Brave Momemtum Proteas bow out of ICC WT20 after 9-wicket loss to pre-tournament favourates England
Momentum Proteas skipper Mignon du Preez captain scored her third T20I half-century in a winning effort that put the South Africans ahead of New Zealand’s White Ferns in their battle for the second of two Group A semi-final berths in Bangladesh
The Momentum Proteas posted 165/5 after winning the toss and opting to bat, before Shabnim Ismail and Dané van Niekerk lead the bowling attack to win the South Africans an 86-run win to stay in contention at the ICC Women’s World T20 in Bangladesh
The Momentum Proteas put in a gritty performance but it wasn’t good enough as they lost by six wickets to World Champions Australia, in their second ICC Women’s World Twenty20 group-stage match in Sylhet, Bangladesh.
Following their opening warm-up loss to the West Indies, the Momentum Proteas have bounced back with a confidence-boosting win against hosts Bangladesh, ahead of their ICC Women’s World Twenty20 start against Pakistan on Sunday.
World T20-Bound Proteas wary but not intimidated as South Africa anticipate their start at the premier short-form world competition against Pakistan on Sunday 23 March
Provincial captains Alexis le Breton and Mignon du Preez look ahead to the weekend’s Cricket SA Provincial League semi-final between defending champs Western Province and Notherns in Cape Town
Cricket SA and the ECB agree on a three-match Twenty20 series from 1 to 7 September, South Africa’s first series in the United Kingdom since 2008
Gauteng edge Northerns for top spot in the Highveld log of the Cricket SA One-Day competition, KwaZulu-Natal hold pole position in the Central log while Western Province reign supreme on the West/East log, with the next round of fixtures to resume on Saturday
Cricket SA has announced its 14-player squad for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, from 23 March to 2 April 2014, where skipper Mignon du Preez will lead South Africa against Group A competitors Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan and Ireland.
The Momentum Proteas beat both Ireland and Pakistan on Wednesday, taking the South Africans to the top of the Qatar International Women’s Cricket triangular group-stage log, and qualifying them for the triangular series final against Pakistan on Friday
Five-for haul for Dané van Niekerk added to calm fourty-plus by Shandré Fritz gives Proteas winning boost ahead of ODI triangular final vs Pakistan on Friday