Durban Heat Media Release

 No: dh1807

06 Nov 2018

Embargo : None

Written by: Siphiwe Gabayi


Durban Heat bringing its colour to KZN schools

Durban – Part of the Durban Heat's build up to the inaugural Mzansi Super League is focused around a number of exciting school interactions throughout the greater Durban area ahead of their tournament opener on 18 November at Kingsmead.

The activations will take place throughout the remainder of November at various schools that are affiliated with the KwaZulu-Natal Cricket Union.

The team line-up for the tournament will be star studded with explosive Proteas batsman David Miller as well as other marquee players such as Rashid Khan and Hashim Amla as well as local stars and Proteas Khaya Zondo and Keshav Maharaj.

KZNCU Marketing Manager, Nana Ngubane said that the plan is to ensure that the community of Durban and surrounding areas is aware of this exciting tournament and are geared up to come and show support for the team.

“For us it is more about engaging with our communities, because this is not only for Kingsmead Stadium and the selected few, but Durban City in its entirety – including the surrounding areas.

“We know that if we have full support from these communities, especially the schools that will translate into a packed stadium and a festive atmosphere” said Ngubane.

These activations will be filled with loads of festivities by Durban Heat brand.

The Durban Heat is set to lock horns with Cape Town Blitz at Kingsmead Cricket Stadium on Sunday the 18th of November at 11:00 AM.

Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketpro.co.za and at Kingsmead Stadium.

More information can be found at www.dolphinscricket.co.za.

Durban Heat Fixtures:
18 Nov 11:00 Durban Heat v Cape Town Blitz Kingsmead, Durban
21 Nov 14:00 Durban Heat v Tshwane Spartans Kingsmead, Durban
23 Nov 19:00 Nelson Mandela Giants v Durban Heat St George's, Port Elizabeth
28 Nov 19:00 Durban Heat v Paarl Rocks Kingsmead, Durban
30 Nov 19:00 Jozi Stars v Durban Heat Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
02 Dec 11:00 Paarl Rocks v Durban Heat Eurolux Boland Park, Paarl
05 Dec 19:00 Durban Heat v Nelson Mandela Giants Kingsmead, Durban
07 Dec 14:00 Durban Heat v Jozi Stars Kingsmead, Durban
09 Dec 15:30 Cape Town Blitz v Durban Heat PPC Newlands, Cape Town
12 Dec 19:00 Tshwane Spartans v Durban Heat SuperSport Park, Centurion

Durban Heat Squad:
Hashim Amla, Rashid Khan, David Miller, Heinrich Klaasen, Kyle Abbott, Keshav Maharaj, Khaya Zondo, Albie Morkel, Marchant de Lange, Vernon Philander, Brandon Mavuta, Temba Bavuma, Morné van Wyk, Okuhle Cele, Sarel Erwee, Tladi Bokako.

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Excited school kids from Penzance Primary School get ready to bring the heat as part of the Durban Heat's exciting school activations in preparation for the 2018 Mzansi Super League starting for the Heat on 18 November. Supplied/
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