Fifteen Proteas Women’s players have received national contracts for the 2022-23 season.
Top-order batter Tazmin Brits and left-arm spinner Nonkululeko Mlaba have been awarded their first national contracts having been regular members of recent Proteas squads.
Coach Hilton Moreeng’s charges are set to embark on a journey that will culminate in the 2023 T20 Women’s World Cup, hosted in South Africa in February.
The Proteas will tour Ireland for three T20Is and three ODIs in June before a multi-format tour to England.
This year’s schedule also includes the addition of women’s T20 cricket in the 2022 Commonwealth Games taking place in Birmingham in August.
Proteas Women contracted players for 2022-23: Tazmin Brits (Dragons), Trisha Chetty (KwaZulu-Natal Coastal), Lara Goodall (Western Province), Shabnim Ismail (KwaZulu-Natal Coastal), Sinalo Jafta (Western Province), Marizanne Kapp (Eastern Province), Ayabonga Khaka (Lions), Masabata Klaas (Dragons), Lizelle Lee (Dragons), Sune Luus (Titans), Nonkululeko Mlaba (KwaZulu-Natal Coastal), Tumi Sekhukhune (Lions), Chloe Tryon (KwaZulu-Natal Coastal), Dane van Niekerk (Eastern Province), Laura Wolvaardt (Western Province).
Proteas Women’s tour of Ireland:
3 June: 1st T20I, Pembroke, Dublin
6 June: 2nd T20I, Pembroke, Dublin
8 June: 3rd T20I, Pembroke, Dublin
11 June: 1st ODI, Clontarf, Dublin
14 June: 2nd ODI, Clontarf, Dublin
17 June: 3rd ODI, Clontarf¸ Dublin
Proteas Women’s tour of England:
27-30 June: Only Test, Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
11 July: 1st ODI, The County Ground, Northampton
15 July: 2nd ODI, Bristol County Ground, Bristol
18 July: 3rd ODI, The Uptonsteel County Ground, Leicester
21 July: 1st T20I, The Cloudfm County Ground, Chelmsford
23 July: 2nd T20I, Blackfinch New Road, Worcester
25 July: 3rd T20I, The Incora County Ground, Derby.