A former JFS student helped Glamorgan County Cricket Club win its first knockout trophy in 58 years.
South African-born Steven Reingold contributed with bat and ball as the Welsh side defeated Durham in Thursday’s Royal London One Day Cup final in Nottingham.
After moving to the UK at a young age, he attended JFS in north London, and made a number of appearances for London Maccabi Vale.
He then studied at Cardiff University, where he made his professional cricketing debut.
During the final at Trent Bridge – Reingold batted at number three, scoring 14 with a number of boundaries – before being caught behind.
After Glamorgan posted 296 for 9 batting first, he dismissed Australian Test batsman Cameron Bancroft for 55 at a crucial stage in Durham’s reply.
The Welsh side bowled Durham out for 238, winning by 58 runs.
Congratulating Steven on the win, Dan Bartram, the Head of PE at JFS said: “We are extremely proud of Steven for his sporting achievements while with us and this great success he has now achieved. Steven recently donated a playing shirt of his to the school which is proudly on display in the PE department alongside all of our students who have become elite level sportsmen and women. We look forward to watching Steven’s future successes and congratulate him once more on his and Glamorgan’s famous victory.”
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