The South African women’s cricket team continued their winning streak on their tour of Europe, after beating England A by 36 runs in a limited overs match at Taunton College in England on Tuesday.
The Proteas comprehensively beat the Netherlands by 174 runs at the Sportpark Maarshalkweerd in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Saturday, their second successive comfortable win in three days giving them an unassailable 2-nil lead.
KwaZulu-Natal captain and Proteas master-batswoman Johmari Logtenberg showed her true mettle with a tremendous 153 not-out in the third and final ODI against the Dutch in the Netherlands on Sunday.
Captain Cri-Zelda Brits top-scored and took SA on to a victorious total of 239 for the loss of six wickets, after choosing to bat against the Netherlands in the first of three ODI’s, at the VRA Ground in Amstelveen, the Netherlands on Thursday.
Veteran Daleen Terblanche top scored with an unbeaten 60 as the South African women’s cricket team ended day one of their historic one-off four-day test against the Netherlands in Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam, on 159/5 in 58.2 overs.
A new chapter will be added to women’s cricket history tomorrow (Saturday,28 July 2007) when South Africa take on the Netherlands in a four-day one-off Test in Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam.
Things may have seemed a bit quiet after the National Women’s Cricket team’s successful five-match ODI home series against Pakistan earlier this year.
So, I see you’ve already started voting …, which means you know that 1 August 2007 is a special day for gsport …for Girls!
Captain of the women’s national cricket squad Cri-Zelda Brits is up against team-mates Ashlyn Kilowan and her vice-captain Johmari Logtenberg in the running for the Women’s Cricketer of the Year award, at Wednesday’s fourth annual Mutual & Federal SA Cricket Awards.
As the national women’s cricket team wrapped up a three-day camp at the High Performance Centre in Pretoria on Sunday, gsport … for Girls! Editor Kass Naidoo visited the provisional team to speak to the girls about the importance of being media-aware.