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Wynberg Cricket U13 Tour to Sri Lanka
The Tour Diary, October 2018

From the kit handover at the Bill Bowden Pavilion, through the departure and arrival, and to the day-by-day activities & matches.

Grateful thanks to our volunteer photographers for recording the memories! #WynbergMedia

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Online Resources: Videos, Facebook Event Page, and Official Programme

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  • Official Online Tour Programme

    Official Online Tour Programme

    Messages, itinerary, meet the coaches & players, and more!
  • Day 3 Video - Good Morning Cape Town! Wednesday 3 October 2018

    Day 3 Video - Good Morning Cape Town! Wednesday 3 October 2018

    Greetings from Sri Lanka! Our #WynbergCricket U13s in their Number Ones, ready to head to the opening function - Jayden Dyers talks about the day ahead #SuperaMoras
  • Day 5 Video - Good Morning!

    Day 5 Video - Good Morning!

    Raaziq Chicktay chatting about the day ahead, and the match vs St John's College #SuperaMoras
  • Day 5 Video - Wynberg in Action vs St John's College, Friday 5 October 2018

    Day 5 Video - Wynberg in Action vs St John's College, Friday 5 October 2018

    Faayyad Davids on his way to 98 vs St John's College in the 2nd match of the #WynbergCricket U13 tour to Sri Lanka. Video courtesy Nikki Jacobs #SuperaMoras
  • Day 6 Video - Good Morning!

    Day 6 Video - Good Morning!

    Saturday 6 October 2018: Cassidy Jacobs talks us through what is likely to be a wet, rained out day for our #WynbergCricket on tour #SuperaMoras
  • Day 7, the pitch report, Sunday 7 October 2018

    Day 7, the pitch report, Sunday 7 October 2018

    With some dashing between pitches to find dry ground, Mr Lups Tuswa gives his insights into the local condition, including the cattle in the outfield #SuperaMoras
  • Herding the cattle before Match 3, Sunday 7 October 2018

    Herding the cattle before Match 3, Sunday 7 October 2018

    Nikki Jacobs, on tour with the team, caught this rustic scene on camera as cattle grazing in the outfield were gently herded away to allow the match vs Wadduwa Central College to begin #SuperaMoras

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  • WBJS Official Events Facebook Page

    WBJS Official Events Facebook Page

    Follow our U13 #WynbergCricket Tour to Sri Lanka on Facebook
  • Day 4, Thursday 4 October 2018 - Greetings from Wadduwa, Sri Lanka

    Day 4, Thursday 4 October 2018 - Greetings from Wadduwa, Sri Lanka

    Aniq Burton broadcasting live from Wadduwa: what's in store for our #WynbergTourists for the day ahead.
  • Day 5 Video Pitch Report vs St John's College, Friday 5 October 2018

    Day 5 Video Pitch Report vs St John's College, Friday 5 October 2018

    Our coaches, Messrs Lups Tuswa, Dean Oosterwyk, and Brandon Cary discuss the matting ahead the match vs St John's College
  • Day 6 Pitch Report, and on the 6th day it rained, and rained ... Saturday 6 October 2018

    Day 6 Pitch Report, and on the 6th day it rained, and rained ... Saturday 6 October 2018

    Our Match 3 pitch report / weather report, live from Colombo, Sri Lanka. Our dedicated coaches are out early inspecting the pitch and the outfield ... while the team stays out of the rain #SuperaMoras
  • Good Morning Video - Day 7, Sunday 7 October 2018

    Good Morning Video - Day 7, Sunday 7 October 2018

    Early morning in Sri Lanka, and some uncertainly about the weather and pitches for the scheduled match against Wadduwa Central College! #SuperaMoras
  • Day 8 Video Pitch Report, Monday 8 October 2017

    Day 8 Video Pitch Report, Monday 8 October 2017

    Mr Lups Tuswa brings us the match 4 pitch report from Mahinda College Grounds in Galle, South Sri Lanka
  • Day 8 - Good Morning Video, Monday 8 October 2018

    Day 8 - Good Morning Video, Monday 8 October 2018

    The day ahead, en route to Mahinda College Grounds in Galle, South Sri Lanka #SuperaMoras

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  • Day 8: Taking in the sights of Galle, Monday 8 October 2018

    Day 8: Taking in the sights of Galle, Monday 8 October 2018

    After the win over Mahinda College the #WynbergCricket tour group grabbed some time to explore Galle: the cricket stadium, light house, the old fort, the beach ... and met the local snake charmer! #SuperaMoras
  • Day 8, Match 4 against Mahinda College, Monday 8 October 2018

    Day 8, Match 4 against Mahinda College, Monday 8 October 2018

    Congratulations #WynbergCricket! Mahinda 111 for 8 after 25 overs with WBJS reaching the target in the 19th over, winning the game by 9 wickets #SuperaMoras
  • Day 8, Quiet Please, Supporters at Work! Monday 8 October 2018

    Day 8, Quiet Please, Supporters at Work! Monday 8 October 2018

    What a pleasure to have our loyal parents & families along for the #WynbergCricket tour! Here they are, en route to the 4th match at Mahinda College Grounds in Galle, South Sri Lanka #SuperaMoras
  • Day 8: Match 4 at Mahinda College Grounds in Galle, Monday 8 October 2018

    Day 8: Match 4 at Mahinda College Grounds in Galle, Monday 8 October 2018

    Sunny skies & temperature rising as #WynbergCricket prepare for Match 4 at Mahinda College Grounds in Galle, South Sri Lanka - good luck, guys! #SuperaMoras
  • Day 7: Post-Match 3, Sunday 7 October 2018

    Day 7: Post-Match 3, Sunday 7 October 2018

    Sunday 7 October 2018: a day that took us all around in search of a playable pitch settled as the sun broke through the storm clouds - well done to Wadduwa Central College on their 7-wicket win! All smiles and great sportsmanship as the teams connected post-match for lunch - this is what touring is all about #GrowingThroughLearning #SuperaMoras
  • Day 7: Match 3 vs Wadduwa Central College, Sunday 7 October 2018

    Day 7: Match 3 vs Wadduwa Central College, Sunday 7 October 2018

    #WynbergCricket on the move between grounds, in search of a dry pitch for our match vs Wadduwa Central College - from the Wadduwa Public Ground, back to Sri Sumangala, hauling off the covers, & rolling the soggy matting. A late start to let things dry out, but still some threat of rain today ;) #SuperaMoras
  • Day 6 and the heavens opened! Saturday 6 October 2018

    Day 6 and the heavens opened! Saturday 6 October 2018

    #OnThe6thDayItRained. giving the boys an off day with the parents while the coaches get some much needed time for themselves :D #SuperaMoras
  • Day 5: Wynberg clinches a win against St John's College, Friday 5 October 2018

    Day 5: Wynberg clinches a win against St John's College, Friday 5 October 2018

    Congratulations #WynbergCricket! Wynberg 173 all out, St John's 132/9 in a 30 overs match, a win for our #WynbergTourists! Fantastic sportsmanship throughout, a real pleasure for our players to present medals, SA flag lapel pins, and tour programmes as mementos to our hosts #SuperaMoras
  • Day 5: Match 2 vs St John's College, our Traveling Supporters, Friday 5 October 2018

    Day 5: Match 2 vs St John's College, our Traveling Supporters, Friday 5 October 2018

    Match 2 vs St John's College, lunch break with Wynberg all out for 173 - great to have our Wynberg traveling supporters with us all the way!
  • Match 2 vs St John's College - Batting, Friday 5 October 2018

    Match 2 vs St John's College - Batting, Friday 5 October 2018

    Friday 5 October 2018: Match 2 vs St John's College - a great knock by Fayyaad Davids, stumped on 98, sees Wynberg finish 173 all out - good luck to our bowlers! #SuperaMoras
  • Visiting Orange IT's R & D Facility, Thursday 4 October 2018

    Visiting Orange IT's R & D Facility, Thursday 4 October 2018

    #GrowingThroughLearning meets #LeadingThroughInnovation :D "An introduction to a Sri Sumangalan Old Boy, Sudath Amarainshge at dinner last night, General Manager of Orange, led to a visit to his company, the developers of the Coding curriculum for the Sri Lankan Ministry of Education." - Cedric Poleman. A fascinating look in the mysteries of research & development! #SuperaMoras
  • Visiting the Sri Lanka Museum, Thursday 4 October 2018

    Visiting the Sri Lanka Museum, Thursday 4 October 2018

    A sweltering hot day with no cricket - off to the Sri Lanka Museum for our #WynbergTourists #GrowingThroughLearning
  • On Tour & In the Media

    On Tour & In the Media

    Thursday 4 October 2018: #WynbergCricket tour to Sri Lanka features prominently in the latest edition of the Bulletin #SuperaMoras Wednesday 3 October 2018: Headmaster, Cedric Poleman at the press conference alongside Her Excellency, Robina Marks, South African High Commissioner in Sri Lanka #SuperaMoras
  • Match 1 vs Sri Sumangala College, Wednesday 3 October 2018

    Match 1 vs Sri Sumangala College, Wednesday 3 October 2018

    Congrats Team! Sri Sumangala 122/7 in 20 overs Wynberg reached that in 14 overs with 3 wickets down to win by 7 wickets, Storm Matthews 50 runs not out. #SuperaMoras - a wonderful start to the tour series!
  • The Welcome Ceremony, Wednesday 3 October 2018

    The Welcome Ceremony, Wednesday 3 October 2018

    What a welcome from Sri Sumangala College! "A marching band, the Sri Lankan National Anthem, then Headmaster Cedric Poleman joined the hosts for the flag raising ... we walked through an arch of raised cricket bats by the local students into the auditorium for the candle lighting ceremony and a Buddhist prayer." - Nikki Jacobs on tour with the team.
  • Early start to the first day of matches, Wednesday 3 October 2018

    Early start to the first day of matches, Wednesday 3 October 2018

    All smiles for our #WynbergCricket tour party as they seize the day early - fuel up with breakfast, hit the pool, then on the coach to the opening function - a big day ahead! #SuperaMoras
  • Safely in Sri Lanka! Tuesday 2 October 2018

    Safely in Sri Lanka! Tuesday 2 October 2018

    Landed safely and transferred to accommodation - evening heat & humidity to get used to, settling in, dinner, then an early night ahead of the busy itinerary!
  • Cape Town International, Monday 1 October 2018

    Cape Town International, Monday 1 October 2018

    The excitement and anticipation was electric as the tour squad gathered with their families to check in for the flight to Sri Lanka.
  • Tour Kit Handover, Wednesday 26 September 2018

    Tour Kit Handover, Wednesday 26 September 2018

    The coaches, players, and their families were joined by Wynberg Old Boys, cricket writer Zaahier Adams (Class of 1999), and Cobras player David Bedingham (Class of 2012), tour sponsors, and excited supporters at the Bill Bowden Pavilion.