08 Jun CSA ANNOUNCES PROVISIONAL PROTEAS WOMEN SQUAD FOR 2022 COMMONWEALTHGAMES
JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa (CSA) has today showed the provisional 21-participant Proteas Women squad with a purpose to be representing Team South Africa in T20 cricket at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham from 29 July – 07 August. This may be the primary time the format and the women’s sport are covered within the Games’ history.
South Africa were drawn in Group B and could arise towards New Zealand, England, and Sri Lanka for a place within 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 proficient group of players functions 14 contributors of the squad who took component in the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 Cricket World Cup as properly all 18 stars that travelled and played on this year’s 50-over worldwide showpiece in New Zealand.
Captain, Dané van Niekerk has additionally been named inside the enlarged squad as she keeps her rehabilitation journey from a fractured ankle, whilst the handiest uncapped participant in Delmi Tucker is likewise listed as a potential member of the Games’ contingent.
Despite now not playing lots T20 cricket within the final twelve months, the Proteas will head into the Birmingham Games as severe contenders following their astonishing displaying in the 2020 T20 World Cup where they had been denied by way of Duckworth/Lewis within the semi-finals towards hosts and eventual winners, Australia.
Hilton Moreeng’s costs are presently in Ireland for a white ball excursion that capabilities a three-match T20 series, with South Africa levelling the collection one-all with a vehement display in the second encounter following a defeat within the collection-opener. The decider receives underway on Wednesday, 08 June from 17h30 SA time (16h30 neighborhood time).
South Africa will finalize their Commonwealth Games instruction with three rip-roaring T20 clashes towards England between 21 – 25 July as part of their multi-format tour to the UK.
A very last 15-player squad might be announced on 12 July.
CSA Chief Executive Pholetsi Moseki commented:
“This is a momentous event for Cricket South Africa and ladies’s cricket as an entire as we prepare to ship a crew to the celebrated Commonwealth Games for the first time in 24 years, where the men’s group proudly gained gold on the Malaysia Games in 1998.
“On behalf of Cricket South Africa, I would really like to wish all of the players and control set to symbolize the sport we all keep dearly to our hearts all of the very pleasant at some stage in this historical Commonwealth Games campaign. Coach Hilton Moreeng and the very last squad the selectors will decide on will absolute confidence retain to make us as a rustic extraordinarily proud on the cricket subject.
“This Proteas institution will be part of a unique class of the cricketing fraternity who have flown the South African flag in a multi-code occasion, status aspect-by means of-facet with high-performance athletes from diverse sports activities, along with tune and area, swimming, gymnastics as well as netball.
“We could additionally like to extend our gratitude to the South African Sports Confederations and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) for their facilitation of the team’s preparedness for this clearly international 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 neighborhood time – New Zealand vs South Africa
Tuesday, 02 August @ 11h00 local time – England vs South Africa
Thursday, 04 August @ 11h00 nearby time – South Africa vs Sri Lanka
2022 Commonwealth Games T20 Cricket Teams:
Australia, Barbados, India, Pakistan
England, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka
For media enquiries, please contact:
Team Media Manager – Lita Gqirana
Cell.: (+27) 76 503 9655
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Cricket South Africa (CSA), an affiliate of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) and a complete member of the International Cricket Council (ICC), is the national governing frame for the sport of cricket in South Africa and administers all aspects of South African cricket, men, and women, each within the expert and novice sphere.