Dane van Niekerk, who has not played a T20I since February 2019 due to injury, is again at the helm of an experienced unit at the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Championship in Australia.
The 26-year-old Niekerk has demonstrated her fitness in the Women’s Big Bash League. She played 11 games for Sydney Sixers, scored 125 runs and scored nine goals.
She will lead an experienced unit at the 2020 event in Australia, including Mignon du Preez, Lizelle Lee, Shabnim Ismail, Marizanne Kapp, and Trisha Chetty. Up to 11 players from this squad also appeared at the T20 World Cup 2018.
“This group has the talent, youth, experience and desire to help us win the T20 World Cup,” said team coach Hilton Moreeng.
“We have put together a team that we believe can compete with anyone in the world, and it will be important that we incorporate that belief into the T20 World Championship for ICC women. The players who bring us to Available are among the best and the best. ” promising players in cricket worldwide and we will make sure that we give them the best tools to succeed on this big stage. “
While the team has a lot of experience, there are also some young talents, including teenagers Nonkululeko Mlaba, a left-wing spinner, and Nadine de Klerk, an all-rounder. There are no players in the squad without a cap.
The announced squad is identical to the one that South Africa will bring to New Zealand for the triple ICC Women’s Championship ODI series from January 25th.
South Africa, which has never won the title, will face England in Perth on February 23.
South Africa Women Squad For ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020
Dane Van Niekerk (c), Laura Wolvaardt, Lizelle Lee, Mignon Du Preez, Marizanne Kapp, Sune Luus, Chloe Tryon (vc), Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Tumi Sekhukhune, Trisha Chetty, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Nadine De Klerk, Nondumiso Shangase