Cricket SA gave the Proteas Women a rousing farewell on their way to the Caribbean to take on defending champions West Indies, England, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in the West Indies World T20
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The Proteas brought out their A-Game to win the final T20 international by three wickets and earn well-deserved come-from-behind series-levelling kudos away against the West Indies, just ahead of the ICC Women’s World T20 in November – also in the West Indies!
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.
CSA Women’s Provincial League defending champions Western Province, pictured here in February after winning their fourth T20 title, are aiming to win their fifth consecutive limited overs league title as the five-day finals tournament kicks off in Bloemfontein today.
Momentum Proteas prepare to take on West Indies in their final T20 fixtures ahead of the 2016 ICC Women’s World T20
Charlotte Edwards’ England struck with 3 early wickets to signal their claim to the T20 final at Wanderers on Sunday, earning the series 2-1
The Momentum Proteas await departure for England on Monday following their final camp for two, three-match Twenty20 series against England, and Ireland, from 1-10 September
Marizanne Kapp (Momentum Women’s Cricketer of the Year) and Suné Luus (CSA Girls U19 Player of the Tournament) were the big winners at the annual Cricket SA awards on Wednesday
A bumper women’s cricket season is planned in South Africa, as CSA secures much-needed game time for its emerging and top players.