Born in East London and playing for his home province of Border before recently moving to Northern Province, Gionne has had a solid 1st class career as a stylish left hand batsman he has 6 centuries and 27 scores over 50 to his name and in one day cricket averages a very healthy 35 with the blade. In addition to his quality batting Gionne is also a high quality Right Arm spin bowler with 146 victims across all 3 formats and a 1st class bowling average a shade over 30.In 2014 Gionne came over to play UK League cricket for the 1st time and did extremely well playing for Plymouth C.C. in the Devon ECB Premier League, he racked up 750 runs averaging 40 with 3 centuries and took 35 wickets from only 150 overs bowled at a terrific average of 15 each. Gionne was signed to return to the UK for 2015 but was selected for the highly prestigious South African National Academy which is another sign of how highly rated this 27 year old all rounder is however he returned to UK Shores in 2016 to play for Glossop C.C. in the Premier Division of the GMCL and he had a stellar season with over 700 runs and in excess of 40 wickets and he is certain to be highly sought after for 2020.