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Cricket South Africa (CSA) has these days showed the provisional 21-player Proteas Women squad to be able to be representing Team South Africa in T20 cricket on the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham from 29 July – 07 August. This might be the first time the format and the women’s game are covered in the Games’ records.
South Africa have been drawn in Group B and will come up in opposition to New Zealand, England, and Sri Lanka for an area in the semi-finals, with the final set for Sunday, 07 August.
South Africa’s T20 Cricket Provisional Squad for 2022 Commonwealth Games:
Anneke Bosch (Senwes Dragons), Tazmin Brits (Senwes Dragons), Trisha Chetty (Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal), Nadine de Klerk (Six Gun Grill Western Province), Lara Goodall (Six Gun Grill Western Province), Sinalo Jafta (Six Gun Grill Western Province), Marizanne Kapp (Eastern Province), Ayabonga Khaka (Imperial Lions), Masabata Klaas (Senwes Dragons), Lizelle Lee (Senwes Dragons), Suné Luus (Titans Ladies), Nonkululeko Mlaba (Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal), Tumi Sekhukhune
(Imperial Lions), Shabnim Ismail (Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal), Chloé Tryon (Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal), Mignon du Preez (Titans Ladies), Dané van Niekerk (Eastern Province), Laura Wolvaardt (Six Gun Grill Western Province), Andrie Steyn (Six Gun Grill Western Province), Raisibe Ntozakhe (Imperial Lions), Delmari Tucker (Six Gun Grill Western Province)
The talented institution of players features 14 contributors of the squad who took component in the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 Cricket World Cup as well all 18 stars that travelled and performed in this 12 months’s 50-over global showpiece in New Zealand.
Captain, Dané van Niekerk has also been named within the enlarged squad as she continues her rehabilitation journey from a fractured ankle, whilst the only uncapped participant in Delmi Tucker is likewise indexed as a capability member of the Games’ contingent.
Despite no longer gambling much T20 cricket in the last one year, the Proteas will head into the Birmingham Games as extreme contenders following their remarkable displaying in the 2020 T20 World Cup in which they have been denied by Duckworth/Lewis inside the semi-finals towards hosts and eventual winners, Australia.
Hilton Moreeng’s prices are currently in Ireland for a white ball tour that features a three-in shape T20 series, with South Africa levelling the series one-all with a vehement show in the second come upon following a defeat inside the series-opener. The decider gets underway on Wednesday, 08 June from 17h30 SA time (16h30 nearby time).
South Africa will finalize their Commonwealth Games coaching with three rip-roaring T20 clashes against England among 21 – 25 July as part of their multi-format tour to the UK.
A final 15-player squad may be introduced on 12 July.
CSA Chief Executive Pholetsi Moseki commented:
“This is a momentous event for Cricket South Africa and women’s cricket as a whole as we prepare to send a group to the celebrated Commonwealth Games for the primary time in 24 years, in which the men’s team proudly gained gold on the Malaysia Games in 1998.
“On behalf of Cricket South Africa, I would love to wish all the players and control set to represent the game all of us preserve dearly to our hearts all of the very first-rate all through this historical Commonwealth Games campaign. Coach Hilton Moreeng and the very last squad the selectors will determine on will no doubt maintain to make us as a country extremely proud at the cricket field.
“This Proteas group will be a part of a unique class of the cricketing fraternity who have flown the South African flag in a multi-code occasion, status aspect-via-facet with high-overall performance athletes from diverse sports activities, consisting of music and field, swimming, gymnastics in addition to netball.
“We would also like to increase our gratitude to the South African Sports Confederations and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) for his or her facilitation of the group’s preparedness for this absolutely worldwide occasion.”
Hilton Moreeng (Head Coach), Sedibu Mohlaba (Team Manager), Dillon du Preez (Assistant Coach), Abram Ramoadi (Performance Analyst), Molebatsi Theletsane (Physiotherapist), Zane Webster (Strength and Conditioning Coach)
South Africa’s 2022 Commonwealth Games T20 Cricket Fixtures:
Saturday, 30 July @ 11h00 nearby time – New Zealand vs South Africa
Tuesday, 02 August @ 11h00 neighborhood time – England vs South Africa
Thursday, 04 August @ 11h00 neighborhood time – South Africa vs Sri Lanka
2022 Commonwealth Games T20 Cricket Teams:
Australia, Barbados, India, Pakistan
England, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka