Momentum Proteas all-rounder Marizanne Kapp and star batter, Laura Wolvaardt, have both scored four nominations each for the 2019/20 Cricket South Africa Awards.

Kapp and Wolvaardt have both been nominated for Momentum Proteas Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year and for the Momentum Proteas Players’ Player of the Year. Wolvaardt has also been nominated for Momentum Proteas Cricketer of the Year and for the KFC Streetwise award while Kapp has an additional nomination for the RAM Delivery of the Year.

The other contenders for the supreme women’s accolade of SA Women’s Cricketer of the Year are Shabnim Ismail and Lizelle Lee who have both also been nominated for Momentum Proteas T20 Cricketer of the Year along with newcomer Nadine de Klerk.

Fresh off from her Presidential Award nod from the Central Gauteng Lions, Ayabonga Khaka has been nominated for Momentum Proteas ODI Player of the Year and SA Fans Cricketer of the Year.

Mignon du Preez joins Wolvaardt in being nominated for the KFC Streetwise award.

“It is my great pleasure and privilege to congratulate all the nominees as we celebrate the achievements of both our Proteas women’s and men’s squads.” – CSA Acting Chief Executive Dr. Jacques Faul.

The gala event to honour South Africa’s top performing professional cricketers over the past year will take place on Saturday, 4 July 2020, in a virtual ceremony because of the restrictions imposed by the Coronavirus.

The function will feature a notable first with South Africa’s best men’s and women’s cricketers for the first-time going head to head in two categories: KFC Streetwise Award and the RAM Delivery of the Year.

“It is my great pleasure and privilege to congratulate all the nominees as we celebrate the achievements of both our Proteas women’s and men’s squads,” commented CSA Acting Chief Executive Dr. Jacques Faul in the media release.

“And, while we are doing that, let us not forget to thank all those great and selfless people who work diligently behind the scenes to create opportunities for our leading cricketers to excel,” Faul concluded.

 

Women Nominees:

RAM DELIVERY OF THE YEAR

• Marizanne Kapp

KFC STREETWISE AWARD

• Mignon du Preez

• Laura Wolvaardt

MOMENTUM PROTEAS T20 INTERNATIONAL CRICKETER OF THE YEAR

• Nadine de Klerk

• Shabnim Ismail

• Lizelle Lee

MOMENTUM PROTEAS ODI CRICKETER OF THE YEAR

• Marizanne Kapp

• Ayabonga Khaka

• Laura Wolvaardt

MOMENTUM PROTEAS PLAYERS’ PLAYER OF THE YEAR

• Shabnim Ismail

• Luara Wolvaardt

• Marizanne Kapp

SA FANS CRICKETER OF THE YEAR

• Sune Luus

• Laura Wolvaardt

• Ayabonga Khaka

• Mignon du Preez

• Shabnim Ismail

• Marizanne Kapp

MOMENTUM PROTEAS CRICKETER OF THE YEAR

• Shabnim Ismail

• Lizelle Lee

• Laura Wolvaardt

 

Photo 1 Caption: Momentum Proteas all-rounder Marizanne Kapp and batswoman Laura Wolvaardt have both won nominations in four categories for the 2019/20 Cricket South Africa Awards. Photo: CSA