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At the start of 2015 Assupol TuksCricket won the inaugrual Varsity Cricket Week in Potchefstroom. After winning this tournament Tuks will once again represent South Africa at the Red Bull Campus Cricket World Finals to defend their title. This year it will be hosted in India in October.
Currently the TuksCricket coaching staff include, Head Coach, Pierre de Bruyn (Former Titans and Dolphins player), Chris van Noordwyk (former Titans Head coach), Andre Nel (Former Protea player) and Aldin Smith (Former Titans player).
TuksCricket is a great platform for cricketers who want to take their cricket to the next level. Currently four national captains are TuksCricket players, namely AB de Villiers (SA ODI Captain), Faf du Plessis (SA T20 Captain), Mignon du Preez (SA Ladies Captain) and Aiden Markram (SA U19 World Cup Winning Captain).
Other TuksCricket players who have made it to the next level include Morne Morkel (SA), Albie Morkel (SA), Neil Wagner (NZ), Kruger van Wyk (NZ), Sune Luus (SA Ladies) Aiden Markram (SA u19), Corbin Bosch (SA u19), Graeme van Buuren (Titans), Theunis de Bruyn (Titans), Tumi Masekela (Knights) and Matthew Pillans (Dolphins) amongst others
Assupol TuksCricket is currently ranked as the number 1 club team in the country and the number 1 university team in the world.
Assupol TuksCricket Varsity Cricket 2015 Winners
Tuks played against UJ in the first semi-final and beat the Johannesburg team by 59 runs and found themselves in the final at against Maties.
Tuks once again proved why they are the world champions and beat Maties by 5 wickets in a high-pressure match. Vincent Moore was the bowler of the match in the final with figures of 4-0-18-2 and Gerry Pike was awarded the batsmen of the match and man of the match award after top-scoring for Tuks with 50.
After winning this tournament TuksCricket will once again represent South Africa at the Red Bull Campus Cricket World Finals which will be taking place in India in October.
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