Computer Sciences at Rhodes

University, picked up 1/22 in six overs in her debut game against University of Fort Hare.

Her team mate at Rhodes University, David Blenkinsop commented on social media: An absolute legend of the game!! Been phenomenal for Rhodes 1sts!!”

 

Photo 1 Caption: Sinenjabulo Gogwana has become the first woman to play in the University Sport South Africa (USSA) Cricket tournament. Photo: USSA Cricket (Instagram)

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