Momentum Proteas players, Nonkululeko Mlaba and Nondumiso Shangase lead the way with Jade de Figuerido and Gabisile Nkosi making up the other two spots as intakes for the Powerade National Academy squad.
Powerade National Academy
Proteas head coach, Hilton Moreeng has expressed his delight with the depth within his cricket squad as they depart on Sunday for a trip that comprises five T20 Internationals and three ODI’s against India
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.
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.
With an intake broadly representing CSA members, the national cricket federation has cast the net wide for the New Powerade National Academy squad.