Birmingham 2022: Csa Publicizes Provisional Proteas Ladies Squad For Cwg
Johannesburg [South Africa], June eight (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Wednesday announced the provisional 21-player Proteas ladies squad so that it will 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 could come up towards New Zealand, England, and Sri Lanka for an area within the semi-finals, with the very last set for August 7.
The talented institution of players features 14 contributors of the squad who took part inside the 2020 ICCWomen’s T20 Cricket World Cup as nicely all 18 stars who travelled and performed on this yr’s 50-over global showpiece in New Zealand.
Captain, Dane van Niekerk has additionally been named within the enlarged squad as she continues herrehabilitation adventure from a fractured ankle, whilst the most effective uncapped participant in Delmi Tucker is also listed as a potential member of the Games’ contingent.
Despite no longer gambling a lot T20 cricket within the closing 365 days, the Proteas will head into Birmingham Games as severe contenders following their amazing showing within the 2020 T20 World Cup in which they have been denied by using Duckworth/Lewis in the semi-finals in opposition to hosts and eventual winners, Australia.
Hilton Moreeng’s expenses are presently in Ireland for a white ball tour that capabilities a 3-healthy T20 collection, with South Africa levelling the series one-all with a vehement show in the 2d encounter following a defeat within the collection-opener. The decider receives underway on June 8.
“This is a momentous event for Cricket South Africa and women’s cricket as a whole as we prepare to send a crew to the prestigious Commonwealth Games for the primary time in 24 years, where the guys’s group proudly gained gold at the Malaysia Games in 1998,” stated CSA Chief Executive Pholetsi Moseki in a assertion.
South Africa will finalize their Commonwealth Games instruction with 3 rip-roaring T20 clashes in opposition to England among July 21-25 as part of their multi-layout excursion 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. (ANI)