A brilliant opening stand of 163 runs from Lizelle Lee and Laura Wolvaardt led the Proteas Women to an emphatic victory over New Zealand Women in the first ODI clash at Eden Park outer field on Saturday.
South Africa Women’s captain Dane Van Niekerk stressed on the importance of starting the One-Day International series well against hosts New Zealand on a winning note.
The South Africa Women side gave an efficient enough display in both facets of the game when they beat the Auckland Hearts by 27 runs on Tuesday in their last warm-up match at Kentigern College, Auckland.
Proteas Women’s player Laura Wolvaardt has welcomed management’s decision to go into the three-match One-Day International series with two practice matches as they eye a positive start to their tour of New Zealand.
South Africa Women’s tour of New Zealand is all set to commence from the 25 January with the first One-Day International (ODI) match at the Eden Park Outer Oval.
Women’s cricketers Lizelle Lee and Shabnim Ismail were South Africa’s only winners at the International Cricket Council awards this week.
Head coach Hilton Moreeng named 11 players from the 2018 T20 World Cup squad, alongside four debutants, in the Proteas Women’s side to play at the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 in Australia.
Proteas seamer Marizanne Kapp took a hat-trick in the Women’s Big Bash League on Saturday. Recently recruited by the Sydney Sixers Women, Kapp claimed telling figures of 3-16 in a comfortable victory over the Melbourne Stars Women at the Hurstville Oval. She removed lower-order trio Madline Penna, Nicola Hancock and Holly Ferling with successive deliveries to seal the feat. ‘I… Read more →
Lauren Agenbag wrote a new chapter in Cricket South Africa’s drive for gender equality this past week when she became the first female umpire to stand in a men’s first-class match in South Africa.
Marizanne Kapp starred with bat and ball but it was still not enough as the Proteas Women fell to a narrow six-run loss to India in the final match of their ODI series in Vadodara on Monday.
Laura Wolvaardt led an excellent batting display by the Proteas Women but even a record score against India on their home turf in Vadodara was not enough to prevent them from going down by five wickets in the second ODI on Friday.
The North West Dragons Women’s team hosted their franchise partners, Central Gauteng Lions Women, in the CSA Women’s Provincial One-Day competition at Witrand Oval on Saturday.
Sinalo Jafta’s selection for the final T20 International for the Proteas Women against India on the current tour has her qualifying on the threshold for nationally contracted players for the 2019-20 season.
Proteas Women seamer Shabnim Ismail will play for the Sydney Thunder in the Women’s Big Bash League in Australia later this year.
The Proteas Women have hit the reset button and are looking forward to the start of their three-match ODI series against India on Wednesday.