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#KFCBigBucket ends the Summer International Series in Style

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA – MARCH 22: KFC during the 2nd KFC T20 International match between South Africa and Sri Lanka at SuperSport Park on March 22, 2019 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)


KFC wrapped up the KFC T20 International Series with the Proteas snatching a 3-0 win from Sri Lankan team. This was after nail biting action at PPC Newlands, Supersport Park and Bidvest Wanderers respectively. With the series promising to be an exciting one after the Pakistan tour was concluded in February, it as only befitting that KFC bring back the #KFCBigBucket.

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – MARCH 24:Proteas paceman Lungi Ngidi and fans during the 3rd KFC T20 International match between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on March 24, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)


The return of the KFC Big Bucket was a result of the fans taking the opportunity to enjoy a game of cricket in the best seats in the oval while enjoying their favourite KFC treats and sharing such unforgettable moments with friends and family. This once in a lifetime opportunity was awarded to fans that entered a social media competition and were randomly selected to be part of the fun that was in the KFC Big Bucket.

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA – MARCH 19: Fans enjoying the KFC bucket experience with Sue Duminy and Vernon Philander inside the KFC Bucket during the 1st KFC T20 International match between South Africa and Sri Lanka at PPC Newlands on March 19, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by EJ Langner/Gallo Images)

Over 100 people were hosted in the #KFCBigBucket where they were spoilt with mingling with their favourite Proteas Players and some popular television and radio personalities. These included Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada and JP Duminy as well as Thomas Msengana, Siv Ngesi Kerry McGregor and Mapaseka Koetle-Nyokeng.


Fans embraced the epitome of what KFC stands for, sharing a great time with friends and family while enjoying a great meal over good conversations and laughs. With the KFC T20 International Series having to come to an end, KFC remains committed to the development of mini-cricket through the KFC Mini-Cricket programme which is the pipeline to CSA development structures.


Pretoria cricket fan, Arnold Mitchell got to meet Neil McKenzie he spoke fondly of his experience. “The experience was insane. I got to meet a cricket legend and experienced a great vibe in the bucket. We spoke cricket with Neil and exchanged funny stories about our lives with Neil.”

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