The ICC honours Lizelle Lee as its Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year, saying that the #MomentumProteas opening batter was in a league of her own this year, finishing as the highest run-scorer in 2021
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Momentum Proteas and Perth Scorchers’ Marizanne Kapp is the first international player – and third overall – to take 100 Women’s Big Bash League wickets in Australia.
Long-serving Titans Cricket team manager, Karen Smithies, along with Xolile Mabuza, will be aiming to integrate a lot more women into the sport as they have been chosen for an International Cricket Council mentorship programme #GoGirls
Award winning Momentum Proteas cricket coach Hilton Moreeng has been included in a star-studded list of ICC mentors, including inspirational former Pakistan captain, Sana Mir and history making umpire, Claire Polosak, for the 100% Cricket Future Leaders Programme.
Co-Founder of South African Society of Biomechanics, Dr Helen Bayne’s extensive Sport Science work has seen her on the boards of numerous sports organisations globally. She chats to Koketso Kgogome about her journey and misconceptions about Sport Scientists.
Netball South Africa’s Head of Communications and Media, Nnusi Gazi, is passionate about elevating women’s sport and hopes to one day leave a legacy for the next generation. He is also using the lessons learnt from the 2019 Vitality Netball World Cup to bring a new dimension to the world of local media.
With so much happening in women’s sport, it’s hard to keep track these days. Worry not, as we have selected some of our top reads to keep you company this Sunday. Share these stories with those close to you and let’s spread the word that our women in sport are thriving on the global stage. #SundayRead
Proteas Women fast-bowler, Shabnim Ismail, says that she hopes that her recent inclusion in the ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year will encourage more women to make a career out of playing cricket
Proteas Women cricketers, Lizelle Lee and Shabnim Ismail, have been named in the ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year as they represent South Africa on the world stage
Commonwealth Games Association has supported the ICC’s commitment for global growth of women’s cricket by including the T20 in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham