Debutants shine as White Ferns wallop Ireland

The White Ferns cruised to a ten-wicket win over Ireland thanks to starring performances by two young debutants on Thursday. Northern Spirit wicket-keeper Bernadine Bezuidenhout claimed a women’s T20I record-equaling five dismissals as Ireland were restrcited to 136-8 from their 20 overs. Bezuidenhout was making her debut for New Zealand but had turned out previously…

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Van Niekerk surprised to win top award

Proteas Women’s captain Dane van Niekerk says she was surprised after being named Women’s Cricketer of the Year at the Cricket South Africa (CSA) awards on Saturday, adding that teammate Laura Wolvaardt was far more deserving of the award. The national skipper had a stellar 2017/18 campaign in which she became the world number two…

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Proteas Women relish opportunity to face England again

Captain Dané van Niekerk outlined her side’s intent ahead of the Proteas upcoming tour to England as she was joined by head coach, Hilton Moreeng for a media opportunity in Johannesburg on Wednesday. Thanks to the exceptional performance at last year’s ICC Women’s World Cup, where the team advanced to their first semi-final in 17 years…

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ICC announce Women’s World T20 Qualifier schedule

The International Cricket Council have announced the schedule for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament in the Netherlands from 7 to 14 July while also naming a Women’s Global Development Squad that will get the exposure of playing ECB Super League sides. The ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier assumes great significance not only because two teams…

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