Shadley van Schalkwyk is a left-arm quick bowler for Knights and Free State. He is a product of the famous Wynberg Boys’ High School, whose alumni includes Jacques Kallis and Allan Lamb. After impressing with the bat on a tour to Pakistan with his school side in 2006, he was drafted into the South African Academy. He made his List A debut for Western Province in February 2008, and in 2008 in first class cricket at Durban. His career best figure of 5/30 against Namibia at Windhoek in 2008/2009 cricket season. His Twenty20 debut was in 2009 for Eagles in Bloemfontein. His 20 over career best figure of 2/12 against the Cobras in 2008/2009.