Tygerberg Cricket Club.
Tygerberg Cricket Club is based in Cape Town, South Africa. The clubs was established in 1957. The club has a history of give talented cricket players like Vernon Philander in the South Africa national team and coach Alfonso Thomas who is bowling coach to Titans. TCC is known as ‘Tiere’ in the local cricket. Tygerberg Cricket Club is an amateur sports club situated in Ravensmead. They have produced many great cricketers through the years,the likes of The Van Oordt Brothers, Neville Booysen, Kulu Maclons, Vernon Philander and Alfonso Thomas.
History of club:
In 1957, a few ambitious young men from the then Tiervlei (now Ravensmead) started the TIGERS CRICKET CLUB. TCC is proud of its junior cricket development and achievements of them. The club has always had a proud tradition of junior development. Economic hardship has made it difficult in recent years but we have brought through some exciting players. We are extremely proud of the achievements of Alfonso Thomas and Vernon Philander.
Players and Achievements:
They have also taken Women Cricket under their club and have player like Shandre Fritz and Shabnim Ismail. The club is affiliated to Western Province Cricket. The Club has Senior Teams, Youth and Junior Teams and Ladies Team. Never in history has the South African Player of the Year and Ladies Player of the Year been from the same club as was achieved by Vernon and Shandré respectively in 2012. Vernon was also voted S.A. Sportsman of the Year for 2012.