West Indies beat the Proteas by two wickets in their opening Super Sixes match, dashing SA’s hopes of reaching the final, but Mignon du Preez and her charges are still eyeing a top four finish in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2013 in India.
ICC Women’s World Cup 2013
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Despite a brave effort, the Momentum Proteas went down to Australia in Cuttack on Sunday to record their second loss at the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2013. The Proteas need to beat Pakistan on Tuesday to advance to the Super Sixes.
While recognising the enormity of the task, the Momentum SA Protea cricket team are focussed on upsetting Australia on Sunday, in their second group-stage fixture of the ICC Women’s World Cup India, after losing to New Zealand by 150 runs on Friday.
New Zealand got the better of the Momentum Proteas in their opening Women’s World Cup match in Cuttack today. South Africa face Australia in their second group game on Sunday.
England beat the Momentum Proteas by 51 runs in the first warm-up match of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2013. The Proteas play Sri Lanka in their second warm-up match on Tuesday.
The national women’s cricket team jetted off to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2013 today with confidence boosting news that Momentum will be the team’s official sponsor for the next six years.
Shabnim Ismail, who missed the recent tour to the West Indies, because of work commitments, returns to the South African squad for the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, which gets underway at the end of January.