When you walk into a Northerns Women’s practice, there are two certainties. The daisy on the chest will be prominent – and a certain Mignon du Preez will be wearing it with the same level of pride of two decades ago.
Gandhi Jafta has a name that exudes a sense of calm and composure, and she is looking at bringing more of that to the crease in the 2020-21 season for the Northerns Women’s team.
While national obligations are a huge priority for Sune Luus, the Proteas all-rounder also has some big plans and ambitions for matters closer to home.
For Paulina Mashishi, becoming a big part of the Northerns Women’s squad for the 2020-21 season is just the next step in a journey that has been longer than most. Through all the steps she has taken to get to this point in the game, this next leap may well be the most comfortable.
New South Africa Under-19 Women’s coach Dinesha Devnarain says she feels nervous and excited at the same time as she looks forward to the next chapter in her career.
Former Proteas all-rounder Dinesha Devnarain has been appointed in a dual role as the first full-time Women’s U19 and Women’s National Academy head coach.
South African cricketer Lizelle Lee should be finalising her wedding plans with fiancé Tanja Cronje. Instead, she finds herself at her parents’ home in the farming town of Ermelo completing a 2000-piece puzzle to keep herself busy during the national lockdown.
The Australian Women’s limited-overs series against the Proteas Women in South Africa, which was scheduled to start later this month, has been cancelled.
The Proteas Women crashed out of the Women’s T20 World Cup with a five-run defeat by Australia in Thursday’s rain-affected semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Cricket South Africa has announced a 14-player squad for the Proteas Women’s ODI inbound series against Australia Women.
Captain Dane van Niekerk was all but devastated as the Proteas Women lost Thursday’s rain-affected semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground to Australia.
The Proteas Women have finished top of their group for the first time in the history of an ICC event after their final pool match of the Women’s T20 World Cup against West Indies was abandoned due to rain without a ball bowled in Sydney on Tuesday.
The traditional powers of women’s cricket have been forced to take a step back and recognise that India and South Africa pose a significant threat at the T20 World Cup.
Opening batter Lizelle Lee struck a century, as the Proteas Women beat Thailand by 113 runs in Friday’s Women’s T20 World Cup fixture at the Manuka Oval in Canberra, Australia.
All-rounder Marizanne Kapp has been ruled out of the Proteas Women’s second Pool B match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup due to a respiratory tract infection.