Sune Luus has been confirmed to steer South Africa within the three ODIs and as many T20Is.© Twitter
Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Friday named an 18-player squad to tackle Pakistan women in three ODIs and as many T20Is, as they sit up for making a robust comeback to worldwide cricket. The first of the three-match one-day sequence will begin on January 20 at Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium. The second and third ODIs will happen on January 23 and 26 respectively, with the T20I sequence set to start on January 29. All-rounder Sune Luus has been named the captain, standing in for Dane van Niekerk who’s lacking out on account of damage. The 25-year-old Luus has been confirmed to steer the facet in each codecs.
South Africa ladies squad: Sune Luus (c), Laura Wolvaardt, Trisha Chetty (w/ok), Mignon du Preez, Shabnim Ismail, Lizelle Lee, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Nadine de Klerk, Tumi Sekhukhune, Sinalo Jafta, Marizanne Kapp, Lara Goodall, Nondumiso Shangase, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Faye Tunnicliffe, Anneke Bosch, Tazmin Brits.
Proteas coach Hilton Moreeng, in a press release, mentioned: “I’m excited about this group we have selected, and the players have a great opportunity to continue with the great strides they have made at this level and also opportunities to the young ones.”
“Many in the squad have international experience including our captain Sune who has lead us with composure in the past and hopefully will do likewise on this tour. There are several talented youngsters who show exciting potential and giving some of them an opening will not only increase the squad’s depth but increase competition for places,” Moreeng added.
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