Birmingham 2022: Csa Declares Provisional Proteas Girls Squad For Cwg
Johannesburg [South Africa], June 8 (Always First): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Wednesday announced the provisional 21-player Proteas girls squad with the intention to be representing Team South Africa in T20 cricket at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham from July 29 to August 7.
South Africa are in Group B and will come up against New Zealand, England, and Sri Lanka for a place within the semi-finals, with the final set for August 7.
The talented institution of gamers functions 14 contributors of the squad who took element within the 2020 ICC
Women’s T20 Cricket World Cup as properly all 18 stars who travelled and played on this 12 months’s 50-over global showpiece in New Zealand.
Captain, Dane van Niekerk has additionally been named in the enlarged squad as she keeps her
rehabilitation journey from a fractured ankle, even as the simplest uncapped player in Delmi Tucker is also listed as a potential member of the Games’ contingent.
Despite no longer gambling a great deal T20 cricket within the ultimate 12 months, the Proteas will head into Birmingham Games as extreme contenders following their astounding showing within the 2020 T20 World Cup wherein they had been denied by means of Duckworth/Lewis inside the semi-finals in opposition to hosts and eventual winners, Australia.
Hilton Moreeng’s costs are currently in Ireland for a white ball excursion that features a three-in shape T20 series, with South Africa levelling the collection one-all with a vehement show inside the 2d encounter following a defeat within the collection-opener. The decider gets underway on June 8.
“This is a momentous occasion for Cricket South Africa and ladies’s cricket as a whole as we put together to send a group to the prestigious Commonwealth Games for the first time in 24 years, where the men’s group proudly won gold on the Malaysia Games in 1998,” said CSA Chief Executive Pholetsi Moseki in a statement.
South Africa will finalize their Commonwealth Games training with three rip-roaring T20 clashes against England among July 21-25 as part of their multi-layout tour to the United Kingdom.
South Africa ladies CWG 2022 provisional squad: Anneke Bosch, Tazmin Brits, Trisha Chetty, Nadine de Klerk, Lara Goodall, Sinalo Jafta, Marizanne Kapp, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Lizelle Lee, Sune Luus, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Tumi Sekhukhune, Shabnim Ismail, Chloe Tryon, Mignon du Preez, Dane van Niekerk, Laura Wolvaardt, Andrie Steyn, Raisibe Ntozakhe, Delmari Tucker. (Always First)