South Africa women’s captain Dan? van Niekerk is looking forward to playing in front of their home crowd as her side prepares to battle it out against India in the first of three ODIs at the Diamond Oval in Kimberly on Monday.
The Proteas women will open the England women’s 2018 summer of international cricket with a three-match, One-Day International series followed by a four-match T20 International triangular which will include New Zealand.
South Africa women’s fast bowler Shabnim Ismail says the team has put the heartbreaking defeat against England in the World Cup semi-final behind them as they prepare for another big year ahead for women’s cricket.
The 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup did more for the women’s game than just reach the consciousness of the South African public, it also inspired youngsters, Raisibe Ntozakhe and Nadine de Klerk to want to continue to work hard in order to remain a part of the Proteas set up.