the Head Grounds Curator.
who has been acting in this role for the past month, has been working at the
Bullring alongside his predecessor, Chris Scott, for more than 20 years. During
this time, Buthelezi played an integral role in producing quality playing
surfaces that has produced numerous world records including the 438-game and
the Pink Day Massacre of the West Indies at the Wanderers in February of
will continue in a consultative role for the 2015/16 season to support
Buthelezi in his new role.
Executive, Greg Fredericks, is proud of the fact that the stadium has been able
to retain and will continue to benefit from this level of experience and
knowledge of the playing facilities at the Wanderers Stadium.
extremely excited by the fact that we have been able to appoint an individual
with extensive knowledge and experience specific to the Wanderers
has proven his worth time and time again and his work has been a clear
indication of his ability in this area of expertise. I am confident that under
his leadership, this stadium will remain the world-class cricket facility that
it is. I wish him and his team the best of luck for the task at hand,” Fredericks
is relishing this new opportunity.
“I have enjoyed working with Chris and have
learnt a lot from the experience at the Bidvest Wanderers. I am also happy that
there is so many experience amongst the staff that will be working with me and
I think this is going to be a big benefit. My appreciation goes to the Gauteng
Cricket Board for the confidence in me,” Buthelezi commented.
also sees this as part of the strategic focus of the Gauteng Cricket Board.
remain committed to empowering and developing our own staff so that we become
an organisation that is increasingly maximising the value of its own human