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School Profile – Affies

By Hannes Nienaber , in cricket Cricket | News School Profiles , at 11 December 2013 Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Affieslogo Founded: 1920
Motto: Laat daar lig wees 
Website: www.affies.co.za
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The game of cricket was first played by Affies in 1952. The school also produced the first Afrikaans speaking cricker to the North Eastern Transvaal’s team to the annual Nuffield Week. 

Affies produced two Protea test captains in AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis.  

Khaya Majola Week Players: Piet Botha (1997), Werner Pieterse (1997), Jacques Rudolph (1997), Cliffie Sekowe (1997), Robert van Wyk (1997), French Geldenhuys (2000), Francois du Plessis (2000-02), AB de Villiers (2000-02), Heinrich le Roux (2002), Heino Kuhn (2002), Adriaan Rootdtman (2000), Francois le Clus (2004-05), Leon Nel (2004-05), Neil Wagner (2004), Douglas Hewitt (2005), Thomas Kaber (2008), Willie Lu√ęs (2008), Leus du Plooy (2012).

South African Schools’ Players: Jacques Rudolph (1997-99), AB de Villiers (2001-02), Heinrich le Roux (2002), Francois le Clus (2004), Thomas Kaber (2008). 

Protea Test Players: Jacques Rudolph (2003), AB de Villiers (2004/05), Faf du Plessis (2012/13).

Other Internationals: Kruger van Wyk (New Zealand) and Neil Wagner (New Zealand). 

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