The series deciding ODI against Pakistan ended with the match tied – and the series honours shared – after the Proteas struck their highest total against the visitors but couldn’t grab the win despite a riveting innings by stand-in captain Suné Luus
CSA names Nondumiso Shangase among likely Proteas starters in their home 3-ODI and 5-T20 match series against Pakistan starting in Potchefstroom on 6 May
Three ODI’s and five T20s at home against Pakistan is just what CSA ordered for the Proteas Women ahead of the 2019 ICC T20 World Cup in Australia, and 2021 ICC World Cup in New Zealand
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!
Both openers Laura Wolvaardt and Lizelle Lee scored 50’s in the Proteas’ chase overnight, the 8 wicket-win offering the visitors a chance at levelling the series against the West Indies in the fifth encounter on Saturday
Protea stalwarts Luus, van Niekerk and Wolvaardt laid the platform with solid innings before Kapp was assisted by debutant Sekhukhune and Mali to strike decisively to claim an opening ODI win to take an early lead in the 3-match series.
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.
Momentum Proteas skipper Dané van Niekerk will lead a 15-woman squad in three ODIs and five T20i’s away in the West Indies early in October, which will include three new caps in Eastern’s cricketer Tumi Sekhukhune (pictured) who joins her Powerade National Academy fellow graduates Saarah Smith and Robin Searle on tour.