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SA Emerging Squad for Australia

Davy Jacobs captains a side featuring a few of cricketza favourite up and coming youngsters. The very talented Jon-Jon Smuts and Reeza Hendriks make the squad while Rilee Roussouw and Dean Elgar are curiously left out of the squad. Spouth Africa is full of talented youngsters, who will be soon needed to replace the stalwarts of South Africa, Mark Boucher, Jacques Kallis, Ashwell Prince and Makhaya Ntini.

SA Emerging Squad: Davy Jacobs (Chevrolet Warriors, capt), Craig Alexander (bizhub Highveld Lions), Ryan Bailey (Chevrolet Central Franchise), Farhaan Behardien (Nashua Titans), CJ de Villiers (Chevrolet Central Franchise), Reeza Hendricks (Chevrolet Central Franchise), Pumelela Matshikwe (bizhub Highveld Lions), Aaron Phangiso (bizhub Highveld Lions), Francois Plaatjies (Nashua Cape Cobras), Daryn Smit (Nashua Dolphins), Jon-Jon Smuts (Chevrolet Warriors), Blake Snijman (Nashua Titans), Vaughn van Jaarsveld (bizhub Highveld Lions), Dane Vilas (Nashua Cape Cobras), Basheeru-Deen Walters

Jon-Jon Smuts Hits 150

I have mentioned Jon Jon Smuts previously on here about Jon-Jon. I am sure his classmates will tell you he is destined for greater things, after breaking the school record for the amount of runs scored for the first team. To recap, Jon-Jon’s statistics include:
-played 80 matches for the Graeme College 1st team
-represented E.P. U18 team for 3 years i.e. 2004, 2005 and captain in 2006
-scored 4220 runs at an average of 57,8 runs per innings
-scored 14 centuries. His highest was 190 runs (see detail below)
-took 141 wickets at an average per wicket of 19.4 runs

Smuts, reached 150 today, his second hundred in the supersport series, which was curiosly curtailed by a declaration on 315/3 some 76 runs BEHIND the Eagles total. After this knock Jon-Jon should keep a regular place in the squad, however he has performed well in the lower tier the CSA provincial challenge this year.

Keep an eye on Jon-Jon and his younger brother Kelly Smuts