Cricket South Africa and KFC held a launch at Supersport park to officially lauch the The 5th Edition of the KFC Mini-Cricket Kids vs Proteas Tour which is set to kick-off this summer and will see the Proteas going against three KFC Mini-Cricket teams across the country.
In the 2016/17 season the three all-star KFC Mini-Cricket assistant coaches; Graeme Smith, Neil McKenzie and MfunekoNgam, led the schools that won opportunities to play against the Proteas to a 2-all series tie.
Proteas batter, Farhaan Behardien said that there’s great excitement within the Proteas camp for yet another opportunity to play against the KFC Mini-Cricket team.
The KFC Mini-Cricket has grown into one of the most effective and growing developmental programmes in South Africa. The programme in this past season had 120 000 kids from over 5078 schools across South Africa taking part in over 22 000 cricket matches in the 2016/17 season.
KFC Mini-Cricket continues to be a programme that gives children a first taste of organised cricket to aspiring boys and girls in South Africa.
KFC runs a nationwide competition to select their teams whereby the three entering schools will be drawn and will be given the chance to pit their KFC Mini-Cricket teams against the mighty Proteas.