"Any active sportsman has to be very focused; you've got to be in the right frame of mind. If your energy is diverted in various directions, you do not achieve the results. I need to know when to switch on and switch off: and the rest of the things happen around that. Cricket is in the foreground, the rest is in the background." - Sachin Tendulkar
The North-West University has a cricketing footprint in the country like few other. The NWU is always a top USSA contender, has produced a multitude of countrywide franchise stars, has claimed the Varsity Cricket crown and in 2017 won the Red Bull Campus Cricket World Championships. With superlative facilities and renowned coaches, the NWU is taking cricket beyond any and all boundaries.
The players figure as batsmen, bowlers and fielders.
- Batsmen score runs off the balls bowled by the bowler.
- Bowlers bowl, and try to get the batsmen "out" (dismissed from the ground).
- Fielders (10) assist the bowler in achieving his goal, and prevent the batsmen from scoring runs.