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First name 

 Thandile

 

Middle name 

 Savanna

 

Surname 

 Cordes

 

Name as you are most commonly referred 

 

 Savanna Cordes

Nickname (and why you got this name)

 

 

 

 Sav (its just short for Savanna)

 

Date, month, year of birth

 

 21/02/1994

City and country of birth

 Johannesburg , South Africa

 

Domestic team

 Gauteng Women’s Cricket Team

 

Playing role in the team 

 Keeper/ Opening Bat

 

Batting Style 

 

 RHB

Bowling Style 

 

 n/a

Specialist fielding position 

 

 

 Keeper

In 50 words, introduce yourself to the world 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I’m an easy-going sport fanatic that enjoys spending time with friends and family and occasionally enjoy reading. I enjoy football as well as cricket and I’m an avid Arsenal fan. I started playing cricket at the age of 9/10 and was a keen bowler before I gave it up to keep wicket pushing 4years ago.

Do you work or study while playing cricket?

 

 

 

 

 Planning to study Medicine (MBBCh) at the University of Witswatersrand in 2013

What was your most recent performance in a domestic tournament?

 

 

 Played in the CSA T20 Womens Final against Western Province

 

In what year did you first represent your country in a cricket match/series?

 2012

 

 

 

 

 

Have you represented your country in any other sport before?  When and where?

 

 

 No

 

 

Relatives who have represented your country in cricket before 

 

n/a 

 

 

Relatives who have represented your country in any other sport before 

 

 n/a

 

 

Who is your favourite cricketer, and why?

 HashimAmla because of his immense patience and powers of concentration, which enable him to bat for long periods of time.

 

 

Which international cricketer would you most liken your playing style to, and why?

 Kumar Sangakara, despite him being left handed, because he is a strong offside player and knows how to manipulate the field for singles which we share in common.

 

 

What is your best cricketing moment/performance to date?

Scoring my first international 50 against Zimbabwe in the recent Africa Qualifier.  

 

 

 

What is the favourite cricket ground you have played on, and why?

 

 

Buffalo Park as it’s the only first class ground I’ve ever played on.

Want is your cricketing ambition?

 

 To play as the number1 SA keeper then eventually crack the Top10 list in batting averages internationally

 What is your personal twitter handle (if applicable e.g. @janesmith)

 

@savannacordes

 

 

 

 


 
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