In what is a crunch match for the Proteas Women, assistant coach Salieg Nackerdien believes the team must back themselves to change a few aspects of their game and get back into the series ahead of the fourth Women’s T20 International against Pakistan in Benoni on Wednesday.
Former Proteas fast bowler Meyrick Pringle looks back at Kepler Wessels’ style of leadership, a tough 1992 tour for spinner Omar Henry and more, writes JONHENRY WILSON.
Following a good start with bat and ball, the Proteas Women came up short in the end due to faltering middle periods, a factor that head coach, Hilton Moreeng, and stand-in captain Suné Luus agreed was the difference in their defeat in the third T20 international against Pakistan in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday.
David Miller took 54 innings to welcome a maiden ODI century. He has since managed four more in 52 innings. Integral to this increase has been structure within the flexibility offered by a dynamic batting order, writes Jonhenry Wilson.
Career-best efforts from Tazmin Brits and Moseline Daniels were not enough as the Proteas Women slipped to a four-wicket defeat to Pakistan in the third T20 International at the City Oval in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday.
Former Proteas captain AB de Villiers urged eventual successor Faf du Plessis not to sign a second Kolpak contract in 2010.
Proteas captain Faf du Plessis is confident South Africa have the batting order to post scores of 350-plus at the 2019 World Cup in the United Kingdom, while coach Ottis Gibson is adamant the bowlers can successfully defend similar totals.
A maiden career half-century by Marizanne Kapp in her new role up the order helped the Proteas Women edge out Pakistan by eight wickets with a ball to spare in the second T20 International at the City Oval in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday.
Dale Steyn remains a doubt for the opener against England on 30 May, while Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi have fully recovered.
Ottis Gibson took the Proteas up Table Mountain for a team-building exercise, likening the journey to what his players will experience at the World Cup.
The Proteas will earn approximately R57-million (US $4-million) if they triumph in the 2019 World Cup final in the United Kingdom.
Footage from the Proteas’ World Cup camp ahead of their trip to England.
Former fast bowler Monde Zondeki remembers how coach Eric Simons’ relatively relaxed disposition contrasted with the collective nervousness of the squad in 2003, writes JONHENRY WILSON.
Fast bowler Dale Steyn has reiterated South Africa’s motivation to win the 2019 World Cup as his recovery continues from a shoulder injury sustained during the Indian Premier League.
Aiden Markram is eager to learn from Hashim Amla’s proven experience in English conditions, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.