About the Cricket section

The cricket section has been in existence since the Old Parktonian Association was formed in the 1930”s.

Some well-known Old Parks cricketers who came out of the school were Dave Ironside, Don Stewart, Don Pistorius , Paul Kimber ,Stan Berger , Sam Rubin , Dave Webster , Tony Upton ,Jack Skewis , Harry Shapiro, John Horak, Bruce Muller,  David Van der Knaap , Ronald Desilla, Doug Neilson,  Noel Day , John Varty and many more.

The Club has been an affiliate member of the Gauteng Cricket Board from inception of the Transvaal Cricket Union.

The club’s First team has been represented in the Premier League also since inception of the Transvaal Cricket Union.

The Premier League was last won in 1975.

The current Chairman and First team coach is Doug Neilson the former Transvaal ‘Mean Machine” all-rounder who represented Transvaal , as it was then known, for over 12 years .

Unfortunately due to the country’s isolation from all forms of International sport many cricketers/players could not represent their country.