Brave Momemtum Proteas bow out of ICC WT20 after 9-wicket loss to pre-tournament favourates England
ICC Women’s World Twenty20
Momentum Proteas skipper Mignon du Preez captain scored her third T20I half-century in a winning effort that put the South Africans ahead of New Zealand’s White Ferns in their battle for the second of two Group A semi-final berths in Bangladesh
The Momentum Proteas posted 165/5 after winning the toss and opting to bat, before Shabnim Ismail and Dané van Niekerk lead the bowling attack to win the South Africans an 86-run win to stay in contention at the ICC Women’s World T20 in Bangladesh
The Momentum Proteas put in a gritty performance but it wasn’t good enough as they lost by six wickets to World Champions Australia, in their second ICC Women’s World Twenty20 group-stage match in Sylhet, Bangladesh.
Following their opening warm-up loss to the West Indies, the Momentum Proteas have bounced back with a confidence-boosting win against hosts Bangladesh, ahead of their ICC Women’s World Twenty20 start against Pakistan on Sunday.
World T20-Bound Proteas wary but not intimidated as South Africa anticipate their start at the premier short-form world competition against Pakistan on Sunday 23 March
Cricket SA has announced its 14-player squad for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, from 23 March to 2 April 2014, where skipper Mignon du Preez will lead South Africa against Group A competitors Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan and Ireland.
The Proteas jet out for inaugural Qatar International Cricket Championship, consisting of T20 and ODI round-robin series vs Pakistan and Ireland sealed by series finals in Doha starting on Saturday
Coach Hilton Moreeng is working with the Momentum Proteas Women to improve ahead of their clash with their touring Bangladeshi counterparts, in the second T20 International series in Potchefstroom on Saturday
The Proteas women go in search of their second win on the trot at the ICC Women’s World T20 in Sri Lanka. South Africa play New Zealand in Galle on Friday (6:30am SA time) following an emphatic six wicket win over Sri Lanka in the opening match of the tournament.