Sunday, February 25, 2024

Six uncapped gamers in South Africa’s squad for one-off ladies’s Take a look at in opposition to Australia


The remainder of the squad members had been all a part of the taking part in XI in that Take a look at: Laura Wolvaardt, now the all-format captain, Anneke Bosch, Nadine de Klerk, Sune Luus, Sinalo Jafta, Nonkululeko Mlaba, and Marizanne Kapp, who had scored 150 and 43 not out in that Take a look at.

All of the gamers within the Take a look at squad are already in Australia for the continuing ODI sequence. Ayabonga Khaka, who can also be with the ODI squad, has “chosen to not take part in red-ball cricket”, a CSA assertion mentioned.

“It is a fantastic alternative for us as a group,” head coach Hilton Moreeng mentioned. “It is [a Test] one other one shortly once more, so I feel particularly with the children, they’re very excited to problem themselves and to check their expertise within the longer format and in ladies’s cricket, it hasn’t been one thing we have been accustomed to. We have had a possibility to arrange for it and taking part in in an iconic stadium, it is a possibility that each teen desires to seize and check their expertise in opposition to, so it is thrilling occasions for ladies’s cricket and one we’re trying ahead to as a group.”

Convenor of selectors Clinton du Preez mentioned, “We’re considering strategic changes inside the batting lineup for the Take a look at match. Moreover, we intention to supply alternatives to gamers who’ve been a part of the tour, whereas additionally assessing prospects for future Take a look at matches. Our focus is on structuring the lineup to attain the suitable stability inside our squad.

“Take a look at cricket introduces a component of pleasure, significantly for these gamers experiencing it for the primary time. I sit up for observing the squad members and their performances inside the red-ball enviornment.”

South Africa squad for one-off Take a look at in opposition to Australia

Laura Wolvaardt (capt), Anneke Bosch, Tazmin Brits, Nadine de Klerk, Mieke de Ridder, Ayanda Hlubi, Sinalo Jafta, Marizanne Kapp, Masabata Klaas, Sune Luus, Eliz-Mari Marx, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Chloe Tryon, Delmi Tucker

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