Proteas ready for T20 World Cup

The Momentum Proteas Women have officially arrived in Australia for the ICC Women’s T20 Cricket World Cup 2020, which gets underway from 21 February – 8 March.

Preparation for the seventh edition of the tournament has begun with the Proteas completing their first training session earlier today at the Karen Rolton Oval in Adelaide, ahead of tomorrow’s warm-up match against Sri Lanka (10:30 am local time) at the same venue.

Welcome videos featuring Dané van Niekerk, Chloe Tyron, Suné Luus, Shabnim Ismail and Ayabonga Khaka as well as training are now available at the ftp site below:

South Africa, who share Pool B with England, Thailand, Pakistan and West Indies, will open their campaign against England under Sunday night lights on 23 February at the WACA Ground in Perth.

Full List of Fixtures: (all local times)

Sunday, 16 February 2020
Warm-up 1 vs Sri Lanka
Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide from 10:30

Tuesday, 18 February 2020
Warm-up 2 vs Australia
Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide from 10:30

Sunday, 23 February 2020
Match 1 vs England
WACA Ground, Perth from 19:00

Friday, 28 February 2020
Match 2 vs Thailand
Manuka Oval, Canberra from 15:00

Sunday, 1 March 2020
Match 3 vs Pakistan
Sydney Showgrounds Stadium, Sydney from 15:00

Tuesday, 3 March 2020
Match 4 vs West Indies
Sydney Showgrounds Stadium, Sydney from 19:00

Momentum Proteas ICC Women’s T20 squad:

Dané van Niekerk (captain, Eastern Province), LauraWolvaardt (Western Province), Lizelle Lee (North West), Mignon du Preez (Northerns),Marizanne Kapp (Eastern Province), Suné Luus (Northerns), Chloe Tryon (KwaZulu-Natal Coastal),Shabnim Ismail (KZN Coastal), AyabongaKhaka (Gauteng), MasabataKlaas (North West), Tumi Sekhukhune (North West), Trisha Chetty (KZN Coastal), NonkululekoMlaba (KZN Coastal), Nadine de Klerk (Western Province),Nondumiso Shangase (KZN Coastal).


Hilton Moreeng (Head Coach), Salieg Nackerdien (Assistant Coach), Sedibu Mohlaba (Manager), Abram Ramoadi (Performance Analyst), Russell Clarke (Strength & Conditioning Coach), Tshegofatso Gaetsewe (Team Doctor), Molebatsi Theletsane (Physiotherapist), Lucy Davey (Media Liaison).

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