Protea stalwarts Luus, van Niekerk and Wolvaardt laid the platform with solid innings before Kapp was assisted by debutant Sekhukhune and Mali to strike decisively to claim an opening ODI win to take an early lead in the 3-match series.
It’s actually unthinkable - An SA woman athlete has made such an impression that a corporate backer sponsors her an unbranded Mercedes-Benz, and would continue to back her even if she stopped playing! Hats off Proteas opening batter Laura Wolvaardt and sponsor Bri-ton Liftmaster.
Cricket SA has announced the 14-player squad selected to represent SA away in the Caribbean in an 8-match one day series starting at the Kensington Oval on Sunday 16 September, and ending mid-October.
Momentum Proteas skipper Dané van Niekerk will lead a 15-woman squad in three ODIs and five T20i’s away in the West Indies early in October, which will include three new caps in Eastern's cricketer Tumi Sekhukhune (pictured) who joins her Powerade National Academy fellow graduates Saarah Smith and Robin Searle on tour.
Chloe Tryon took the Momentum Proteas to Makgake Primary School to kick off Womens Day revelries with an intense KFC mini-cricket match, after school girls’ team was guided through a introductory training drill.
The Momentum Proteas will reflect on their tour of England with mixed feelings, but the good ones will certainly include some pretty remarkable performances, including memorable wins against England, one in each series.
Captain Dané van Niekerk leads futile defence from the front alongside Mignon du Preez as the Proteas women suffered the highest number of runs conceded against New Zealand at Somerset in England on Wednesday, before having to repeat the ignominy again on the same day against England, in their T20I triangular double-header
The experienced and versatile Claire Terblanche has been appointed Western Province Women’s cricket coach, and intends to continue the proud legacy left by her predecessor, the late Cobus Roodt.