ICC Acknowledge SA Trio in ODI Team of the Year

by | Jan 21, 2022

Momentum Proteas international trio, Lizelle Lee, Marizanne Kapp and Shabnim Ismail feature in the ICC ODI Team of the Year.

Kapp and Ismail were also included in the T20I Team of the Year alongside opening batswoman, Laura Wolvaardt.

Momentum Proteas Stars Feature in ICC T20I Team of the Year

The South Africans feature in a star-studded list for their outstanding individual achievements which saw Lee finish as the highest run-scorer in women’s ODI in 2021.

The 29-year-old recorded a batting average of 90.28 with one century and five half-centuries.

Her strike-rate of 79.00 saw her become the third highest among batters with a minimum of 300 runs in the calendar year.

All-rounder, Kapp, was one of the best performers with both bat and bowl in 2021, scoring her runs at an outstanding strike-rate of 98.91.

She amassed a total of 183 runs in 2021 at an average of 61, including a best of 68* which came against Pakistan in Durban in January.

The 32-year-old played an equally important role with her bowling, picking up 11 wickets at an average of 29.18.

Experienced pacer, Ismail finished as the joint second-highest wicket-taker last year with 18 wickets.

The 33-year-old was a consistent performer for South Africa throughout the course of the 12 matches she played – going at an economy of only 4.11 runs per over.

 

ICC Women’s ODI Team of the Year:
Lizelle Lee – South Africa
Alyssa Healy (wk) – Australia
Tammy Beaumont – England
Mithal Raj – India
Heather Knight (c) – England
Hayley Matthews – West Indies
Marizanne Kapp – South Africa
Shabnim Ismail – South Africa
Fatima Sana – Pakistan
Jhulan Goswami – India
Anisa Mohammed – West Indies

 

Photo 1 Caption: Momentum Proteas opening bat, Lizelle Lee, features with fellow South African teammates, Marizanne Kapp and Shabnim Ismail, in the ICC ODI Team of the Year. Photo: Cricket South Africa (Twitter)

 

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